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The breadth and depth of experiences that our students have during their time at the Brown School are unparalleled. Read firsthand from some of our students.

Quick Take: Can Graduate Students Also Be Social Creatures?

It was around this time last year that the weight of the reality that I was pursuing grad school truly settled in. I had thought about getting a Master of Social Work (MSW) long before I had even graduated from my Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) program, but as with many things, it’s easier to dream about the future than it is to actually hash out the requirements and meet all the deadlines. […]

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Applying? Get Connected with the Brown School!

It’s that time of year, people! It’s time to apply to graduate school. Many of you are already well into the process of completing your applications, the Brown School’s included. Some of you are still exploring your options. […]

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The (Not So) Secret Weapon That is Brown School Career Services

​When you think of Career Services, traditional job search tools like resumes and interview skills likely come to mind. At the Brown School, these are certainly important components of Career Services, however they only represent a small piece of a broader array of services for students. […]

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Step One to Beginning Your Public Health Career: The Application Process

​I once stood were you are standing today. Navigating through the SOPHAS. Researching MPH programs; asking for letters of recommendation; and walking into my university’s writing center for the first time since freshman year. And as sweater weather is upon us, and the exciting aroma of hot chocolate and pumpkin spice lattes fill the air—right as your MPH applications deadlines get closer–you may feel that just as you are beginning the application process, you are being pulled in so many different directions. Trying to balance school, work, families, friends, and applications, you might being to think of those deadlines and wonder, “How do I even get started? […]

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View From the Debate Floor

Amidst the fascinating campaign season, Washington University was selected to serve as the host of the second presidential debate. Over 60 million viewers tuned in to watch the event happening live. Many WashU students, including myself, had the pleasure of being a part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! […]

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