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Finances in the Sophomore Year

Paying for college is one of the biggest stressors for USC students. However, there are many valuable resources on-campus that can help guide sophomores through tough decisions and teach ways to be money savvy. Here are some resources to help students learn how to best manage money and make informed decisions about future finances!


  • Financial Literacy
    • Student can improve their understanding of financial concepts through budgeting, credit, smart shopping, savings, and identity theft!
    • Make an appointment with a Financial Advisor!
  • Financial Aid
    • Many students qualify for student loans, scholarships, work-study, or other financial aid. Want to find out how? Find out at the Financial Aid Office!
    • Be sure to fill out your FAFSA to qualify for federal loans!