Category Archives: Academics

Tarheel Community

One thing that has struck me during my time at the UNC School of Social Work is the abundant connections, and the opportunities I’ve had to network. I’m always meeting major community players and social work superstars in my classes … Continue reading

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UNC SSW alumnae all over town!

Recently I was talking with one of the therapists at my field placement about why she chose UNC School of Social Work for graduate school.  UNC SSW grads can be found all over the organization where I’m interning – and … Continue reading

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Advanced Standing Summer Workload: Is it Manageable?

Since I’ve become a Student Ambassador and started meeting some of UNC’s new and prospective students, I’ve gotten this question a lot: is the Advanced Standing workload manageable? It’s a common—and justified—concern. The workload for Advanced Standing (AS) students can … Continue reading

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SEC Girl in an ACC World

Usually one of the first things that people learn about me is how much I love the town of Auburn, AL and Auburn University (I know what everyone else who knows me is thinking while reading this, oh no not … Continue reading

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In the “FIELD” of discovery…

Year two as a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student has begun! I am watching all of my peers from my social work cohort making strides towards their career goals through their second-year field placement (aka internship). As a dual-degree student, my … Continue reading

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The Messy Truth Challenges Perspectives

       <– GREAT & EASY READ!! Typically, I avoid anything related to politics. I am pretty sure I would not have picked up this book on my own so I am glad that it was a required reading for one … Continue reading

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Evaluation

When was the last time you evaluated something? When was the last time you asked for feedback about your performance or about an idea? As social workers, we have an ethical responsibility to evaluate our own practice as well as … Continue reading

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