Child Development and Peace and Justice Studies (B.A.)
Graduate degree(s): Masters in Multicultural Special Education. I choose this program because I wanted to be better prepared to teach the students in my class. I also wanted to put myself on track to move up into administrative roles in the future.
Favorite class(es): School and Society
I made many changes to my majors in my freshman year; for example, I tried to be on track for pre-med, and then pre-law. By the time I declared my major at the end of my sophomore year, however, I knew that child development and peace and justice studies were the right fit for me.
Moving from college to career:
It was difficult at first to make the transition from college to career. I interviewed many, many places before finding my first job. In the few years following, I continued interviewing and searching in order to find the best fit for myself.
The connections and relationships I made with my professors during my undergraduate education were tremendously helpful when pursuing my career. Even if they did not know someone to put me in touch with, their individualized advice was invaluable. My undergraduate degree prepared me more than adequately for my job and set me up for success.