Student Voices

Student Voices is a blog run by the Admission Office in which current students write about their experiences with academics, sports, student groups, and other extracurricular activities. Considering Oxy? Hear what our students have to say.

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March 6, 2015

Hi everyone!

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February 19, 2015

Hello internet! This is my first time taking a shot at this whole blogging thing, but I’ll do my best. My name is Denzel Tongue and I am a sophomore sociology major and public health minor.

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December 2, 2014

Hello friends, foes, prospective students, and whoever else may be reading this!

This is not my first time around the Oxy student voices blog block but it has been quite some time so allow me to reintroduce myself…

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November 27, 2014

¡Hola! Welcome to "Maddy’s 17th Blog Post". I’ll refrain from making a cheesy joke using the lyrics from "Sixteen Going On Seventeen," but know that it hurts me not to.

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November 24, 2014
This semester has kept me busier than ever. With all the programing going on, coupled with the loads of homework, and on top of that, working on my senior comprehensive project, my scheduled has been packed. But to be honest, I wouldn’t have it any other way.
 
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November 12, 2014

Hey Everyone!

Matthew here, and it is that time of the semester where once again we come to registration. This time is championed by lots of frantic searching for classes and the ever present question, "So, what are you taking next semester?" I wanted to give what I think are 5 important things to remember while registering.

They go like this:

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October 29, 2014
 
My name is Sarah Tamashiro and I am a senior art history major.  I am from Waimalu, Hawaii and originally attended school on the east coast and after finding that it wasn't the place for me, I decided to transfer schools.  The art history opportunities that being in a metropolis like Los Angeles could offer was a big pull for me to transfer to Oxy in my sophomore year.  
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October 20, 2014
Hey everyone, my name is Keane.  This is my first time blogging for the Office of Admission, so I’ll start off with some basics. I’m a senior economics major here at Oxy, minoring in education and sociology. On campus, I’m a member of Oxy’s Impact Fund (a microfinance club) and the Vice President of Phi Kappa Psi (one of Oxy’s eight greek organizations).
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October 10, 2014
I took me a while to finally admit this to myself, but I am an indecisive person. If you can relate to this then you can imagine the difficulty I encountered when I had to chose my major. I considered at least 6 different majors before I finally decided I was going to study Urban and Environmental Policy.

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