Graduate Student Spotlight: Ramon Perez (Political Science)

Why did you chose to attend graduate school at CSULB? 

When I was an undergrad at CSULB, I majored in political science. I took classes with outstanding POSC faculty who gave substantial support to their students. So, I felt the POSC faculty would help me achieve my political science MA degree.

What challenges did you overcome to attend CSULB?

I was able to overcome my social anxiety and writing an analytical essay.

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

Talking with my colleagues and professors.

What advise do you have for future graduate students? 

I highly advise that future graduate students network with faculty and their colleagues. Graduate school is very difficult, but networking is a solution to overcome our academic struggles.