Personal Statements – What a Journey!

The Winter Break between Fall and Spring semesters of your senior year in high school is an incredible time. When I was a high school senior, some of my classmates flew to Jamaica, others to the Philippines and still others to Columbia to visit their relatives. Some...

Moving-In: Jorge at CMU

Hey, my name’s Jorge Alvarez, and I’m a First generation college student. My move-in experience was simple; I rolled my duffle bag-suitcase hybrid to my dorm, Hamerschlag House, named after the first president of CMU, Arthur Hamerschlag. I dropped my...

CMU Orientation 2016: Capture the Moment

Orientation was a blast! Orientation at CMU is one of national acclaim; a nine-day convention of events, community discussions, lessons from older students as well as tons of fun programs such as Casino Night, Greek Gala and the Class Photo on the Cut. I was able to...

First-Gen, First Internship

This is exciting! Let me tell you these news! I never thought I would get an internship before leaving college, but that changed when I received an offer in May. This summer, I’ve been interning for Just Harvest, a non-for-profit organization that addresses hunger in...
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