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  1. K

    Help choosing a PsyD program

    Does anyone have an opinion on which PsyD program and University reputation is the best? I have to stay in the LA area and these are my options. I’m trying to decide between Azusa Pacific University, Cal Lutheran University, Fuller Seminary, and Loma Linda University
  2. N

    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...
  3. P

    Help and advice with tough graduate decisions

    I am currently a junior at university completing my BS in psych. I work at a psych lab and childcare center at my school. It's about that time to be making grad decisions. My gpa is currently 3.6 (due to ONE bad neuro class), and by next year it should be like 3.7ish To start off, I know all my...
  4. dontknowanything

    Loma Linda vs Alliant SD for PsyD

    I’m interested in hearing from people with experience at those two schools. I’ve already researched both schools. I’m wanting to apply for 2020 to the PsyD program. Can’t apply anywhere other then Southern California (husband has a job here) so these are my only two options I see - Pepperdine is...
  5. D

    Non-Traditional Applicant For Psych Programs

    Hi everyone.....my situation is a bit odd...I graduated from UCSD in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology (Physiology and Neuroscience)..I originally wanted to go to medical school and was a pre-med but it did not happen. Unfortunately my father became really sick and I ended up taking care...
  6. P

    Alliant or Midwestern University Psyd

    Are they similar? One better than the other?
  7. P

    Mercer University PsyD

    Any thoughts, opinions or information anyone have to share about the PsyD at Mercer University?
  8. M

    Midwestern-Glendale, AZ PsyD

    After looking through nearly every mention of the Clinical Psychology PsyD program at Midwestern U in Arizona in the SDN, I have a question--is the program still poorly regarded? I've been accepted to the school and want to make sure I'm making an informed decision. Their cohort size is ~23...
  9. P

    Alliant PsyD SF

    I got an interview for alliant in sf for the PsyD. Can anyone tell me about their experience without interview if they have been through the process? I know everyone is gonna talk about how much they dislike alliant. Financially, my parents have it covered. Their 2017 apa match rate is 94%. I...
  10. P

    Did anyone apply to the wright institute PsyD for fall 2019?

    hi guys. It’s my first post on here. The wright institute is mt number 1 choice for PsyD. I applied for admission for the upcoming 2019 fall semester. Has anyone applied and gotten an interview yet? I thought I could start this thread so we can all update each other during this process. Hope to...
  11. S

    Doctoral Program Interviews with Writing Component?

    I was recently invited to Pacific University's PsyD interviews and I've decided to go. I know that many people here have negative views of the school, but attending is convenient for me and I feel like it will give me good interview practice, if nothing else. However, I was surprised by the...
  12. E

    Ferkauf PsyD Info

    I applied to Yeshiva Ferkauf’s PsyD program and I was wondering if anyone attends the school or has at least interviewed there and could tell me some pros and cons that I wouldn’t find from reading their website. I really like the program and am hoping to go, so I’d love to learn more!
  13. neurodoe29

    APPIC Internship Match 2019-20-- Phase II

    Hi all, I thought I'd start a thread in advance for those of us who either know that they will be in Phase II since they received no interviews in Phase I (hello, me), or who end up in Phase II after not getting matched in Phase I. Hopefully this can be a great source of support and...
  14. S

    PsyD Program Interviews

    I recently got invited to my first PsyD interview (hopefully more to come) and I'd really love to hear about other peoples' interview experiences. I applied to some PhD programs last year and had a few interviews, but I was living abroad at the time doing a masters and had to do them over...
  15. M

    Linguistics masters, pursue PsyD after?

    I am a ‘mature’ (36) year old student. I’m currently completing a masters in linguistics with a lot of concentration in psycholinguistics. When I finish I would like to go into psychology and get a PsyD. My question is how can I best prepare for this? Anyone else done linguistics and gone...
  16. PM_MeYourTrauma

    PhD/PsyD What's the deal with Indiana State University?

    I’ve been looking into different PsyD programs but I’ve been trying to stick to the more legitimate programs out of non-private/non-profit schools. I am interested in working with Children and Trauma populations in the future so I have been looking for PsyD faculty that have similar interests...
  17. S

    Pacific vs. Roosevelt PsyD in Neuropsychology

    Hi everyone, I'm pretty desperate to get some firsthand accounts from people who have gone through the PsyD programs at Pacific University in Oregon and Roosevelt University in Chicago. Both programs offer a neuropsychology track, which is what I'm truly interested in and why I've focused on...
  18. O

    Should I go into forensic psychology? Is it worth it?

    Hi, I just found this website and I thought this might be the perfect place to ask some questions. I'm going into college soon and I was thinking about majoring in psychology. I was reading about all of the different psychology career paths and forensic psychology caught my interest. Correct me...
  19. S

    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...
  20. D

    School psychology v clinical

    I’m reaching out for expert advice on what career path to choose! I recently have been admitted to a clinical doctoral program (PsyD) and a school psychology program (MA) and I can’t ddcide which path to choose. I always wanted to get my doctorate, but I recently discovered how much I love...
  21. G

    Is getting a masters a mistake?

