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Graduating students offer advice on how to make the most of your time while at Columbia.
CSSW Class of 2018 Gives Advice to Incoming Classes
"Don't be scared of statistics," and other pearls of wisdom from 2018 graduates. With your MSW in hand, what advice would you give to future incoming classes? We asked them. They had plenty to say!
CSSW Class of '18 Offers Self-Care & Other Helpful New York City Tips
As a social worker, you’ll be tempted to make your clients and their needs your top priority. But you can’t care for others properly if you don’t take care of yourself. Where do our social work students go when they need to take a little moment? 2018 grads share some favorite self-care and other fun activities. Whether you want to find a quiet oasis, lose yourself in the bright lights, or discover a little piece of home, they have good advice for everyone. Even watching the video can be therapeutic!
CSSW Class of '17 Offers Advice to Incoming Class
"Allow yourself to become uncomfortable" and other pearls of wisdom from 2017 graduates. With your MSW in hand, what advice would you give to future incoming classes? we asked them. They had plenty to say!
CSSW Class of '17 Offers "Unofficial" Advice to Incoming Class
The CSSW Class of '17 offer "unofficial" advice to the incoming class, including the best places to study, the best places to eat, and the best places to relax.
CSSW Class of '16 Offers Advice to Incoming Class
CSSW Class of 2016 Offers Advice to the Class of 2018.
CSSW Class of '16 Offers "Unofficial" Advice to the Incoming Class
The CSSW Class of '16 offer "unofficial" advice to the incoming class, including the best places to study, the best places to eat, and the best places to relax.
CSSW Class of '15 Offers Advice to Incoming Class
2015 graduates of the Columbia School of Social Work offer advice to incoming students.
CSSW Students from California Offer Advice to fellow Californians
Four CSSW students from California talk about what their fellow Californians can expect when they come to New York City, and offer helpful advice on how to rise to the challenges that city presents.