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Doctoral Peer Mentors:
Peer Live Events

Registration for Peer Live Events is open to all Walden University students.

 

Preparing for Your First Residency - Thursday, August 20 at 7:00 pm ET


Join two Doctoral Peer Mentors for an hour-long conversation as they prepare you for your first residency. This webinar presentation will focus heavily on the virtual residency experience and the doctoral peer mentors will share their virtual experiences.

Hosts

Doctoral Peer Mentor, Megan Bledsoe
 

Register now for Preparing for Your First Residency

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Building Connections at Walden and Beyond - Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 pm ET


In this live event, current doctoral peer mentors will discuss the importance of building connections as an online student, as well as their own strategies and tips for making connections at Walden and beyond. 

Hosts:

Doctoral Peer Mentor, Luis Sanchez
Doctoral Peer Mentor, Moses Owusu

Registration now for Building Connection at Walden and Beyond

 

 

 

 

Finding Balance/Self-Care - Thursday, November 12 at 7:00 pm ET


In this live event, join current doctoral peer mentors as they discuss why finding balance and engaging in self-care is important as an online learner. Throughout the conversation, the presenters will share their own challenges and what strategies have worked best for them.

Hosts:

Doctoral Peer Mentor, Luis Sanchez
Doctoral Peer Mentor, Moses Owusu

Register now for Finding Balance/Self-Care

 

 

 

Preparing for Your First Residency - Thursday, December 10 at 7:00 pm ET


Join two Doctoral Peer Mentors for an hour-long conversation as they demystify the residency experience. The presenters will share their own experiences and tips to help you feel prepared and get the most out of your first residency.

Hosts:

Doctoral Peer Mentor Mitch Luker

Register now for Preparing for Your First Residency
 

 

 

 

Past Events of 2020


  Overcoming Procrastination

Overcoming Procrastination - Archived Event


In this live event, current doctoral peer mentors discussed reasons students may face procrastination and shared strategies and resources to help students stop procrastinating. Throughout the event, the presenters also discussed their own challenges with procrastination as doctoral students, as well as what strategies have worked best for them.

Hosts

Doctoral Peer Mentor, Megan Bledsoe

 

 

 

Completing the Doctoral Capstone - Thursday, March 19 at 7:00 pm ET


Join current Walden student and Doctoral Peer Mentor Mitch Luker and Walden graduate and current staff member Dr. Shawna Burtis as they discuss their experiences with completing their doctoral capstone. 

Hosts:

Doctoral Peer Mentor Mitch Luker
Walden Staff and Alumna, Dr. Shawna Burtis 

Completing the Doctoral Capstone  

 

 

Preparing for Your First Residency - Thursday, April 16 at 7:00 pm ET


The presenters will share their own experiences and tips to help you feel prepared and get the most out of your first residency.

Hosts

Doctoral Peer Mentor, Megan Bledsoe
Doctoral Peer Mentor, Dainelle Clark

   

 

 

Tips to Manage Imposter Syndrome - Thursday, May 14 at 7:00 pm ET


Ever feel like you don’t belong in your doctoral program? Do you struggle with perfectionistic tendencies and self-imposed high standards? If so, you are not alone! Join us for a discussion of the imposter syndrome, how it can impact you as a learner, and what you can do to manage it.

Hosts:

Doctoral Program Coordinator Dr. Christy Fraenza

Tips to Manage Imposter Syndrome  
  Effective Time Management

Effective Time Management - Thursday, June 11 at 7:00 pm ET


Effective time management is essential for all students. Join two Doctoral Peer Mentors for a conversation about effective time management strategies you can use to be successful in your program. This live webinar provides an opportunity for conversation and discussion on the topic of time management.

Hosts:

Doctoral Peer Mentor, Michelle Mertic
Doctoral Peer Mentor, Suzanne Switzer

 

 

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