What Psychology Students are Saying
Testimonials from recently graduated Psychology Majors
"This program has changed me in ways I never thought it would. I can honestly say
I am a completely different person from the girl who walked in those doors, to the
woman who walked out."
-Chassidy Cage (’16)
"Being a psychology major at Goucher has greatly helped me to grow as a student, a
researcher, an employee, and a leader. The friendly and encouraging faculty guided
me through my four-year journey in which I gained a great deal of skills ranging from
data analysis to applying psychological concepts to improve lives. I feel confident
leaving the psychology program as a well-rounded, educated individual. Thanks for
-Sarah Lummis (’17)
"The Goucher Psychology program has been an amazing experience for me. They have helped
me develop critical thinking and analytical skills that are vital to becoming a successful
academic, as well as an in-depth understanding of the demographic intersectionalities
that effect the outcome of being a successful therapist. On top of providing an invaluable
education, the psychology faculty has always supported my endeavors and helped me
intellectually and personally develop over the last four years."
-Sofia Robinson (’17)
"Psychology at Goucher has allowed me to integrate information from multiple disciplines
and life experiences in order to gain a more holistic perspective of the world around
-Alix Scherer (’17)
"I declared my psychology major as a sophomore during a time in which I was feeling
very lost and confused about whether or not I wanted to continue completing my other
major. Once I joined the Psychology department I was able to find my niche. The material
we were going over consistently grabbed my attention, our professors always inspired
us to challenge ourselves, and I was able to surround myself with a supportive community
made up by not only my peers but also by our faculty members. I was able to find my
place, but I was also able to learn more about both of my majors by realizing that
politics and psychology can be/are interconnected."
-Penelope Durand (’17)
"My experiences as a Psychology major have done more than just prepare me for my future
career. Everything I've learned has helped me grow both as an individual and as a
member of society. I am grateful for each of my professors and the guidance, support,
and knowledge they have given me."
-Ashley Pearman (’17)
"After completing the Psychology major at Goucher, I feel that I have received a well-rounded
education, and I look forward to where that will lead me."
-Joe Weintraub (’17)
"I am so grateful to the Goucher Psychology Department for such a positive, holistic,
challenging, and rewarding undergraduate experience."
-Reilly Weinstein (’17)
"I am really glad I choose to come to Goucher and studied psychology."
-Kyle Levy (’17)
"The Goucher Psychology Department has some of the best faculty/student relationships
and opportunities for research. The classes were interesting and engaging and provided
a well-rounded base in psychology."
–Sarah Eckart, Class of ‘16
"I was always welcomed by all professors in the Psychology Department. I was able
to go to multiple members of the department to help me with personal things, it really
become a part of my Goucher Family!!!"
– Anonymous, Class of ‘16
"The Psychology Department and professors have brought me to where I am at today,
and taught how to step out of my comfort zone. I am so proud to be a Psychology Major!"
– Giselle Rotenberg, Class of ‘16
"I came to Goucher as a dancer, thinking I knew what I wanted to do with my life.
I struggled finding my passion within the dance field but found a home within my psychology
courses. I had always had a love for psychology but with the professors and the course
content offered, I did not question where I was supposed to be. I thank everyone for
their love and legitimate interest in my personal success."
– Lindsey Hahn, Class of ‘16
"I came to Goucher with the idea to be a Biology Major. I left Goucher with a Psychology
degree. I found a family and a calling through the Psychology Major and it changed
my life. I have learned more about myself through my time at Goucher's Psychology
– Brook Fulton, Class of ‘16
"Opportunities are within your reach with the Psychology Department at Goucher. Being
in Baltimore, you are near world renowned institutions for psychological healthcare
and sciences! The professors are experts and willing and ready to speak with students
about their interests! All it takes is a question or conversation with a professor
here to grasp new opportunities and learn more about the field! The Psychology Department
here is life changing!"
– Anonymous, Class of ‘16
"I've always been interested in psychology but it wasn't until my experience with
the department at Goucher that it became a true passion of mine! Thanks for everything!"
- Mia Daniels, Class of '15
"Transparency, creativity, innovative, friendly and personable professors who are
clearly invested in the students and each other. They seem to have strong relationships
with each other which comes through in the general vibe of the department."
-Morgan Stevens, Class of ‘15
"The psychology department at Goucher has been wonderful and has taught me so much
during my four years at Goucher. They offer so many diverse perspectives and teaching
styles that I feel I have received a well-rounded education in psychology."
- anonymous, Class of ‘15
"I think the faculty all do a great job of creating an environment of respect, friendliness,
and open-mindedness in their relationships with each other (from a student’s perspective)
and with students. This tone sets a precedent of kindness, respect, and collaboration
between students and with professors that makes for a really comfortable learning
environment that helps students do well."
-Emily Carlson, Class of ‘15
"The Goucher Psychology department will always be supportive of you and will give
you the best education!"
- Elisabeth Harvey, Class of ‘15
"This program did two great things for me. It allowed me to find my passion in clinical
psychology and helping people, and it helped my passion grow by providing me professors
who are at the top of their respective fields and passionate about helping students
grow and learn."
- Sam Davis, Class of ‘15