Finding Balance as a Working Doctoral Student

A blog post by PhD in Leadership Studies student ambassador Brittany Williams. Working while going to school was not new to me. As a first-generation undergraduate student, I worked at least two jobs while going to school full-time. In my Continue reading

Breaking the Cycle: From Small Town to San Diego

Tulelake to San Diego Map

A blog post by MA in Higher Education Leadership student ambassador Alejandra Gonzalez Zuniga  I am Alejandra, a Mexican-American, first-generation college student from the small town of Tulelake, California. Tulelake is a rural town on the California-Oregon border with a Continue reading

The Benefit of Grad Orgs

A blog post by MA in Higher Education Leadership Student Ambassador Caitlin Hayles Graduate Student Organizations at USD are a fantastic way to find community while developing your skills. I am currently in my second year of the Higher Education Continue reading

Graduate School Chronicles: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Photo of Cortni Alexander, MFT Student Ambassador

A blog post by SOLES MA in Marital and Family Therapy Student Ambassador Cortni Alexander “Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon, impostorism, fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a psychological pattern in which one doubts one’s accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being Continue reading