phd clinical psych admissions

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    PhD/PsyD First year student seeking advice

    Hi! I am a first-year PsyD student, and I am planning to transfer out of the program as I feel like I'm not gaining any value, especially given what I'm paying for tuition. I chose this particular program as I believed there would be some if not an equal opportunity to pursue research and access...
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    Undergrad seeking doctoral/post grad advice

    Hey everyone, I am a rising senior behavioral neuroscience major who was primarily interested in applying to PsyD programs in the Chicago area, with the Chicago School being my first choice (William James College in Boston as a second). I had considered this originally as I want to be a...
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    Interested in Intensive Therapy work, would PsyD or PhD be better? Also, should I apply to PsyD and PhD programs after undergrad?

    Hello everyone! I apologize for the long post in advance! I am currently finishing up my junior year in undergraduate as a Psychology and Hearing and Speech Sciences double major. I had a difficult time deciding between going the SLP or Psychology route, but now have decided that I will be...
  4. cattyditty

    PhD/PsyD programs with strong OCD labs or advisors?

    Hi everyone, this is my first time posting on here. I'm a junior in undergrad looking to apply to clinical PhD (and maybe some PsyD) programs in the fall. My area of interest is primarily obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, which I have already conducted research on (which I am...
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    Is doing PsyD better than doing a PhD? Which has better job prospectives?

    Hi all, I’m new to this particular forum. I’m interested in doing PsyD and I was hoping for some more info. My undergrad gpa is 3.87 and that too with double majors bio and psych. I’ve As in all my psych courses including research design and statistics if that’s relevant. I can’t get into a PhD...
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    Gallaudet Clinical Psychology Ph.D.

    Anyone apply to Gallaudet for 2019 cohort? I cannot find any data on their acceptance rate for the program other than they are accepting 5 student for the 2019 cohort. I applied & still haven't heard back. If anyone has applied or is a current student at Gallaudet, any information would be...
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    LAST 60 CREDITS: Phd or Psyd Clin Psych Programs

    Hello, Going to be applying to schools in the fall. Haven't been able to consolidate the information on which programs (both PhD and PsyD) look at only the last 60 credit hours for the undergraduate gpa.... Bombed freshman year courses, but did well in my classes all other years. I know...
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    PhD/PsyD Clinical Psych PhD Programs with Trauma Treatment Centers and/or Certificates

    Hi everyone! As a future clinical psychologist, I am hoping to specialize in PTSD treatment. The SDN forums about programs with advisors doing trauma research and the APA Division 56 list of programs have been very helpful. I am curious if you all know of any PhD clinical programs that have...
  9. AkiraShinichi

    PhD in Clinical Psychology post bacc plans?

    Background: I realized very late (senior year of college) that instead of an M.D in psychiatry I would like to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology. The biggest reason being, I would like to emphasize the psychotherapy/testing patients process of treatment rather than seeing the patient for 15...
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    Should I mention community college in a personal statement?

    I am currently applying to clinical psychology PhD programs. I have been working on my personal statement and somewhat unsure how to approach the community college issue. I am an non-traditional student. I started college at 15 because I had already completed my high school education, plus some...
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    PhD in Clinical Psych - CUNY Queens vs. City College

    I am planning to apply to a CUNY PhD program in clinical psych this year and I'm trying to decide whether to apply to the Queens program or the City College program... Can anyone share their experiences/knowledge about either PhD program? Also, does anyone know how many applications each...
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    PhD in clinical psychology (UK)

    Hey! I finished my undergrad in Neurobiology this year in the United States, and my future goal is to be a child psychologist. I wanted to know what are my chances of getting a license to practice in the United States, if I go abroad (mainly UK) to do a PhD in child psychology. I also would...
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    PhD/PsyD Advice requested [volunteering, etc.]

    Hi, everyone. I'm a psychology undergrad student at Rollins College in Florida, though I am willing to relocate to anywhere in the U.S. I'm looking for some advice about applying for APA accredited Psy.D/Ph.D. programs. I've spent a decent amount of time looking over these forums, so I...
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    Post Bac classes?

    I'm seeking some advice on my next course of action in regards to attaining a PhD in clinical psychology. I graduated in 2015 from my undergrad with a psychology BA and unfortunately not the best GPA (2.69). Fortunately I was able to work as a research assistant in two labs run by graduate...
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    PhD/PsyD Second Year Applying

    Hi everyone. I have seen around here that some people have applied to doctoral programs a second and third year before getting accepted. I am currently in my second year of applying and I had some questions: 1) What did you do differently in the second or third years you applied? What was it...
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    Where to go from here?--Clinical Psychology MA Program

    Hello, This is my first time posting a thread on here, so I'm not sure if I'm doing this right. I am in need of some advice. I am currently a 4th year undergrad student at UChicago and have a 3.1 cumulative GPA (3.4 Psychology) I have not taken my GRE yet, but intend to do so next summer, to...
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    Masters Before Clinical PhD Program

    Hi everyone, just wanted to get your two cents on an issue that's been puzzling me: It seems to me that more and more people are getting masters degrees before entering a combined MA/PhD program in clinical psych, even though these credits don't transfer, for the most part. I'll be applying to...
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    WAMC: What Are My Chances

    MOD NOTE: We are now going to have one thread for all of the inquiries for competitiveness, what are my chances, do I have a shot, can I get into ABC University, etc. Most of the other SDN forums have found success with having one thread, so we are going to adopt that going forward. 1. Please...
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    PhD/PsyD Grades

    Hi, Could anyone give insight into whether any PhD programs focus, when evaluating transcripts, primarily on grades earned during the final 3-4 (3's ideal) semesters of college?