MSW Student Blog

Social Work and Self-Care

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Self-care is an essential skill for anyone. As college students and social workers, we tend to get a lot of messages reminding us to prioritize selfcare. These messages can be helpful, but it can also be really difficult to decipher what selfcare means to you and how to find the time for it.
Mar 30, 2021

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The Practicum Experience

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Similar to many other skills, social work is best learned through real world or on the job experience. Which is one reason why a practicum is an essential piece to your graduate social work education. So, what exactly is practicum and what will the schedule look like while you’re in school?
Feb 26, 2021

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Unexpected Highs and Lows of Graduate School

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The idea of attending graduate school can be an exciting, yet daunting, prospective journey. As a first-generation college student, it felt like an impossible dream. So, gathering as much information about graduate programs and schools became an obvious next step.
Jan 29, 2021

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