Building Connections with Others: What Being a Peer Mentor Has Taught Me About Being a Student 

Late last summer, I saw an announcement on the student portal advertising a job with the school as a peer mentor for undergraduates. At the time, my employer had already laid off two of my co-workers; I had new boss who I was very unsure of; we were in the middle of COVID-19 with no … Continue reading Building Connections with Others: What Being a Peer Mentor Has Taught Me About Being a Student 

My Doctoral Journey: Completing the Doctor of Public Health

OMG! I made it to the end of the doctoral journey!  First, let me introduce myself.  I am Dainelle Clark. I successfully met the academic requirements for the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) at Walden in June 2021.  My doctoral study focused on sociodemographic and psychosocial factors and well-being among adults 65 and older in … Continue reading My Doctoral Journey: Completing the Doctor of Public Health

AIM-ing Higher: How the Aim program can help you achieve your goal of earning a master’s degree

The Academic Skills Center strives to empower students with the confidence and skillset to succeed at Walden. One important success skill is knowing the ways in which you can forge a smoother path for yourself, and if you are thinking about pursuing a master’s degree through Walden, the Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) Program may represent … Continue reading AIM-ing Higher: How the Aim program can help you achieve your goal of earning a master’s degree

Setting Yourself Up For Success as a Doctoral Student

Congratulations -- You made a huge decision to pursue your doctoral education! This is a giant step to not only elevate yourself personally but professionally; new doors will open for you in ways you could never imagine. Now that you are here, you must take some critical steps to continue to move forward while planting … Continue reading Setting Yourself Up For Success as a Doctoral Student

5 Insights We Gained During an Appointment with a Career Advisor

Regardless of where you are in your academic journey, you’ve likely noticed that Walden strives to create a supportive environment for its students. Enrollment Specialists, for example, establish support at the start of your Walden experience, while the Tutoring Program and the Writing Center provide academic guidance throughout your program. But equally important are the … Continue reading 5 Insights We Gained During an Appointment with a Career Advisor