Why I chose USC

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One of the main things I was looking for in the colleges I was considering was undergraduate research opportunities. The reason I was interested in research was by the time I am done with my undergrad, I wanted to make sure that I have the utmost knowledge about the field I am going into and what the career options are …

Why I Chose USC

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Choosing a college is one of the biggest decisions I’ve had to make. At the beginning of the whole process I was finding it really difficult to narrow down my choices. I was overwhelmed by the ridiculously large pile of mail I had received from colleges around the country. I started thinking about what I would be interested in studying, …

Why I Chose USC

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Deciding on which college to attend is tricky business because you have to weigh many different factors.  When I came to my senior year of high school I had seen a lot of different schools.  I have two older brothers and I went with each of them on their respective college visits.  So I had a wide array of schools …

Why I Chose USC

nathan-2013 Why USC 2 Comments

Academics are great. We’re all in college to learn things that will further our career goals, whatever they may be. Engineers, especially, spend gain skills and accumulate knowledge that will be integral to our success in the working world. But school does not revolve solely around academics at any age. In kindergarten, children learn to make friends. In high school, …

My College Application Story

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It’s finally that time of year, when students start thinking about college applications. I remember when I was a senior in high school this time of year was very stressful for me. There were so many things that I was juggling. I was worrying about standardized tests, personal statements, getting recommendation letters, extracurricular activities, and of course the regular school …

My College Application Story

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College application season is different for everyone, but all stories have the same universal theme: stress.  The actual process of applying to colleges turned out to be a lot easier than I expected.  The anticipation of having to do all the work required was more daunting than the actual task itself.  I visited a lot of colleges because I have …

Why I Chose USC…Why USC Chose Me

arianna-2012 Why USC 2 Comments

Gidget. The 1954 movie, starring Sandra Dee is the reason I am at USC. Ok, well not entirely…but I’d say 60%. It is one of the top reasons I applied..I’ll explain in due time. When I applied to USC, as a little girl from a smallish town in Indiana, I never dreamed of actually going here. When I was very …

Why I Chose USC

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When I try to sum up my reasons for choosing USC, I come up with three main reasons. Of course, there were smaller factors that influenced my decision in ways I’m not even aware of, but the following were definitely the most important. 1. A relieving lack of pocket protectors. Most people are probably aware of the “engineering stereotypes” — …