Author Archives: marquitalaughlin

When Life Happens…

UNC School of Social Work is a very comprehensive and scrupulous academic program that purposes to prepare its students to be leaders in the field of social work. Without a purposeful balance, it is easy to dedicate the vast majority … Continue reading

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It is the critical time for my cohort in which we are tasked with declaring our concentration. The two choices are “Direct Practice” or “Community, Management & Policy Practice(CMPP)”; CMPP is often referred to as “Macro”. My aspirations when I … Continue reading

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Tears on Aisle 3…

One evening on my way home from field placement I stopped at a local grocery store to get some much needed coffee in preparation for a night of studying. Well, while shopping I noticed that a lady just kept following … Continue reading

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Never too old…

There are two words that no student is ever too old to get excited over, those words are: “FIELD TRIP!” I can clearly recall the day I reviewed the syllabus for the course Confronting Oppression and Institution Discrimination, at the … Continue reading

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