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Reflections from Allison: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

When a friend told me today that Thanksgiving is only eleven days away, I thought they were joking…how can it already be the holiday season?! We just moved to the city! But the Christmas lights are beginning to be put on the trees, the holiday displays are set up in store fronts, and Mariah Carey […]

Reflections from Bailey: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Nov 1, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

I’ve officially been in Chicago for over 2 months now, and let me tell you, it feels great. I’ve navigated the city commuting, found the best food deals, and am now quickly trying to fit in all of the things I haven’t done yet into the last month and a half of my semester. Here […]

Reflections from Allison: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

A Type 7 in the City If you have spent time around or consider yourself a millennial or “gen Z-er,” you most likely have heard of the Enneagram or been asked “what number are you?!” as an exuberant individual looks at you with anticipation. This personality test has become the topic of numerous conversations and […]

Reflections from Bailey: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

Hi there! My name is Bailey and I’m a senior at Hope College. I am here completing my social work internship in Chicago! Since moving to Chicago I have loved my time learning how to navigate this big city and get the most out of my short time here. Going to school in Holland, MI […]

Reflections from Allison: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Sep 19, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

The sound of Lake Michigan waves crashing on the shore a stone’s throw away from the apartment. The song “Go Cubs Go” being sung at Wrigley Field and the friendly banter that follows (because GO BREWERS). Laughter from participants at North Side Housing and Supportive Services who discover that there are enough baked beans in […]

Reflections from Kendra: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

When I was a junior in high school, I went on a spring break trip with my best friend and our mothers. We drove all through the east half of the country, trying to find our dream college. During this trip, I was trying to determine my own path. As everyone was getting ready for […]