My Freshman Dorm: Parkside International Residence College

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Living in Parkside International Residence College (IRC) my freshman year has been awesome. Although I originally thought I wanted to experience the “dorm life” that a typical residence hall would have provided, I found living with a group of eight guys in the same suite to be very rewarding. It helped me gain very close bonds with a select group …

My Freshman Dorm: Parkside Arts and Humanities

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I lived in Parkside Arts and Humanities my freshman year!  Parkside consists of 3 buildings, 2 of which are primarily freshman housing.  The two freshman dorms are Arts & Humanities (A&H), and International Residential College (IRC).  IRC’s name is a little misleading; there are domestic AND international students that live there. These two buildings are suite style; each suite consists …

My Freshman Dorm: Parkside Arts & Humanities Residential College UPDATE

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I had a great living experience my freshmen year that I still reminisce about all the time.  I lived in Parkside Arts & Humanities Residential College, which is located in the southwest corner of campus.  It was the perfect place for me and I was very lucky to get the roommates I did. Looking back now, my favorite memory from …

My Freshman Dorm: Parkside International Residential College

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Freshman year was an exciting whirlwind, and I have my roomie, suitemates, neighbors, and friends from Parkside International Residential College (IRC) to thank for all the crazy good times I had. As an international student, Parkside IRC seemed fitting. Although I was the only international student among my 8 suitemates, there were a good number of other international students throughout …

My Freshman Dorm: Parkside Arts and Humanities Residential College

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My freshman year I lived in Parkside Arts and Humanities Residential College (PAHRC).  There are three buildings that actually make up the Parkside area: Parkside Apartments (1 or 2 bedroom apartments that include a living room and kitchen), and Parkside Arts and Humanities Residential College (PAHRC) and Parkside International Residential College (PIRC) (both fairly new buildings with suite style living).   Parkside has a giant grassy field right out front where you can …

My USC Freshman Housing Experience: Parkside Arts & Humanities

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This blog post is part of a series written by the Viterbi Student Ambassadors on our Freshman year dorm experiences. For more posts on this topic, check out Viterbi Voices. Coming from Northern California as a Freshman, I did not know much about housing options at USC. So, after checking the numerous options online and talking with some current students, …