Recap: From First-Gen Student to First-Gen Professional

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In November 2019, UConn celebrated its inaugural First-Generation College Celebration. Initiated by the Council for Opportunity in Education and NASPA’s Center for First-Generation Student Success, the goal of the First-Generation College Celebration is to celebrate the success of first-generation college …

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Should I Consider Applying to Law School Rather Than Seeking Employment during the COVID-19 Era?

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Are you considering applying to law school rather than seeking employment during the COVID-19 era? Many college students are now considering graduate school as an option, rather than jumping into an uncertain job market. The decision to apply to law …

By Robin Shefts
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International Student Success Story: Hao-Jan Luh

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The Experiential Learning Awards are the Center for Career Development’s way to celebrate the tremendous experiences of the students and employers we work with each day! The 2019 Graduate Student Intern of the Year was awarded to Hao-Jan Luh. Here …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
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UConn Alumni: Jonathan Bellamy

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Jonathan Bellamy graduated from UConn in 2012 with a B.A. in Political Science. Currently a Supply Planner for Stanley Black & Decker, he has also previously worked as an administrative professional, signal officer in the Army, and a program supervisor …

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Interested in Research and Getting Your PhD as a Psychology Major?

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Julia Mertens received her undergraduate degree in Cognitive Sciences and Psychology in 2015. Now, she’s attending Tufts University working towards obtaining her PhD in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences for 2022. I asked her some questions about her experience and current …

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Navigating the First Year of Law School: 1L Timeline

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Navigating the First Year of Law School: 1L Timeline

by Mary Kate Sheridan | September 11, 2019

The first month of 1L year is like a whirlwind—from trying to survive the Socratic Method to learning how to outline effectively to figuring out …

By Robin Shefts
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Graduate Student Internship Success Story: Gabriel Camacho

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Name: Gabriel Camacho
Undergraduate education: University of Virginia
Graduate education: Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Connecticut.

What are your research interests?
My research interests are to understand the role that stereotypes and prejudice play in racial/ethnic disparities across an …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
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Graduate Student Success Stories: Graduate Student Intern of the Year 2018

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Name: Tuo Gao

Undergraduate Institution: University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
B.Ch.E. – Chemical Engineering
B.S. – Chemistry

Graduate Institution: University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
Ph.D. Candidate – Chemical Engineering

Describe your research interests:
My research project topic …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
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Svetlana Gelpi-Dominguez: Graduate Student Success Story

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Undergraduate Institution: B.A., Universidad del Turabo (2015)

Graduation Institution: Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry, UConn

How did you choose your particular internship?

“In January 2016, I went to a High Performance Computing conference (HPC) looking for possible non-academic work opportunities for …

By Sydney Carr
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Student Success Story: Timothy Bussey

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Name: Timothy Bussey

Undergraduate Institution:

B.A. – Political Science (Columbus State University, Columbus, GA)

Visiting Student Certificate – Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England)

Graduation Institution:

M.A. – Political Science with a concentration in …

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