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Jennifer Major

Jennifer MajorMr. and Mrs. Urquhart,

I hope that everything is going well for you all. I am contacting you all to update you on my career and academic progress.

I would like to first congratulate this year's recipients and wish them the best on their individual academic journeys. Attending college is such a great opportunity and I hope that they are able to take full advantage of all the resources and experiences available.

In regards to my own academic career, I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a bachelors of science degree in psychology in May 2012. Afterwards, I took a year off after earning my degree to apply to doctoral programs in counseling psychology. I accepted an offer to study at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. I am happy to report that I have successfully completed the first year of my program this past May.

I am very grateful for the many opportunities and blessings that I have received throughout my academic journey. I want to thank the Urquhart Memorial Foundation for the scholarship moneys that I received and all of the advice, prayers and well wishes that were given to me over the years.

If any student is interested in pursuing psychology, applying to graduate school or would just like to have a mentor/someone to talk to, please do not hesitate to have them contact me at .


Jennifer Major

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