In this blog series, we introduce the San Diego State University School Counseling Fellows from Michigan. They were each interviewed and asked a variety of questions:

  1. What inspired you to want to become a school counselor?
  2. What is the biggest challenge you faced in your own educational journey?
  3. What is one thing you would tell your younger student self now?
  4. If you could go back and visit your elementary, middle, and or high school counselor, what would you tell them? 
  5. What message of encouragement would you give to first generation students trying to figure out their postsecondary path?
  6. If you could give one piece of advice to higher ed professionals, what would you want them to know? 
  7. From your perspective, what really works in college counseling/advising, access, and success?
  8. How do you hope to create a more equitable postsecondary advising system?
  9. What do you hope to gain as a school counseling fellow? 
  10. Tell us about your advocacy project. 

#SDSUSCFellows- John Johnson

Interview with John JohnsonDirector of Postsecondary & Alumni Affairs What inspired you to want to…

#SDSUSCFellows- Emily Johnson

Interview with Emily JohnsonLicensed School Counselor and Department Head at Plainwell High School What inspired…

#SDSUSCFellows- Ruby Griggs

Interview with Ruby GriggsSchool Counselor at Hamtramck High School What inspired you to want to…

#SDSUSCFellows- Rakiba Mitchell

Interview with Rakiba MitchellSchool Counselor at Southeastern High School & Founder/CEO of HBC&U Legacies What…

#SDSUSCFellows- Rebekah Ward

Interview with Rebekah WardMiddle School Counselor at Lincoln Middle School, Michigan. What inspired you to…