Did anyone on this forum apply to USC (as in California)? DS just got rejected. He got into U Mich OOS in Mech E. Thank goodness he had U of Mich as first choice for NROTC 4 yr. USC was #4 or 5. I made him put it down. I won't give his stats, but everything was consistent with his standing as a Nat'l Merit Scholar Finalist. He even got an A in Calc III at our local Big 10 university as a 1st semester high school senior. Only blemish was bombing one battery of SAT's. I am starting the thread here as an object lesson for HS juniors to take absolutely NOTHING for granted.