Midterm Season= Need to Destress

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As midterm season swings into full gear, my life as an engineer has gotten more stressful. However, there are plenty of things to do that help me get through the chaos. First off, I listen to a lottttt of music. I have Pandora stations with anything ranging form Rap, to Alternative Rock, Electronica, and to Jazz. Whenever I start studying …

October Anxiety and Excitement

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September has come and gone with zero midterms, very few homework assignments, a couple in class quizes, and some introductory lab assignments. Now I have to put on my big girl pants and face the terrifying month of (dun-dun-dun) OCTOBER. With classes finally in full spring and my misleading month of September classwork resulting in over-eager travel plans, this October …

Viterbi Professors: Not So Scary After All!

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Hey everyone! This week, I want to discuss my experiences with my professors while at Viterbi. As a freshman coming into college, I was very intimidated by my professors. I knew that the Viterbi professors were extremely qualified and knowledgeable in their fields, and I was worried that if I didn’t understand something, they might think I hadn’t been paying …

My Favorite Places to Study On and Off Campus

Lyssa Aruda-2015 Uncategorized 2 Comments

While everyone was away at the weekender (a lot of people travel to San Francisco every year to watch either the Cal game or the Stanford game, what a devastating defeat we had this week), I found myself with some time to catch up on homework and try to get ahead for a very busy upcoming midterm schedule. I started …

The First Summer of the Rest of My Life

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Yesterday, I finished my last class of my undergraduate education. In exactly 2 weeks I will be graduating, with only 4 finals and a handful of projects/papers between me and my bachelors degree. It’s definitely a bittersweet time — I’ve enjoyed my time at USC so much that I’m sad to be leaving, but at the same time I’m excited …

My Summer Plans

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With only one week left of classes, summer is just around the corner. Which also means that my time here in California is also coming to an end. Although I’m really sad to leave USC after 4 amazing years here, I’m really looking forward to all the good things yet to come. The day after graduation my family and I …

T-7 Days Until Home Sweet Home

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Sure, finals are stressful. But how could I be anything but joyful when listening to the soothing voice of Michael Buble’s “I’ll be home for Christmas” and the powerhouse vocals in Mariah Carey’s “All I want for Christmas is you.” My new favorite study playlist is Amy Grant’s Holiday Radio on Pandora because it keeps me upbeat. To get in …

My Current Study Playlist

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My schedule is jam packed with group projects, papers, and studying for midterms right now as the semester starts to near the end. In order to stay awake during my long nights in the library, I need to listen to music. Thankfully my wave of work has coincided with Coldplay’s latest album release, Mylo Xyloto. Coldplay’s music has definitely changed …