My Current Favorite Podcasts!

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Helloo friends! Recently, I’ve found myself getting really into podcasts. They’re the perfect thing for me to listen to when I’m cooking (mindlessly chopping up vegetables can get REALLY tedious), commuting to my internship at JPL, or even walking to class. I love how they teach me something every single day, and I feel like I’m using my down time …

Winter Break Recap and a New Semester!

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Happy 2017 everyone! I don’t want to believe it, but I’m halfway through my junior year. The semester is starting up, and it’s been great to get back into the swing of things. I’ve really been loving the “beginning of the semester high” everyone has been enjoying. There’s nothing better than coming back to school energized and excited. šŸ™‚ I …

Health as a Priority in College?

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Usually, when people think about college life as an engineer, questions revolve around coursework, free time exploring the city, and student organizations for ways to get involved. In my time at USC, though, I’ve realized that there’s one part of student life that is often put on the back burner: health. Now that finals season is fast approaching (thank goodness …

10th Anniversary of the Ming Hsieh Department of EE!

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A few weeks ago, I had the honor of being the student speaker at the 10th anniversary of the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering! It was a wonderful reception, and I was so excited to meet the namesake of USC’s amazing EE department, Dr. Ming Hsieh. I enjoyed myself immensely, especially when I listened to Dean Yortsos, Provost Michael …

What Classes do Electrical Engineers Take?

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So it’s hard to believe, but we are now past the halfway point of the semester. Lately, I’ve been thinking about the remaining of my semesters here at USC, which can be a little daunting considering I’m a junior now! For a quick update, I’m taking three electrical engineering courses: Linear Systems, Probability and Statistics for EE, and Physical Electronics. …

Exploring LA through Food!

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It’s crazy to believe, but I’ve officially been in LA for more than two years now! I’ve gotten the chance to explore so many incredible aspects of this huge city, but one of my favorite parts about LA is its diversity and melting pot of cultures. Within a short distance of USC, there is Little Tokyo, Koreatown, Little Armenia, Thaitown, …

Why USC? Where do I Start?

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It’s so surreal to think that in two short weeks, I will officially be halfway through my college career. It sincerely feels like yesterday when I was trying to decide where my new home would be for the next four years, and looking back, I couldn’t imagine myself anywhere other than USC! So, with May 1 just two days away, …

USC Dorms: BK 7 Memories!

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It’s crazy to think that it’s been a year since I’ve lived in a freshman dorm! I definitely miss it, because I’ve had some amazing times in my freshman dorm: Birnkrant! I remember feeling pretty unsure about what dorm I wanted to live in, and I was apprehensive about living in a dorm as well. When I first moved in, …

Best Parts of Being a College Student at SC!

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Hey everyone! The semester is almost over, it’s and kind of crazy to think that I’m going to be halfway done with college! This got me thinking about the amazing time I’ve had so far here at SC, and what my favorite parts are as an engineering student in the middle of LA. Of course, I love being an electrical …

USC Traditions: Concerts on Campus

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Everyone knows about the great concerts at the Staples Center, which is conveniently a short metro ride away from USC. But, what’s even better than that? Concerts on campus! Every year, USC has annual events that involve live concerts on McCarthy Quad, and they’re always so much fun! They’re also completely free (and you thought it couldn’t get any better). …

10/10 Would Recommend Classes at USC!

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Hey guys! So I’m really enjoying my semester so far, and I thought I’d share some of my favorite classes! I’ve discovered that my most interesting classes usually tend to be my engineering courses, and this is 100% true for my EE courses! My favorite part about my EE courses is that the theoretical and practical parts of engineering are …

New Year, New Adventures!

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Hello everyone! Winter break was a very welcome rest from the crazy last few weeks of the Fall semester! There’s no better feeling than having some quality time at home (with no homework!) with friends and family. I went all the way back home to Florida, and I was welcomed with 80+ degree weather in the middle of December! So, …

Fall 2015 Semester Recap!

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Hey everyone! Finals week is in full swing now, and I’m taking a quick break to look back on this amazing semester! It feels like just yesterday everyone moved in and was getting used to their new courses… time really does fly when you’re having fun! I’d like to share some of the highlights of my semester, so let’s get …