EdMonth Kick-Off Panel

EdMonth Kick OffSparkED: EdMonth Kick-Off Panel
March 2 | 7:30 PM | Board Auditorium
Come kick off USC EdMonth with a riveting panel discussion featuring four incredible educational leaders and justice advocates from Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles.

Panelists will discuss their organizing work for educational justice, perspectives on current educational policy, and thoughts on how students can spark a movement.

Our special guest is Nadia Lopez, who was recently featured on Humans of New York and the Ellen DeGeneres Show for her amazing work which

consequently raised over a million dollars for the school and community of Brownsville, NY.

EdMonth also has a month full of events planned for March! We are a student-led program devoted to raising awareness and having a critical dialogue about the state of our education system. EdMonth is one of USC’s most celebrated annual programs, and is sponsored by USC Program Board and Undergraduate Student Government. Please also pass on our calendar of events below:

EdMonth Events

EdMonth 2015: Spark A Movement
March 2015
Join the movement for educational justice on campus! EdMonth is a student-led program devoted to raising awareness about the state of education in our country. We host a variety of events, from our signature kick-off panel to an outdoor arts festival, that strive to engage students in a critical dialogue about education and empower them to be educational justice advocates.

GMAT and GRE Workshops

GMAT Practice Exam with The Princeton Review

If you are set on going to Graduate Business School, you have to conquer the GMAT first. Let the premier leader in GMAT® preparation help get you started.

The USC Pre-Graduate School Advising Team and The Princeton Review are excited to offer a FREE GMAT computer-based test on campus!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 @ 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Location of exam will be emailed to students who are confirmed.

SPACE IS LIMITED SO RSVP ASAP!

RSVP at http://bit.ly/1MPLovD


GMAT Test Taking Strategy Workshop with The Princeton Review

Does the GMAT scare you? Learn about the test, what to expect, and how to prepare with one of The Princeton Review GMAT experts. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! 

WHEN: Monday, March 9, 2015 @ 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: KAP 319 (Kaprielian Hall)

RSVP at http://bit.ly/1Dv16qC


GRE Practice Exam with The Princeton Review

If you are set on going to Graduate School, you have to conquer the GRE first. Let the premier leader in GRE®  preparation help get you started.

The USC Pre-Graduate School Advising Team and The Princeton Review are excited to offer a FREE GRE computer-based test on campus!

WHEN: Monday, March 9, 2015 @ 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Location of exam will be emailed to students who are confirmed.

SPACE IS LIMITED SO RSVP ASAP!

RSVP at http://bit.ly/1D973a1


GRE Test Taking Strategy Workshop with The Princeton Review

Taking the GRE soon? Attend this session to learn all about the test and ask any questions you might have. Don’t miss this session led by one of The Princeton Review GRE experts.

WHEN: Thursday, March 12, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: KAP 319 (Kaprielian Hall)

RSVP at http://bit.ly/1ziwrYP

Visit the USC Pre-Graduate School Advising website at http://dornsife.usc.edu/pre-graduate-school for more information.

Now You Know: How to Approach Faculty

Anxious or nervous about approaching professors? Not sure how to ask for help? Want some tips on developing strong faculty relationships? Get advice and tips from faculty and senior students as they discuss the benefits of faculty relationships as well as the best ways to achieve them. Join the CET Undergraduate Fellows for an informative discussion on Monday, March 2nd at 5pm at GFS 222. Pizza and beverages will be provided.

March Pre-Law Events

USC Prospective Student Reception with Arizona State University School of Law
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Time: 4:30 to 5:45 PM
Location: Social Sciences Building Room B40
Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law’s Dean Sylvester and Executive Associate Dean Soto will be in Southern California visiting friends and alumni of the law school on March 3rd and cordially invite all interested prospective students to a local reception. Come meet Deans Sylvester and Soto, and learn more about what makes ASU Law a great choice for your legal education.
RSVP for ASU Law Prospective Student Reception at:
https://forms.law.asu.edu/view.php?id=140406

Law School Admission Panel
Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: THH 102
Ever wondered what happens behind closed doors after you send in your law school application? Want to hear what the admissions staffs actually discuss with regard to your applications?
Please join us for a mock admissions panel conducted by representatives from Chapman, Southwestern, Loyola, University of San Diego and University of San Francisco Law Schools.This is a once-a-year chance to gain an insight into some of the best law schools in California!
RSVP for Law School Admission Panel at:
https://usccollege.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3QqEjee4oD8gSdD

Life as an Attorney Panel
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: THH 108
Are you interested in the legal profession but have never met an attorney before? Do you wonder what an attorney does on a day-to-day basis? If so, then come to the “Life as an Attorney” panel to hear attorneys from various legal fields speak about their career!
RSVP for Life as an Attorney Panel at:

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Volunteer for Spirits in Action Day 2015!

USC’s Spirits in Action Day is USC’s version of the Special Olympics. It is a festival-like event for local children with physical and mental disabilities. The event is made free for all participants. We are looking for volunteers to run booths and buddy with a child for the duration of the event.

This year’s event will be on Saturday March 7th from 9am-1pm. Volunteers will receive a free lunch. If you would like to volunteer with us, please register at http://www.spiritsinaction.org/#!volunteer/c1v2b. If you have any questions, please email us at spiritsinactionvolunteers@gmail.com.

Thu. Feb. 26, Decide it: Career Decision Panel

Decide it Panel 2015It is not enough to know about yourself.  You must also know and learn about a prospective employer or industry.  Learn how to use powerful  research tools.  Target Audience: All class levels.

Career Center, STU B3
4-5pm

HBS 2+2 Info Session

2+2 =

The Harvard Business School 2+2 application process is a special opportunity for students in their final year of study in all disciplines to set their business career path in motion before graduation. It combines two years of work experience followed by two years in the HBS MBA program. Not a business major? Not a problem. We are looking for innovative thinkers with demonstrated leadership skills and analytical aptitude who are committed to making a real difference in the world. To learn more visit: http://www.hbs.edu/2+2

We educate leaders who make a difference in the world
HBS Admissions will be at USC
Thursday, Feb 26th 2015
3:30 PM – 4:30PM

Registration is appreciated (but not required): https://apply.hbs.edu/register/USC2015
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