"Small campus community a plus"
After graduating from SDSU, I decided to get a Master's Degree in Counseling. I wanted to stay in San Diego so I applied and was accepted into USD's counseling program.
Unfortunately, a family member became ill and I needed to move home but wasn't sure how I'd continue my education. Fortunately, I also applied to CLU and was admitted, the small campus-vibe couldn't be more than opposite to SDSU. I like it. After completing my degree in Counseling I got a job offer to work at CLU's Upward Bound Program.
My journey back home was difficult and challenging, but my experience with going to school at CLU and working at CLU has been very influential in my life. I enjoy the work I do, I love coming to work and I appreciate seeing familiar faces of my colleagues on campus and being able to say hello and know their name (and they know mine).
Community is what brought me to CLU and community is what makes me want to stay.
Through my work, I now have the opportunity to give back to the CLU community and treat students, staff, and faculty as I was treated as a graduate student.
I didn't know that I was going to get the opportunity to meet students from all over the world.
Just as I imagined, great people, wonderful atmosphere, love the kids and I drive into the parking lot and feel I’ve driven home.
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