Applying to Graduate School in Psychology: Advice from Successful Students and Prominent Psychologists
Amanda C. Kracen & Ian J. Wallace (eds.)
Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2008
Location: Main Stacks (3rd Floor) BF 77 .A67 2008
Excellent resource for students wanting to know more about graduate school and tips for those who would like to apply. Information from the point of view of students and professionals, including advice, encouragement and information.
Careers in Psychology: Opportunities in a Changing World, 2nd ed.
Tara L. Kuther, Robert D. Morgan
Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth, 2007
Location: Main Stacks (3rd Floor) BF76. K88 2007
Book that helps students learn what they can do with a bachelor's degree in psychology all the way through graduate level degrees. Includes steps to reaching a career in psychology.
Patricia Keith-Spiegel & Michael W. Weiderman
Mahwah, NJ: L. Erlbaum Associates, 2000
Printed copy also available:
Location: Main Stacks (3rd Floor) BF77 .K35 2000
Resource for students as they make their way through the graduate application process. A good place to start if considering graduate school, especially as it covers not only the application process but other activities to help you as a psychology student (e.g. practicum, research).
Getting In: A Step-By-Step Plan for Gaining Admission to Graduate School in Psychology
Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1993
Location: Main Stacks (3rd Floor) BF80.7 .U6G47 1993
Includes timelines and tips as you begin the application process. Other information covered: personal essays, qualifications, letters of recommendation, costs, financial aid, resources for special groups (minorities, women).
The Psychology Major's Handbook, 2nd ed.
Tara L. Kuther
Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth, 2006
Location: Main Stacks (3rd Floor) BF77 .K88 2006
Information to help students succeed in their psychology courses, covers subfields of psychology and career choices.