Five Most Important Tips for Your First Week

Maria Maria Leave a Comment

Listen up! I’m about to educate you on how to be successful in college starting from week one. Here are tried and true methods to get your first year off to an amazing start! Disclaimer: They are a bit cheesy, but they worked for me. Say Hi to Everyone in the Elevator I’m serious, I know it sounds cheesy but …

MariaFive Most Important Tips for Your First Week

Moving out: Resources

Hannah Hannah Leave a Comment

With the last week of classes just around the corner and the thought of finals looming ahead, stress levels are starting rise as students not only rush to study but figure out their plans to move out.  While it may seem like there’s a lot on our plate, each task is more than manageable–especially if we know of the right resources available. If …

HannahMoving out: Resources
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Life in Pi Palace

Lauren Lauren H. Leave a Comment

The Local Alpha Delta. Pi Palace. ADPi. Whatever people may call it, I am lucky to call it home for sophomore, junior, and senior year. Living in ADPi for the past two years has been such an amazing experience, so much so that I have decided to live there for all three years after having moved out of my freshman …

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My Freshman Dorm: Birnkrant

Emily Emily, Uncategorized, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

A lot of people would probably be surprised to hear that I loved living in a dorm my freshman year. It was definitely a huge part of what made my experience at USC so much fun. I had the opportunity to live in Birnkrant AKA Birnkrant Residential College AKA BK. Birnkrant is right next to the dining hall EVK and …

EmilyMy Freshman Dorm: Birnkrant

Way Back Wednesday: Freshman Year in New North

Sarah Sarah, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Hey Everyone! Hope you all watched the super bowl this past weekend. I was shocked at how the game ended! Anyways, everyone around campus is currently in the process of figuring out where we are going to live next year. This got me thinking back to how excited I was to start figuring out where I wanted to live freshman …

SarahWay Back Wednesday: Freshman Year in New North
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Freshman Dorm: My Suite in Fluor Tower

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Even though it seems like forever ago, when I was a freshman I got lucky enough to live in Fluor Tower. It’s an on-campus residence hall, located on the northwest side of campus directly adjacent to both the student gym (Lyon Center) and the Engemann student health center. At 11 stories tall, it also gave me a great view of downtown …

MollyFreshman Dorm: My Suite in Fluor Tower

My Junior Housing: Pacific Apartments

Juliana Juliana, Viterbi Life Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! I hope things are going well. With spring rapidly approaching we always get lots of questions about housing. Since I’ve already blogged about my freshman housing in Birnkrant (read here) and my sophomore housing in Troy East (read here), this time I’m blogging about my junior year housing in Pacific Apartments! Pacific, located just north of campus, is …

JulianaMy Junior Housing: Pacific Apartments
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Freshman Housing: New North!

Lyssa Aruda-2015 Lyssa, USC Housing Leave a Comment

Blogged while listening to Taylor Swift 1989- I’m obsessed with Wildest Dream Hi Everyone! My freshman year I lived in New North Residential college in the North Area on campus! I had the absolute best time living there! New North is dorm style housing which means that there are several rooms that share one bathroom and common area in a …

Lyssa Aruda-2015Freshman Housing: New North!
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Living in New/North My Freshman Year

Sarah Sarah, USC Housing Leave a Comment

Hi everyone! It seems like everyone here at USC is currently working on figuring out where they are all going to live next year. Luckily for me, my roommate and I decided a while ago that we were going to live in the same apartment we’re in currently next year. It certainly makes things easy at the end of the …

SarahLiving in New/North My Freshman Year

My Freshman Year on BK2

Lauren Lauren H., USC Housing Leave a Comment

My freshman year I had the wonderful opportunity to live on the second floor of Birnkrant (BK), a co-ed honors dorm on campus located in McCarthy Quad.  Living in Birnkrant my freshman year was one of my best decisions! I loved all the people I lived with and I am still good friends with many of them.

LaurenMy Freshman Year on BK2

My USC Housing Freshman Year: New/North Dorms

Lauren Pelo-2015 Lauren P., USC Housing Leave a Comment

Freshman year, I would definitely describe my housing situation as the complete dorm experience. My dorm room had both girls and guys, it had communal bathrooms, and every room was a two-person room. Though many people feel a bit nervous or apprehensive about dorm-style living, I can honestly say that I would not have wanted my housing experience to be …

Lauren Pelo-2015My USC Housing Freshman Year: New/North Dorms

My Freshman Dorm : Trojan Hall

Jacquie Jacquie, USC Housing Leave a Comment

Hey everyone! I cannot believe it is March already and almost spring break. This semester has been flying by! It feels like it wasn’t too long ago that I was living in the dorms on campus. My freshman year I lived in Trojan Hall, located by Exposition and Figueroa. I had a great experience living here and thought I would …

JacquieMy Freshman Dorm : Trojan Hall
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My Freshman Housing: BK4

Patrick Patrick, USC Housing Leave a Comment

Howdy everyone! Freshman year seems like just yesterday when I was living in Birnkrant and didn’t have to make my own breakfast! As it’s getting closer to next year, it’s time to start thinking about where we’re all gonna live next year, so I thought I’d take some time to tell you about my Freshman housing to help you in …

PatrickMy Freshman Housing: BK4

My USC Housing!

Markus Markus, Uncategorized, USC Housing Leave a Comment

Hey all! I have lived both in University-owned housing as well as private housing throughout my college years.  In my freshman year, I lived in Marks Hall, sophomore year in Troy East, and now I am currently living on 3oth street, one block from campus.  In all instances, I have had a positive and painless experience!

MarkusMy USC Housing!
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My Freshman Dorm and Apartment Living at USC

cassandra Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Hey all! During my freshman year, I lived on the south side of campus in Parkside Arts and Humanities.  This dorm is suite style, so there are 4 double rooms and 2 bathrooms that you share amongst the 8 girls.  Although it was called Arts and Humanities, you could live in it regardless of your major.  I lived on the …

cassandraMy Freshman Dorm and Apartment Living at USC

My Freshman Dorm: Birnkrant!

Archana Archana, USC Housing Leave a Comment

Hey guys! One of my favorite parts of freshman year was living in a dorm. I lived in Birnkrant, which was in the North area of campus, right next to the New/North dorms. Each floor was co-ed, with girls on one side and guys on the other. I absolutely loved it. Sharing close quarters with so many other people brought …

ArchanaMy Freshman Dorm: Birnkrant!