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The Founder of Latinx Therapy on How to Level Up Your Student Experience

When Adriana found out she was pregnant freshman year of college she knew she was going to have to kick it into overdrive. As a first-generation college student, the pressure was already immense. Paired with the culture shock of being away from home for the first time along with the birth of her son, life forced her to get real about her needs as a student, “the transition of going [to university was hard], I came from a school in a low socio-economic area and they didn’t prepare me well enough for college,” she said. Like many of us who are embarking on an educational…

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What are the Career Paths for My Major?

Choosing a major used to mean boxing yourself into a specific and narrow field of work. Luckily earning your Weekend/Evening & Online MSMU degree will train you to apply your studies in a variety of careers and specializations. Applied Psychology The focus of applied psychology is the implementation of real-world results over abstract theories and lab-based experiments. Our program focuses on teaching how to relate basic psychological practices (theories, principals, methods, and techniques) to our everyday lives. Because of its broad spectrum, applied psychology has a wide variety of career applications in treatment centers, social service agencies, manufacturing, distribution centers, colleges, businesses, hospitals, and clinics.…

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10 Study Tips for People With Day Jobs, Kids, and Limited Time

Let’s be real, going back to school is an exciting new journey but it can also feel really overwhelming. If you’ve got kids, a full time job, or just the responsibilities that come with everyday life-- one of the best things you can do is create a game plan of the most efficient study practices to abide by. There are so many things you can do to ensure your success in a university setting. We’ve compiled a few that we know will help you reach your goals at MSMU: Determine how you learn best: A quick search will find plenty of tests that can help…

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Fired Up on BBQ Love: Che Ruddell-Tabisola ’04

By Anissa V. Rivera Che Ruddell-Tabisola ’04 finds celebration in the daily grind. As co-owner of the BBQ Bus Smokehouse in Washington D.C., Ruddell-Tabisola runs a business that includes a celebrated storefront and pioneering food truck. “You have to stop when you can and acknowledge what you’ve accomplished, feel good about it, be mindful of how perfect in its own way this exact moment is, and you have to appreciate it because for better or worse there will never be another moment like it,” he says. Some moments stand out: In fifth grade, the California native started a petition to cut the amount of homework…

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Navigating Doheny Campus

When you’re going back to school one of the most stress-inducing activities can be finding your classroom, where to park, and locating relevant student services. Our Doheny Campus is pretty simple to navigate. You’ll find a complete map of the campus here but nearly all of the weekend and evening courses will take place in Building 4, on the North West side of campus. One of the amazing things about the university setting are the student services. We encourage students to take advantage of everything the Doheny campus has to offer! Academic Advisement Located on the first floor of Building 2. T: 213.477.2866 The Academic…

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