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"The small classes, renowned professors, and personal attention were attracting as a prospect.  The Graduate School views students with a high level of integrity, professionalism, respect, and community."

Nicole Schwarz
Art Therapy
Graduate School
The College of New Rochelle


Nicole, where are you from?

I live in New Jersey with my parents and sisters.


Where did you go to college for your undergraduate degree?

I graduated from Fairfield University with a bachelor’s degree in Visual and Performing Arts and minors in Psychology, English, and Italian Studies.


Why did you decide to attend The College of New Rochelle?

The small classes, renowned professors, and personal attention were attracting as a prospect. The Graduate School views students with a high level of integrity, professionalism, respect, and community.


Where do you attend classes?

I attend classes on the main campus in New Rochelle.


What is your major?

I am working towards my master’s in Art Therapy.


Do you have any favorite teachers?

I have learned a great deal both practically and theoretically in my field from all my professors. They each contribute significantly to the program with their own unique personalities and teaching methods. 


What has surprised you the most about the Graduate School?

I have been pleasantly surprised at the resourcefulness of the Graduate School as an academic environment of opportunity and growth.


Do you have a job on campus?

I currently work as a Graduate Assistant.


When do you expect to graduate?

In May of 2006.


What are your career plans?

After graduation, I plan on getting a job as an art therapist working with children in a medical setting.

To find out if  CNR is the right choice for you, please contact:

Graduate School

Office of the Dean
The College of New Rochelle
29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, NY 10805
914-654-5334  
email: gs@cnr.edu


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