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School Counseling MA Alumna
Why did you choose USF?
I felt the school’s social justice initiative aligned with my own values. After doing my research, I felt the SOE School Counseling Program was the perfect fit for me, because of the class weekend schedule (so I could work while going to school), length of program (2 years), and the small class sizes. When speaking to peers and alumni of USF prior to applying, I heard nothing but great things about the campus and the amazing faculty who are known to pay close attention to their students and care for their education. Lastly, I believe that USF understands the importance of multicultural insight and appreciation, which cannot be overstated, especially in a diverse, urban community like San Francisco.
What has been a highlight in your program?
One highlight from my first year of graduate school is participating in the School Counseling Program's social justice initiative, where students in the department collected and distributed supplies, games, and donations to several schools throughout the Bay Area.
What advice do you have for prospective students?
Take advantage of all of the wonderful resources available! To ensure that you are getting the most out of your time at USF, I highly recommend checking out everything from on-campus support (such as the Learning & Writing Center, Career Services Center, and Counseling & Psychological Services) to direct supervision and support from the faculty and staff in your department.