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Pitt Pathfinders use virtual tours to connect students to Pitt in new ways

Pitt Pathfinder and junior psychology and urban studies major De’Jovia Davis.

By Thea Barrett, For The Pitt News

September 4, 2020

Students won’t have to worry about getting run over by backward-walking, striped-shirt-clad Pitt Pathfinders around campus this semester. But that doesn’t mean Pathfinders aren’t showing off the campus to potential Pitt students.  

Pitt branch campuses become test-optional temporarily, highlighting concerns over standardized exams

More than 50 colleges and universities across the country dropped their ACT/SAT requirements for next year’s applicants.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

April 12, 2020

Pitt’s main campus will not join this list, though the Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown and Titusville regional campuses will temporarily become test-optional for fall 2020, the University announced last Thursday.

College Compass: The journey to the GED

College Compass: The journey to the GED

By Ana Eberts, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

For some time, I was ashamed to say that I did not graduate high school.

Pitt Admissions won’t penalize student protesters

Pitt Admissions tweeted regarding student activism.

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | News Editor

February 26, 2018

Students applying to Pitt will not be punished for participating in peaceful protests following the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, the University said on Twitter. The Pitt Admissions Twitter account first released the statement in response to the #ParklandStudentsSpeak movement. “Pitt Admissi...

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