Category Archives: Academics

Surviving Grad School and Crock-Pot Awareness

Recently at an information session, a perspective student asked the panel of student ambassadors if it was possible to have a life outside of grad school. The questioner wanted to know whether grad school was an all encompassing thing that … Continue reading

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What am I doing?

Grad school is hard. Between classes, work and field, it’s easy to feel overstretched. There are days when I come home and ask myself, “Is this worth it? Should I have come back to grad school? What in the world … Continue reading

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Count the Cost

There were so many financial decisions that I had to consider while applying for graduate school. At the time I was working and fully supporting myself in my one bedroom apartment. I knew that I would not be able to … Continue reading

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Seeing the Forest for the Trees

For the past few months, I have been wrapped up in my own life- my own social work-y, professional life, that is. “My contribution will be greatest if I use and hone my strengths,” has been the mantra. For this … Continue reading

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But how do I choose?!

If you are a student considering a MSW program, you probably feel as though you have an overwhelming amount of choices to make. You have to decide on a school, the program track, a concentration, housing options, and more! It … Continue reading

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Scarier than Halloween….

As October rolls around, it can only mean one thing. Papers. Now that I’m in my second year of graduate school, fall does not bring associations of pumpkin spice lattes, apple picking or leaves changing color. Instead it brings the … Continue reading

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Asking People to Brag About You

As fall quickly approaches, those of you looking to apply to UNC’s School of Social Work have a little more than 4 months (5 if you are Distance Education) to submit your application! But not to worry, as long as … Continue reading

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