Balancing Quarantine Fatigue and Wellness

Living in Minnesota, our shelter in place order was issued on Friday, March 27th. As I am writing this, I had to double check my math, has it really, only been 5 weeks? My concept of time has shifted. I feel as though I have been at home for months on end, not 5 weeks. … Continue reading Balancing Quarantine Fatigue and Wellness

The Blackboard App: What Every Walden Student Should Know

As a student at Walden University, you already know you have the flexibility to meet coursework deadlines around your busy schedule. Like my colleague, Doctoral Peer Mentor Moses Owasu, you probably already know that the Blackboard classroom is a “shopping mall where you can find everything you need related to your course.” But, did you … Continue reading The Blackboard App: What Every Walden Student Should Know

Staying on Track During COVID-19: We're Here to Help

First, a bit about who I am. I am a former Walden student and current Walden staff member living in Washington state, one of the first states hit with COVID-19. And, as I am writing this, Wednesday, March 18, I am sick. I have all the symptoms associated with COVID-19 and I’ve been self-quarantined for … Continue reading Staying on Track During COVID-19: We're Here to Help

Getting the Most out of Your Virtual Residency

As COVID-19 continues to impact the daily lives of everyone, you may have received information that a residency you were planning to attend has been changed to a virtual setting. This might leave you wondering what this experience will be like and how you can prepare. First, it’s important to know the virtual residency experience … Continue reading Getting the Most out of Your Virtual Residency

Completing my Doctoral Capstone

I graduated with a PhD in Psychology with a focus on Educational Psychology from Walden in 2017. I suppose I’ll start by answering the most common question I get from current students: how long did it take me to complete my dissertation? The answer: I was in the dissertation shell for nine terms. When I … Continue reading Completing my Doctoral Capstone