Biomarkers for Brain Injury

Hello! I am Simone Mohite, an international student from Dubai, UAE. I was born in India, but I spent almost 12 years in the United Arab Emirates, before coming to Pitt for my undergrad studies. I am currently a Senior at Pitt, majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Chemistry, Theatre arts and French studies. I…

Find your home away from home

A bunch of blogs on the internet explain the factors people need to consider while choosing a university to attend. A lot of these are great, but I think a lot of them don’t give great advice to someone who can’t attend a campus tour and get a feel of the school. I was in…

Apprehend. Accept. Accomplish.

My biggest accomplishment is acceptance. Our generation is hard wired to be comparative and competitive in nature. In high school, it was harder to learn anything because of the importance of grades. The moment I would get interested in a topic; it would be time for another midterm and that didn’t let me fully learn…

Started from the one…now I’m here!

As a freshman, going to activity fairs was so overwhelming for me. I had a few hobbies, but I wasn’t too sure on what I wanted to pursue in college. I got into working out over senior year of high school and was on the lookout for some workout buddies. Consequently, I was instantly attracted…

French culture, Theatre, Neuroscience and Honors courses

I came to Pitt knowing very little about majors or minors. I was the first from my family to study in the states for my undergraduate studies, so I did not exactly have any guidance like that either. However, my focus was Neuroscience and so that is what I decided to major in. It was…

Exploring Opportunities: Pitt by Pitt

Hello! I am Simone Mohite, an international student from Dubai, UAE. I was born in India, but I spent almost 12 years in the United Arab Emirates. I am currently a Junior at Pitt, majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Chemistry, Theatre arts and French studies. I also plan on applying for the Bachelor of…