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ERIC Number: ED489476
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Pages: 384
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-59385-258-4
Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology. 2006/2007 Edition
Mayne, Tracy J.; Norcross, John C.; Sayette, Michael A.
Guilford Publications
Now in its 2006-2007 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 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 updated listings of more than 75 websites providing help with a variety of topics--from the GREs to financial aid. New in the 2006/2007 edition are an overview of online graduate degree programs; enhanced coverage of acceptance rates for each APA accredited doctoral program; a section for LGBT applicants; additional data on preadmission interview policies; and updates on financial assistance and government-sponsored loan 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. The chapters are followed by: (1) Reports on Combined Psychology Programs; (2) Reports on Individual Clinical Psychology Programs; and (3) Reports on Individual Counseling Psychology Programs. 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. [For the 2004/2005 edition, see ED489473.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States