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Recorded Live Events
International Student Panel (Dec 18)
Meet four current international students who share why they chose to attend USF, how they found a community on campus, what housing is like, how to decide a major, and more.
International Student Workshop: How to Complete the Common App (Dec 16)
You can apply to USF through the Common Application. We went through each screen in the Common App to show you how to fill out the application completely as an international student.
International Student Workshop: How to Finance Your College Education (Dec 12)
This is one of the most common questions we get from international students. Learn about the cost of attendance, types of scholarships, and how to keep your costs manageable while you are studying abroad.
International Student Workshop: How to Write Your College Essay (Dec 9)
In this workshop, we discussed the personal statement, why it's important, what our admission team is looking for in your essay, and other essay writing tips.
International Student Workshop: How to Choose a Major (Dec 5)
Learn about the American higher education system, how to pick a major (or a minor), how to change your major, and how your major impacts your career goals.
See recordings from our fall open house held on Saturday, November 7, 2020.
Black Scholars Program Webinar (November 18)
Learn more about the Black Achievement Success and Engagement (BASE) initiative at USF, meet BASE staff who will support you during your time in college, and hear about the Black Scholars Program from current students.
Student Panel (November 17)
Hear from Drea, Jacqueline, Madison, and Glo about why they chose USF, how they started building their community, and which classes and professors they recommend.
Dons Prepare: Choosing a Major (October 14)
Our Career Services Center and the Center for Academic and Student Achievement are here to help you choose majors and minors that fit your interests and goals. Learn how to build an academic plan, explore different careers, and set yourself up for a valuable college experience.
Honestly: A Conversation (October 8)
This year has been unlike any other, and our admission process reflects adjustments we’ve made to help you through this process. Learn about what we’re looking in applicants this year, plus answers to your questions about academics and student life.
Dons Prepare: Financial Aid (October 7)
Every year, the majority of USF students receive some form of financial aid. Hear from our Financial Aid team about the different kinds of aid you may be eligible for (for all colleges, not just USF) and how to apply.
Student Panel III (October 6)
The energy was high in our student panel with Orlando, Jeremy, Sunshine, and Jacqueline as they talked about our incredible student community, classes, and our location in the center of San Francisco.
Dons Prepare: The Essay (September 30)
Writing a personal statement is unlike any essay you may have written in school. Learn how to choose a topic (and what topics to avoid) when writing your personal statement and supplemental essays.
Dons Prepare: The Common App (September 23)
We had technical difficulties recording this one — sorry! Please check out the slides from our presentation, and email us at email@example.com if you have any questions about the Common App.
Dons Prepare: The Interview (September 16)
April Crabtree, Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Admission, walks through different kinds of admission interviews, how to prepare for them, and best practices for both in-person and virtual interviews.
Student Panel II (September 15)
Meet Andrea, Keanna, Karina, and Orlando (Majors: Sociology, Psychology, Communication Studies, and Marketing).
Student Panel I (September 1)
Hear from Jacqueline, Norman, Gloria, and Leo (Majors: Advertising, Nursing, International Business, and Economics and Design) about living on and off campus, how they found their community, their favorite boba in SF, and more.