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Whew. Senior year. It’s finally here?! After returning from my junior year studying abroad, I’ve had to hit the ground running this semester—it’s time for me to find a job for post-graduation! I solidified my decision to find a job, rather than apply to graduate school, because I want to get some work experience in [...]

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On November 7, I had the opportunity of a lifetime. Former President Bill Clinton was supposed to speak at USC, and as a student, I had been invited to his speech. My roommate and I lined up outside of Bovard Auditorium 3 hours in advance of when the speech was scheduled to begin, so that [...]

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I walk into the maze of offices. Men in pressed suits and women with neat hairstyles pass by. Most of the decor is grey scale with occasionally a pop of color. The artificial lighting is a bit daunting, and I wonder how it is that I got here. This is quite the change from working [...]

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So it’s been more than a year since my first and only blog post—yikes! I’ll do better this year! When I was in high school, I was always so curious about what college students actually did all day. Obviously, everyone’s schedule is different, but I figured I’d take y’all through one of my typical days [...]

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Wow, I feel old. It’s so strange not being the newbie or the new memb or the freshie or the lost fish in the sea anymore. (It’s also weird not eating at Parkside all day everyday.) My freshman year was a blur, to say the least, and unfortunately summer was too. But now, I’m a [...]

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All I can say is that there’s no other school like USC. Between classes, after classes, and on the weekends, there are always things going on. 1. Every Wednesday as I walk to chemistry, my routine has become to pass by the farmer’s market right outside my residential building and try a bunch of their [...]

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After an eventful day of pranking yesterday, it finally sunk in that it indeed is April, and you know what that means… one more month of classes, finals, and then the beginning of summer — or what we students call sweet, sweet freedom. For graduating high school seniors, this also means making decisions. After praying/meditating/wearing lucky [...]

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Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve made my last blog post, hasn’t it? Now that it’s winter break, I have time to tell you a bit about one of the most rewarding things I’ve done this past semester: being an SI leader. For those of you who don’t know, Supplemental Instruction (or SI) [...]

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Michelle: I was fortunate enough to receive an invitation to see a pre-screening of Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks. And let me just say, it was amazing. No lie, I was tearing up at the end. Aside from being enjoyable and heartfelt, the movie, which revolves around the making of Disney’s Mary Poppins, was especially interesting to me, as [...]

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SHANNON: One of the advantages of going to a school that is located so close to and has so many ties to Hollywood is there are always opportunities to attend free preview screenings of big Hollywood films. This past Thursday, thanks to a fellow ambassador’s internship at Disney, I had the opportunity to attend a [...]

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