LaTresha is currently a student of the fully online Psychology program.
1.What other paths did you consider before choosing Parker?
I looked at a couple of different institutions that had online degrees, like UTA, A&M Commerce campus and a couple of other ones.
2.What makes Parker the right fit for you?
Still deciding if Parker is right for me, but I chose Parker because I was referred to the school by a friend.
3.How has the Parker community supported you in your higher education pursuits?
The Parker community has supported me by accepting me in their program to accomplish my goal of receiving my bachelor's degree.
4.What is your favorite thing about being a Parker student?
My favorite thing about being a Parker student are the teachers. I feel that they really care and if you talk to them about any issues you have, they try and help you through them.
5.What is the most challenging aspect of being a Parker student?
The most challenging aspect of being a Parker is balancing my children, work and making sure I meet the deadline to submit my assignments for class.
6.What has been your favorite class at Parker? Why?
My favorite class so far has been clinical psychology, and that’s because it was an integration of science, theory, and clinical knowledge for the purpose of understanding, preventing, and relieving psychologically based distress or dysfunction and to promote subjective well-being and personal development. I got a chance to learn about all aspects of psychology work together.
7.Where will your Parker degree take you after graduation?
My original plan was to become a school counselor, but the classes I’ve taken are really making me think about becoming a sports psychologist instead.
8.What is your favorite on-campus activity?
I haven’t gotten a chance to even visit the campus in person.
9.What is your favorite thing to do off-campus in the Dallas area?
I like going to the different restaurants in the Dallas area.
10.What is the one thing you want everyone reading this to know about Parker University?
The courses are rigorous, but I think they really prepare you for your field.