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MA Student Spotlight

Photo of Aber Abdulle, MA studentAber Abdulle

Hometown: Ontario, Canada

Program: MA

Book I would recommend: Quiet by Susan Cain

Favorite Quote: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou

What would people be surprised to know about you? 

People would be surprised to know I was born and raised in the United Arab Emirates!

Name a cause you are passionate about.

I’m particularly passionate about the immigrant and refugee experience.

Why did you choose MSP?

I chose the MSP clinical psychology program because of the emphasis it places on humanistic psychology, cultural competence, and accessibility to mental health services.

What do you plan to do with your degree?

I would like to utilize my own lived experiences and language skills to work with immigrant and refugee communities.

What is your plan after graduation?

I for sure want to pursue a PsyD, get involved in research and community initiatives, and travel!

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