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2018-2019 APPIC Internship Interview Thread

Discussion in 'Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.]' started by ForTheLoveOfPsych, Nov 1, 2017.

  1. Space Owl

    Space Owl 5+ Year Member

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    I hear ya...I applied to all UCCs, several of which have notification dates of 12/18, and one that's like, the 21st or 22nd?! Still waiting to hear back from 10 myself, all but 2 of which notified last year right on 12/15 or the day before. I'm not going to have any fingernails left by the end of this, which might not bode well for my well-groomed/manicured appearance come the actual interviews. I guess the trade-off is that most UCC interviews are telephone/skype only, which keeps the cost and stress of traveling way down, but that's assuming the anxiety doesn't kill you first.
     
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  3. saarloos

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    Oh hell no! As a fellow MASH fan... I was hoping to get to meet the great Hawkeye. I'm holding out hope that perhaps we applied to a few other of the same sites and meet over a nice steaming cup of interview crazies.
     
  4. RecoveringPerfectionist88

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    Thank you for asking because I feel like I'm starting to spiral out. I'm in a similar boat - have heard from 4 UCCs and radio silence from 14... Tryna to put all my self-soothe & coping tools into action. Better practice what I preach to clients! How are you holding up (as well as other UCC applicants)?
     
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  5. Hawkeye11

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    Did you apply to all UCCs? The only UCCs I have yet to hear back from don't do in person interviews.
     
  6. Ty Pwonair

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  7. Ty Pwonair

    Ty Pwonair Banned Banned Account on Hold

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    With your logic, the author should have use the (sic) designation. Also, in response to your analysis...

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  8. AllTheFeels

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    I'm still waiting to hear from 9 UCCs. I get excited to see others getting their interview invites even with the silence killing me. I keep reminding myself to be grateful that the process might be less expensive since so many are phone or Skype interviews. And...just remind myself that really what I am telling to my clients is "Practice what I say not as I do."
     
  9. geranium89

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    I am also waiting on 9 UCCs... its rough!
     
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  10. saarloos

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    Is that... yep, that's rain on my parade Hawkeye!!! Most of the rest of the sites I'm waiting on are counseling centers, four of which do not interview in person (Washington State U, Montana State U, U of Colorado Wardenburg, and WVU Carruth Center for Counseling and Psych). Most of the others I'm waiting on are optional in terms of on-site interviews vs not.
     
  11. Kitai_Aleran

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    Yes! I am waiting on 10 UCCs! I also have one who said they will notify people by 12/22!! How is this possible?! I am trying to constantly remind myself that UCCs are busy helping students who are in crisis and to be patient. Plus..starwars comes out next week so at least there is that to look forward to!
     
  12. BP0322

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    Speaking of UCCs...

    -Full Site Name: University of Notre Dame Counseling Center
    -Track: N/A
    -Invite or Rejection: Rejection :yeahright:
    -Date of Notification: 12/7, late morning EST
    -How You Were Notified: Mass email
     
  13. JustForAPPIC

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    Waiting for 5 VAs and 2 other sites and all I want to do is book my flights!!!
     
  14. OpalinePhoenix

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    Hey y'all - just to provide some balanced thoughts:

    If you're feeling sensitive about the tallies right now, that is OKAY. It is also OKAY if you never considered that other people might feel sensitive about them and chose to use them! It's fine to ask for people to alter something because it's making you uncomfortable, with the recognition that they didn't mean to do that. I haven't seen anyone accuse anyone of being intentionally insensitive. And guys who have made that change - that was generous and thoughtful of you. Agreed that you did nothing wrong - and were gracious enough to change something that was upsetting others. Asking someone to make a change isn't "what's wrong with" psychology, nor is having scared/anxious/negative feelings around something likes this, even if they're mildly irrational. And I'm proud of everyone here for in general using this thread for support rather than catastrophizing! You're all awesome.
     
  15. projessorx

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    -Full Site Name: Yale Child Study
    -Track: early childhood
    -Invite or Rejection: Invite! Did not expect this one :)
    -Date of Notification: 12/7, late morning EST
    -How You Were Notified: phone call
     
  16. Internship_Journey

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    Some of this info may already be posted - sorry if redundant. Thank you to the moderator for compiling and organizing everything!

