“Grad school is just as much about connecting with professors as it is about the program.”
“I will get my Ph.D. and become a nursing professor specializing in gerontology.”
“I want to continue my research and use my theories to help women have more fulfilling dating relationships.”
“Everyone seems to want to go into academia but that’s not me; so I tailor my classes, thesis, dissertation to where I want to go.”
“I never thought about how real people wrote the research articles we read in class; once I did, I knew I wanted to be one of them.”
“If someone wants to study in America, or any country, keep an open mind; as long as you are passionate and active, people will love you.”
Hardeep Obhi, from San Jose, California, is a doctoral student studying gerontology to one day work as a researcher.
“I hope to provide my future students what my professors were able to provide for me.”
"When it came to time to look at programs, I saw a Ph.D. in human development and family sciences would let me combine my interests in research, social work and psychology."
“I treat my education like a job. What I do in school, is what I would do for a job.”
Randie D. Camp, from Ames, Iowa, is a doctoral student studying human development and family studies to become a tenure-track faculty member.