PAL Application

Marshall Peer Academic Leaders (PALs) are academic student leaders and mentors. They help students enhance their mastery and understanding of course concepts, clarify course content, and help students improve their academic performance. PALs demonstrate a mastery of the subject material and can present a model of thinking about, organizing, and understanding course content. 

The application for spring 2020 has closed. Applicants, please continue to check your USC email for more information.

Candidate Requirements:

1. Must have earned an A in the course
2. Minimum overall GPA of 3.3
3. Responsibility and leadership abilities


Application Requirements:

1. PAL Application
2. Faculty Recommendation Form*
3. Interview


*A recommendation from a faculty member for the course you will be reviewing is required. The faculty member should submit the Faculty Recommendation Form electronically to