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Applying to graduate school in psychology advice from successful students and prominent psychologists /

Other Authors: Kracen, Amanda C., Wallace, Ian J.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2008]
Physical Description: xx, 235 pages ; 26 cm.
Edition: 1st ed.
Item Description: An overview of the field of psychology / Hector Y Adames -- A snapshot of psychology: the personal and professional benefits I've enjoyed / Gerald P. Koocher -- Life as a psychology graduate student / Hayal Z. Kackar -- Graduate school: advice for all times / Elizabeth F. Loftus -- Financial considerations in pursuing a graduate degree in psychology / Ian J. Wallace -- My financial considerations: the varied hats I've worn / Melba J. T. Vasquez -- Finding a fit / Alison B. Breland -- What to look for in a graduate mentor: ten qualities to find a fit / Robert J. Sternberg -- The application process / Kristine M. Molina -- The application process from a faculty member's perspective: how I evaluate applications / Clara E. Hill -- Bolstering an application / Sangeet S. Khemlani -- Bolstering a career: the supports and satisfactions of networking / David G. Myers -- Campus visits and interviewing / Darby E. Saxbe -- Admissions interviews from a faculty member's perspective: the challenge of honest self-presentation / Hector. F. Meyers -- Fielding offers and making a final decision / Amanda C. Kracen -- Making decisions: my reflections on graduate school and career choices / Roy F. Baumeister -- What happens if...alternatives for unsuccessful applicants / Frank J. Corigliano -- My journey overcoming barriers: identifying alternatives and pursuing passions / James O. Prochaska.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-212) and index.
Physical Description: xx, 235 pages ; 26 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-212) and index.
ISBN: 9781433803451