Tips in order to avoid Senioritis. Don’t wait by the mailbox for admission decisions!

You’ve worked difficult, you’ve applied to college, and perhaps you’ve already gotten some college acceptance letters. Congratulations! Because exciting as it may to life after high college, now is not the time for you slack off.

Sure, it really is semester that is second summer time may feel just like it’s right around the part. But also you end up attending will review your spring grades even after you’ve been admitted if you had a stellar fall semester academically, the college. If your grades decline through the time you had been admitted, there exists a opportunity that your particular admission could be rescinded. And no one wishes to handle that.

Here are some tips on how to avoid senioritis:

Do enjoy yourself! You’re just a school that is high as soon as. Locate a stability between hanging out with friends, attending high school events, and buckling down to study for AP exams classes.

Never let your grades slip. You’ve worked hard for far too long to stop caring and start slacking Colleges will take notice of a downward trend in grades.

Do keep your eyes on the prize: college. You understand that saying that college shall be the ideal years you will ever have? Imagine how a lot more you’ll enjoy it knowing that you worked hard in highschool to obtain what your location is as being a college student.

Never let others peer force you into not caring regarding the classes. Possibly some of one’s classmates have been completely admitted to the college of their goals and genuinely believe that now is a wonderful time to celebrate and relax. As I mentioned early in the day, colleges will examine your last school that is high, that may impact your offer of admission.

Do remain positive! This can be a time that is stressful waiting to receive admission decisions, trying to decide where you should spend the next four years of your life are not effortless what to manage. Focus on your academics and involvements and spend time with relatives and buddies rather than driving yourself crazy waiting by the mailbox or computer for college admission decisions.

Chances are you are going to possess some college that is fantastic. Celebrate your victories. Continue to strive. And most of all? Take a breath that is deep. Your senior 12 months is what you make from it.

A Valentine’s Tale of Two Trojans day

Valentine’s is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by sharing a love story that is near and dear to our hearts day.

It absolutely was Fall of 1986, and our esteemed Director of Admission, Kirk Brennan, was just a mere freshman studying Cinema at USC. Kirk lived on the ‘Cinema Interest’ floor associated with dorm, mostly inhabited by other film guys and only a few girls (in days past, the School of Cinematic Arts possessed a male bulk). Certainly one of those girls was Julie- or ‘Bubbles’ as her friends affectionately called her because of her big, bubbly personality.

Kirk and Julie had one class together at USC- a Geography program. Kirk says one of his favorite memories at USC involved this program: He stayed up so late working on his ‘480’ film project he slept through the deadline of the Geography that is big lab! He begged the TA to accept their homework that is late and his relief, she complied. Thankfully, Julie never heard about Kirk’s tardiness!

One day, Kirk and his buddies decided it could be fun to have a screening party, and luckily for them, Julie offered to host the party at her Dad’s house in Santa Monica. Julie, a cook that is excellent whipped up some fried chicken for the hungry teens, and according to Kirk, that’s as he knew he previously to ask her down: ‘When I saw her cooking that chicken, I thought she was pretty sweet!’

A few weeks later, on September 19th, 1986, Kirk invited Julie to a fraternity rush celebration, which may become referred to as their very date that is first. One date is all it took- Kirk and Julie ‘decided to go together’ after that and six years later, Kirk got down on one knee and asked Julie to be his wife night.

And now for the proposal…

Whenever Kirk’s buddy told him that he was moving and wanted to enjoy a goodbye party, Kirk saw a way to ask buddies and household over and pop the question ‘under the guise of the house cooling party.’ Kirk rented a camera that is video Blockbuster (apparently you could do that in the nineties) to ensure the day would live in perpetuity. Too bad the Trojan Marching Band ended up beingn’t there to serenade!

Kirk asked Julie to marry him, and in June, they’ll celebrate two decades of wedding. As Kirk says, ‘marriage ain’t easy, but it is worthwhile!’

From the Trojan Family to yours, Happy Valentine’s Day!



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