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Category Archives: On Campus

June 5, 2012

Comments Are Now Open!

It’s finally summer here at USC, which means our campus is quieter, the days are warmer, and our office is wrapping up making transfer decisions and gearing up and preparing for next year. Since we have a little more free time on our hands, we thought now would be a great opportunity to get to know our blog readers a bit better! We’ll be opening up the comments section on a few blog posts, starting with this one.

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April 26, 2012

May 1 Is Less Than A Week Away!

We’re excited to host our Admitted Student Reception this Saturday, April 28th! We will be on campus all day Saturday hosting an open house event for admitted freshmen. The program will give students and their families the opportunity to take a closer look at USC one last time before making their final decisions.

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April 7, 2012

Decisions, Decisions

     Oh, how the tables have turned! For months and months students have been waiting patiently to hear back from USC with their admission decision. Those decisions have been made and now we are waiting anxiously to hear whether or not you are going to come to USC.

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March 16, 2012

Spring Break!

One of the things I love about USC is all of the amazing travel opportunities offered by different organizations on campus. This past winter break I was able to participate in the Alternative Break Program in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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March 12, 2012

Getting Around Los Angeles

Each year we find that more and more students are coming to USC without a car, and inevitably prospective students have a lot of questions about whether or not it’s even possible to get around the city without one. I am happy to report that LA has evolved way beyond the typical “car culture” that everyone has heard of, and offers lots of options for those who have decided to leave their cars at home.

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February 23, 2012

When To Visit Campus

During the next few months, we expect to host many prospective students and their families on campus. Although we’ve touched on the visit programs USC offers in a past blog post, we wanted to address it again since many students make spring travel plans to tour various college campuses.

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February 15, 2012

Local Cuisine


As a Los Angeles native, my favorite thing about this city is the diversity. Los Angeles is an ethnic and cultural hub that allows us to have access to wonderful art museums, musical venues, and my personal favorite, delicious food! I am known in the office for being a food aficionado and am constantly surprised by what Los Angeles and the local USC neighborhood has to offer in this regard.

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November 23, 2011

Traditions at USC

USC is well-known for its school pride and Trojan spirit, yet many students often ask me, “Does USC have any traditions?” My answer? There are TONS of traditions at USC! Many of these traditions can be seen at sporting events, while others take place on campus in the form of student organization competitions.

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November 16, 2011

Discover USC Open House


Only a few days left before we welcome thousands of students and families for the annual Discover USC program on Sunday, November 20! Even if you have visited campus in the past, you’ve never experienced it like this. This full day program is intended for you and your family to immerse yourself in everything USC and get all of your questions answered.

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November 1, 2011

Deadlines and Discover USC


As the fall months slowly disappear one by one, USC’s application deadlines inch closer. One month from today is December 1, 2011. This also happens to be USC’s Merit Scholarship Consideration application deadline for first-year applicants. What exactly does this mean?

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