Freshman Focus Application
First Name
Last Name


Date of Birth

  Street  Address


State Zip

Referred by

Have you participated in an Upward Bound, Talent Search, or EOC program?

If yes, the name and location of this project.
Has either of your parents earned a 4-year college degree? (B.A. or B.S.)?
Do you expect to have a job during your freshman year?
Do you plan to live on campus during your freshman year?
On an average, how many hours did you study each day in high school and how many hours do you expect to study each day in college?

 High School


Please select the "best" statement that describes your current plans. Complete the statement by entering the major in the box beside it.


Please answer "yes" to all that apply to your feelings about starting college at USC Upstate.  I'm concerned about:
Meeting people who I have something in common with.
Being homesick.
Getting good grades.
Finding time to study.
Getting motivated to study.
Family pressures/obligations affecting my grades.
Work affecting my grades.
My study skills affecting my grades.
Finding a quiet place to study.
Finding a career/major I'm interested in.
Getting a job after graduation.



What do you think it will take for you to be successful in your college experience? (MAXIMUM response of 200 words.)

For more information, contact the Opportunity Network:
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Magnolia House Plaza
Spartanburg, SC  29303
Office: 864-503-5966
Fax: 864-503-5075