My Week in Review: The President’s Distinguished Lecture, a Thermodynamics Midterm, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Midnight Premier

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You’d think that as the semester begins to wind down, life would become a little less hectic. For me, however, that hasn’t been the case lately. This past week was a whirlwind of events, homework, and midterms leading up to Thanksgiving break next week.

My Favorite Study Spots: My Sorority House and the Engineering Quad

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Hey y’all! With midterm season finally coming to an end, I figured I ought to tell y’all what some of my favorite places to study around campus are! I spend most of my time studying in my apartment. I like how quite it is and how I have everything I need only a few feet away, but when I’m not …

McCarthy Quad: My Favorite Study Spot

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At USC, there are a variety of study spots. For the all-night studiers, there is Leavey Library. For the hungry studiers, there are the tables at the Tutor Campus Center. For the traditional-library studiers, there is Doheny Library. And for the engineering studiers, there is Salvatori Computing Lab. But for those studiers who also want to get a tan while …

Starting Off Sophomore Year!

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Hey everyone! I hope you all have had a good start to the semester. I can’t believe I already have my first midterm next week. The fall semester always seems to fly by way too fast. I’m so excited to start my sophomore year here at USC! My schedule is tough this semester—analytical chemistry, physics: electricity and magnetism, and thermodynamics—but …

Almost Summertime!

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Hi everyone! Well, today was the last day of classes…I can’t believe how fast this semester went! I still feel like I just got back from winter break! Anyway. These last couple of weeks I’ve been saying goodbye to all my friends who are seniors. It’s really hard to say goodbye to so many good friends. But on the bright …

Summer 2013: European Edition

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Hello Friends! I just finished my last class for the semester. It’s kind of strange! As cliche as it sounds, junior year quite literally flew past me. Some moments seem so far away, but others like they were merely minutes ago. 2 weeks from now, I will be done with finals and officially be a senior Trojan. I don’t really …

My Advice for Freshman: A Cute Powerpoint!!

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Hey Guys! I made this powerpoint when I was a Freshman Academy coach my sophomore year (which is a class you will take your first semester). It’s full of general advice to keep in mind your first year, so I’ll walk you through it. The first tip is about time management. The biggest tip I’ve developed is to start difficult …

Finals are Finally Here!

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Hey! So with finals coming up next week, I thought I could remind you all of super important stuff to do throughout the week, and also use a list to help keep myself in order. Some are super simple, but just some helpful hints to make sure you don’t make yourself crazy!   1- get enough sleep! Although staying up …

Wrapping up The Fall Semester

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Alas, the final week of classes are over and done with! This week was jam-packed with final papers, presentations, and projects. In my technical entrepreneurship class, Brenton and I gave our final pitch for the opportunity/venture we’ve worked on all semester to actual investors sitting in on the class. That same morning, I turned in my final piece of script …

Done Already?

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Hi everyone! I can’t believe that classes are actually over! This semester seems like it started just a couple of weeks ago. But it’s already been 16! Time has just flown by. This semester has seemed the quickest of any. This semester was a blast. Classes, friends, football- everything was just great. Here’s a picture of my mom and I …

Thanksgiving and New Shoes

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Hi everyone! I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! My Thanksgiving was super relaxing! I went home to Seal Beach and hung out with my parents and watched the X-Factor with best friend, Chrissy. It was really nice to be home for the weekend. I got to go Black Friday shopping at South Coast Plaza, a mall near my …

My Major: Industrial & Systems Engineering

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Hi everyone! So, my major is Industrial & Systems Engineering, or ISE. What exactly is ISE? A lot of people characterize ISE as “the engineering field for the business type”. But in general, many seem to have different perceptions of what this field actually is. My definition of ISE is: A branch of engineering that seeks to optimize efficiency, profit, …

Institute of Industrial Engineers

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Hey everyone, This week, I’m going to talk a little about my involvement with the USC chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). This is on my mind this week, because they recently got a twitter and I started following them. IIE hosts a variety of different activities for its members throughout the school year. These activities are social, …

Relaxing Places on Campus

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Hello, Its midterm season, and we all know what that means… TONS of stress.  We all have our own ways of easing the stress and one of my favorite ways is to going somewhere calm and relaxing to just think about life. I wanted to share with you some of my favorite spots on Campus that are very tranquil and serene  …