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Local Cuisine. Today’s article is delivered by certainly one of our admission counselors, Alejandra.

Local Cuisine. Today’s article is delivered by certainly one of our admission counselors, Alejandra.

As a Los Angeles native, my favorite thing about this town is the diversity. Los Angeles is a cultural and cultural hub which allows us to have access to wonderful art museums, musical venues, and my personal favorite, delicious food! I am known in the office for being a food aficionado and am constantly astonished by what l . a . and the local USC neighborhood has to supply in this respect.

One of my favorite USC neighborhood establishments is Mercado La Paloma (The Dove Market), a mini meals court within walking distance of campus. La Paloma features cuisines from across the world including my two favorites, Chichen Itza, that offers food from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, and Mo-Chica which features gourmet Peruvian meals at a reasonable price. Mo-Chica had been voted 4th best restaurant in l . a . by LA Magazine in 2010. This marketplace is certainly a hidden gem in our community.

Every summer time, once every seven days, our admission counselors take a long meal at a local restaurant and then explore what our community has to provide by visiting local galleries and museums. This past year one of the primary hits ended up being the 23rd Street Café that will be accessible utilising the USC Tram. It really is a fusion of Indian-Mexican meals, with some of the most chicken that is mouthwatering masala quesadillas.

Chano’s, a USC institution, is located a walk that is short campus. Besides the fact that it is open in to the wee hours of this night, you are able to find some decent Mexican food there. Surrounding Chano’s is almost any and every food that is fast known to man. Our office favorites include Five Guys, Free Birds, Chipotle, and Chick-Fil-A all within hiking distance!

In addition to some off-campus favorites, i’d like to highlight the food that is excellent we have on campus. Our new Ronald Tutor Campus Center also has plenty of options for students including Panda Express, Wahoo’s Fish Taco, California Pizza Kitchen, and Carl’s Jr. Lemonade, a Los Angeles boutique café, has local and natural foods and is additionally among the most readily useful healthy food options on campus. They also have actually 4 different flavors of fresh lemonade each and every day, my favorite being blueberry-mint. In the event that you’re looking for an all-you-can-eat experience, the dining halls on campus, such as for instance Parkside Residential Dining Hall, give you a number of cuisine ranging from pizza to international specialties.

Recently in Los Angeles there has been a food truck phenomenon, boasting several of the most revolutionary, delicious, affordable, and quick meals around. Final we took a lunch trip to the food trucks week. In the picture you can see us getting ready to chow down on Filipino style tacos and good old burgers that are american. They have been on campus daily and can be tracked through Twitter.

Well, while you can see I can speak about food for long periods of time, however I encourage you to not only experience what our school provides on campus, but additionally get to learn our neighborhood. Who knows? Day you may run into one of us at lunch one!

When To Visit Campus


During the next couple of months, we anticipate to host many potential students and their families on campus. Although we have touched on the visit programs USC offers in a past blog post, we wanted to address it once more since many students make spring travel plans to tour college that is various.

If you’re a current high school junior, it may look like college applications are far, far into the distance. Truth learn, your whole school that is high will help shape your college applications! We encourage students to start visiting campuses to shape ideas about what they do or do not want in a college since we know many high school juniors are looking ahead to life after high school. It’s never too early to begin with asking yourself a few of the questions that are tough Do I want to go to college close to home or far away? Am I looking for a large or perhaps a school that is small? Just What forms of academic programs might I be interested in studying? Also as a college student if you don’t have answers to these questions yet, a campus visit will help you start to envision yourself.

If you might be a present high school senior who may have already used to USC, you’re likely waiting to know about your admission choice. Since all first-year applicants will be informed of our admission decisions by April 1st, we provide on-campus see programs particularly for admitted students through the entire month of April. More info about these programs will be accessible in your admit packet. Since we have designed programs specifically for admitted students and their families while we hope all admitted students will be able to visit campus, it is a good idea to wait until after you’ve received your admission decision.

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