Category Archives: I ♥ North Carolina

From Surviving to Thriving-Managing Stress in the Social Work Setting

As we approach the middle of the semester, the pressures are ramping up. Multiple assignments are due in the same week, while our responsibilities in the field start to increase as well. Being right there in the middle of everything … Continue reading

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The Cohort Effect- Earning an MSW with the Triangle DE Program

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. “- Helen Keller When I started the DE program last year, I wasn’t sure how I would adapt to working a full time job in addition to attending … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Final Year

A few weeks ago students poured into the halls of the school of social work as class resumed. It quickly dawned on me that I was beginning my final year at UNC. This realization brought about a mixed feeling of … Continue reading

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Why UNC?

Hi y’all, It is about that time when admitted students have to decide what school they want to go to, and trust me, I know it can be an incredibly difficult decision. I applied to 6 MSW programs, thinking I was … Continue reading

Posted in Field Work, I ♥ North Carolina

How to stay afloat when you feel like you are drowning in your school work

It’s the second month of my 2nd year in the MSW program. As I write this, it is 9 PM on a Monday and I just got out of six hours of classes. All I can think about is how … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

Embrace the full experience – explore NC!

Graduate school encompasses many different levels of exposure and learning; we meet lifelong friends, we study, we learn new skill sets, we study, we broaden our perspectives, we study, we find our passion and purpose in life, we try new … Continue reading

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Out of the Woods on Waiting, Into the Woods on Deciding

When you’re applying to graduate school, March comes in like a lion and can go out like a lion or a lamb, depending on the decision-making process. If you’re a prospective student who is pondering your admission status, considering other … Continue reading

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