Reflections on Entering a Grad Program in Order to Switch Professional Fields

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A blog post by SOLES MA in Higher Education Leadership Student Ambassador Caitlin Hayles Sometimes taking a leap can be scary. When I did it, I was mostly excited but I definitely had my fair share of anxiety. Prior to Continue reading

My International Experience in India

A blog post from SOLES MA in Higher Education Leadership Studies Ambassador Juleane Johnson. Today marks the third day of my EDUC 579i: Education in Post-Colonial Context experience in India. It is also the fifth day on my very first trip abroad!. As an Continue reading

Returning to School After Significant Time Since Completing Undergraduate Degree

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A blog post from SOLES MA in Higher Education Leadership Studies Ambassador Juleane Johnson Five years. It took five years for me to transition between undergrad and graduate school. Hello everyone, my name is Juleane Johnson and this is my Continue reading

Representation Matters as a First-Generation College student

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A blog post from SOLES MA in Higher Education Leadership Ambassador Donna Soukantouy I am a first-generation, Laotian-American college student in the Master’s program of Higher Education Leadership. When I first started out the master’s program in SOLES, I pretty Continue reading

Presentation Opportunities

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A blog post from SOLES PhD in Leadership Studies Ambassador, Derek Abbey. Presenting your work at professional and academic conferences is beneficial for a variety of reasons. As I have progressed through the PhD in Leadership Studies program at SOLES, Continue reading