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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Its pretty good! Its not too bad!

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Honestly I couldnt be happier!!!

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life affects the social atmosphere in a number of positive and negative ways. The positive ways would be the consistent community involvement for those who are less fortunate than themselves. Making themselves available for mentoring opportunities.

The negative would the unnecessary/disregard for persons or groups that are different from their own. Hazing is definitely an unnecessary process and leads to the acceptance of a dysfunctional behavior. This behavior tends to lead the more aggressive person to use Bullying tactics as opposed to cohesive behavior.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The process for enrollment was basic and really didn't offer any extra understanding of the process. Also when reaching out to the staff some of them were not up to date with the latest possibilities or classes for each new semester. If the school would have their processes updated on a weekly basis online, this would allow the potential student to have a clearer view or more objective opinion of what they could consider as options for school.

3 College Junior

Athletics: There is no Athletic Department within my school during that time

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Probably the top reason why this is my dream school.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The school has taken pretty good steps to ensure security, like offering free rides on or near campus after dark via Campus Cruiser or Uber, and they have security stationed on pretty much every corner on and several blocks around campus. Still, some situations (parties) don't feel as secure as I wish they would. I know several people who have been drugged at parties and have had unwanted sexual advanced made on them.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Some activities, like working and the library and working on the USC Racing team, are some of the best experiences I've ever had. That being said, a lot of the environment on campus can be a bit weird and privileged, especially in majors like the Business school.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: USC offers a lot of great networking options and facilitates internship opportunities.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in Parkside IRC, which is a new and pretty excellent dorm. A lot of the older dorms are more cramped, though. And several don't have heating/cooling, which can be kind of inconvenient for the amount of money students are spending on housing.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I hesitate to stereotype, but quite often the students at USC live up to negative Greek life stereotypes. There's much progress that needs to be made in terms of diversity and acceptance in Greek life on campus, but there are a few fraternities/sororities that seem okay.

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5 College Freshman

Athletics: USC is very big on athletics and they spend a lot of money on it. Which is great if athletics are important, but they tend to overshadow academics sometimes.

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Overall a pretty enthusiastic and great environment, but some snobby and privileged students/faculty can make it unbearable at times. Still can't imagine going anywhere else though.

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3 College Junior

Drug Safety: only can do soo much.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Just trying to fit it and excel.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Mmmmm it could be better.

3 College Junior

Athletics: Seems to be hope in doing great things.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: usc students are generally understanding when it comes to drug usage. They use it, and it's a widespread phenomenon but you are not shunned for not doing it.

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel generally safe on campus walking around because there are so many DPS officers on campus.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love USC with all my heart. I've met lifelong friends, and the classes I am taking right now are introducing me to a wide variety of topics.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Our alumni network is amazing!!

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: My dorm is really great; very social and fun to be in. USC students work hard and play hard.

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Greek life is pretty cool at usc. My friends who are in sororities are just normal girls; one of my friends is a Chemical Engineering major and the other is a Public Policy, Planning and Development major. They have big dreams and are intelligent, unlike the stereotype. However, they know how to have fun.

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4 College Student

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on campus because the city is walled in

4 College Student

Overall Experience: Overall the school is very great because the students are nice

1 person found this useful Report
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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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