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Earlier this week, the USC Office of Admission loaded up the trucks to the post office with the official USC Admission decisions for the 2016 first-year applicants:

Making sure everything makes it on. #IGotIntoUSC

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If you haven’t been watching social media – you really need to jump on the #IGotIntoUSC feeds… Instagram has been my personal favorite so far:

For even more detail and information about the admission decisions – check out Dean of Admission Tim Brunold’s blog post as he reflects over this year’s applicant pool.

Our staff also got together this week to chat about this year’s applicant pool and what students can expect next on our Podcast: Viterbi Voices.

What if I don’t know my decision?

If you have not received your decision by now, you can see your copies of your official notification online at (as of earlier today).

#IGotIntoUSC, What’s Next as a #ViterbiAdmit?

First – keep sharing your photos & videos.  They are amazing.  And don’t forget to add #ViterbiAdmit!

Your first stop should be the #ViterbiAdmit Home Page for 2016.

Over the next few weeks we will also be updating this blog with all the information you need about your next steps, visiting campus, off-campus events, what to do if you were not selected for admission, financial aid, orientation, etc.  So continue to check back for the most up to date information.

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact us.

Stay Tuned…. and Fight On!

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

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