With more than 110,000 copies in print, the Insider's Guide is the resource students rely on to find graduate clinical and counseling psychology programs that meet their needs - and gain admittance to them. The volume provides current data on 308 programs in the United States and Canada; descriptions of each program's specializations or tracks; admission requirements and acceptance rates; crucial advice on financial assistance and loans; sample forms, personal statements, and curricula vitae; tips for acing the admissions interview; and planning and decision-making worksheets. Revised with the latest information, the 2010/2011 Edition includes a new chapter on the crucial differences between PhD and PsyD programs.
This book will be invaluable to anyone considering applying to a graduate program in this area, as well as college counselors and advisors.
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Number of pages: 413
Weight: 816 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 29 mm
Edition: 7th New edition
"The Insider's Guide focuses on the complete application process with sample documents, worksheets, and timelines. Advice, warnings, and an easy-to-read format give this book an edge over resources providing program descriptions only, such as the American Psychological Association's Graduate Study in Psychology and Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. The text is supplemented with helpful statistics and the worksheets assist readers in defining the most important criteria for choosing schools." - American Reference Books Annual 2009
"Should be considered mandatory reading for [all those] considering graduate school.*****" - Doody's Review Service
"Simply a godsend! I found it to be instructive, informative, and a great comfort." - Emily M. Douglas, psychology undergraduate