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My Favorite Study Spot: Research Lab!

Lyssa Chemical Engineering, Lyssa, Viterbi Class Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! Hope you had a great week and happy homecoming! This week we are talking about our favorite study spot, and while I have many favorite spots including my desk at Alpha Phi, Engineering Quad, and RTH Cafe, one of my new favorites has been in my research lab! Iced coffee in E-Quad is the perfect afternoon break! #ViterbiLifepic.twitter.com/KNJUWFz8Kv …

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First Meet USC

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Last week on Friday I had my first meeting with potential students. It was already a pretty hectic day since I had three midterms this week and a physics homework due in a couple hours. To make matters worse, I ended up doing the wrong HW set, but luckily my professor was nice enough to give me another chance. Side …

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My Favorite Study Break: Sprinkles!

Lyssa Lyssa, Viterbi Class, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Hello everyone! This week as most of us are being swamped with midterms and projects, I thought I’d share my favorite break from studying- a trip to Sprinkles in Beverly Hills.  While this isn’t the closest Sprinkles to campus, it’s by far my favorite for a few reasons: there is also a Sprinkles Ice Cream here and a Sprinkles ATM. …

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5 TIPS TO CONQUER MIDTERMS

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Since it is that time of year again, I was looking to give fellow and future Trojans alike, some tips on how to dominate their midterms and start  the year strong. 1.  Stay healthy and eat right Even though you want to get good grades of you exams that douesnt mean you have to sacrifice your health. Be sure to …

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Tip 1: Study Groups

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With midterm season in the air, I’m going to share one of the best tips I’ve received since freshman year: form a study group!  Whether it’s math, science, chemical/biomedical/electrical/civil/mechanical/industrial systems etc. –really any class for any engineering, I’d say wading through homework and projects is much better with a few friends by your side.  After all the saying goes “two heads …

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Midterm Survival Guide

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Midterm season has descended upon USC. Depending on your schedule, your midterms can be spread out over the course of three weeks or, as in my case this semester, one. Three midterms in one week seems like lot. And, okay, maybe it is (especially since Netflix added Gilmore Girls to the list of the TV shows they steam). But when you think …

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Why USC you ask

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USC and a school referred to the the farm (Stanford for all that don’t know) were my two first choices.  That sounds kinda weird, but I couldn’t decide between either one or the other. Stanford was big, but the campus was everything I imagined since 8th grade dreams, and USC was a glorious surprise since I never considered it before …

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Comm443: Communicating Health Messages and Medical Issues

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My favorite class that I’m taking this semester is “Communicating Health Messages and Medical Issues.” In this class, we research and discuss the physician-patient relationship. We analyze case studies that consist of research papers, personal stories or accounts, and TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy, ER, and Nurse Jackie. Our class is mainly discussion based, which is especially interesting because we …

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Conquering Midterm Season

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Starting October means welcoming fall, the start of cooler nights, pumpkin carving… and midterms.  Midterms, as a junior, are simply another part of my classes, something that I pencil into my schedule like anything else.  Doing well on a midterm can secure your grade for the rest of the semester, which is why I now look forward to them and …

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USC 499: Persuasion and Optical Data Transmission

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Hey All, This semester is really starting to pick up and classes are definitely a-rolling.  I must say that I even in this short amount of time I have come to really enjoy two specific, and very different classes.  On my engineering side, I am so excited for my Senior design project in which we are looking at rapid free-space …

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CHE 442 Reactors: The Crux of CHE

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Midday on Tuesdays and Thursdays you’ll find me both confused and satisfied at the same time.  It sounds contradicting, but that’s when you’ll find me in CHE 442: Chemical Reaction Engineering. One of the most challenging but rewarding classes for me since my first year as a chemical engineer has been Reactors.  The class focuses on problems involving the design and operation …

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My advice to Freshmen

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As my first year at USC comes to a close, I am constantly in a state on nostalgia. I miss those first few weeks when i first came on to campus. I remember being overwhelmed by all the opportunities and all the people that already knew what they wanted to do. Being a first generation college student I didn’t know …

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EE 150: Matlab, Coding, Compiling Oh My!

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In the life and times of a biomedical engineer, you take classes that cover multiple disciplines. Chem and bio are obvious staples of biomedical engineering, physics as well. Less well known, though is that as a biomedical engineer it’s a standard to learn a programming language called Matlab. It’s not as complicated as Java or C sharp or C++, but …

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How ITP-320 is Going to Get Me a Job

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“How many of you are sitting in this classroom because someone told you if you will take this class, you will have a job after college?” were the first words out of Professor Kale’s mouth in ITP 320, also known as Enterprise Information Systems. Now “Information Systems” (also the name of my concentration within Industrial and Systems Engineering) is incredibly broad …

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Work, Technology, and Organization: Not Your Typical Class

Lauren Lauren H. Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! Coming at you from Leavey Library on campus this week! This semester I am taking four amazing classes, but my favorite has to be my ISE 440 class titled “Work, Technology, and Organization.” This class is taught by Dr. Greg Placencia who I had the pleasure of doing research with my freshman year when I worked alongside Dr. …

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AME 310: Thermodynamics, demonstrations and more!

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              Over the summer I blogged about my favorite freshman aerospace engineering intro class, but each semester brings a new list of classes and more favorite classes! This semester, my favorite class is AME 310. Initially I was scared to take this class because normally it is a course Juniors take; however, the course …

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Engineering Freshman Academy: My Favorite Class

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Hi everyone! We’re already on our fifth week of classes for the semester, and it’s hard to believe how fast the time is passing by. I wanted to take a few minutes this week to talk about my favorite class I’m involved with this semester! My favorite class this semester isn’t actually one I’m taking, it’s one I’m a coach …

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CE 473: Engineering in Real Life

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When I tell people about civil engineering, I usually end up discussing the most obvious things, such as the design of infrastructure.  But this semester, I’ve been lucky enough to expand my view of how civil engineering applies to my life in CE 473: Engineering Law, Finance, and Ethics.  The class is taught not by an engineering professor, but by a lawyer, …

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DSO 435: Enterprise Data Architecture

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Hi everyone! I hope you’re all ready for the upcoming week. It’s going to be a busy one for me – my first midterm of the semester is coming up on Thursday in Physics 152: Electricity and Magnetism — yikes. On the bright side, I’m so excited for next weekend: we’re playing Oregon State in football! Now in case you …

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