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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
 

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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.

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:
693,713
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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