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Archive for January, 2016

January 27, 2016

Mythbuster: I didn’t get a scholarship, so USC is not going to be financially feasible

fin aid blog

Over 30,000 students applied to USC for our merit based scholarship consideration. The process is highly competitive, and only 1,200 students will be considered for the scholarships. Students often think that they can’t afford USC without a scholarship, but that may not be true! I sat down with Danny Finlay, Assistant Director of Outreach for Financial Aid, to set the record straight and get more information on how USC can be affordable.

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January 13, 2016

4 Ways to Stand Out as a Transfer Applicant

So what does a strong transfer applicant to USC look like? There are several rumors and theories out there about what we look for in applicants, so we decided to shed some light on the topic. This post will address how transfer applicants can best prepare, and stand out in our admission process.

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