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USC theme song question

Okay, so I've heard that there's a fun question on the USC application about creating a theme song for your life. Has anyone tackled this question before? Would love to know how you approached it and any advice you may have. Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Yes, you're right! The USC application does have a fun question asking about your life's theme song. While I haven't personally tackled it, I can certainly offer some advice on how to approach it.

First and foremost, think about what makes you, well, you! Consider your passions, experiences, and personality traits that define you. Then, try to find a song that encapsulates these aspects of your life. Remember that it doesn't have to be a popular or well-known song - it can be anything that resonates with you and represents you in a genuine way.

When answering the question, focus on explaining the connection between the song and your life. It's not enough to just pick a song and write its title down. Discuss why you chose it and how it serves as an appropriate theme for your life. Feel free to use anecdotes or experiences to support your choice. Most importantly, have fun with it! This essay prompt is meant to be lighthearted and showcase a more creative side of you that might not be as evident from the rest of your application.

For more information on the USC essays click here: https://blog.collegevine.com/how-to-write-the-usc-essays/

Lastly, remember that there's no right or wrong answer - what matters is your ability to connect the song to your life and convey a meaningful message. So, immerse yourself in the process, have fun, and don't stress too much about it. Good luck!

7 months ago

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