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So...

Where did everyone apply for the fall? How many programs did you apply to? Which one is your top choice?

Deadlines are either past, or looming uncomfortably close for most programs...

I'll admit it. I got more than a little freaked out by the process and lost it. I changed from wanting a PhD to wanting a PsyD after my letters had been written and everything. I wound up only applying to two programs. Thankfully I'm well above average for both programs. However, I've resigned myself to the fact that I may have to take a year off.

I applied to Chestnut Hill College and Loyola College. Just the two, and I can't decide which one I'd rather go to. LC has a much better APA placement rate, but CHC says theirs is just low because people don't want to move, and I don't mind that.

Et tu?
 

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Clinical PhD:
U Mass Boston
ASU
Loyola Chicago
GWU
Drexel
St. John's

Counseling PhD:
Boston College

Master's of Counseling:
ASU

Hopefully a diverse enough group for me to get in somewhere!
 

cara susanna

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All Clinical PhD programs:

U of Kentucky
U of Washington
U of Montana
North Texas U
American U
U of North Dakota
Eastern Michigan U
U of Missouri Columbia
 
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Still applying, but...

Loyola Chicago
UVM
George Mason
Georgia State
Utah
UM-St Louis
Loyola Baltimore
IUP
Widener
Virginia Consortium
Xavier
Rutgers PsyD

Good luck with applications, etc!
 

Marissa4usa

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U of denver (top choice- they have four professors I would LOVE to work with- don't worry they all do very related work)
George Washington
Catholic University of America
U of Rochester
Clark University
Binghamton
U of Utah
U of Tennessee
Texas A & M
U of Houston
Sam Houston State
U of Delaware
U of Maryland
Auburn U
UNC-Chapel Hill
Detroit Mercy (still contemplating- does anyone know anything about their program)
 

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All clinical psychology Ph.D. with a focus in neuropsychology:

U Alabama-Birmingham
U Connecticut
Georgia State U
Indiana U
U South Florida
Virginia Tech :xf::xf:
Ohio U
U of Cincinnati
Central Michigan U

I am really hoping to get an interview at Virginia Tech because it is a perfect match with my research and applied interests.

Good luck to all!
 

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Drexel
Penn State
Boston U Mass
Miami
Missouri St Louis
 
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Here's my list...

Rosalind Franklin
Loyola Chicago
University of Illinois-Chicago
Northwestern--Feinberg :xf::xf:
Marquette
University of Iowa

Northwestern really has the greatest match to my research interests....so I'm hoping to get in there. Just finishing up my essays right now to submit online!
 

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U of denver (top choice- they have four professors I would LOVE to work with- don't worry they all do very related work)
George Washington
Catholic University of America
U of Rochester
Clark University
Binghamton
U of Utah
U of Tennessee
Texas A & M
U of Houston
Sam Houston State
U of Delaware
U of Maryland
Auburn U
UNC-Chapel Hill
Detroit Mercy (still contemplating- does anyone know anything about their program)

wow I wonder if we have the same interests. I applied to half of these schools last year and am applying to some - Utah and Auburn- (plus others) this year. Second time better be a charm. Maybe i'll see you at interviews... :)
 

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Clinical PhD:

SUNY Binghamton
Clark
UNC Chapel Hill
UVA
U of Washington
Catholic University
Boston University

Clinical PsyD:

Rutgers
GWU
VA Consortium
Yeshiva
Loyola MD
 

samusb

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clinical PhD

BU
Yale
Rutgers
UMass Amherst
UConn
CUNY
Columbia
 

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U of denver (top choice- they have four professors I would LOVE to work with- don't worry they all do very related work)
George Washington
Catholic University of America
U of Rochester
Clark University
Binghamton
U of Utah
U of Tennessee
Texas A & M
U of Houston
Sam Houston State
U of Delaware
U of Maryland
Auburn U
UNC-Chapel Hill
Detroit Mercy (still contemplating- does anyone know anything about their program)
Who do you want to work with at U Tennessee?
 
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Marissa4usa

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wow I wonder if we have the same interests. I applied to half of these schools last year and am applying to some - Utah and Auburn- (plus others) this year. Second time better be a charm. Maybe i'll see you at interviews... :)
What are your research interests?

Who do you want to work with at U Tennessee?
Kristina Gordon. Are you applying there as well?
 

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Still applying, but...

Loyola Chicago
UVM
George Mason
Georgia State
Utah
UM-St Louis
Loyola Baltimore
IUP
Widener
Virginia Consortium
Xavier
Rutgers PsyD

Good luck with applications, etc!
I'm a second-year at Xavier...here for questions if you have any.