    Hi everyone, I'm seeking some advice on whether you think getting a masters might be right for me. Some quick background info: Completed this past cycle without success. Great GPA (3.8) with lots of clinical experience and average research experience, but a quant GRE score in 28th percentile...
  22. Mr. Anthony

    PhD/PsyD Would getting a therapist license be beneficial if I plan on becoming a Psychologist?

    Hi folks, I'm in a bit of dilemma and I'd appreciate any and all of your opinions. I'd like to become a child/youth psychologist and have been waitlisted at a PsyD and PhD program for school psychology, which is where my interests lie. I also applied to several Masters programs in school...
  23. studentcounselor

    Licensed Professional counseling prospects

    I am currently entering the internship phase of my LPC program, though I am excited about graduating and starting my career, I am a feeling a little discouraged. I currently work in the field as a therapeutic day treatment counselor, and I enjoy it. However, I am looking forward to being able...
  24. H

    School Psychology Programs

    Hello, Are there any people in the Psyd programs in school psychology at Hofstra University or St. John's University? If so, would you be able to give me some insight into your experiences in the program? Thank you!!
  25. E

    Roosevelt University

    Has anyone received an offer from Roosevelt University? The last update I received was on March 1st, saying that I was "still being considered" for the program. I'm getting worried because I haven't heard anything since then.
  26. P

    How much does practicum affect internship?

    How much does practicum experience (specifically the setting) determine where it would be "wise" to apply for internship? My dilemma is I would like to apply to prisons and hospitals. However, my first practicum was at a VA at an SMI clinic. Second year I was at a private practice conducting...
  27. I

    "Help me decide" mega thread

    I have to choose! Help! Roosevelt is only 20,000 a year and in Chicago which is a city I know and love. There seemed to be a lot of support for the students, and a cohort size of 20 seems just big enough to be able to choose friends, but still have small classes. DU is like...40 or 50,000...
  28. P

    PhD/PsyD PsyD Tuition: How much is too much?

    Although I am waiting to hear back from University of Denver's PsyD program, I'm worried about the tuition. It's $62,000 a year. Is it even worth it? I was accepted to Florida Tech and their tuition is $29,000 a year. Can I justify DU's price??? Anyone attending a costly PsyD program, and if so...
  29. K

    EPPP Study Buddy/Partner

    Hi Everyone, I have failed the EPPP 2 times, though I improved significantly the second time. I want to continue to do things different. . I live in NY, I can do email, FT, in person, phone...whatever works. I think that having someone going through a similar situation will be helpful. Thanks
  30. G

    How can I improve my chances for a PsyD?

    Hi all! I apologize if some of this info seems repetitive, as I've posted my stats before when I was initially applying, and I also apologize for the length. Desperate for some advice, though! I'm a current undergrad senior who just applied to 8 PsyD programs (Loyola, UIndy, IUP, University of...
  31. 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...
  32. A

    Future of Pediatric Neuropsychology?

    Hello everyone. I was wondering if anyone had any perspectives/standpoints on how the future of clinical neuropsychology is headed (approximately 5-15 years)? I've heard from multiple sources that the advancement in technology would eventually diminish the neuropsychology field. Any opinions on...
  33. mypointlesspov

    PhD/PsyD School PsyD & the APPIC Match

    Hello everyone! Long time lurker, first time poster. I am in my third year of a university-based PsyD program. Ever since starting, I've set myself up to enter the match. Historically, many students in the school program have not entered the match, though this is changing now that we have a...
  34. L

    Pepperdine MA or MFT program to fully funded Doctoral program

    Hello, I am interested in a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and have a few questions. They are based on trying to get into Pepperdine's PsyD program from Pepperdine as well as using an MA from Pepperdine to get into a fully funded doctoral program. Does Pepperdine's PsyD's program have any...
  35. L

    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...
  36. jpgasp

    Psy. D. or LCSW

    I am currently about to start my final year of my MSW, clinical track. I am already thinking towards the future, and I have a few questions. Social work has been a means to an end for me for a while now. I really liked the holism of the person-in-environment approach. That's why I chose to get...
  37. CanadianCounselor

    CPA-accredited PsyD Program

    I am sitting on a big decision here and would love some help :) I am a dual citizen (US/Canada) working as a school counselor in Canada. I was recently admitted to a CPA accredited PsyD program, but may want to work in the US one day (perhaps NY, CA, FL, MA). I have my MA from a non-CACREP...
  38. IncognitoCats

    Psychotherapists out there in private practice, ahoy!

    Generous people - I am navigating my way into your profession, and would love your advice on the questions in boldface below. I am 40, I have a BA, MA, PhD, postdoc fellowship, and a university career at an Institute for Advanced Study, all at top 20 world-ranked universities in the UK and...
  39. D

    JFK MFT vs Psyd Program

    Hello all, I am currently finishing up my Bachelors and struggling with the decision of going into a MFT track or Psyd program after. I live close-ish to the bay area so JFK and Alliant are the only two for Psyd programs that are APA accredited. I recently went to an open house at JFK and seemed...