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Long-time tap dancer Rochi wants to earn her doctorate in clinical psychology, but she’s interested in the business side of psychology—either pursuing industrial psychology, or opening up her own clinic and hiring psychologists. She was inspired to enter the business world by her fiancé, who opened up two businesses. “I’ve seen how exciting it is to work for yourself and see the rewards coming to you directly,” she says. And she already has experience in business. As a property manager at a real estate company, she’s responsible for 150 company-owned buildings. She deals with applications for buying properties, renting and selling, Notice of Violations, tenant payments, field agents, and evictions. “Everything besides the bookkeeping," she says.
Why physical therapy? Because I like the hands-on experience with patients, and I like watching my patients’ steady progress and recovery. My parents needed physical therapy a few years ago after they were injured in a car accident. They became very close to their PT, and I became fascinated by the field. Every time he came over for a session, I badgered him with questions.
When her AP teacher told her about forensic psychology, Sarah was hooked. After graduation, she’s taking a year off (“not everything can be learned in a classroom,” she says) to work as a paralegal and get her feet wet in the law industry. Then she’ll be off either to law school, where she plans on specializing in mental health, or to graduate school for psychology, where she’ll specialize in forensics.
After interning at PR firm Michael Rogers in Manhattan, where one of her clients included innovative cleansing product WineWipes, Tarynn is now a project manager for Clive-NY, a branding agency for small to midsized companies (such as new gourmet supermarket Breadberry in Boro Park.) Her responsibilities cover everything from researching, copywriting, creating mood boards, organizing photoshoots, and coordinating launch parties.