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At the beginning of February, I had the fortunate opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. to learn more about health policy for the upcoming year. First of its kind, the USC DC Health Policy Forum was initiated to expand students’ knowledge of health policy making (or lack thereof, given the current political environment) and to appreciate the intricacies—trade groups, academics, congressional committees, executive branch, etc—of passing health reform. While the forum was primarily targeted to EMHAs and alumni, being the one of two current MHA students did not hold me back.
The day and a half seminar was filled with diverse, experienced speakers. Some of the institutions represented were the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Academy of Medicine, Federation of American Hospitals, and the American Medical Association, among others….
Depending on where you are in your life (current student, working professional, career change), applying to graduate school can be a daunting process: everything from preparing for the GRE, to catering your statement of purpose to your program of interest and obtaining strong letters of recommendation. There are many ways to approach the application process and convey that you are the good fit for the program.
Below are 10 effective tips for submitting a strong application to the USC Price School…
Posted in Graduate, Master of Health Administration, Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management, Master of Planning, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, Undergraduate | Tagged advice, applications, grad school, professional development, tips
My decision to choose USC Price turned out to be much simpler than I had imagined. As a recent undergraduate at UC San Diego who had a desire to pursue a postgraduate degree in healthcare management, I wanted to stay in Southern California to build a stronger local network and I wanted to attend a school that offered ample professional development opportunities. Of course, hindsight is 20/20, but looking back at the decision a year later I believe I made the right choice to pursue an MHA.
Professional development here at USC is fantastic; you will have a plethora of opportunities to meet prominent professionals through networking events and such… Continue reading
As everyone around you is preparing to carve a delicious turkey, listening to holiday music, and dreaming of family story telling around a warm fireplace, some of you may be in a different world all together.
Applying to graduate school can be a stressful time and grueling process. But, here is some last minute advice for the application process to calm your nerves and ease you into clicking submit. Just remember, BE HAPPY: …. Continue reading
1. What is your current internship? I am currently working on the Jim McDonnell for Los Angeles County Sheriff Campaign. As one of the original members of the campaign team, I have been fortunate to play a key role in … Continue reading
As a city of many diverse cultures and customs, Los Angeles has countless attractions to offer. Even though I have lived in this area my entire life, I am still discovering new cultural gems every day. However, there have been … Continue reading
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Moving to Los Angeles, the City of Angels! Some daunting things can happen moving from one coast to another. Things you worry about include housing, roommates, transportation, furnishings, and more! I made the move from Florida to Los Angeles with … Continue reading
Posted in Bachelor of Science in Policy, Planning, and Development, Dual Degree, Master of Health Administration, Master of Planning, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy | Tagged adjusting, advice, apartment, Community, decisions, los angeles, moving
Los Angeles is my hometown and I am proud of all the ways it is growing and evolving. I’m constantly finding new places to explore and discover. One part of Los Angeles that has been particularly fun to watch evolve … Continue reading
Posted in Bachelor of Science in Policy, Planning, and Development, Dual Degree, Master of Health Administration, Master of Planning, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, Uncategorized | Tagged advice, Community, LA, los angeles, opportunity, Social Impact, Sol Price
When I first moved to Los Angeles from Atlanta, I knew it was going to be a major transition, but also a great learning experience. As an urban planning student, I knew that living in Los Angeles would in itself … Continue reading
Posted in Bachelor of Science in Policy, Planning, and Development, Dual Degree, Master of Health Administration, Master of Planning, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy | Tagged adjusting, Moving to LA, networking, PELA, Planning and Development, Social Impact, Transition, trojan family
If you are thinking about going to graduate school, I highly recommend taking some time to work in the industry that you expect to study in. For example, I have worked in the healthcare and hospital field before I was … Continue reading