The Bottom Line
If you can only afford one guide to applying to graduate school in psychology, The Complete Guide to Graduate School Admission : Psychology, Counseling, and Related Professions is it.
- Complete graduate school admissions info
- Very blunt - can be depressing!
- Comprehensive info about the application process
- Tips for improving your application
- Essay-writing and interview tips
Guide Review - Complete Guide to Graduate School Admission
The Complete Guide to Graduate School Admission : Psychology, Counseling, and Related Professions is written by psychology professors who know their stuff. They don't sugar coat any of their advice, so be prepared to get a little nervous over what it takes to get into a graduate program in psychology. Chapters cover essential issues such as the graduate application timeline and what to do when, what grad programs look for, how to determine your wants and needs, getting involved with faculty, improving your academics, getting research and practicum experience, getting information about programs, paying for grad school, making choices, the application process, essays, letters of recommendation, interviews, dealing with rejection, and more.