MA Student Spotlight
Hometown: Rochester, MI
Favorite book (non-academic): Song of Fire & Ice series
Favorite study spot: Starbucks
My prized possession: My cat
3 things I have with me at all times: Wallet, phone, glasses
Favorite quote: “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.” – J. R. R. Tolkien
What is your favorite TV show? Game of Thrones
What would people be surprised to know about you? I am a crazy cat lady, major nerd, and love video games.
What is a cause that you’re passionate about? Helping children
What brought you to MiSPP and what do you want to do with your degree? The atmosphere and the specificity of the degree. I want to continue for a PsyD and become a child psychologist.
MA Student Spotlight
Hometown: Middleville, MI
Program: Recent MA grad
Favorite book (non-academic): 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Favorite study spot: In my papasan chair
My prized possession: Computer – allows me to keep in contact with many of my friends and family that are far away.
3 things I have with me at all times: Watch, phone, keys
Favorite quote: “If there were no thunder, men would have little fear of lightening.”
What is your favorite TV show? White Collar
What would people be surprised to know about you? I want to become a certified skydiver.
What is a cause that you’re passionate about? During my undergraduate education I worked with Hope Network helping children with autism and/or other developmental disabilities achieve more independent living. I loved this job and was very passionate about it! The experiences and memories I made there will be with me for the rest of my life.
What brought you to MiSPP and what do you want to do with your degree? I came to MiSPP in search of a master’s program and was impressed with the number of community connects and professional experience each faculty member brought to the table. The small class sizes were also a big influence on my decision as it will let me get the support I need to succeed. Moving on from MiSPP, I would love to either work in Family and Couples counseling or help children that have developmental disabilities achieve higher levels of independent learning.
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