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About lms202

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  1. I'm sure it depends on the program, but I think social programs are looking at the bigger picture - at least, I would hope they are since that's what they are teaching us to do!! I would think it might be something you'd want to address in your personal statement. It doesn't hurt to meet with people in admissions to talk this through with either. They may give you some tips and/or peace of mind. Good luck!
  2. Pitt has a certificate for MSW students through the gender, sexuality, & women's studies program http://www.gsws.pitt.edu/students/ma-certificate-msw-students I think a big thing would also be where you do your field placement. Pittsburgh has PAAR (Pittsburgh action against rape), the center for victims, and several women's shelters - msw students are placed in all of these settings. I'm sure most cities have similar programs.
  3. I submitted my application to Pitt December 30th and received my acceptance end of January. A link will appear on the bottom of the application dashboard saying something like "a decision has been made..."
  4. Me! Anyone advanced standing? What kind of field placements are you looking at? To anyone who is advanced standing and attending Pitt, fill out the field placement form and start the field process now http://www.socialwork.pitt.edu/academics/msw/field-education. No one from the school reached out about field, but when I spoke to the dean of admissions last fall he recommended starting the process as soon as you're admitted. All of the first years are applying now. I'm not sure at what point the school usually reaches out to start looking into field, but you don't want to get stuck with the leftovers.