All clinical psychology Ph.D. with a focus in neuropsychology:

U Alabama-Birmingham
U Connecticut
Georgia State U
Indiana U
U South Florida
Virginia Tech :xf::xf:
Ohio U
U of Cincinnati
Central Michigan U

I am really hoping to get an interview at Virginia Tech because it is a perfect match with my research and applied interests.

Good luck to all!
I did my UG at UC and know the graduate program reasonably well there and am happy to answer any questions if I can.
 

samusb

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how come CUNY? they are one of the least research oriented PhD's out there, and the rest of those programs, especially Yale, are pretty research oriented.
I'm interested in child/adolescent mental health and CUNY has Arietta Slade and Steve Tuber, who both do good work in that area. Definitely maybe a little out of place with the others, but I have professors who went there and were able to get good research experience.

I'm rooting for BU myself.
 

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UMass Amherst
UMass Boston
U. of Miami
U. of West Virginia
Auburn
Central Michigan
U. of Washington
U. of Denver
DePaul
Loyola
U. of Delaware
Michigan State

Hoping for a place I wouldn't mind living in but am excited about all the of the research opportunities at these schools.
 

BamaPsych

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Auburn U
U Southern Mississippi
Georgia State
George Mason
DePaul
Loyola/Chicago

Clinical PsyD
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Baylor
Rutgers
Indiana U of Pennsylvania
Indiana State
Virginia Consortium


oh and by the way, I don't think there's any way I can pinpoint a "top choice" yet. There are so many - some are close to home, others have better funding, others are in better locations. I just can't pick one!
 

cara susanna

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People applying to U Washington: who are your POIs?
 

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UNC-Chapel Hill
U Washington
U Miami
FSU
U Mich
U Alabama
SUNY-Stony Brook
Simon Fraser
UConn
GSU
U of Rochester
U of Pittsburg Clinical/Developmetal
UCSB
U Toronto-OISE
 
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I applied for Clinical Ph.D at:

U Washingon
Kansas U
U Mass Boston
UVA
VCU
Drexel:xf::xf:
U Pitt
U Maine

and Social/Personality at U-Illinois Chicago

I applied for faculty w/ a forensic interest
 

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I'm a first-year grad student in the clinical child program at U of Miami. If anyone has questions about UM, feel free to PM me and I'd be happy to give you some more info about what it's like. Good luck everyone!
 

karma898

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UNC-Chapel Hill
U Washington
U Miami
FSU
U Mich
U Alabama
SUNY-Stony Brook
Simon Fraser
UConn
GSU
U of Rochester
U of Pittsburg Clinical/Developmetal
UCSB
U Toronto-OISE
I did my undergrad at Simon Fraser, I interviewed there last year, and I'm applying there again this year as well if you need any info.
 

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What are your research interests?


Kristina Gordon. Are you applying there as well?

I applied to work with her last year and thought about reapplyingt this year but didn't and I kinda regret it. They have an awesome program and her research is amazing! Good luck with your application.
 

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I am an undergrad at UW and have been working in a clinical research lab for 2+ years... I know I'm just a lowly undergrad (haha) but I actually know a ton about the program and a lot of the grad students and faculty... so if anyone has questions they think I might be able to help them out with, feel free to PM me :)

Are you guys applying for the adult track or child track?
 
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cara susanna

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I'm applying for the adult track, to work with Dr. Linehan.
 

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I applied to work with her last year and thought about reapplyingt this year but didn't and I kinda regret it. They have an awesome program and her research is amazing! Good luck with your application.
What do you think kept you from getting in?

Sorry to hear you didn't get in the first round, I am also a returning applicant!
 

samusb

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When do interview invitations begin to go out for most programs? Well after the holidays I assume. Mid January or so?
 

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Here's my list...

Rosalind Franklin
Loyola Chicago
University of Illinois-Chicago
Northwestern--Feinberg :xf::xf:
Marquette
University of Iowa

Northwestern really has the greatest match to my research interests....so I'm hoping to get in there. Just finishing up my essays right now to submit online!
I also applied to Loyola Chicago, UIC, and NU Feinberg, amongst others (DePaul, UMass Boston, Boston U, Fordham and Columbia Teacher's College) - all Clinical Psych PhD. Who are you interested in working with at those 3 schools??
 
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Loyola- Grayson Holmbeck
UIC- Stewart Shankman- also interested in the psych and law minor
NU- Either Linda Teplin or Karen Abrams (psycho-legal studies program)

u?
 

