Mary Waller (Junior from Chicago, IL): because you got mixed up about an essay topic or a deadline, just remember that you are (probably) not actually insane, and that everyone else is experiencing the same thing as you freak out about small details in your essay, and have regular panic attacks. Make an effort to keep in mind, instead, you are awesome. That is the part of you that admissions officers desire to see, and that you are? Challenge yourself to be authentic if you don’t think that you’re awesome, how in the world are you going to convince an admissions officer.
Spencer Lepow (Freshman from Houston, TX): we wish I might have known that the goal regarding the admissions officer is always to get you IN. They are fighting them out by submitting a polished application that really reflects you and your strengths for you, so help.
Simone Geller (Freshman from Foothill Ranch, CA): For the part that is most, the students signing up to a prestigious school like USC are all going to be smart with good grades and high test ratings. What is essential to get across in the job through your essays is a clear image of who you actually are. Speak about the things you’re passionate about, your goals for the immediate therefore the distant future, and things you desire to do at USC if you opt to come here.
Paige Handley (Sophomore f Continue Reading