Undergraduate Admission Blog

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Archive for September, 2014

September 25, 2014

Senior Year Reflections

IMG_2901September 2005. What was on my mind: homecoming, football games, AP chemistry homework, dance company practice, and finding a lunch line that wasn’t too long. Thus began my senior year of high school at a large public school in Utah.

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September 22, 2014

STUDENT BLOG: New Blogger, Madisen Keavy

MadiIntroPostI’m Madisen and I am so excited to be joining the USC Admission Blog, where hopefully, you’ll come for a personal insight into what it’s like to be a Trojan! I’m a junior (where has the time gone?!) studying Broadcast and Digital Journalism, with a minor in Communication and the Entertainment Industry. Basically, I like to say I’m getting a degree in talking and in writing. My hometown is Visalia, California. Many don’t realize between two metropolitan areas of this great state sits the Central Valley. Since starting USC, I’ve traded open fields for city skylines and I couldn’t be happier to feel more like a SoCal native every day!

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September 19, 2014

New year, new look, new content!

Hey Internet! Some changes are a-comin’ to the USC Admission blog. We will soon be debuting a bit of an updated look but the biggest change will be our shift in content. Kenley, Sanjeev and I (Sam) are going to start writing more about our college search, application and selection process to reflect on what it was like for us but more importantly how we think it might relate to you and what you’re going through now. We also have some new student bloggers joining our team who will also be reflecting on their journey to USC and also sharing their experiences and helping to guide you.

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September 15, 2014

STUDENT BLOG: New Blogger, Drew Schwendiman


Hey guys! My name is Andrew Schwendiman but please just call me Drew. Andrew is too formal and my parents only call me that when they’re mad at me (which is almost never…). Anyways, I was born in Chicago but raised in New Jersey. No, I never watched the Jersey Shore and I barely watched the Real Housewives of New Jersey, but please try to test me on pop culture.

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