Why I Chose USC

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When I was looking for a university to attend after high school there were a few must-haves that I looked for. – Academics: Math and science were always my favorites in high school, therefore I was pretty certain that I wanted to study engineering in college. Naturally I wanted a school with a strong engineering program. -Size: I really wanted …

Chemical Engineering In My Own Words

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It’s my final semester as a CHE student! Chemical Engineering started out with a lot of basic chemistry and math but now I feel like I’m doing real engineering. As a freshman, every chemical engineer takes CHE120 with Dr. Lee. Senior year things come full circle and everyone takes Mass Transfer (CHE446) with the same professor. Mass transfer applies everything we’ve …

Spring Semester: At a Glance

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Last fall, I found myself going crazy because I was stretching myself way too thin.  Between my insane class schedule, marching band, working in the lab, my minor, and the Concert Jazz Orchestra, I realized that I could not do this every semester of else I was going to go crazy!  Therefore, I toned down my class schedule this semester …

My Favorite Involvement: The American Institute of Chemical Engineers

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The organization that I am most excited to be a part of if the American Institute of Chemical Engineers aka AIChE (we pronounce it ache-y). AIChE is a national organization that has many student chapters at various universities. I started off as the junior class representative of AIChE last year and this year I am the president of our student chapter. This …

Chemical Engineering in My Own Words

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When I first came to college I didn’t have a clear idea of what chemical engineering was all about. Now that I’ve had the chance to take CHE classes, talk to professionals, and have gotten involved with AIChE I’ve learned how broad of a field chemical engineering is. Chemical Engineering applies chemistry, physics, math, and even biology to modern engineering …