Student Organization Highlight : Engineers Without Borders

Markus Service, Viterbi Orgs Leave a Comment

    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 …

My Spring Break with Mom

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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!

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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

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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

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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 …

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

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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 …

Break, and Life After!

steve Uncategorized Leave a Comment

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 Leave a Comment

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 Leave a Comment

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 …