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We are gearing up for spending the next couple months in cities near you for both Admission Receptions and Admission Interviews.  We want to make sure you are able to get as much information about the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and applying to USC as an engineering student as you possibly can!

Admission Receptions

Starting in just a few weeks, our staff will head out to major cities across the country (and some international locations) to join the Office of Admission & Financial Aid, as well as other academic departments, presenting to you what life is like here at USC.

These receptions are your chance to learn about USC, Financial Aid, and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.  Each session is about 2 hours long, and aims to get you the information you need to decide if USC is a school to which you would like to apply.

Check out our website with all of our cities, see who will be visiting your neck of the woods (and when), and RSVP if you plan on joining us!

Admission Interviews

In addition to our on-campus interviews, we will be traveling to select cities across the country to hold interview weekends!  The schedule was just released for the following cities:

  • Boston, MA – Nov 3-4
  • Chicago, IL – Nov 3-4
  • Dallas, TX – Nov 3-4
  • Denver, CO – Nov 10-11
  • Honolulu, HI – Dec 1-2
  • Houston, TX – Dec 1-2
  • New York, NY – Nov 10-11
  • Phoenix, AZ – Dec 8-9
  • Portland, OR – Dec 8-9
  • Seattle, WA – Dec 1-2
  • San Francisco Bay Area, CA – Dec 7-9
  • Washington, DC – Nov 3-4

The above only lists those cities where an engineering representative will be available.  There are a few cities where we will not be heading, but the university admission representatives will.  Be sure to check the Off-Campus Admission Interviews scheduling site for complete schedule information and availability.

Whenever an “ENGINEERING” interview is available, all students who are thinking about engineering or computer science as a major should select that option.  If “ENGINEERING” is not available, please select “ADMISSION.”

Important Notes:

  1. Please read our previous post on Admission Interviews and how we use them in our admission process before scheduling an interview.
  2. Whatever you do – DO NOT SCHEDULE 2 INTERVIEWS.  You DO NOT need to interview with “admission” and also with “engineering.”  Just One…. please.
  3. Interview availability for both on-campus and off-campus location is limited – so, if you want to do one, I suggest jumping on the schedules now!
Paul Ledesma

As Executive Director, Paul oversees Undergraduate Admission for all programs at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He was born and raised in southern California and is a lifetime Dodgers fan. He enjoys traveling (Italy may be a second home), discovering new restaurants in LA (tacos anyone?), and while he may not qualify as a bonafide movie-buff, he loves movies (especially comic book movies). He studied Psychology for his bachelor's degree, minored in Public Management, and was active in leadership for community service groups Troy Camp and Dance Marathon while attending USC. When he's not working he enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and rescued pup and kitty in Redondo Beach, CA. (well, maybe not the cat so much) Preferred Pronouns: he/him/his