University of Pittsburgh Student Panel

Recorded Sunday, September 27 at 12:00 AM

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School information

University of Pittsburgh | Pitt

Pittsburgh, PA

Ask current Pitt students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

Meet the panelists: Benjamin, Sydne, Ram

Benjamin is a sophomore from Pittsburgh, PA in the Swanson School of Engineering. He is pursuing a Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Chemistry and two certificates in Engineering for Humanity and Innovation, Product Design, and Entrepreneurship. Benjamin is an active member of SEMFS, a club that provides provides interactive lessons and demos in STEM topics to underserved and minority students in Pittsburgh. He is also a Jewish Ambassador through the Jewish Heritage Program. Outside of school, he enjoys performing in the CMU All University Orchestra as a trumpeter and spending (socially-distanced) time with friends.

Sydne is a sophomore from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania enrolled in the University of Pittsburgh’s Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences . She is double majoring in Psychology and Theatre Arts with a minor in Applied Statistics. She is a working actress/singer/instructor for numerous local theatre companies. Outside of school, Sydne loves to perform as well as spend time with her family and friends.

Ram is a sophomore from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the Dietrich Schools of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pittsburgh. Ram is Majoring in Ecology and will get certificates for Foundations of Medicine and Global Health. Ram is pursuing a career to become a Physician Assistant. Ram is apart of the Physician Assistants club at Pitt which gives other students insights on what it means to become a PA. Outside of school, he enjoys travelling, spending time with friend, and attending sporting events.

School information

University of Pittsburgh | Pitt

Pittsburgh, PA
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Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Priya and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
7:16@anonymous:How is the safety at the university?
18:19@anonymous:How has the pandemic change your living situation plans for this year?
20:49@anonymous:Do you have any information on what it is like being a student athlete or sports culture in the school?
46:00@anonymous:Did any of you take college classes in high school and how did those credits transfer over to PItt?


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