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When I first came to US last year, everything was new and fresh to me. I was very nervous about my life at USC. Could I get along well with my new friends? Could I adapt quickly to American higher education? One of my American friends told me, “just be brave and take opportunities. You’ll be fine.” Throughout my first year in USC I kept thinking positively and tried new things to learn about myself and explore US. I value my experience here and want to share it with prospective graduate students….
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Patrick Martinez, MPL ’15 1. What is your current internship? This summer I had an opportunity to intern for the China academy of urban planning and design in Beijing China. “The China Academy of Urban Planning and Design is positioned … Continue reading
What could have been a normal summer for 2nd year Masters of Planning students Roger Pardo, David Weissglass, and myself, Patrick Martinez, has turned out to be the exact opposite. After traveling halfway around the world, I found myself in … Continue reading
Ni hao! I’ve been living for the last month. I was accepted into the internship program (offered through USC Price) at the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design (CAUPD). So far the experience is amazing! China is a fascinating country currently undergoing a lot of change. I’m learning a lot about the massive-scale planning that needs to occur in order to plan for the change.