Succeeding in Graduate School: The Career Guide for Psychology Students
Succeeding in Graduate School The Career Guide for Psychology Students Psychology students who want to continue their education today are confronted by a bewildering variety of possibilities. Succeeding in Graduate School offers them much needed practical help. Written by experienced mentors, this book: — *explains the options provided by a bachelor's degree, describes what each of the many available programs... more » at the master's and doctoral levels prepares one to do, helps in selecting the most appropriate program, and enhances one's chances of being admitted;
*gives reader-friendly tutorials in teaching, research, and clinical/consulting skills;
*describes the stresses of life as a graduate student;
*suggests ways to cope with the management of difficult professors, the search for the optimal advisor-mentor match, and other political and emotional problems that can make or break a graduate career;
*offers advice on overcoming obstacles to completing a thesis or dissertation; and
*provides guidance on navigating beyond graduate school: maintaining one's ethical focus, getting into and completing the internship that is a requirement of many programs, obtaining a license for those requiring one to work, and in general, building a career beyond the degree.
Clear, crisp, and comprehensive--with extensive references for further exploration--Succeeding in Graduate School is must reading for undergraduates and graduate students alike.« less