Graduate Programs

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From Nutrition to Public Health: Kim Snodgrass’ Inspirational Path to a Master’s Degree

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Kim Snodgrass

In the latest episode of Victors in Grad School podcast, Dr. Christopher Lewis introduces us to Kim Snodgrass, a current Master of Public Health student at the University of Michigan-Flint. Kim’s story is an inspiring testament to perseverance, resilience, and the unyielding spirit to succeed, even after two decades away from the academic world. This

Masters, Specialists, Doctorate: Ja’Nel Jamerson on Graduate Education

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Ja'Nel Jamerson

Embarking on a journey through graduate school is a significant undertaking, filled with challenges and opportunities for growth. In a recent podcast episode of Victors in Grad School, Dr. Christopher Lewis sat down with Ja’Nel Jamerson, the CEO of the Flint Center For Educational Excellence, to delve into Ja’Nel’s educational journey and the lessons he

Finding Success in Graduate School: A Physician Assistant Student’s Path to Achievement

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Hannah Richard

Embarking on the path to becoming a physician assistant is a significant journey filled with challenges, growth, and invaluable experiences. In a recent podcast episode of Victors in Grad School, host Dr. Christopher Lewis had a compelling conversation with graduating physician assistant student Hannah Richard. The dialogue delved deep into Hannah’s personal journey, from her

Graduate School Success Strategies: Lessons in Femtoring

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Embarking on the journey of graduate school can be a transformative experience, especially for first-generation students of color. In a recent episode of Victors in Grad School, Dr. Christopher Lewis engages with Dr. Miroslava Chavez-Garcia and Dr. Yvette Martinez-Vu, coauthors of “Is Grad School For Me,” to delve into their personal narratives and invaluable advice

Marsha Hare’s Journey: Balancing Work, Grad School, and Success in Information Resource Management

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Marsha Hare

Entering graduate school is a significant step in one’s academic and professional journey. It requires careful consideration, motivation, and a clear vision of how it will contribute to personal and career growth. In this week’s Victors in Grad School Podcast, Marsha Hare, an international logistics analyst with XPO Logistics, shares her inspiring journey from undertaking

Balancing Work and Research in Pursuit of a Master’s in Biology With Arianna Elkins

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Dr. Christopher Lewis, the host of Victor’s in Grad School, recently had a compelling conversation with Arianna Elkins, a student in the master’s in biology program at the University of Michigan Flint. The discussion delved into her journey from undergraduate to graduate studies, the decision to pursue a joint degree program, the importance of balance

Life Balance and Learning in Grad School: Insights from Physical Therapy Student Natalie El-Zayat

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Entering graduate school can be a daunting prospect, especially for first-generation college students like Natalie El-Zayat. In a recent episode of the Victors in Grad School podcast, Natalie shared her experiences as a second-year Doctorate of Physical Therapy student at the University of Michigan Flint, shedding light on her journey from undergrad to grad school

Unlocking Your Future: Choosing the Ideal Graduate Program

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Embarking on a journey towards graduate education is a significant decision that can profoundly shape one’s career and personal growth. In a recent episode of the Victors in Grad School Podcast hosted by Dr. Christopher Lewis, the conversation centered around the critical aspects of choosing the right graduate program. The episode provided valuable insights into

Achieving Success: Insights from Rehan Kodil’s Path to an MBA in Organizational Leadership

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Graduate school can be a transformative journey, filled with challenges and opportunities for growth. In this blog post, we delve into the experiences and insights of Rehan Kodil, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) student specializing in Organizational Leadership at the University of Michigan Flint. Through Rehan’s journey, we’ll explore the reasons for pursuing graduate

Insights from Dr. Dallas Anderson: The Path to Graduate Success

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In a recent episode of the Victors in Grad School podcast, Dr. Dallas Anderson, a health scientist administrator at the National Institutes of Health, took listeners on a journey through his academic and professional experiences in epidemiological research, particularly focusing on Alzheimer’s disease. From his upbringing in Flint, Michigan, to pursuing advanced degrees at the