As a student who always wanted to go into business, the process of applying for a degree in education is a little surreal.
Working with students with disabilities, their general education teachers and their families is a privilege I enjoy every day.
For retired Army Col. Rosaline Cardarelli, education is the key to opening doors.
I am very fortunate to be in the higher education program at William & Mary. The faculty are top-notch, fun and engaging. I have learned so much from all of them. Being in the program has helped me come out of my shell, and has given me the courage to present at conferences and invited talks.
Reading is more than an important life skill, it’s a first-class ticket on a flight to learning, personal fulfillment, and freedom.
I am a first year Master's student in the Marriage and Family Counseling program. I love working with children, and passionately believe that the best way to help them is to work with the family system as a whole.
I visited W&M one day just to check it out and fell in love. I knew immediately that I wanted to be part of this program and this institution, so after seven years in Richmond, I packed up my life and made a new home in Williamsburg.
Richard Hodges, Director of Learning Resources at Thomas Nelson Community College worked in both academic and public libraries in Kansas, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and New Jersey before recently joining the TNCC faculty.
When I decided to return to school to pursue a Ph.D., it was clear: William and Mary was my first choice.
Why I chose William & Mary: I chose William & Mary for its location and reputation, as well as the small classes and on-campus experience.
After interning with Children, Youth and Family Services in Charlottesville, VA, I realized how much I loved helping at-risk youth succeed.
I have been teaching for seven and a half years in China, South Korea and Yorktown, Virginia. I enjoyed teaching in different cultures, and in different languages.
The love for educational technology led me to William & Mary where I will start my Ph.D. this fall. I plan to explore the ideas of teaching creativity and teaching creatively in the classroom.
Becoming a member of the Tribe will be the fulfillment of a childhood dream.
I realized I wanted to work with children and adolescents after several volunteer experiences in undergrad and when I found out about School Psychology it sounded like a perfect fit!
I have lived in Texas all of my life and I am ready to embrace a completely different kind of "culture" that is different from the one I have become accustomed to for the last 23 years! I cannot wait to experience a summer that doesn't go 4 months without rain and over 72 days where the temperature is above 100 degrees.
I chose William and Mary because of it's stellar reputation, small class sizes, availability of assistantships/financial aid, and because they place you in schools right away!
I chose the College of William and Mary because of its prestigious reputation, its proximity to my hometown in Virginia Beach, and most importantly, because I felt so welcomed by the program’s professors and current students when I came to my interview.