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Sara Beth Wendling
M.S. Student, HDFS


B.S. Human Development and Family Science with a concentration in Family Life Education, Auburn University

Research interests
• Romantic Relationships
• Applied Research/Community Programs

Frye-Cox, N., O’Neal, C. W., Wendling, S., Nichols, L. R., & Lucier-Greer, M. (2020). Understanding asynchronous counseling: A review of effectiveness and implementation considerations. Auburn, AL: Military REACH

Frye-Cox, N., Tidwell, A., Wendling, S.B, Bell, A., & O’Neal, C. W. (2020). Differences in employment-related outcomes across paid and unpaid internships. Auburn, AL: Military REACH.

Fun Facts
Favorite books/movies?
Favorite book is Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

Favorite quotes/sayings?
My favorite quote is a Bible verse that I read and remind myself of frequently: “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:34

Childhood jobs?
My first job growing up was at a dance studio. I worked as a dance teacher for 5 years and taught preschool-6th grade girls dance classes. I also danced from age 3-18 years old

What has surprised you about being a graduate student?
Since becoming a graduate student I have been surprised by the amazing community within the HDFS department at Auburn. Not only have I found great support from my peers within my cohort, but also within the research lab, and among faculty.