An important, exciting and sometimes nerve-wracking step for any first-year student is socializing and making new friends. It's also one of the best parts about Orientation week! Your student will have the opportunity to meet so many new people who have been anxiously awaiting meeting them, too! Orientation at CMU is a week-long experience that … Continue reading Meet Your Student’s 2019 Head Orientation Counselors!
It's important to check in within ourselves and question our experiences, values and assumptions from time to time. This blog piece is relevant to both parents and students in its approach to open dialogues and fostering curiosity. If your student is a first-year, make sure they know about "Big Question" group discussions! BQ is a great … Continue reading Big Questions: Why Do We Ask Them?
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