ERIC Number: ED489473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology. 2004/2005 Edition
Sayette, Michael A.; Mayne, Tracy J.; Norcross, John C.
Now in its 2004/2005 edition, this perennial bestseller is the resource students count on for the most current information on applying to doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology. The Insider's Guide presents up-to-date facts on nearly 300 accredited programs in the United States and Canada. Each program's profile includes admissions criteria, acceptance rates, research areas, specialty clinics, and more. The book also shows applicants how to determine which programs best meet their needs; obtain prerequisite credits, clinical experience, and research skills; master personal and telephone interviews; and prepare strong application materials. Special features include sample letters and personal statements, an application time line, worksheets to aid in selecting schools and making informed final decisions, and listings of over 75 websites providing help with a variety of topics-from the GREs to financial aid. New in the 2004/2005 edition are additional data on acceptance rates and enrollment rates; the latest information on financial assistance and loans; 42 new website listings; and updated appendices on research areas and clinical opportunities. Coverage has been expanded with profiles on 21 additional programs. Contents include: (1) Introducing Clinical and Counseling Psychology; (2) Preparing for Graduate School; (3) Getting Started; (4) Selecting Schools; (5) Applying to Programs; (6) Mastering the Interview; and (7) Making Final Decisions. Appended are: (1) Time Line; (2) Worksheet for Choosing Schools; (3) Worksheet for Assessing Program Criteria; (4) Worksheet for Making Final Choices; (5) Research Areas; and (6) Specialty Clinics and Practica Sites.
Descriptors: Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Doctoral Programs, Profiles, College Choice
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - General; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States