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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

512 Main Street Columbia, SC 29208
Phone: (803) 777-7000
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Olivia from IN
  • Jan-07-2015 I am a current student here

    I recommend that any prospective student come to the campus to visit and take a tour. Take a tour and being on campus really helps give students a better idea of what campus life is like and all that USC has to offer. For students who are unable to come to campus and visit, definitely do not hesitate to contact the University, they will be able to answer your questions or direct you to someone who can. If you do decide to come to USC, come in with an open mind. Try new subjects, get involved in clubs, meet new people and get a taste of all that USC has. I also recommend that freshman take University 101. The course helps you learn more about the University as a whole but is also a small class that allows you to build connections with other students.

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  • Julia from South Carolina
  • Jan-05-2015 I am a current student here

    Be sure to register for classes on time, it's difficult to change at a later date. Make an excel spreadsheet for your classes from now until graduation, it helps more than you could imagine. Smile when you walk around campus. Even shy kids make friends easily here. Get to know your RM (Resident Mentor). They're here to help you, not hurt. Go to class, even if attendance isn't required. The little things add up when it comes to your final grade.

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  • Alexis from Easley, SC
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Do not waste a second of your college career. Stay active, learn as much as possible, become uncomfortable, make new friends, and above all, study abroad!

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  • Lillian from Annandale, VI
  • Dec-12-2014 I am a current student here

    When you are looking for a college, keep in mind all of these ratings, but make sure to visit the campus! I know that I had no intention of coming to USC whatsoever- it was a back up to my back up choice for colleges because I am out of state. But when I stepped foot on this campus, I fell in love with every aspect of the university- be it the people, the scenery, or all the opportunities. That is what should help make your decision where ever you end up (and hopefully its USC!)

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  • Emily from Bennettsville, SC
  • Nov-12-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    1)Look at what the school offers 2)See if you can imaging yourself being there on your best and worst days 3)Look at what activities/clubs/sports you would like to be involved in

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