For prospective freshman, USC isn't just interested in your GPA. There is a heavy emphasis on your image as a versatile individual. Take as many AP classes. Take the SATs until you're exhausted. Be involved in any school activities. Better yet, take advantage of programs and opportunities outside of your high school. For prospective transfers, keep up that GPA, preferably anything above a 3.5. It wouldn't hurt to be involved in your community and/or extracurricular activities. When it's down to two applicants with similar academic standing, extracurriculars are the tie-breaking factors. -------------------------------------------------- Advice to transfers, preferably Santa Monica College Students. Take...
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There are so many opportunities available at USC. From the Trojan Family alumni connections to the internships available, if you put the work in you are guaranteed to find a job for after graduation.» Read More
USC Rossier Online is the best online education program out there. They are the only top-tier graduate school in education with a fully online component, and they work hard to make it just like going to school on campus. Better still, their program is teacher-centered, focused on helping solve the problems we encounter in the classroom, and aimed at creating teachers able to teach students of all backgrounds in diverse environments in the 21st century.» Read More
USC was my dream school and it has pretty much lived up to my expectations. It has everything from great classes and professors to exciting sports teams and extracurriculars. Whether or not you're from California, you'll also love its location and of course the weather.» Read More