***My colleague and fellow USC Admission Counselor, Vivika Demel, is a USC Alum. We simply recently discovered that she were admitted into the spring semester at USC. She was gracious sufficient to share her individual experience on the following guest web log. Continue reading for the inside appearance into what it is like as a springtime admitted student.***
being a spring that is former, I realize the confusion lots of you might be experiencing now. We remember getting my big envelope, reading my acceptance page from USC, then realizing I had been admitted for the spring.
‘ What does spring admission even suggest?,’
We thought, ‘Why me? Does it mean we had not been sufficient for autumn?’ I devote a few telephone telephone calls towards the Admission workplace and thanks to a couple admission that is helpful and pupils, I quickly had my concerns answered. We decided to accept USC’s spring offer. In retrospect, there were advantages to searching for the spring, and I liked my Trojan experience.
Here are 5 items that aided me understand my offer of admission to spring semester:
- Being admitted for spring does NOT signify USC will not desire you! Pay attention to the Admit element of Spring Admit. We wish you! We’re just unable to accommodate all of the learning students we wish for the autumn semester, but we still want you as a person in the Trojan Family.
- You can be involved at USC in the fall. Springtime admits can purchase tickets for house football games and sit in the learning student part. Planning to games permitted me to meet other students and experience the Spirit of Troy. In addition, students can live near campus and simply take classes at neighborhood universities, letting you link with other Trojans into the autumn.
- You’ve got numerous different alternatives for your fall semester. Students can register at a grouped community university, study at the American University of Paris (we want that this option had been available when we had been a springtime admit), travel or work, or do so way more. The opportunities are endless, and the luxury is had by you to choose whatever is most beneficial for you.
- You are able to nevertheless graduate on time. Students who simply simply take classes at a grouped community university in many cases are able to graduate using their fellow Trojans who began within the fall. We actually took five General Education courses into the fall, and had been able to double major and small at USC and graduate on time still.
- You will still have A usc that is authentic experience. Irrespective of when they begin, all of our students get to have USC life to its fullest. You can nevertheless be associated with our activities, activities, classes, and companies. Also, we guarantee housing for the spring admits and try to pair spring admits together to make sure a provided transition that is smooth.
To sum it up, don’t be stressed or scared about your springtime admission. You are a part for the Trojan Family with endless options and opportunities available.
If you have every other concerns, please feel liberated to contact the Office of Admission or your admission counselor.
Get Oriented With USC
May 1st is here. You’re committed. We’re therefore excited. You’re relieved. HOORAY! Time for the next action.
Sign up for USC Orientation!
USC Orientation Programs helps re-confirm the commitment you may have made by the May 1st Commitment Deadline today. On the side that is practical’s crucial since you’ll manage to sign up for your classes, discover where things are on campus, and obtain situated. However, you will even arrived at our campus and make friends that are new even future BFF’s. You will learn the fight track. You are going to finally have the hang of throwing up the ‘V for Victory’ sign. (if you do not was raised in one of those families who knew exactly how to complete this before learning how to hold a bottle, as an infant) All exciting things!
Lots of our workers are Trojan alums and went through Orientation fairly current sufficient to keep in mind their experiences. Read their quotes below because they reminisce about their very first memories as a Trojan in their orientation.
‘USC Orientation was pretty awesome. My OA was a resource that is incredible gave a lot of great advice about life being a USC pupil. Also, I met a number of my future sorority sisters at Orientation. Absolutely memories that we will always cherish.’
-Jessica Frey, Class of 2013
‘ The part that is best of Orientation was the Spirit Rally! Hearing the musical organization play, learning most of the traditions, and being surrounded by my fellow Trojans was a memory we will not forget for a long time.’
-Neelam Savla, Class of 2012
‘To be honest, it is hard for me personally to keep in mind my orientation. Partially I need to start some memory exercises) because I graduated from USC in 2011 and my orientation was in 2007(. What I do remember was during Welcome Week and the start of USC, I did not feel lost or I belonged like I didn’t know where. I do believe that is a representation of my Orientation experience and exactly how it prepared me to step on campus within the feel and fall at ease. One memory that stands out and it is clear from my orientation was registering for classes. My scholastic consultant at that time, whom finished up being one of my bosses when I started involved in the department later on, aided me through all of it so that when we walked from the workplace, we felt nothing but stoked up about starting school, the classes I was taking and being a Trojan.’
-Kendall Williams, Class of 2011
‘ My fondest memory of USC Orientation was going down the street with a few of the latest acquaintances and planning to Del Taco for a midday snack. I met some students that became a few of my very first friends at USC. It was also my first—and last—trip to Del Taco. (Go eat some Chano’s alternatively).’
-Eric Gebert, course of 2010
‘ Through the band to the fight song to the therefore Cal Spell Out, we enjoyed learning about Trojan Traditions.’
-Bryan Hudson, course of 2013
‘I remember consuming within the dining halls for the very first time with my best friend and realizing, after 3 delicious slices of pie, that the freshman 15 will be very, very real.’
-Tyler-Rose Veguez, Class of 2012
‘I went to Orientation 4 times (well, 4 summers) when as an inbound freshman and three times as being a student staff user. It was constantly great to see individuals go from knowing no someone to finding best buddies for the reason that short timespan that is two-day. They might be friends you keep forever or friends simply for the few times you’re on campus, but either way, they help you understand that you’ll find great people at USC and you also can find your niche when you move in.’
-Noel Viramontes, Class of 2009
‘Orientation was the moment every thing really clicked. I finally had the possibility to sit back and talk to not only current USC pupils, but my own freshman classmates in depth. Though we would attended from some other part of the world and had different majors, we still had much in common. These unique and people that are fascinating me excited to call home, discover, and develop at USC the following four years.’
-Clay Busia, Class of 2013
IMPORTANT NOTE: it doesn’t matter exactly what orientation session you sign up for. You’ll have the access that is same the classes you need if you attend the earlier or later sessions.
A lot of you have actually currently signed up and reserved a spot for orientation. Amazing! Until your session, feel free to explore the USC Orientation Programs website. If you might be desperate to find additional information about student clubs and businesses on campus, go to the USC scholar Affairs website. Your time as a Trojan will be right here before it is known by you!
Hey Trojans that is current and, do you remember any enjoyable memories you had at Orientation?