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Top 5 Things Admission Counselors Do On The Road

Top 5 Things Admission Counselors Do On The Road

Throughout the fall of each school 12 months, I travel…a lot. We wake up early, catch flights across the national nation, and search the Hertz parking great deal for rental cars with backup cameras. During this time, I’m rarely at my desk, I’m meeting a lot of awesome students, and learning about the cool and exciting things pupils are doing. However when I’m not on an airplane or at the car that is rental, here’s just what I’m probably doing…

  1. Interviews and Receptions and High class visits

Check your senior high school’s hallways for our visit posters. You should see our poster outside your counseling office if we are coming to your school over the next couple of weeks. We are going to additionally be Discover that is doing USC on campus and through the United States and abroad.

  1. Hoarding Pens

If there is certainly one thing you should bring with you a senior school visit, it’s a pen. We shall provide something to write in, but we do not provide one thing to write with. We give some pretty information that is useful these visits, so it is generally beneficial to jot down a few notes. Last i visited schools in southern Virginia week. I started the week with about ten extra pens and ended with two.

  1. Responding to questions

We fork out a lot of time answering concerns while we travel (and really through the year.) But, when we have been on the highway, this is our central mission. We make an effort to respond to Continue reading Top 5 Things Admission Counselors Do On The Road

Where Are You Currently Deciding On University? during the beginning of my senior 12 months

Where Are You Currently Deciding On University? during the beginning of my senior 12 months I had been very alert to the looming college procedure. Many people inside my senior school went on to college so ‘where are you applying?’ was a question that is common. At this time, I’d currently met with a couple college counselors, been on a vacation to the south and east shore to check out schools and taken the SAT. You would think that have made me feel prepared, or like I comprehended just what the application form process and purpose that is overall of ended up being, but that has been cannot be entirely true.

My moms and dads both have actually advanced levels and I always knew college was a right part of my future. As outcome, i did son’t notice it as any such thing that we had an option in or ownership over. My parents, extremely thoughtfully, decided where I attended primary, middle and highschool and so the sudden pressure of me having to make the decision of where to attend school, the biggest decision I’d make to date had been overwhelming. We knew I wanted away from California but beyond that knew hardly any in regards to the operational differences between a sizable, private research college and a tiny, liberal arts university.

I had no concept of what I wanted related to my life so building my university list, in retrospect, had been like tossing darts at a board. Somebody would point out an educational school, we’d maybe have heard of it, I quickly Continue reading Where Are You Currently Deciding On University? during the beginning of my senior 12 months

Just What We Love About Fall at USC. Fall is a time that is special of at USC.

 Just What We Love About Fall at USC. Fall is a time that is special of at USC. For our freshmen pupils it marks the start of their college experience. For our admission staff it marks the recruitment cycle for the next freshmen class. For pupils and staff fall is a wonderful time of year for most different reasons. We thought it will be good to review our some of our students and admission counselors to see why they enjoy the fall at USC so much.

Here’s what some of our students had to say:

‘I love producing TV shows at USC”s Annenberg TV News’ Jake, Senior, Broadcast and Digital Journalism, Ridgefield CT

‘ I adore seeing so many alumni come back to USC Football games to support the Trojans’ Pooja, Junior, Kinesiology, Cupertino, CA

‘I love seeing all this new pupils getting involved with the student that is different who recruit during the start of the semester’ Matt, Senior, Public Policy Management and preparing, Irvine, CA

‘I look ahead to a cappella auditions and welcoming our members that are new Trace, Junior, Broadcast and Digital Journalism, Elmhurst, IL

‘FOOTBALL’ Ryan, Senior, Accounting, Chicago, IL

Here is what some of our admission counselors had to say:

‘ I love leaving work each and hearing the marching band practice at the track stadium and listen to Dr. Art Bartner direct the group day. We love that the band permits us to run using the track during their practices. Good music to get you fired up!’ Michael Gulotta

‘ I love fall because the l Continue reading Just What We Love About Fall at USC. Fall is a time that is special of at USC.

Top 10 Must-do’s for Increasing Seniors

Top 10 Must-do’s for Increasing Seniors

Listen up, increasing seniors! Summertime will fly by, plus the day that is first of is going to be here before you know it! I have listed my top 10 recommendations for one to do over these next months that are few. Here we get!

1. Write a draft of one’s personal declaration. I understand, I understand. This is often overwhelming. But as soon as you get that first draft completed, it will (mostly) be smooth cruising from here. You are going to provide yourself with sufficient time to edit.

2. Brainstorm letter of recommendation writers. Whom likes you? Who knows you well? Who believes you are a solid student? Make a list.

3. Ask suggestion article writers. You are able to try this toward the end of summer time. Provide them with a great amount of time to create these letters of recommendation. Make certain they truly are mindful of your deadlines and discuss everything you’d like them to address. You may even give consideration to going for a content of one’s application.

4. Produce a range of universities you’re interested in and why. For many schools you are going to require to complete a school-specific writing component. For CommonApp schools it will be positioned within the health supplement. Distinguishing precisely why that college interests you will assistance with writing these essays that are supplemental the autumn.

5. Take a peek at application checklists regarding the educational schools on your list. Do any on Continue reading Top 10 Must-do’s for Increasing Seniors