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What should I know about University of Southern California's reputation?

I'm definitely feeling the pressure trying to build my college list, and USC has caught my eye. It's not just about the SoCal weather for me; I want to know what USC is really known for. Is it mainly their film school or are there other programs that shine too? Would love to hear your thoughts!

8 months ago

Hello there! I’m glad to hear you’re considering USC—it's certainly a standout university for a number of reasons. USC's reputation is indeed quite strong for their School of Cinematic Arts, which is consistently ranked among the top film schools in the country. They have produced a slew of notable alumni in the film industry. But that's not all USC is known for!

The USC Marshall School of Business and the Viterbi School of Engineering are both highly regarded and offer robust undergraduate programs with opportunities for research, internships, and networking. The school's location in Los Angeles offers a wealth of opportunities across various industries, not just in entertainment.

Additionally, USC prides itself on its vibrant campus life, Division I athletics, and an extensive alumni network, often referred to as the 'Trojan Family,' which can be a valuable resource throughout your career. If you haven't already, I'd recommend reaching out to the admission office to see if they can put you in touch with current students or alumni from the programs you're interested in—it’s a great way to get first-hand information! Best of luck with your college search!

8 months ago

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