Category Archives: Academics

The oh-so-simple Licensure Process

I hope you could sense my sarcasm in the title. It’s that time of year for those of us wanting to get licensed after graduation to start looking into the Licensure process. However, this process can vary state by state! … Continue reading

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Don’t read this if you are easily scared….

Halloween just passed and there are a lot of scary things still floating around near Franklin Street. If you are faint of heart, this is where you should stop reading… R E S E A R C H! Phew, I … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Getting Involved, Outside of the classroom

What I Wish I’d Known

Last Friday, I was on the student panel for an information session for prospective students. One of the students asked us what we wish we had known before starting the UNC MSW program. I’ve been thinking about that and trying … Continue reading

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Let’s Start Talking About Imposter Syndrome

I heard about imposter syndrome a lot when I was beginning grad school. Everyone was feeling it. Grad school can be intense, and it’s easy to fall into thinking that you’re not smart enough or good enough to be there, … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Academics, In the Classroom