Student Organization Highlight : Engineers Without Borders

Markus Service, Viterbi Orgs 0 Comments

    Hey guys! When I first heard of Engineers Without Borders as a freshman I was drawn in by the prospect to travel.  But when I joined the club and had the opportunity to live in Honduras, I realized it was much more than just traveling with other engineers and working on projects.  It is one thing to experience …

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 …

Spring Break 2013

Lyssa Aruda-2015 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Hey guys! I know spring break was a couple of weeks ago but I never got a chance to share about it so I figured I would do that this week! This year, I decided to visit some of my friends at school in northern California since they had a different spring break than we did.  They always visit me …

Spring Break 2013: The ultimate road trip

melanie Uncategorized 0 Comments

This was one of my favorite spring breaks that I’ve had while at USC. It was a hard decision between going to Cabo with the rest of our friends, or taking a Northern California road trip and getting to visit all the places we’ve wanted to but never had the time. Because we’re an adventurous group, we opted for the …

My Spring Break with Mom

Samantha Kaplan-2015 Uncategorized 0 Comments

I usually hate taking breaks from school.  I love USC and Los Angeles so much that I very rarely want to leave.  However, this Spring Break, I looked forward to Spring Break because my mom and I went on a cruise!  The two of us had never traveled alone together, so I was really excited. The cruise started on the …

Spring Break in NorCal!

greg Uncategorized 0 Comments

For my spring break, I flew home to spend time with my family. I loved getting away from the bustle of Los Angeles for a little bit and enjoy life at a slower pace for a bit. Also, my birthday was the 22nd, so family drove up to Lake Tahoe for the weekend to celebrate in the snow! When I …

A Wintery Spring Break

vlad Uncategorized 0 Comments

Over the past week, USC had it’s spring break, giving students a break form school. A lot of my friends went to various warm locations (Mexico, San Diego, Florida, etc.) but I decided to visit one of my best friends from high school. It so happens that she had her spring break then too, goes to a college in Colorado, …

Life After Break

steve Uncategorized 0 Comments

I just got back from an awesome vacation to Disney World and the Florida Keys with my Family for Spring Break 2013! It was truly magical. Now it’s time to get back to school for my last few weeks of Senior year! I have a bunch of fun, packed weekends now that my Grad-Level FDA Regulations class which met on …

Planning for Spring Break … Already?!?

brenton Uncategorized 0 Comments

Hey guys, Hope you had a great week! I know you are probably anxiously anticipating the weekend, hopefully you have some great plans! Starting off with the picture of the week. This week’s picture comes from the Intefraternity Council and Pnahellenic Council Mixer last weekend at one of my favorite restaurants, El Cholo! It was great Mexican food, and an …

Managing Finances in College

brenton Uncategorized 1 Comment

As I write this blog I am currently booking my plane ticket home for Winter Break, paying off my credit card, and looking at big expenses for the rest of the semester including Christmas gifts. But right now it’s time for the random picture of the week: However onward to what is on my mind, finances and how to plan in college. …

Alternative Spring Break El Salvador

cassandra Uncategorized 1 Comment

This past March I went to El Salvador on an Alternative Spring Break trip with the Catholic Center! Who could resist a heavily subsidized weeklong trip with some of my closest friends serving and experiencing a whole other culture?? I sure couldn’t! What perhaps made this trip even more special was the fact that I had never been out of …

Spring Break

ashlyn-2014 Uncategorized 0 Comments

The week leading up to my spring break was fun, but stressful.  I had three midterms that week, but my friends from highschool came to visit while on their spring break.  It was so great to have them visit and they had a lot of fun!  It was their first time to California and they wanted to get the entire …

Spring Break in Texas

lydia-2012 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Although this was my last spring break, it certainly was a wonderful vacation! I headed back to the South and really lived up to all the stereotypes. First stop…Roswell, Georgia! I went home for the first weekend to celebrate my 22nd birthday with my family. My boyfriend even flew in from Chicago and it was great getting to show him …

Break, and Life After!

steve Uncategorized 0 Comments

I had the BEST spring break! I got to go to Disney World for the first time! I ALSO got to go to Universal Studios Orlando, specifically Harry Potter World, for the first time! We did it in a pretty intense way. We had two days at Disney, and one at Universal. Did you know it IS possible to complete …

My Spring Break at Home!

leah Uncategorized 0 Comments

This spring break was pretty uneventful for me, but I loved getting a chance to just hang out at home. After a fun hang out with my fellow VSAs on the Friday before break, I drove from USC back to my hometown in the Bay Area on Saturday. I pretty much spent the week hanging out with my family, eating …

More Than “Study Abroad”

kristen-2012 Abroad, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve gotten the chance to meet a lot of wonderful admitted students who have come to campus for Explore USC. One of the questions I’ve gotten a lot has been, “Is it possible for engineering students to study abroad at USC?” Of course, the answer to this is very clearly “yes!” Engineering students can …