GRADUATE SCHOOL ARTICLES

 

Getting In:A Step-By-Step Plan For Gaining Admission To Graduate School In Psychology.  

By the American Psychological Association BF80.7.U6 G47 1993

††††††††††† This is the best book around when it comes to planning for graduate school.It gives you step-by-step instructions on what you need to do to prepare and how much time is needed to do accomplish it all.†† It gives a time line that is clear and concise for the last years of undergraduate school.†† This is very helpful because it helps you keep on track and yet you donít feel overwhelmed because you take small steps every month.It is full of information from how to handle an interview to how to write a great entrance essay.If you only read one thing about grad school, this should be it.

 

The Grad School Handbook

By Richard Jerrard and Margot Jerrard

 

††††††††††† This is an essential book for anyone who is planning on going to graduate school.It covers everything from what schools to attend, what degree to receive, what requirements you must fulfill, how to survive financially, and if you are prepared for this kind of dedication.It has very helpful advice for the authors as well as other graduate students.

 

How to Succeed in Graduate School:A Guide for Students and Advisors

By Marie desJardins

 

††††††††††† This article thoroughly shows the steps one needs to take in doing research for grad school and explains how to do the thesis.It tells you how to start research, how to find an important thesis topic to you, and how to implement that into a successful thesis.It also tries to explain the daily grind associated with the thesis and how to keep yourself motivated when you feel burnt out.Finally, it offers a little bit of advice on how to support yourself financially.

 

Tips and Tricks for Graduate School

  http://www.gradschools.com/feedback/tips.html

††††††††††† This is a small article with some good tips.It tells you what you need to do to get into the school that is most appealing to you.It suggests such tactics as:contacting the schoolís professors, doing research, show any published articles you may have, and most important donít get discouraged if you donít get into every school.

 

Graduate Programs in Psychology 2002  

BF80.7.U6 G74

††††††††††† This book begins with tips on how to choose the program that is right for, how to get financial support, and a basic overview of Graduate Degree Programs.It then goes on to list all the graduate schools by their areas of expertise, their requirements, demographics, and their accreditations.