Ask Our Students!

Are you interested in exploring the possibility of a psychology major at Vanguard University of Southern California? The following psychology major has volunteered to respond to questions about the psychology department, the college, and her experiences at Vanguard University. You can directly email Mayra at the address that is provided.

Hello! My name is Mayra Ramos and I am in my third year here at Vanguard University as a Psychology major. I am still not quite sure what I would like to pursue with my degree, but I know that I would love to use my skills and knowledge to help people.

When I first came to Vanguard on a campus tour I immediately fell in love with the atmosphere. The faculty and students make Vanguard the welcoming and heart-warming place it is. Vanguard’s size was also a great appeal for me. Its small size really does make you feel as if you are part of a community instead of just a number. Vanguard’s urban location, close proximity to the beach and its nice beach weather climate also contributed to my decision to attend college here.

Besides its sweet location and the genuine people at Vanguard, the Christ-centered environment and academics are major reasons why I decided to study here. One thing that I really love about classes here, both religion and non-religion classes, is that professors ultimately tie the material they are teaching back to God and to real-life applications of the subject matter which help me apply my education to all aspects of my life.

I understand that picking the right place to continue your post-high school education is not easy. For me it was the most stressful decision I have faced; however, in deciding which university was the right one for me, I know it definitely helped to talk to someone who knew about the university and could give me an insider’s information about it. If you would like to get to know more about Vanguard or have any questions feel free to e-mail me at Your questions can be about anything from finances to specific programs Vanguard offers, I would be more than happy to help you out with any of your questions or concerns.