Academic Advising and Blink 182 at the Hollywood Bowl

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Okay, from the title of this blog, you’re probably wondering how these two topics could possibly be related, and in all honestly they aren’t! But they are two fun things I got to do this week, between class projects, the Viterbi Career Fair and everything else I’m up to. On Thursday I met with my Academic Advisor, Chris Noll, who …

Hardest Class vs. Favorite Class

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School’s back and between all the welcome back activities, football games, student org meetings and seeing friends that I missed over summer, I’ve hardly had time to think about the fact that I am now somehow a Senior?!  How am I already taking my fourth year of classes?  Looking back to my first semester freshman year till now, my classes …

Hardest Class vs. Favorite Class

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Being a first semester sophomore in Biomedical Engineering,  I am still covering the general sciences-Physics, Biology, Chemistry– and finishing up my Calculus series. All throughout high school, I absolutely enjoyed Chemistry and especially Biology, that I never thought to take a Physics class.. EVER! Of course, I was setting myself up for a bad position because now I am in …

Biomedical–Mechanical Engineering…My major from my perspective!

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My response to the common “What’s your major?” is often followed by either nods of approval, curious eyes, or confused looks and “that sounds crazy– what exactly do you do with that?” When picking my major, I didn’t really know what I wanted to do, but I knew I really liked biology, medicine, physics, math engineering, and hands-on projects.  Thus …

Classes for a Biomed-Mechanical Engineer!

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Ever since I was young, I always loved the smell, taste and idea of coffee, and on a high note, this semester’s class schedule will be a great way for me to pursue this habit regularly especially Monday thru Wednesday.   It’s amazing how different my semester six looks compared to semester one schedule at USC.  Freshman year I had four …

The Advantages of Switching Your Major

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For the first three semesters at USC, I was a biomedical engineering major planning to study diseases that disproportionately affect the developing world. I was really excited to be learning things that could help me make a practical difference in the world once I’m out of school and looking for something to do with my life. I’ve always thought that …