Preparing for Graduate Study in Psychology: 101 Questions and Answers / Edition 2

Preparing for Graduate Study in Psychology: 101 Questions and Answers / Edition 2

by William Buskist, Caroline Burke
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405140526

ISBN-13: 9781405140522

Pub. Date: 10/31/2006

Publisher: Wiley

The second edition of this highly successful book helps psychology students plan and prepare for graduate study at every step of the application process.

  • Handy resource devoted to important, commonly asked questions and concise, to-the-point answers that bring students up to speed on the process of applying for graduate study.
  • Features a series

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Overview

The second edition of this highly successful book helps psychology students plan and prepare for graduate study at every step of the application process.

  • Handy resource devoted to important, commonly asked questions and concise, to-the-point answers that bring students up to speed on the process of applying for graduate study.
  • Features a series of specific questions and detailed answers about key elements of the application process.
  • Provides additional practical tools in the Appendices such as a timetable for completing preparation, descriptions of the different concentrations in psychology, a worksheet for comparing graduate programs , and ranking information on graduate programs in psychology in US and Canada.
  • Helps students make wise choices at critical points in preparing their application dossiers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405140522
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/31/2006
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
1,310,471
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. Introduction: The Big Picture.

2. Getting Started: Preparing for the Big Change.

3. Choosing a Program: Navigating Your Way through the Maze.

4. The GRE: The Test.

5. The Application Process: Doing the Paperwork.

6. The Interview: How to Make the Right Impression.

7. Getting in or Not Getting in: Reality Strikes.

8. The First Year: Thriving, Surviving, and Other Essentials.

Suggested Additional Sources of Information.

Glossary and Index.

Appendix I: Timetable for Graduate Study Preparation.

Appendix II: General Concentrations of Psychology in Graduate School.

Appendix III: Outline for the Vita and Sample Vita.

Appendix IV: Sample Letters of Intent

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