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Deborah Deverich

"Acquiring the degree changed my career path completely and has provided me with the opportunity to be in the most rewarding job I've ever had."

Graduation Date: December 2012

  • Job Title and School District:

    School Counselor, Little Elm ISD

  • Social Media Links:

    Twitter: @Debdegdev

  • How has this degree affected your professional outlook? What about personally?

    Acquiring the degree changed my career path completely and has provided me with the opportunity to be in the most rewarding job I've ever had. My life is so rich serving students, teachers and families in this capacity.

  • What was your single biggest takeaway from the program?

    If you want an advanced degree, you can do it. Don't doubt yourself; just dig in and do it!

  • How much time per week did you spend on your studies?

    8-10 hours.

  • Describe how having an online option made a degree more accessible for you.

    I could work on it when it was convenient for me and my family. It was a perfect option.

  • What was one of the biggest challenges during the program, and how did you overcome it?

    The hardest part for me was learning how to use the technology! I also had to learn a new writing style.

  • How did you hear about the online degree programs at Lamar University?

    My former principal

  • Why did you choose to earn your advanced degree from Lamar University?

    It fell into my lap in such a perfect way – I felt that it was God's plan for me.

  • What advice would you give to a prospective student who is considering this program?

    Join a Facebook group with your classmates.

  • What advice would you give to a prospective student who is considering this program?

    My Lamar Facebook group!

  • Describe your family's thoughts and feelings about you earning your degree.

    I know they are very proud of me. My family had an odd schedule at the time so it didn't affect them much.

  • If you could do it all over again, what would you do differently?

    Nothing!!

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