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4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: There are a hearty number of guys and girls looking for action.

5 College Freshman

Majors: Although i haven't yet gotten into internship locating, I don't doubt that the team at USC will be endlessly helpful!

1 College Freshman

Campus Food: The actual dinning halls are awful. Limited and usually unhealthy options, bad ingredients, and too much bell pepper!

4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Beautiful, very clean, highly spirited, great library, nice student center

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The varsity football team is extremely important. However, the other sports definitely don't get as much attention from the school and the students.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in the Parkside International Residential College and it's amazing there. Although I'm far from my classes, I am very close to the dining hall and the people that live in the building are all great.

3 College Freshman

Majors: The application process was similar enough but I wish there was more outreach between the professors in my program and shy students such as myself.

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4 College Freshman

Party Scene: The parties are normally very fun and there is ample security to make sure that the students are safe and the parties can go hard without going too hard.

3 College Freshman

Majors: There is ample opportunity to get what I need, however balancing that and studies are hard.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: I love it. We don't have a D 1 men's soccer team, but there is a club team with try outs and the works. I got to be a part of that and I enjoyed it very much.

3 College Freshman

Administration: I live simply and don't interact much with the administration.

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: I got a huge aid that I definitely need to attend the school, but the process was annoying. I need to maintain my level of aid that I'm getting, but I don't have any reassurance that I will. I'm living on faith in the college and faith in God.

4 College Freshman

Local Area: I grew up in and love L.A.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Campus center doesn't have enough options to have it be the main source of food, and Cafe 84 and Parkside are on the opposite side of campus and really out of the way. The menus at those cafeterias don't vary enough, and there needs to be cinnamon rolls!

5 College Junior

Majors: My major is awesome. Each Friday we have a guest in the Music Industry come in and share their experience. It ranges from recording artists to producers.

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4 College Junior

Local Area: The local area is great. There is always something to do. Parking sucks everywhere. Do go outside after dark by yourself.

4 College Junior

Greek Life: Some people are into greek life, and some aren't. Many frats require 15 hours a week of commitment.

4 College Junior

Administration: POlice officers and safety are great. Upper admin is great, but RA's are not lenient at all.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Attractive student body. There are a lot of international students.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: The RA's are way to hardcore. Even when your are 21, you cannot drink in your apartment if one of your roommates is under 21.

5 College Junior

Health & Safety: We have great security on campus at the University of Southern California. We have several levels of security on campus including police officers.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Football games are incredible. Facilities on campus are amazing. So many people are involved in club or intramural sports and love it. There is an incredible amount of school spirit that I don't think any other school even comes close to.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There is little to no crime on campus besides stealing bikes. There is security everywhere so you never feel unsafe. If you go a few blocks off campus though there are no security and it's pretty sketchy.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I absolutely love this school. It's a ton of work, and I've never worked so hard in my life, but the social scene and the friends I've made and the weather and the opportunities I've gotten out of it make it so worth every penny. I'm so happy here.

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: There is always something going on whether it's on the row or at Menlo or Sev. If you're a girl, you can get into any party you want. If you're a guy, it's much harder if you're not in a fraternity.

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Students from Southern California usually love USC from the beginning and strengthen their bonds with the school as time passes. Students who travel to USC from longer distances tend to adapt more slowly, dealing at first with the culture shock that inevitably comes with a first impression of LA. Universally, those who can survive the transition into the USC way of life fall in love with the school after first semester. Typically, students entering school with a skeptical mind-set ends up getting the most pride out of being a Trojan. At the very least, they come away with a new affinity toward college football.

The opportunities on campus are plentiful, and in LA, opportunities are endless. Time flies for everyone at USC, and changes in living conditions, academic standards, and career goals come quicker than newcomers might expect. USC graduates are sure to look back on a college experience that could not have been offered anywhere else. Basically, the more that students are willing to explore the opportunities available to them, the more they endorse the idea that USC is the perfect school for its time and place.

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