Min Family Challenge Update

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I wrote about the Min Family Social Entrepreneurship Competition earlier and I wanted to give you all an update on how we’re doing! Adam and I’s team, Lotus Cups, is officially in the final round! We’re so honored to be in this group with some pretty incredible teams with crazy awesome things they’re trying to accomplish. In the last month, …

A Day in the Life of an Overly Involved Student

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Happy Engineers Week!!!! Engineers week is a week to celebrate being an engineer and give back to the community by spreading the love and passion of engineering to others. I’ve written 3 posts about Engineers Week at USC already: Engineers Week 2016 Engineers Week Planning Has Begun Engineers Week at USC So I decided why not share what it’s like …

Electives to Fuel your Passions

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One of the draws to engineering at USC is being able to take elective courses, not just “technical electives” but real electives that fuel your passions. I’ve been able to take dance classes, workout classes (for units) a surfing class, and some photography classes! I’ve blogged about the other types of classes so I wanted to take some time to …

Engineering Ways to Help Los Angeles’ Homeless

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This blog is about the Min Family Social Entrepreneurship Challenge, but stick with me through the antidote. Yes! Engineering can help social issues too. When I went into engineering I thought I wanted it because I wanted to help people. I wanted to solved problems that meant something to me. I know what you’re thinking, aerospace engineering? Yeah, I slowly …

Being Healthy as a College Student

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I know. Taboo topic amiright? But it is possible. In high school I played varsity sports all four years, and was always focused on my physical health and diet. Since I knew I wasn’t going to keep playing sports in college, I was always afraid I wouldn’t be able to keep up with the demands of college, make new friends, …

My Favorite Class: Surfing!

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You heard me right, surfing! After waiting for three years to get into probably the only impacted class at USC (for obvious reasons), I’m finally taking surfing! I’ve grown up in southern California my whole life, and my whole family is way more cool than I ever will be and are ridiculously good surfers. BUT, it’s my time to shine! …

Viterbi Presidents Retreat

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Senior year has officially begun! (Crazy, right?) I’ve blogged a lot about KIUEL over the past couple years, but here’s another blog just because I love this group so much! The first weekend back at USC all of the Viterbi Presidents (all overseen by¬†KIUEL) went on a retreat to Idllywild for a weekend retreat of trust building, ropes courses, and …

Sales, Strategy, and Snorkeling!

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Happy Summer ’16 everyone! This summer I decided to take a break from engineering and try out doing a Marketing and Sales Strategy internship at a software start up in Santa Monica, CA called fynd. Since it’s a start-up, I’m learning a little bit of everything from every aspect of the company, but I’m also able to bring some of …

Engineers Week 2016

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The most wonderful week of the year has already come and gone and I’m already counting down the days to the next Engineers Week. Engineers Week is a nation wide week dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments on Engineers. The Klein Institute of Undergraduate Engineering Life takes part in it by planning a week of events to celebrate undergraduate engineering students …

ENG 401: Teaching Engineering to Kids

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Yes, teaching engineering to kids is actually a class you can get course credit for! Built into my major (and probably the other engineering majors) are technical electives where you can explore different engineering majors or other aspects of engineering, so I chose to take a course called teaching engineering to kids. The course is taught by Iridescent, a company …

Spring Forward

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While spring semester is absolutely crazy with Explore USC programs and Engineers Week, it is absolutely my favorite! I LOVE being busy so this semester has started off strong with amazing class, engineers week planning, and some new projects I’ve been working on. Classes This semester, my schedule is amazing and I’m taking really cool classes! I only have 1 …

The Perks of Living Near Celebrities

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I wanted to take a little bit of time this week to talk about my favorite perks of living in LA! I’ve grown up only an hour away from LA, living in LA has had so many perks! My greatest guilty pleasure of living in LA is all of the celebrities and incredible events that happen all around USC (and …

Trekking to Cal: The Weekender

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Every year, USC students travel up to northern California when the Trojans play Stanford or Cal and this year Maria, Hannah and I road tripped to Berkeley, CA! This was my first weekender trip every and going with them made the 6 hour drive seem like nothing. My best friend goes to Berkeley so she let us crash at her …

USC Elective Classes

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I’m currently making my schedule for next semester and I have some room for electives classes and looking through all of the options made me realize how many awesome opportunities USC has for its students. 1.Hip Hop I took Hip Hop my spring semester freshman year and it was a really great class to break me out of my comfort …