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 …

USC Study Spots

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One of my favorite things about USC is the variety of places to study! Changing up study spots keeps doing homework interesting. One of the advantages of going to school in Southern California is that the weather is almost always nice. I love studying outdoors as much as possible. (As a Seattleite, I make sure that I can get as …

My Favorite Study Spots

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Since my roommates can be a bit loud or distracting at times as I try to finish all my assignments for the week, I usually grab my bag, make a quick stop at Starbucks and head to one of my favorite study spots on campus. While each place has its pros and cons, they can all provide you with a …

My Favorite Class @ USC: [ASTE 470]

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It is very rare for a class to experience as rapid growth as ASTE 470: Spacecraft Propulsion.  And hardly ever will you have such a knowledgeable and enthusiastic professor as Dr. Keith Goodfellow.  Though this course is usually designated for Senior and Graduate standing, it is not unusual to see over a third of the class undergraduates ranging from Sophomores …

Just the beginning of Sophomore Year

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School has finally kicked off and it’s time to get back into the swing of classes as well as fun activities!  Beginning my second year already, I’m finally taking one of the core classes of chemical engineering: thermodynamics.  Although the material’s pretty abstract and homework takes a while, there are a plethora of resources to go to for help from …

My Awesome Weekend: A Recap

Samantha Kaplan-2015 Best of LA, Viterbi Life 0 Comments

This weekend started early for me, since my Writ130 professor cancelled class on Friday!  This means I got to spend my morning talking to prospective students at a Preview event.  After that, I got to come back to my house and take a nap (which was magical). Friday night was the Gala for the School of Cinematic Arts (SCA), which …

Words of Wisdom

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Hey everyone! There are only a few more months until some of you will set foot on campus as freshmen. Your first is an awesome experience, but it’s always helpful to know a few things before you come. Here is what I wish I would’ve known:   –       Find a study buddy in all of your classes. Your classmates are …

My Advice for Freshman: A Cute Powerpoint!!

emily-2013 Uncategorized 1 Comment

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 …

A Day in the Life: Freshman Computer Science

Patrick-2016 Uncategorized 0 Comments

I know that, when I applied to college, I placed a huge emphasis on the networking abilities of the school, the academic rigor and prestige, and the availability of scholarship and financial aid among a few others. However, once I had applied to favorite universities and received my acceptance letters, that wasn’t the criteria that faced me. I was able …

Spring Semester At a Glance!

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Hey everyone! Spring semester of junior year has officially begun….that means I’m going to be a senior pretty soon! Can’t believe it! Time flies so fast! I have a ton of awesome stuff happening this semester… First of all, classes are already well underway! I’m taking: EE 326: Essentials of Electrical Engineering- Time to go back and review my Physics …

Spring Semester At A Glance

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Hello again! I’m looking forward to a truly awesome semester and I’d love to tell you about it! First of all, my classes are amazing. I’m taking ISE 344, Engineering Team Management to grow as a leader and practice building teams with stubborn, know-it-all engineers. I have that class with Cassandra, Melanie, and Brendon, so obviously it’s going to be …