Give Us A Call, Maybe? Since most universities give potential students

 direct access to their admission representatives (USC included), many more students have taken taken advantage with this opportunity. However, take into account that the act of contacting your admission counselor is its own art form. There is a balance between being genuinely wondering. Check out tips to think about when contacting your territory manager:

DO call us if you are confused about our application procedure and require some guidance.

DON’T email us just to say hi. Your email should have a purpose.

DO contact us if you have a relevant question in regards to a specific major. USC has 150 majors and 150 minors; being able to demonstrate your knowledge and fascination with your academic interest is one thing we appreciate, but we also know so many choices could be confusing.

DON’T over-communicate…CONSOLIDATE! We would instead respond to a couple of well orchestrated emails than numerous questions that are individual.

DO remind us if and when we have met in yesteryear. We meet several thousand students each year and appreciate when students don’t assume we remember the conversation we had with them.

DON’T have your parent contact us. Be your very own advocate!

DO write us a note if there is a circumstance that is outlying want us to keep yourself updated of. This is a thing that we shall factor in your application aswell.

DON’T address us incorrectly or improperly in the email.

DO include your USC ID number and/or full name in your email.

Finally, DON’T ask us to modify your writing examples. We can provide you advice that is general what you should take into account when writing your private statement but it is not appropriate for us to edit them.

Introducing Kenley new staff writer

It had been just over 2 yrs ago that I started as an Assistant Director of Admission at USC. Wow, exactly what a journey it is often! I work with students from a variety of areas: Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Kansas City, and parts of Orange County and San Diego (phew!). I have bright hair that is red while the fiery personality to fit, and so I am always full of energy or over for any adventure. We love to travel, explore the out-of-doors, bake anything with chocolate (lots from it!), and you can find me dancing if there is a upbeat tune. I am thrilled to be joining the blogging team and can not wait to share some of my insights and knowledge about the admission process and college life.

I grew up in Utah and lived into the many breathtaking hills in the world. We spent quite a bit of time checking out them, but got fed up with the winters that are lengthy which is why I became eager to attend school in sunny Southern Ca. We went to Claremont McKenna College where I studied International Relations and Psychology.

We adored my university experience. I really adored it, which is the reason why I enjoy involved in higher education, specifically helping students find an institution that is a good fit. It is extremely easy to talk to potential students about USC since it is such a place that is great live and study. We have always been lucky to operate on such a dynamic, energy-filled campus. Our pupils are thinkers, educational options are abundant, and we’re located in an urban community in one of the biggest metropolitan areas on the planet. I can not wait to share more about the USC experience while the admission process within my posts to come!

Dining Table For Starters

‘ Our suitcases that are battered piled on the sidewalk again; we had much longer techniques to go. But no matter, the road is life.’ Jack Kerouac

Currently, this blog is being written by me sitting inside a Peet’s Coffee in Northern California. Table for one, headphones in ears, answering emails and logging down notes about my senior school visits from earlier today. For the in a few days and a half, i am staying in hotel spaces and having meals without any help. Usually, there is time for you explore the cities I visit so that’s nice. But the majority of this right time, the road can be tiring so I invest most of my time resting as much as possible. It is very simple to get sick in the road!
For about 8 weeks of the year, a large number of admission representatives throughout the nation live this life style. From the perspective that is outside it seems extremely glamorous. In lots of ways, it is just a very job that is fun. Its truly rewarding to find a way to simply help pupils in one of the very most transitional phases in their life. It’s also nice having the capability to be out of the workplace. However, this right element of the task can be isolating as well. It makes me appreciate my friends, wife and family straight back at home a lot more.
Nevertheless, our mission is what is on the forefront. USC visits over 2,000 schools per year; we visit the most schools that are high of any university in the nation. We are out here searching for students which will make-up the next incoming class of freshmen at USC. It is our goal to put together a class that is exceptionally diverse year so we want to meet various types of students. I am honored doing my small part in this process. It brings me personally a feeling of satisfaction to the office for a university that aligns with my own vision for education.
So seek us out. Ask questions. Become familiar with us. We care about what we do and all we want is for you yourself to be happy with your preference. It is a big life decision so that it’s important become up to date. If we look like our company is in a hurry in between visits, it is probably because we’re. But we will always make you feel welcome to contact us at a time that is different via email or phone. We believe what we do matters. It is loved by us. Even though it means sitting through one lonely meal at a time ☺

By the real method, in case you’re interested, the USC Admission office has published pictures of our adventures in the road. They all are on our Instagram account, @USCADMISSION. Follow us. Say hi. Maybe even make recommendations if we are in your city!

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