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Staying Healthy In College

College is an exciting time of growth and learning for young adults, and for many of you, the first time in your life where you primarily are responsible for your health and the many decisions that affect it.  While the dad in me would love to remind you to avoid the midday sun and tanning […]

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Easy, Healthy Eating On Campus

By Kate Safin, East End Food Co-op Few on-campus dining options, living on your own for the first time, or a limited budget could all contribute to adopting poor eating habits while in college. But eating a balanced and healthy diet is critical to maintaining the focus and mental stamina required to be a successful […]

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Things I Wish I’d Known

By: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell You make that fateful last trip down the hallowed halls of High School, walk across the stage, get your diploma, and prepare yourself for the next part of your life.  Like with most things, everyone you know is full of advice for you and stories of their own. Your parents will tell […]

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How To Find An Internship Through Your Existing Network

Written by: Crystal Vietmeier, Assistant Director of Career Development, Internships and Experiential Learning – Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA Reviewed and edited by: Cara Gillotti, Senior Copywriter, Marketing and Communications – Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA Studies show that 80% of jobs are landed through networking, and an internship is a great way to network your way […]

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The First Year Blues

By: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell So, you leave a place that for better or worse you have spent more time at then home for four years. You move away or most your friends move away, or both in some cases. You’re away from the watchful eye or eyes of your parental units for possibly the first time […]

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Major Decision, Major Headache…?

Choosing a major is often a frustrating process because it really forces one to answer the age- old question, “What do I want to do when I grow up?” There are so many things to consider and, many times, students are influenced by others and make choices that are not necessarily a good fit. Parents […]

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Universities and Higher Education in Pittsburgh

The following universities, schools, departments, and offices are just a sampling of the distributing partners of the annual Student Guide to Pittsburgh. If your university department would like to request free copies, please email us today! Carlow University – Student Affairs Carnegie Mellon University – Entertainment Technology Center Carnegie Mellon University – Housing Services Carnegie Mellon […]

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International Student Resources

Tips for International Students Planning to Study in Pittsburgh Find a place for your luggage and temporary housing. If you arrive before the term starts, most universities will arrange for international students to stay in the dormitories on a daily basis at fairly nominal rates. If such arrangements are not available, consider a hotel or motel […]

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Campus Life in the ‘Burgh

Colleges & Universities in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Over 60,000 students are enrolled in colleges and universities in the City of Pittsburgh. Where do they all go? Carlow University Carlow University was founded in 1929 as a private, Catholic liberal arts college for women. While continuing to serve primarily women, Carlow’s enrollment is open to all. With […]

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Pittsburgh Neighborhoods

Regent Square Regent Square is a tree-lined neighborhood on the eastern edge of the City of Pittsburgh. Sited along both sides of Braddock Avenue between the Parkway East and Forbes Avenue, the neighborhood is composed of portions of the municipalities of Edgewood, Pittsburgh, Swissvale and Wilkinsburg. Regent Square includes a mix of apartments, single-family homes […]

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