Tyler Swartout

Assistant Director

B.A – Global Studies
UC Berkeley

California – Sacramento and Northern Central Valley Counties
Florida – Central, Northern, and Western Counties
Canada – Western Provinces and Territories

I was born in the Midwest of California: Sacramento! I initially attended Sierra College and transferred to UC Berkeley hoping to pursue a career in diplomacy. During my time there, I had the privilege of working for the office of undergraduate admissions and the Transfer Student Center as a student ambassador and peer advocate. I fell in love with my work and wanted to continue working with students, so I found my way here at the USC office to help shape the next generation of Trojans! Whenever I’m not in the office, you can catch me waiting in a 3 hour line at Howlin’ Rays, reading a book at Starbucks, or playing some video games on my PS4.

Why USC?
This university is the place to be, whether you are looking for an academically enriching experience, a chance to connect with the leaders of tomorrow, or create lifelong memories with people who wear red and gold with pride. USC’s resources has the ability to help their students reach their highest potential and be engaged with it every step of the way.

Admissions Advice:
Be your most authentic self. College applications can be stressful, some students doubt their worth or pretend to be someone they are not. Remember that you are unique, special, and valued. Your personal experiences, whether they are of successes or failures, shape who you are.

Movie: Anything Ghibli, the Devil Wears Prada, Terminator 2
Food: Ramen, Boba, Soup Dumplings
Quote: “Don’t postpone joy.”
TV show binge: How I Met your Mother
Musical Artists: Petit Biscuit, Beauvois, Lady Gaga, Beyonce