• Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Senior
    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Conrado's Bio:
    Born and raised in urban Madrid, lived in rural northern California and ended up in snowy suburban Minnesota. During the school year you'll find me firmly entrenched in a routine designed to develop my Psychology research skills, and during the summer you will probably not find me at all; in my free time, I enjoy going on trekking trips in the backcountry, adventuring through recondite countries and most importantly spending time with my family.

  • Malvern Madondo

    Senior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Jason Chavez

    Senior
    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Katelyn Gehling

    Junior
    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Senior
    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

  • Daniela Moreno Gomez

    Senior
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

    Jin Baek

    Senior
    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Senior
    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

  • Takudzwa Munjanja

    Senior
    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Laura Salazar

    Senior
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

  • Shivani Singh

    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Sophomore
    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Laila Zemar

    Sophomore
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

  • Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

Independent Study

One of my favorite things about the psychology department is how accommodating and eager to help you accomplish your goals professors are. One of the limitations invariably accompanying small universities is the breadth of courses a department can offer. The psychology department does a surprisingly good job covering all the subfields in psychology (social, cognitive, abnormal, clinical, developmental…), but for those cases in which students are left craving to delve into a specific topic, the department offers a virtual panacea: the ability to carry out an independent study. In my case, I seek to pursue a Ph.D. In cognitive and affective neuropsychology, so this is exactly the tittle of one of the courses I will take next semester!  I will make arrangements with the appropriate professor (a cognitive neuropsychologist), and I will follow the coursework we come up with after discussing the goals and expectations I have in undertaking an independent study. Talk about ideal courses!

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