Navigating the Career Fair

alexb-2017 Alex B., Internship 0 Comments

So I decided to finally write a blog tackling the monster of career fairs. For most college students the career fair is the most dreaded, but most important days of the semester. Often characterized by long lines and defeated faces, the career fair can be a very positive experience if you know what you’re doing. As an old guy who …

How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break

alexb-2017 Alex B. 0 Comments

Hey y’all! We’re back at school for the Spring semester, and my last semester as an undergrad at SC! It’s crazy to think how fast the past 3 1/2 years have flown by, but I like to think that I’ve been able to gain some good insights. So in this blog I’m going to tell some of the best ways …

The Budde Summer 2016 Update

alexb-2017 Alex B., Biomedical, Internship 0 Comments

And we’re back! Hope everyone has been enjoying their summer so far. It’s been a busy two months for me as I moved across the country to Northern Virginia for my summer internship. I am currently a Quality Control Intern with K2M, a spinal medical device company that creates innovative solutions for spinal deformities and other degenerative spine diseases. As …

Freshman Housing – Birnkrant

alexb-2017 Alex B., Dorm 0 Comments

Hey y’all! Hope your semester is going well and that you are almost ready to make your big college decision! After choosing where you will attend, the next big decision you have to make is where you will live freshman year. At USC you are required to live on campus as a freshman, but don’t worry because it is honestly …

Wake Up! It’s Gameday!

alexb-2017 Alex B., Sports, Trojan Spirit 0 Comments

Hey everyone, hope you March is off to a good start and that your weather is starting to warm up! Things are in full swing on campus with admitted student events, scholarship interviews, and normal day-t0-day shenanigans, so naturally I’ve been crazy busy, but still enjoying every bit of it. As I’m moving further into my USC “career” it’s been …

Keepin’ it Classy

alexb-2017 Aerospace and Mechanical, Alex B., Biomedical, Viterbi Class 0 Comments

Hey y’all, it’s week 6 of Spring semester and things are starting to speed up in pace, especially class. While taking 16 units of hard science and engineering seemed super intimidating at the beginning of the semester, so far I am really enjoying my work load and I am learning some very applicable skills! Out of the 5 classes I …

Campus & Chill

alexb-2017 Alex B., Viterbi Life 0 Comments

Hey y’all! Hope everyone is doing well and staying warm! It’s unseasonably chilly here in LA, and with temps in the high 40’s and windy conditions, it’s safe to say that the Coldpocalypse is among us. Even with the weather this scary, campus is still a beautiful place to hangout/study/eat/procrastinate/you name it. If you’ve been on a campus tour you …

Still Fighting On for Spring Semester

alexb-2017 Alex B., Biomedical, Involvement, Viterbi Life 0 Comments

Welcome back everyone! It’s time to get going with Spring semester and all of the fun (and homework) that comes along with the new year! First off, Winter Break was awesome. Phoenix was unseasonably “cold”, so naturally I was enjoying the 45-50 degree weather, and I was able to relax while also getting some work done. Over the three weeks …

Fall 2015 Highlights

alexb-2017 Alex B., Viterbi Life 0 Comments

Hey everyone, the semester is winding down and finals are right around the corner, so it’s only natural to procrastinate by remembering all of the awesome things I got to do this semester before posting up in the library for the next week and a half. Junior year has been challenging, but I’ve also had the opportunities to make it …