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Reviews 2993 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Too find a nice place, for a reasonable place is hard to come by.

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4 College Junior

Party Scene: You can find any type of person at one of USC's parties. As long as you are a trojan, there is no discrimination. Everybody comes together to enjoy the night.

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4 College Junior

Greek Life: Looks like everyone really enjoys themselves.

4 College Junior

Administration: I don't see any problems

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: There are security people to help us get to our dorms, especially south of campus

3 College Junior

Greek Life: I will not be joining a Greek house. Just not my style....

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Party Scene: I hang out with friends mostly or go to Downtown Disneyland or Downtown LA

2 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There aren't great neighborhoods surrounding the campus....

4 College Junior

Scholarships: They really take a hard look at my parent's financial situation and offer help as much as possible.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I don't know as I live at home and commute. People say its OK.

5 College Freshman

Majors: I picked the school because of the major!

5 College Freshman

Majors: I applied for an Intership and it was the best!

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Inner city, so have to be careful about where you live. But USC has great off campus housing near by.

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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am not involved in greek life. I belong to other clubs

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: I don't party so I wouldn't know.

College Senior

Greek Life: I have no real knowledge on greek life at USC

4 College Senior

Majors: A lot of variety amongst the available majors, and the concentrations within them

3 College Senior

Majors: Biggest uncertainty was surrounding applying for the admissions scholarship. Thanks to my admissions counselor, I was made aware of how to apply for it even though it appeared as if I was ineligible for the scholarship. Without referring to her though, I never would have provided the necessary information.

College Senior

Campus Housing: I have never looked into campus housing

College Senior

Administration: I do not visit the campus. I am an online student

College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: I have never sought out housing on campus or off

2 College Senior

Health & Safety: There have several shootings in the area around the campus.

College Senior

Local Area: I do not live on or near campus.

College Senior

Party Scene: I don't live on or near campus

3 Recent Alumnus

Administration: The campus is strict simply to ensure the safety of the staff and students.

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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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