Patrick Brown, Catholic '24, is a Psychology major from Wantagh, NY. He shares why he chose to attend Catholic University, and what advice he has for prospective students.

Why did you choose to attend Catholic University and what set the Department of Psychology apart?

"I chose to attend the Catholic University because of its location and community. The location speaks for itself, and being in Washington, DC, the opportunities for internships and jobs after graduation are endless! I chose the Department of Psychology because of the professors. My professors in the Psych Department have been some of the most genuine, interesting, and welcoming faculty I have met in my time here at Catholic."

Why did you choose to student Psychology?

"I chose to be a psychology student because of the flexibility of the major and the numerous interesting and fun classes offered by the Psychology Department."

What's been your favorite part of being a student at Catholic University?

"My favorite part of being a student at Catholic University would be the community and people. Since freshman year, I have become more involved in the campus community and this growth has allowed me to meet new people, and to form bonds with them that will last a lifetime. Everyone I met during my tour of Catholic was so nice and welcoming, and those characteristics do not change if you decide to go here. Students are constantly saying hi, introducing themselves to new students/friends, and helping others when needed."

What advice would you give to prospective students?

"To be open to new opportunities and experiences that Catholic has to offer. Also, to get involved in as many student organizations or clubs as possible, in order to meet new people and start creating friendships that will last your 4 years and beyond."