End of Spring Semester and onto the Future

Frankie Frankie, Summer Experiences, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Spring Semester was a great semester not only college wise, but also a period of personal growth. Like I have mentioned before, I have struggled with time management and ultimately balancing my time throughout all my activities and academics. I developed my time management skills a little more and was able to finish out this semester strong while also planning …

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Making Your Final Choice

Frankie Frankie, The Best of LA, Why USC Leave a Comment

With May 1st slowly approaching, it comes a time when you must make a big decision in your life to decide where you would like to go. Theres many factors that weigh into your decision, but it is a fun decision to make. You are deciding on college, 4 years of studying and fun that you have worked so hard …

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Reverse Engineering the Brain

EWeek What Interests Me: Reverse Engineering the Brain

Emily Emily, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

It’s finally EWeek! EWeek is the Engineering Week at USC, with activities planned throughout the week for engineers specifically. It’s a lot of fun and there’s a lot that goes on to highlight the cool things that people are doing or trying to do, with the week ending with the fan favorite Viterbi Ball (kind of like Viterbi does prom, …

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SCupper at El Cholo

Lauren Pelo-2015 Lauren P. Leave a Comment

With graduation just around the corner and the start of my career approaching in just six months, I wanted to reach out to some USC alumni to ask for any advice they may have as I start the next portion of my life. The perfect solution for me to speak with alumni was a SCupper – a dinner networking event …

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USC’s Hidden Talent

Markus Astro Engineering, Markus, Why USC Leave a Comment

Hi Guys, By this time you will begin to hear back from a number of great universities and will be deciding which is the best fit.  I had not realized the extent of USC’s sphere of influence, nor the accessibility to talent around the world.  Needless to say, arriving at USC, I was pleasantly surprised. To prevent myself from just listing …

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Back to School

Frankie Frankie, The Hightlights, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

I know it has been awhile, but I am finally back to school. Winter break was very interesting and relaxing. I say interesting because it was so much different than the first one last year. Last year it entailed a lot of hanging with friends, but every night encompassed searching for parties and trying to revert back to high school …

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Annual Trojan Family Weekend

Hannah Hannah Leave a Comment

This past weekend, campus was filled with not only students as usual but siblings, grandparents, cousins, close friends–essentially all relatives of the Trojan Family.  One of my favorite parts of USC is the family spirit.  Miles away from where I grew up, USC is the home away from home that makes me feel welcomed and among family at all times. …

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Texas Instruments

Interning at Texas Instruments

Sarah Sarah, Viterbi Careers Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! This week is career week here at Viterbi! Last night was an event called VINE, which stands for the Viterbi Industry Networking Event. Over  70 companies attended this event, and it was a great chance to get to know recruiters in a more casual setting before the career fair today! Although I still went to VINE, and am …

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Engineering Quad!

Making Connections at the Career Fair

Molly Molly, Uncategorized, Viterbi Careers Leave a Comment

It’s that time of the semester again: career week! That means that USC is putting on multiple events where students will have the opportunity to meet with potential employers, and hopefully secure jobs and internships! My favorite thing about career week is the fact that Viterbi has its own events just for engineering students to talk to employers interested in …

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What is a KIUEL (cool) Engineer?

Betty Betty, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

My freshman year I did what many do and applied for every opportunity I saw on a flyer or facebook and I went to every club meeting that somewhat interested me. One of the few organizations I actually continued with my sophomore year is KIUEL, The Klein Institute of Undergraduate Engineering Life! I started my involvement in KIUEL by joining …

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Freshman Academy takes USC vs. UCLA Volleyball!

Lyssa Aruda-2015 Lyssa, Viterbi Class Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! Hope you’ve had a great week! This week has been really busy with homework and trying to stay healthy, but one of my highlights was attending the USC vs. UCLA volleyball game with my freshman academy class!! Alex and I are co coaches, so we decided to plan a trip to a women’s volleyball game! Trojan spirit is …

Lyssa Aruda-2015Freshman Academy takes USC vs. UCLA Volleyball!
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Viterbi Career Conference

Sarah Sarah, Viterbi Careers Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! It’s hard to believe that it’s already time to start thinking about what I’m going to do for next summer, but it’s true! I’m currently in the process of applying for internships at various companies for the upcoming summer. Applying for internships can be stressful and complicated, but thankfully the Viterbi Career Center has a lot of different …

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Football Season!

A Preview of My Fall Semester!

Sarah Chemical Engineering, Sarah, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! Hope you all have had a good start back to school so far. It’s really hard for me to come to terms with the fact that I’m starting the second half of my time as an undergraduate here at USC! I’ve come a long way since Freshman year, and I can’t wait to see how I continue to …

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My freshman roommate and I at our first USC football game

Tips for Freshmen

Molly Molly, Viterbi Class, Viterbi Life, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

During Welcome Week of my freshman year, I learned a lot: how to properly shake someone’s hand, how to ride a bike while carrying a backpack and a coffee, and how to remember more new names and faces than I ever thought possible.  I had an amazing time, and made friends that I’m still very close with today.  But I’ve …

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My Summer Adventures

Jacquie Jacquie Leave a Comment

Hi guys! I hope you have all enjoyed your summers! My summer has been one for the books. There were so many great experiences from my trip to the Caribbean to my internship with CenturyLink Technology Solutions. I thought I would tell you a little bit about some of these adventures.

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Loved spending the evening with other VSAs!

The Viterbi Awards

Sarah Sarah, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

This Wednesday night, I had the awesome opportunity to attend the 36th annual Viterbi Awards! The Viterbi Awards is an event hosted every year by the Viterbi School of Engineering that recognizes outstanding members of the engineering community as a whole as well as alumni who have made a positive impact post graduation. Different companies buy tables at the events, …

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Philanthropy Phriday

Jacquie Jacquie, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! Looking back on my semester, one of my favorite parts was my participation in philanthropies on Fridays. I played beach volleyball, was pied with whip cream, and even distributed books to children. These all supported great causes and were lots of fun! I wanted to share some of those experiences with you.

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First football game!

My Advice to Freshmen: Just Keep Swimming

Sarah Sarah, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Entering college, I was told time and time again my first year would fly by. I thought they were all exaggerating. Well, they weren’t. And the scary thing is that sophomore year flies by even faster. I still can’t believe that I am almost halfway done with my time as an undergrad at USC.  During that first year, days blurred …

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Freshman 15: 15 Things to Consider as a Freshman!

Markus Markus, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Hey all, Whether you are deciding where to take your talents next year or just perusing the college websites to learn more, understanding the freshman experience is a must.  Freshman year is a time of learning, adjustment, and excitement, but knowing how to maximize these aspects will put you well ahead of the game.

MarkusFreshman 15: 15 Things to Consider as a Freshman!