    Name of Site:
    University of Delaware Center for Counseling and Student Development
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Invitation
    Date of Notification and Method: November 22, 2017 via email
    Interview Dates: 12/12, 12/14, 1/4, 1/9, 1/11, 1/16, 1/18, 1/23

    Name of Site: Drexel University Counseling and Psychological Services
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Invitation
    Date of Notification and Method: December 4, 2017 via email
    Interview Dates: 1/5, 1/8, 1/11 (in-person) or via Skype 1/4

    Name of Site: Emory University Counseling and Psychological Services
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Invitation
    Date of Notification and Method: December 4, 2017 via telephone and email
    Interview Dates: SKYPE – 12/18, 12/19, 1/9, 1/10, 1/11

    Name of Site: University of Miami Counseling and Psychological Services
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Invitation
    Date of Notification and Method: November 28, 2017 via telephone
    Interview Dates: Told on the phone so I don’t remember

    Name of Site: Temple University Tuttleman Counseling Services
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Invitation
    Date of Notification and Method: December 2, 2017 via email
    Interview Dates: 12/18, 12/19, 12/21, 12/22, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/9, 1/11

    Name of Site: Virginia Commonwealth University Counseling Services
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Invitation
    Date of Notification and Method: December 7, 2017 via email
    Interview Dates: In-person interviews: Jan. 1/4, 1/5, 1/8, 1/10, 1/12; Phone interviews: 1/9
     
  17. Linehanwannabe

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    Same im at way more rejections than i ever thought
     
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  18. ztoom51

    ztoom51 2+ Year Member

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    Bellevue/NYU Child Study Center
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    Invite ??? (this is shocking)
    Notified on 12/06/17 at 1pm
    Personalized email
    Date: 1/09/2017

    I'm really shocked about this. I must have been on some kind of wait list.
     
  19. Bryan91

    Bryan91 Psy.D Candidate 2+ Year Member

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    Rejections (not in format, but all were generic e-mails) from

    Pittsburgh VA
    Primary Care Psychology Associates
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Boise VA

    6 rejections, 2 interviews. I'm at the acceptance point of not being a competitive applicant anymore.
     
  20. RecoveringPerfectionist88

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    Name of Site: Temple University Tuttleman Counseling Services
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Invitation
    Date of Notification and Method: December 1, 2017 via personalized email
    Interview Dates: 12/18, 12/19, 12/21, 12/22, 1/2 (I signed up for this one), 1/4, 1/8, 1/9, 1/11

    Name of Site:
    Drexel University Counseling and Psychological Services
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Rejection
    Date of Notification and Method: December 4, 2017 via personalized email

    Name of Site: University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Rejection
    Date of Notification and Method: December 7, 2017 via personalized email

    Name of Site: Virginia Commonwealth University Counseling Services
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Invitation
    Date of Notification and Method: December 7, 2017 via email
    Interview Dates: In-person interviews: Jan. 1/4, 1/5, 1/8, 1/10, 1/12 (I signed up for this one); Phone interviews: 1/9

    Such a roller coaster of emails and emotions! Hang in there UCC peeps (and other-site applicants)! Sending positive thoughts and vibes your way!
     
  21. BronzedPsych

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    Congratulations!!!
     
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  22. BronzedPsych

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    Has anyone heard from the Yale Child Study Center ASD or Trauma and Children tracks yet?
     
  23. drxa

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    Man, you are on a ROLL! Congrats on all your invites!
     
  24. drxa

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    Congrats on your invite!! I am still in limbo with Bellevue (for the adult track) but this gives me hope!
     
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  25. Internship_Journey

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    Thank you for your support! I wish everyone so much success! Rooting for everyone here!
     
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  26. InternshipNewsCrazed

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    Name of Site: Virginia Commonwealth University Counseling Services
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Rejection
    Date of Notification and Method: 12/7 (Mass Email)
     
  27. luna123878

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    Anyone who received a phone call invite from Columbia/New York Presbyterian last week -- have you received the confirmation email they said they would send post phone call? I haven't
     
  28. Psyched5481

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    -Full Site Name: University of Notre Dame Counseling Center
    -Track: N/A
    -Invite or Rejection: Invite!
    -Date of Notification: 12/7 10am CST
    -How You Were Notified: Mass email
    - Interview Dates: Phone interview Jan 2-Jan 12
     
  29. Gambit07

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    Full Site Name: University of Notre Dame Counseling Center
    -Track: No track
    -Invite or rejection: Invite!
    -Date of Notification: 12/7/17 (email at 11:23 am EST)
    -How You Were Notified: Individual email (Dear Applicant)
     
  30. PsychicKat

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    Waiting and watching. o_O From the past it appears all invites from Yale are via phone call.
     
