Student Spotlight: “Having That Connection”

Marcus Edelstein has been chronically unhappy with his internships. Edelstein, a spring 2022 graduate who studied statistics, worked at Tucker Green Consulting, Inc. during the pandemic summer of 2020 and enjoyed the internship, but was disappointed that it was an …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “You Constantly Iterate” 

When current-senior Max Phillips first transferred to Pitt in the fall of 2020, he had an identity crisis. Phillips had spent a year and a half attending the University of Scranton and studying computer science before taking a two-and-a-half-year break …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “Bricks Were Released Off My Shoulders”

Alyssa Panella had not heard of the Career Center until career consultant Erin Wheeler came into her first-year academic foundations class. Since then, the rising sophomore has been hooked.

Panella had been struggling with the decision to switch her major …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “They Show Me That It Can Be Done”

Gabee Ogude felt stuck during her first three years of college. The spring 2022 graduate began her college career studying pharmacy and feeling uninspired.

“I’m Nigerian-American and in our culture most people do professions like lawyers, doctors, engineers – secure, stable …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “You’re Never a Burden”

Being an international student from India, Vanshika Lohia has been worried about getting a job after college since freshman year. In a system that makes it particularly difficult for non-citizens to secure full-time work, the neuroscience and psychology double major …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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