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College Compass: Planning for a lower-budget spring break

College Compass: Planning for a lower-budget spring break

By Ana Altchek, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Here are four of the strategies I used to keep my last spring break trip as cheap as possible.

Photo blog: midterms, spring break edition

“You have to understand everyone's gonna give you a response but they’re never actually going to do that. I would say that I would’ve gone to the museums or the Mattress Factory, which I have never been, but realistically I probably would’ve played video games or maybe go out to dinner somewhere decent. You're going to get answers that are going to be pretty outlandish and unrealistic. I'm just telling you what I honestly think. I’m probably going to go out with some of my friends and go ax throwing. However, realistically what ends up going on in a week when you don't feel like you have anything going on is nothing.” -Senior finance and accounting double major Vincent Vallorani

By Bader Abdulmajeed, Staff Photographer

March 8, 2019

Kick off your break from class and the stresses of midterm exams by reading about how these Pitt students wind down from midterm exams and plan to spend their spring breaks. ...

International students stay stateside for spring break

Marion Hastings, a French international student at Pitt, finds jet lag to be an issue when traveling home to France during winter break. (Photo courtesy of Marion Hastings)

By Hannah Schneider, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Pitt’s Student Government Board announced last summer that the University’s winter break would be extended by a full week. The extension was applauded by most students — but for Pitt’s international student population that doesn’t go home, this may have meant a longer time away from family a...

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