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  31. ztoom51

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    It just shows that it really isn't over until you get an actual rejection! They must have a second round of invites or a wait list of some kind.
     
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  32. drwhoster

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    Name of Site: Virginia Commonwealth University Counseling Services
    Track: N/A
    Invite or Rejection: Rejection
    Date of Notification and Method: 12/7 (Mass Email)

    Other people were FAST in posting these! First rejection and for a site I really liked so that's a weird feeling; I had to keep myself from looking at the e-mail while on the phone for SUNY Albany's interview :p Onward and upward!
     
  33. ellabelle46

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    So so agree with this - I think it's important for people to recognize that others might not mean harm, but it's also a great mature thing to alter your behavior (if you feel able to do so) when someone is feeling upset. I removed my tallies because it doesn't hurt me to do so, and I understand that no one was specifically accusing me of being purposefully insensitive.
     
  34. AlwaysPsyched

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    -Full Site Name: Hampton VA
    -Track: General
    -Invite or Rejection: Invite!
    -Date of Notification: 12/7 12pm EST
    -How You Were Notified: Mass email (track was specified in the email)
    - Interview Dates: 1/9-1/24 -> Will be sending doodle poll
     
  35. Noah Interviews

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    OMG me too......

    This is how I'm handling it.
     
  36. Juniper 2018

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    I hear ya! Let me know the name of the facility and I'll check in with you! :)
     
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  37. Kitai_Aleran

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    Me too! I was pleasantly surprised by this one! Good luck to everybody. :clap:
     
  38. ICantStopHittingRefresh

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    Hugs, #forumfam! I hope you all have something wonderful happen today, internship-related or not.
     
  39. wecanERPitout

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    [​IMG]
     
  40. TotalFailurePhD

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    just got rejected from geisinger neuropsych :dead:
     
  41. Juniper 2018

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    I'm holding up okay, definitely using all the coping skills you're referring to! I'm really more excited than anything else and hoping I match with supportive people such as yourself :)
     
  42. eventualphd

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    Definitely took the wind out of my sails, too! Hopefully they will lose energy and stop trolling soon, but we will keep supporting one another!
     
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  43. Ty Pwonair

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  44. PattyPositivity

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    -Full Site Name Community Reach Center
    -Track (if applicable) None
    -Invite or rejection Invite!
    -Date of Notification December 5
    -How You Were Notified (mass email, personal email, phone) Personal email
    -Interview Date(s) January 3, January 10, January 17
     
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  45. onwardsandup

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    Full Site Name: Geisinger Medical Center
    Track (if applicable): Child clinical/pediatric
    Invite or rejection: Rejection
    Date of Notification: 12/07
    How You Were Notified (mass email, personal email, phone): Mass email
    If & How You’re Staying Sane: This changes daily. But right now? Listening to Hedley's Better Days. Lyrics totes applicable.

    WOAH. Didn't mean for that insert to be so big....
     
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  46. PsyGal192

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    I don't know if there is anyone else in this boat but I'm finding myself more and more discouraged since I have no invites yet and 7 rejections. i'm just not sure how all of this works- for example- I'm at a VA for practium but a few VA sites already rejected me. I also did a year with DBT intensively working with borderline patients and Sutter Center for Psychiatry rejected me (they do EXACTLY what I was doing for over a year AND look up to my supervisor who wrote me a letter of rec HIGHLY). I'm really afraid of getting none and having to anxiously wait for phase II but I know a lot of this truly isn't in my control either. How have you all been keeping your head up? Especially those with no invites :/
     
  47. Neurophile210

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    I have about 12 rejections and no invites at this point I am focusing on what I can do like my dissertation and the week of prac notes, and just expecting the worst but hoping that the best happens.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  48. Segan1

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    Just to verify, this is the Santa Monica one correct? Did anyone else hear from them? I am waiting to hear and wondering if not receiving an email yesterday is a good thing? I need a win right now with 0 invites so far. Please :whistle:
     
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  49. PaichD

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    Yep, I believe that is the Santa Monica one! I haven't heard from them either, and I do hope that is a good thing...lol
     
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  50. PrincessOfGenovia

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    She is!! I figured the forum needed a little cheering up lol!
     

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