"My advice for Walden students is to commit to connecting with students and faculty during residency! Some of the most unassuming conversations and dinners I have experienced have turned into invaluable connections, which have provided me with some stellar opportunities!"
Current Walden Program: PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision (CES)
Education: MA in Professional Counseling, MS in Applied Health Science, BA in Applied Health Science
Location: Indiana (Eastern Time Zone)
Research Interests: Intersectionality of race and gender in counseling education and practice; wellness counseling approaches and spirituality; mentorship, advocacy, and leadership in CES programs and clinical practice
Hobbies and Interests: Singing; traveling; Bollywood movie enthusiast; stay-cations
Why did you choose Walden University?
I was impressed by the emphasis on social change and the rigor of the application process.
What have you learned about yourself so far in your doctoral journey?
I can survive receiving critical feedback =)
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Where did you attend your first residency?
What did you find most valuable about residency?/p>
The emphasis on designing a strong research topic and resources that were shared throughout the residency experience.
How did you network at your residency?
I engaged with faculty and students during breaks throughout the day. In the evening, I was intentional about having at least one night where I spent time with peers doing something non-school related (i.e. exploring the city; dining at a restaurant).
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