Graduate Student Spotlight: Aimei Thompson (Communication Studies)

Why did you choose to attend graduate school at CSULB? 

I loved my experience in the department as an undergraduate and wanted to continue learning from faculty members who I emulate.

What challenges did you overcome to attend CSULB?

I am going into my FINAL year of grad school! Adjusting to the expectations of graduate courses and figuring out what area of the field I want to specialize in has been the most challenging – but it allowed me to grow so much as a scholar, educator, and person.

What is your favorite aspect of being a graduate student at CSULB? 

Teaching is my absolute favorite part. My students have my heart and make it all worth it!

What advise do you have for future graduate students? 

Trust your journey – reach out for help when you need it