My Freshman Home: Parkside

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I’ve lived in University Housing all 4 years but I still remember a lot of the fun times I had my Freshman year in IRC Parkside. I chose my freshman housing purely based on the different types of amenities available.  I was looking for housing that had: air conditioning and a more private bathroom vs. a community bathroom.  For me, …

New School, New Dorm: Intro to New/North

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Applying to schools was challenging enough. Now, your faced with another important, and exciting, decision that will literally define where you live your freshman year of school. Don’t sweat it. It’s not a huge deal. I know there’s a lot of discussion about “which dorm is best”, but in reality, the people define the experience. That being said, it’s also …

The best dorm – Pardee!

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With only a few weeks left of college, it is crazy to look back at all the great things I’ve got to experience here at USC. And surprisingly, one of the favorite parts of college was actually getting to live in the dorms my freshmen year. I know a lot of people get nervous with the idea of having to …

Five Most Important Tips for Your First Week

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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 …

Moving out: Resources

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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 …

Life in Pi Palace

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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 …

Trojan Hall Living

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Hi everyone! I hope you enjoyed your Superbowl Sundays! What an ending to the game! This week on my blog I wanted to talk a little bit about my living experience freshman year. Moving away from home is a new experience and I got my first taste of it in Trojan Hall on campus.

My Junior Housing: Pacific Apartments

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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 …

Freshman Housing: New North!

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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 …

My Freshman Year on BK2

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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.

My USC Housing Freshman Year: New/North Dorms

Lauren Pelo-2015 Dorm, Housing 2 Comments

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 …