The House Model at Carnegie Mellon University is built around close-knit communities, professional staff, exceptional student leaders and engaged residents. Community Advisors (CAs) provide a vision for how daily life can be run in each of the housing communities. They make every resident feel at home, foster positivity and inclusiveness in the halls and lead … Continue reading Being a Community Advisor: A Major Leadership Opportunity
An Office of Residential Education program, “Big Questions” (BQ) is a series of small group discussions in first-year housing communities at Carnegie Mellon University. For 10 years, BQ has urged students to reflect on their values, discover more about themselves, and develop a penchant for curiosity during their first year of college—a time when, as … Continue reading Big Questions: Why Do We Ask Them?
CMU Career Fairs are full of opportunities like internships, jobs and networking contacts for future goals. But they can also be busy, crowded and full of people, tables, resumes… and more people! So let’s look at two key aspects of venturing into a CMU Career Fair: preparation and understanding why it’s worth it to attend. … Continue reading What Are CMU Career Fairs Really Like?
Most first-year students do not arrive on campus thinking about how they can schedule an appointment in the Career Center. And why would they? They have four years to make use of all of the resources and offices around campus. Still, Carnegie Mellon University is a unique place, and it does not take long for … Continue reading First-Year Students and the CPDC
Check out the 12 tips from Housing Services to get you prepared for move-in day and the exciting year ahead!
This blog is going to give you six tips for getting creative when you cook. These food hacks will help your grocery haul go further, save you money, and help reduce food waste in your own life.
For Carnegie Mellon students, campus coffee shops go beyond just serving up hot drinks and caffeine—they provide a place for community.