Category: Student Ambassador Blog

Student Blog: Why Should You Pursue an MSW Degree?

By Joseli A., BUSSW Student Ambassador Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program is a big decision to make no matter what your professional life goals are. Your mind races with questions like: What do I want my future to look like?  What degree would make the most sense for me?  How much of an […]

Tips & Tricks for Student Success at BUSSW

Being an On-Campus MSW student at Boston University is a new and different experience for all of our students. To help you successfully navigate on-campus life, 2018-2019 Student Ambassador Katelyn McSweeney shares these words of wisdom. Student Life Planning Stay on top of your schedule and assignments. I use Google Calendar through my BU email and […]

Student Life as a Commuter: Riding in from Rhode Island

By Cyrena Gawuga SSW ‘19 Let me introduce myself: My name is Cyrena. I have an academic background in medical science and I am a macro practice major. As a full-time student, I also travel to the Boston campus from Providence, RI—not the typical commute. There is no denying it—commuting can be a real grind. […]

Traveling to Puerto Rico with BUSSW, Post-Hurricane Maria: One Year Later

My name is Katelyn and I am a macro social work student in the dual degree program with Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. As a student at BUSSW, there are a lot of exciting opportunities that students can take advantage of! For instance, MSW students have the opportunity to travel to […]