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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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Application Season is Upon Us!

It’s application season! In the past month I have seen an increase in potential students emailing me with questions about the social work program here at UNC. For this blog post, I am going to provide answers to some of … 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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When you’re in graduate school, the rest of life doesn’t simply stop happening. One of the trickiest things for me in my concentration year of the social work program has been managing the work-life balance. In the winter of 2015 … Continue reading

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[Fall]ing in love with North Carolina

Fall is absolutely my favorite time of year, as it brings all of my favorite things – Football, leaves changing, pumpkin flavored treats, and sweaters. Even in the stress of the mid semester assignments and papers, I have committed to … Continue reading

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We’re Halfway Through the Semester?!

Hello! This semester is flying by much quicker than I would’ve anticipated. Although my weeks are packed with work, field, school and community work I’m stunned to take a look at the calendar and realize that we’re halfway through the … 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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