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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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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
The USC Price MHA experience can be overwhelming to a first year student because of the many opportunities and events available. This is, however, a good thing. The Price Career Office and Student Health Council work tirelessly to provide Price students many opportunities to network and acquire valuable career related knowledge. Take advantage of these! In October, the chance to be assigned a second year student as a mentor presented itself. I seized this opportunity, and it was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Continue reading
Today was the SPPD Professional Mentor Program training. The PMP is something that I was involved with last year and was fortunate enough to be chosen to participate in again this year. The program essentially pairs students with a professional … Continue reading
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