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College Compass | Why everyone should take a Pitt workout class

College Compass | Why everyone should take a Pitt workout class
College Compass is a bi-weekly blog that aims to help students navigate the highs and lows of college life.
October 18, 2020
Global pandemics change people — and after a few months of complete stagnancy, fitness became a necessary inclusion in my daily life for both my mental and physical health.

College Compass | 5 steps to excel in virtual learning

College Compass | 5 steps to excel in virtual learning
College Compass is a bi-weekly blog that aims to help students navigate the highs and lows of college life.
September 10, 2020
Whether or not online learning is your personal preference, it’s your new reality, and it’s time to get adjusted.

College Compass | Confronting COVID-19 when you’re nonconfrontational

College Compass | Confronting COVID-19 when you’re nonconfrontational
College Compass is a bi-weekly blog that aims to help students navigate the highs and lows of college life.
August 25, 2020
Even if citing COVID-19 restrictions kills the mood, getting COVID-19 could kill you. So here’s some tips that will help even the most nonconfrontational people feel more comfortable discussing their COVID-19 concerns.

College Compass: Tips for surviving online finals

College Compass: Tips for surviving online finals
College Compass is a bi-weekly blog that aims to help students navigate the highs and lows of college life.
April 19, 2020
Even if students have all the time in the world during quarantine, it can feel really difficult to stay organized in the midst of this lifestyle change.

College Compass: How to make this 5-month summer break productive

College Compass: How to make this 5-month summer break productive
College Compass is a bi-weekly blog that aims to help students navigate the highs and lows of college life.
April 9, 2020
I know I’m not the only one who feels disappointed that my summer internship was canceled — as a rising senior, this summer was going to be a vital step in my future career, Ana Altchek writes.

College Compass: Planning for a lower-budget spring break

College Compass: Planning for a lower-budget spring break
February 20, 2020
Here are four of the strategies I used to keep my last spring break trip as cheap as possible.

College Compass: College dieting the healthy way

College Compass: College dieting the healthy way
College Compass is a bi-weekly blog that aims to help students navigate the highs and lows of college life.
February 7, 2020
Since many college students are surrounded by these bad habits, they can feel difficult to break.

College Compass | Entering survival mode: Finals edition

College Compass | Entering survival mode: Finals edition
December 8, 2019
For first-year students, the concept of a week-long exam period may feel foreign and unapproachable — especially for those who didn’t have any form of finals in high school. But even for those who had some exposure, high school exams don’t remotely compare to the workload that college finals prescribe.

College Compass: Perks of living on-campus

College Compass: Perks of living on-campus
November 14, 2019
Students often overlook the benefits of on-campus living. Read all about the perks of living on campus in this week’s College Compass.

College Compass: Fashion advice for student life

Thriftsburgh is a student-operated thrift store located in the O’Hara Student Center.
College Compass is a bi-weekly blog that aims to help students navigate the highs and lows of college life.
October 31, 2019
It’s not always easy to look put together when you’re lugging heavy bags beneath both eyes and have a million and one assignments to complete before the end of the day.
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