University of Pittsburgh Student Panel
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About this livestream
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.
Undergrad College: University of California, Los Angeles '20
Work Experience: I have been working at CollegeVine for two years in various capacities, including mentoring students, editing hundreds of essays, and creating blog content. I have also interned in healthcare consulting.
My Admissions Story: I am extremely grateful for all the help I received as an applicant and want to pay it forward by demystifying the admissions process for others.
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