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  • Home / Why Ursuline? / Success Stories / Ahmed Ipesa-Balogun | Ursuline College - Liberal Arts Education in Ohio

    Ahmed Ipesa-Balogun

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    The level of critical thinking that classmates and educators display is unrivaled.

    Ahmed Ipesa-Balogun

    Why did you decide to attend Ursuline College?

    During my grad school searching process, I considered a multitude of factors. I initially became interested in Ursuline College because I got a strong sense that their degree in Counseling and Art Therapy was very strong and well thought out. Additionally, I felt that Ursuline's faculty were among some of the most level-headed and therapeutic faculty members I had met. Honestly, the faculty and leadership made me feel as if my education was their priority.

    What do you believe is the best part of the Counseling and Art Therapy program?

    The level of critical thinking that classmates and educators display is unrivaled. People are not afraid to ask if they don’t know something and are immediately ready to adapt their thinking to accommodate newly learned ideas. Along with this critical thinking ability, the group feels like a family or team working for a common goal.

    How has your experience at Ursuline helped your career?

    In this program I have learned so many things about cultures different from my own. Also the program has helped me further highlight my own strengths and weaknesses.

    Why do you believe other students should apply to the Counseling and Art Therapy program at Ursuline?

    I believe Ursuline’s Counseling and Art Therapy program has been handcrafted to suit the needs of many differing types of students, while simultaneously preparing all those different types of students to become the best possible form of themselves as a counselor, art therapist, or both.