PITT Questions & Answers

Answer · Academic Life Q&A

What are the best ways to stay awake during a boring class?

If you can, I would bring a snack or chew some gum so you have something else to keep you alert during class. In addition, try spending... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Campus Life Q&A

Did you find your college advisors helpful when making your class schedule or did you feel that they mislead you?

In my personal experience with college advisors, I felt that they can be a great help. Most recently, I needed help figuring out what... (more)Read 11 Answers
Question Asked · Campus Life Q&A

Would you recommend using noise-canceling headphones while trying to study? If so, can you recommend a specific brand/style?

Answer · Campus Life Q&A

My parents keep making unexpected visits to campus now that they are empty nesters. I like seeing them but the lack of notice they give puts me under a lot of stress. How can I kindly make them understand the issue?

I would nicely explain to them that you absolutely love and appreciate them coming to see you and you enjoy seeing them, but you would... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Housing Q&A

Do you think it is worth it to pay a bit more rent if it means getting your own room and bathroom?

I think it depends on the person. For me personally I would 100% pay extra for my own room at least because I like being able to control... (more)Read 9 Answers
Question Asked · Campus Life Q&A

What should I carry around in my college backpack?

Answer · Academic Life Q&A

What is one book that you would recommend everyone to read at least once in their life?

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch. I read it my senior year in high school and it was one of those books that leaves you changed after you... (more)Read 3 Answers
Answer · Jobs Q&A

What's the best interview advice you ever received?

Do not tell the interviewer what he/she already knows. [e.g., everything you wrote on your resume].Be honest about your weaknesses and... (more)Read 10 Answers
Question Asked · Grad School Q&A

How should I ask a professor to write me a letter of recommendation?

Answer · Campus Life Q&A

What's your favorite part of fall semester on campus?

I am obsessed with fall. On campus, when I'm walking around looking at the different colors of leaves and hearing them crunch under my... (more)Read 3 Answers
Answer · Study Abroad Q&A

I'm having a great time studying abroad! What are the best ways to remember my time abroad? Is it worth it to buy a fancy camera? Buy souvenirs?

To capture the fun moments you're experiencing abroad, there are a few things I would recommend! First, if you have a smartphone, take... (more)Read 7 Answers
Question Asked · Academic Life Q&A

Do online tutors work as well as in-person tutors?

Answer · Housing Q&A

My apartment barely has any storage space or closets and I feel like I have too much stuff, even though I have only what I need. What are some storage alternatives I can introduce to my home?

Like others have said, bed risers are great for getting under the bed storage buckets/drawers. That's what I did when I lived in an... (more)Read 3 Answers
Answer · Internships Q&A

Where should I start my search for a part-time internship?

There are some awesome websites out there like indeed and interships.com. Thats always the first place that I look. Otherwise check out... (more)Read 7 Answers
Question Asked · Grad School Q&A

I know grad school isn't for everyone, but how do I know if it's for me?

Answer · Housing Q&A

What was an unexpected expense you had when moving off campus?

I would definitely say utilities. Right off the bat electric and the A/C and heat shocked me and I had to learn really fast to manage the... (more)Read 7 Answers
Answer · Travel Q&A

I want to travel with friends over break but my parents want me to come home. How can I do what I want without disappointing my parents?

I've found that when I'm away from home, Skype allows me to stay connected with my family wherever I am. Compromise with your parents by... (more)Read 6 Answers
Answer · Study Abroad Q&A

What are some general safety precautions I should take when I study abroad?

I think in general the most important thing to remember when you're studying abroad is to avoid standing out too much as a tourist. Pay... (more)Read 1 Answer
Answer · Academic Life Q&A

How do you combat senioritis?

I love a good dry-erase board where you can write out all of your assignment due dates. Also a planner and an organizational app helps (i... (more)Read 2 Answers
Answer · Grad School Q&A

I want to make my email signature professional but am not sure what information to include or how best to format it. Any suggestions?

I usually put my name, major, phone number, LinkedIn, and website. (more)Read 6 Answers

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