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Monthly Archive for April, 2013

This semester, I have had the wonderful opportunity of being accepted into the organization known as Helenes. As an all women’s service organization and “the official hostesses of USC”, this club has one of the most competitive application processes I have ever been through. Out of 300 applicants, only 25 luckily ladies were selected — and I was [...]

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Hey All! I’m becoming quite the blogger, I know. Well this weekend has been just so amazing I have to share! One of my favorite things about LA is how close I am to so many other wonderful cities. Take, for example, Santa Barbara! I visited for the first time a couple of weeks ago. I [...]

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Last summer, I embarked on my first true scientific journey—cancer research at the Center of Applied Molecular Medicine (CAMM) at USC’s Health Sciences Campus. Eager to learn what research was all about, I began with basic safety training, BSA assays, and a group of dedicated people, all eager to pass on their knowledge and help [...]

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I consider myself incredibly fortunate to be a part of many amazing organizations here at USC, but my favorite organization is easily Best Buddies. The Best Buddies chapter at USC is connected to Lanterman High School, a school a few blocks from campus, which is for children with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Those in Best [...]

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“We are never ever getting back together,” sang Taylor Swift as she performed the opening act at this year’s Grammy Awards. Her performance must have looked pretty cool on television, but you know what was even better? Being at the Grammys and watching her perform it live. One doesn’t just go to the Grammys. One must [...]

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Yes, that is a Jesse McCartney reference. I was fortunate enough to be chosen as one of the 40 college students that the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and the Korea Foundation sent on an all-expenses paid trip to Seoul, South Korea. The program is called the “CIEE South Korea Scholarship Program”, and this [...]

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