Q&A with McKenna Tetrick ’21 (psychology, Spanish) – UIndy 360 – UIndy News

Leading up to Commencement, UIndy 360 is asking some of our graduates to tell us about their experience at UIndy and fill us in on what their plans are after graduation. Get to know McKenna Tetrick!

Image-1 (4)What degree program(s) will you be graduating from?

I will be graduating this May with a B.S. in Psychology with a concentration in clinical and counseling studies and a B.A. in Spanish. I also have minors in English Literary Studies and Latin American Studies. 

What advice do you have for incoming freshmen?

My advice for freshmen would be to let yourself be curious! Don’t feel like you have to tie yourself down to one area – explore and have fun!

What is the most significant way that UIndy has had an impact on you?

UIndy has become my home away from home. It has allowed me to learn about myself, others, and the world around me in ways I never thought I could.

How has your program prepared you for the next steps in your career?

Both psychology and Spanish have given me great, holistic approaches to my education. They have prepared me for a career in giving me a wide range of applicable skills.

Do you have any faculty mentors, and if so, how have they helped you?

My greatest faculty mentors have been unofficial, but incredible nonetheless. I am eternally and especially grateful to Dr. Ana Maria Ferreira for consistently inspiring, encouraging, and educating me