Evelyn Michael

Why did you choose to pursue a graduate degree?

I wanted to gain exposure in this field, advance the opportunities presented to me and to demand more of myself.

Why did you choose Hood College Graduate School?

It has a very welcoming atmosphere and is a community of support.

What do you value most about your relationships with your professors?

The professors at Hood value your ideas and are willing to listen to you and offer advice.

What was your most rewarding class or academic experience at Hood? Why?

My most rewarding experience has been to teach others about topics I study here at Hood. Knowing that I am able to share my knowledge and experiences with others is very rewarding.

How do you manage your many other obligations such as work and family with the demands of graduate school?

I have greatly improved my time management skills since I began graduate school. I prioritize and take care of situations as they arise.

Can you offer any tips to prospective students?

You will have a very rewarding experience if you are able to learn to manage your time well, work hard and have a positive influence.

When you aren’t in class, what is your favorite thing to do in your spare time?

In my spare time I love to take my dog to the park and enjoy the company of family and friends.