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- Oumou Ly '13
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Ting-Yi Huang '11
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
How did you decide that NDNU was the right place for you?
I moved to the Bay Area to pursue my undergraduate degree in Psychology at San Jose State University, where my brother had studied. I was referred to NDNU’s program in Clinical Psychology, and after visiting the campus and learning more about the program, I decided NDNU was the right place to continue my studies.
What is your favorite thing about NDNU?
I like everything about NDNU! It’s a small, connected community. NDNU’s faculty and staff are very helpful and available, and you get to know lots of people closely.
What has been your favorite class at NDNU?
In my program, I’ve really enjoyed our Clinical Assessment class, where you get to learn about different assessment tools within Clinical Psychology.
What is your favorite thing about living in the San Francisco Bay Area?
I love the diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area. Also, the people here are both very friendly and progressive.
What are you hoping to do after NDNU? Are you hoping to build a career in the United States, or to bring your skills back to your home country?
After completing my year of Optional Practical Training, I’d like to pursue a Ph.D. in Psychology, and I’d like to attend a university with graduate assistantship and research opportunities. I’m not sure where I’d like to build my career—I love the advanced technology the U.S. brings to psychological research, but there is a growing market for psychotherapy in Taiwan. Whatever I do, I definitely want to stay very connected to NDNU!
What advice would you have for new international students coming to NDNU?
Don’t be shy when you come to NDNU—staff and faculty are very accessible and supportive, and are willing to help you when you face obstacles. NDNU is also a great place to network with individuals in your field.