Caitlin Wall is a Master’s student in the Department of Consumer Sciences with a concentration in Family Financial Planning and Counseling. Caitlin completed her undergraduate degree in three years in Consumer Sciences with a concentration in Consumer Affairs. While an undergraduate student, Caitlin was admitted to the University Scholars program, allowing her to dual enroll in undergraduate and graduate courses. Caitlin has been active on campus in many organizations including the UA Financial Planning Association (currently president), CHES ambassador, SaveFirst, READ Alabama, and Al’s Pals. Caitlin participated in the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities conference for two years and currently has a manuscript from her research under review. Caitlin will continue her interest in research through her graduate program. This past summer Caitlin studied abroad in India.
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