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5 College Junior

Athletics: USC is a Pac-12 and NCAA Division 1 school. The many sporting events are very important to our school, and they are very exciting to attend. We have many Olympic athletes and medalists who were alumni or associated with the school.

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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: USC has a top-notch undergraduate business program that opens up many opportunities for students. Many of the students in all majors are smart, well-rounded people who clearly are going to be successful in their own fields. The school itself is a great place to spend 4 years for your college education.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I think that USC has a really good special security measures.

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: The Greek life deeply affect the school social atmosphere.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: It is great how people really care about the football and basketball school team.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: This school has one of the best business professors in the country.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Housing is as expected for dorm living.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: I think Greek life is another great way to get involved in a community. It's something to do, but you don't have to be involved to have fun.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: As an athlete, I love being apart of the athletic family here. We all support each other and there is overwhelming school spirit.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: All of the classes are interesting and the social environment is great!

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Fieldwork Level I has been good exposure and experience

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2 College Junior

Overall Experience: The class size is too large for in-dept learning.

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3 College Junior

Health & Safety: I don't feel unsafe on campus but surrounding areas are not great neighborhood. There are programs that address sexual abuse on the main campus, but not on my campus.

2 College Junior

Campus Housing: For the amount of tuition, the quality does not reflect the quantity.

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3 College Junior

Overall Experience: The admission faculty is helpful and very adept at communication.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are DPS officers all over campus 24/7 and if a campus crime/ sexual assault occurs, students can always report to them and receive help. For me, I feel generally safe on campus, but if it is late at night, I do feel a bit cautious, especially if I am walking alone.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I liked most of my courses and professors at USC. The animation courses especially are the best. The instructors are very helpful, encouraging, and work hard to help students prepare for internships, jobs, or personal projects. There is a variety of courses offered at USC and any student can take them as long as they can fit it into their schedules.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: As an animation student, connections are a must in the industry. Luckily, the instructors are top-notched and are professionals and well-known in their field. I am able to go to their office hours and gain helpful advice about jobs/internships and they help me in every possible to help me develop as a professional animator. I always get emails about career/internship/group/collaboration opportunities and i have many ways of building a network and gaining a valuable experience that is beneficial for my career.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I currently live in Century right now and I love where I am living. There is a living room, dining room, kitchen, many storage closets, a bedroom, bathroom, and even a balcony. The people are friendly and the RAs and student building government try to make tons of events so we can have a more involved community. I like that there is a pool as well. I personally think that campus apartments like Century are the best options. I do not like having shared bathrooms or a common kitchen so i would not live in a dorm. Webb is another option that I would recommend as well.

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am not part of any sororities but friends that I have who are part of fraternities or sororities seem to enjoy it a lot. It is a great way to meet tons of new people and develop strong, family-like relationships with the members. Also, partying is a must if you are in a frat or sorority. But for non-Greeks like me, we don't really care much about the Greek students and it wouldn't make a difference whether we join or not.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: I am not a huge fan of sports or any sort of athletics, but from what I can tell, football in USC is huge and almost all the students go attend the games during football season. Also, many students go to the gym and there are a lot of sport clubs/activities happening in the sports field.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Attending University of Southern California has been an overall wonderful experience. I've met a lot of amazing people and it's great that students are able to build connections. I love the wide range of courses that USC provides because it provides an unique learning experience for students.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: There is something going on all the time. Free Uber close to campus. Plenty of night life that doesn't involve drinking.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: Repeat above, plenty to do. Positive impact--no pressure to drink. Some of the fraternities have live bands.

4 College Freshman

Academics: Hard classes with pretty good teachers.

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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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