Preparing for Graduate Study in Psychology 101 Questions and Answers

ISBN-10: 1405140526

ISBN-13: 9781405140522

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: William Buskist, Caroline Burke

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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.
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List price: $34.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/23/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

William Buskist is the Distinguished Professor in the Teaching of Psychology at Auburn University and a Faculty Fellow at Auburn's Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. He has published widely on issues related to teaching and learning, both within his own discipline of psychology and more generally in higher education. His most recent publications include edited works with Groccia ( Evidence-Based Teaching ) and with Victor Benassi ( Effective College and University Teaching: Strategies and Tactics for the New Professoriate ). He has served as President for the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and is currently the Editor-in Chief for the Society's e-book program). He has won numerous teaching awards at both the local and national levels as have many of his graduate student prot�g�s. He is a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science.

Introduction: The Big Picture
Getting Started: Preparing for the Big Change
Choosing a Program: Navigating Your Way through the Maze
The GRE: The Test
The Application Process: Doing the Paperwork
The Interview: How to Make the Right Impression
Getting in or Not Getting in: Reality Strikes
The First Year: Thriving, Surviving, and Other Essentials
Suggested Additional Sources of Information
Glossary and Index
Timetable for Graduate Study Preparation
General Concentrations of Psychology in Graduate School
Outline for the Vita and Sample Vita
Sample Letters of Intent
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