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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: USC has so many fun courses. There are tons to choose from and several options for a minor and major. It is hard sometimes to get your top elective classes, but you always end up getting your core classes. USC is the absolute best no doubt.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It seems as though USC alumni are everywhere. People who graduate from USC always get jobs. There are job opportunities and internships for very field around the world, even on campus.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: As long as you have a good roommate it's an amazing experience. However, i suggest moving off campus second year.

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5 College Freshman

Greek Life: I've never heard a problem with greek life. It's a fun way to get social and meet friends. Plus they have tons of fun experiences not many students get to have.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: The trojans are the best football team. This school is die hard for sports.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: USC is the absolute best school. It's one of the top universities in the world. It has the absolute best social life. It is incredibly safe. Teachers are experts and make it so much fun to go to class. It is hard to get your top choice for classes. but regardless I've enjoyed every single one.

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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The school spirit is insane at USC, and everyone is really passionate about sports.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: While college can be pretty challenging, the environment you are set into is a good opportunity for you to challenger yourself and have great experiences.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: You can totally survive in the school even if you do not take drugs.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Did not regret coming to USC at all. I like the program a lot.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Facilities are often renewed. Security is good. Rooms are not too spacious but good enough.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: The UCLA game is the one you would not want to miss.

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: USC is the right choice if you pursue greek life.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The DPS and health center are both very accessible.

4 College Freshman

Academics: Professors prepared different courses materials and try to prepare students with useful skills with the course.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I think courses are very diverse and you are encouraged to take a wide range of courses to explore your academic interests.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The USC football team spirit is intense.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It's pretty much what I hoped for.

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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The class sizes actually aren't bad. Large lectures tend to have TA's and discussion classes so you can get that small classroom interaction. There are a variety of options so you can really find a class on anything you're interested in.

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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Our alumni network is insane and there are so many resources to be used on this campus. If you seek out the information you will find a lot of help and support.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life is huge on this campus. Most of my friends are in greek life so its hare to get the opinion of non-greeks but generally they seem indifferent or that it is just good for the parties.

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4 College Junior

Athletics: Sports are a major part of USC, specifically football. There are gyms in a lot of student housing buildings and a main one for all students on campus that is pretty nice. I am not very involved in sports, but you can sense it all around you on this campus and there are many student athletes.

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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: My experience in school has been amazing so far. There are so many opportunities here and I have learned so much from my peers around me. The best part would be the friends I have made. These are people I consider to be my best friends and I know will always remain in my life beyond this university. Greek life is extremely prominent on this campus and I myself am apart of it. My experience is extremely unique to me because I am in a much smaller house and I feel as though I get the best of both worlds. I am apart of greek life and get to enjoy the many benefits of it, but we are also small enough that it does not become overwhelming and I believe we define out house while it does not define us.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Some sketchy areas when it comes to safety but overall campus police and a changing community are contributing towards a safer area.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Overall quality of my education has so far been exceptional.

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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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