Category: Student Ambassador Blog

Dual Degrees, Specializations and the Macro Minor

Hi! My name is Kendall and I am a current BU MSW student majoring in Macro Social Work and specializing in Trauma and Violence. BUSSW offers a variety of ways for students to customize their education to fit their professional interests. With dual degree programs, specializations, and a Macro minor, there are many options for […]

Two Students, Two Field Education Experiences

An intro to field education at BU School of Social Work —— Field placements, also known as field internships, can be one of the most meaningful and exciting parts of an MSW program. They can also be challenging and sometimes stressful. We all want to find a placement we like, and we want to know […]

Clinical vs. Macro in the BU On-Campus MSW Program

Hey there, my name is Mae and I am a second-year clinical student at Boston University School of Social Work. When it came time for me to choose between a Clinical or Macro Practice major, I thought of the famous phrase, “To be or not to be? That is the question…” I thought I had […]

A Day in the Life of a BUSSW Student

Graduate school is rewarding, but it is definitely time-consuming. For me, this semester is unlike any other. I am enrolled in five classes, work at a field placement three days a week, and have a part-time job as a resident assistant. This post is a chronicle of my typical day at Boston University School of […]