Summer Is nearly right Here! Summer is almost here!

Summer Is nearly right Here! Summer is almost here! In just a few short weeks school that is high across the country are going on summer break. We receive numerous concerns from pupils about what they should be doing over the summer. There truly is not one answer.

Having read 46,000 applications, an array has been seen by us of summer experiences that students have embarked on. We’ve look over every thing from summer programs at prestigious universities, to gaining work experience at their local mall, to climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro (literally). We admire students that pursue their interests.

Right Here is a list that is short of activities you could pursue:

  • Volunteer at a hospital, park, library, aquarium or museum
  • Become a Camp Counselor at a summer camp
  • Train to be a lifeguard at your pool that is local, or coastline
  • Baby-sit your neighbor’s kid
  • Take a college-visit road trip
  • Serve up fro-yo at your local frozen yogurt shop (get some work experience)
  • Sign up for a mission or service trip in the US or abroad
  • Tutor younger students in your preferred topic
  • Take a course at your community that is local college college

Anything you find yourself doing this summer, be sure to opt for a summer time activity considering everything you love doing and maybe not based on just how you think it shall look on your college applications.

Transfer Decisions

In about a week we are going to be transfer that is contacting regarding their application to USC. At this point a handful of students have heard of their admission. But, the majority of transfer applicants will receive a choice or a request for more info on or by June 1st.

If you will get a request to find out more:

Generally, the excess information we demand will be your spring transcript with your last grades for the academic year. This demand isn’t an indicator that the student is more probably be admitted or not; rather it gives us by having a more complete academic history. Even as we receive the information that is additional you should hear of a decision within 2 to 30 days.

If a letter is received by you of admission:

If you are admitted towards the fall term, you will have two weeks to submit your dedication deposit. During that two week period you need to receive an aid that is financial (if you applied). You shall also wish to register for orientation the moment possible. Finally, in the event that you have an interest in university housing you need to complete your housing application promptly, as space is restricted for transferring students.

Professional Development


Things have began to calm down across the office now that all freshman decisions have now been made. We’re still focusing on reviewing transfer files, but our staff recently took an instant trip to Reno, NV to attend a conference that is professional.

While there, we attended sessions about various admission subjects and greatest techniques, such as exactly how to provide a powerful school that is high, what kinds of technology might be beneficial in the recruitment procedure, and how to read university essays while knowing of our own personal biases (positive or negative). The conference additionally offered us a chance to connect with our peers from various parts of the national country, including many of your high school counselors. It was a great opportunity to share our own knowledge and expertise and learn from one another. Perhaps the most seasoned admission counselors on our staff discovered something brand new at the seminar!

Summer is our opportunity to sleep, review what we’ve learned within the last 12 months, and prepare for the coming year. Develop you can perform the same during your summer break!

Summer in the town


It is officially summer in Southern Ca! Campus is just a bit quieter, the temperatures are getting warmer, and a lot of importantly, the pace in our workplace has slowed down. We’re also advantage that is taking of downtime to explore l . a . and all our town has to supply our pupils.

Like in previous summers, we’re utilising the Summer Restaurant Series, planned by some of our own colleagues, to explore the local food. Simply last month, we ventured to 23rd St. Café in USC’s yard. This restaurant that is unique American, Indian, and Mexican food, as well as some fusion dishes. The Chicken Tikka Masala quesadilla was quite popular in our team! For the 2nd food outing, our restaurant series took us to Umamicatessen. According to the web site, this location is ‘inspired by worldwide street bazaars as well as the classic American delicatessen’ while offering 5 different kitchen areas serving up diverse forms of food within a dining hall situated inside the Orpheum Theatre. A number of our dishes that are favorite this outing were the truffle fries, made-to-order donuts, and different forms of Umami’s specialty: burgers.

Besides eating our way through some of Los Angeles’s notable restaurants, we are going to invest time during July and August going to events that are cultural checking away historic spots around the city. Some activities we are going to experience include a guided tour of the Disney Concert Hall and Music Center, enjoying the Downtown LA Art Walk, and hopping in the newly opened Expo line to take the train to the Culver City Farmers Market.

What restaurants, tasks, and outings do you enjoy around Los Angeles? Tell us in the opinions section—maybe we could add your suggestion to our list this summer!