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New Pitt spending policy increases support for financial aid

New Pitt spending policy increases support for financial aid

By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief

June 25, 2019

At a public meeting in Posvar Hall Monday morning, Pitt’s Investment Committee approved a new spending policy that increases the amount of University funding directly supporting financial aid.

Opinion | Matching Pell grants isn’t enough

Opinion | Matching Pell grants isn’t enough

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Columnist

February 27, 2019

For students who already received a Pell Grant, it’s a wonderful effort by Pitt to help alleviate some of their costs and worries. But for the students who don’t qualify, the effort leaves them in the dust.

Pitt now accepting the Common Application

Pitt now accepting the Common Application

By Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor

April 19, 2018

Students submitting an application to Pitt in the 2018-19 school year will be the first class that can use the Common Application, according to a statement Pitt released Tuesday. The Common App allows prospective students to apply to multiple colleges and universities simultaneously using one applica...

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