Surviving Graduate School in Psychology: A Pocket Mentor

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American Psychological Association, 2008 - Psychology - 269 pages
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What happens after you've been accepted into a psychology graduate program? How can you best prepare for the challenges ahead and make the most of your graduate school career? In Surviving Graduate School in Psychology: A Pocket Mentor, author Tara L. Kuther offers her considerable knowledge and skills to help you master the complexities of graduate school and realize your goals. Kuther, a leading authority in professional and academic development, provides pragmatic, step-by-step advice for new graduate students on such essential topics as managing your money adapting to unspoken rules navigating departmental politics understanding how and where learning takes place maintaining personal and professional relationships thriving in practicum and internships developing an identity as a psychologist This "pocket mentor" will oversee your journey and provide authoritative encouragement as you change from a new student to a confident professional ready to contribute to the world through basic or applied research, academic appointments, or clinical work. This invaluable resource is enriched with handy tips, checklists, practice interview questions, teaching guidelines, dissertation strategies, sample CVs, and other practical visual aids.

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User Review  - Rob - Goodreads

Might as well be called: "The Handbook". I suspect it will be tattered and worn on my shelf, since I will continue to consult this fantastic guide throughout grad school. Read full review


Pragmatics of Graduate Student Life
Transition to Graduate School
How Graduate Students Spend

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About the author (2008)

Tara L. Kuther is associate professor at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.

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