Next Stop: Anywhere They Choose

Lindsay Washington

Temple University Ambler's graduates are an exemplary group of diverse students who will soon begin the next chapter in their lives in a wide variety of fields, from landscape architecture and horticulture to psychology.

 

To honor our graduating class, Temple University Ambler is profiling just a few of the shining examples of the class of 2019.

 

Lindsay Washington

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Major: Psychology

 

Hometown: Wyncote, PA

 

Next stop? Psychology Master’s Program, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

“I feel like Temple gave me the skills to enter the real world. I had the opportunity to experience my profession while still completing my degree, which truly helped me determine if the field was right for me.”

 

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Autumn Ayers

 

Major: Horticulture

 

Hometown: Stewartstown, PA

 

Next stop? Plant Records Management Internship at Longwood Gardens

”Use your resources. Talk to your professors, go to lectures, explore internships. Build on what you’re learning in every way possible and put it into practice — it will all be part of how you achieve your goals.”

 

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Hanne Nilsberg

 

Major: Landscape Architecture

 

Hometown: Kolbotn, Norway

 

Next stop? Multiconsult, Fredrikstad, Norway

 

“Take advantage of the opportunities you are given. Get involved on campus as early as possible. Get to know your teachers and make use of their networks — they want you to succeed.”

 

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Tess DeVos

 

Major: Psychology

 

Hometown: Ambler, PA

 

Next stop? Master of Social Work, Temple University

 

“I think a lot of places teach you to take tests and write papers. Temple taught me to think critically and think for myself.”

 

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Grace Manning

 

Major: Landscape Architecture

 

Hometown: Hatboro, PA

 

Next stop? High-end residential design firm

 

“The work is hard. Do the work. Don’t be discouraged if you don’t grasp all of the concepts right away. It takes time and practice. It took about two years in the program for me to really start liking my own work.”

 

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