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Loyola- Grayson Holmbeck
UIC- Stewart Shankman- also interested in the psych and law minor
NU- Either Linda Teplin or Karen Abrams (psycho-legal studies program)

u?
Loyola - Colleen Conley
UIC - Evelyn Behar
NU - Mark Reinecke or John Lavigne

good luck!:D
 

mplsgirl

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awesome, good luck to you too! it's easier to say that and actually mean it when i know i won't be competing with you. LOL :)
 

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I'm a little weird since I applied clinical two years ago and I am now applying social-personality. However, since my discipline isn't awesome enough to have a forum like this (and the people around here are so awesome and helpful), I'll stick around for a while. :cool:

So here are my schools that are not clinical at all:

Social-Personality Ph.D./Social Ph.D.

University of Missouri-Columbia
University of Rochester
Duke University
Michigan State University
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Carnegie Mellon University
SUNY-Buffalo
SUNY-Albany

Good luck everyone!! :luck:
 

samusb

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I also applied to Loyola Chicago, UIC, and NU Feinberg, amongst others (DePaul, UMass Boston, Boston U, Fordham and Columbia Teacher's College) - all Clinical Psych PhD. Who are you interested in working with at those 3 schools??

I applied to BU and TC as well. Who do you want to work with there?
 

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So I'm interested in LGBT issues and forensic psych, which created an interesting mix of programs in my apps. Anyways, here they are:

Clinical:
Clark Univ
Univ of Montana
PGSP
Sam Houston
Simon Fraser
Univ of Windsor

Counseling:
UC Santa Barbara
Univ of Florida
New Mexico State Univ
Northeastern
Univ of Utah

Also, I got my first interview invite today (from Sam Houston)!!!
 

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So I'm interested in LGBT issues and forensic psych, which created an interesting mix of programs in my apps. Anyways, here they are:

Clinical:
Clark Univ
Univ of Montana
PGSP
Sam Houston
Simon Fraser
Univ of Windsor

Counseling:
UC Santa Barbara
Univ of Florida
New Mexico State Univ
Northeastern
Univ of Utah

Also, I got my first interview invite today (from Sam Houston)!!!
rmenoch, i also applied to U of Fl for counseling psych (the only counseling psych program to which i applied, rest are clinical...) i'm guessing you applied to work with Bonnie Moradi? Her lab seems amazing! I applied to work with her as well. Good luck!! (Can we both get in? Because that would be terrific lol)
 

cara susanna

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So I'm interested in LGBT issues and forensic psych, which created an interesting mix of programs in my apps. Anyways, here they are:

Clinical:
Clark Univ
Univ of Montana
PGSP
Sam Houston
Simon Fraser
Univ of Windsor

Counseling:
UC Santa Barbara
Univ of Florida
New Mexico State Univ
Northeastern
Univ of Utah

Also, I got my first interview invite today (from Sam Houston)!!!
I'm applying to U of Montana as well, though it seems in a different research area :D
 

rmenoch

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rmenoch, i also applied to U of Fl for counseling psych (the only counseling psych program to which i applied, rest are clinical...) i'm guessing you applied to work with Bonnie Moradi? Her lab seems amazing! I applied to work with her as well. Good luck!! (Can we both get in? Because that would be terrific lol)
So we definitely both need to get in, or at least get interviews :) Also, you were correct in guessing that my POI is Bonnie Moradi. So are you interested in LGBT issues as well, or are you focusing on another area? Anyways, good luck!!!
 

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U of Denver
U of Michigan
U of Washington
Arizona State
Michigan State
U of SoCal
 

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I'm a little weird since I applied clinical two years ago and I am now applying social-personality. However, since my discipline isn't awesome enough to have a forum like this (and the people around here are so awesome and helpful), I'll stick around for a while. :cool:

So here are my schools that are not clinical at all:

Social-Personality Ph.D./Social Ph.D.

University of Missouri-Columbia
University of Rochester
Duke University
Michigan State University
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Carnegie Mellon University
SUNY-Buffalo
SUNY-Albany

Good luck everyone!! :luck:
Hey there! seems like we're in a similar boat.. I applied for clinical programs last year but didn't get in, and this year i'm doing social/social-personality/personality programs.. i like to think that my rejections were a blessing in disguise as i found out my true research interests!

The only overlap we have with our school is U of Michigan.. I'm applying to 17 schools total, and most with faculties doing multicultural research.

Good luck!!
 

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So here's hoping we get a biter this time! :xf:

Clinical Ph.D.:
UMASS Boston
Clark University

Counseling Ph.D.:
Boston College
Northeastern University

Last resorts are joint J.D./M.S.W's......
 

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So here's hoping we get a biter this time! :xf:

Clinical Ph.D.:
UMASS Boston
Clark University

Counseling Ph.D.:
Boston College
Northeastern University

Last resorts are joint J.D./M.S.W's......
Keeping my fingers crossed for you PsychED00! And for everyone else here too! :xf::xf::xf: This is my third year applying and I'm hoping it will be the last!

This cycle I applied to 9 Clinical PhD programs and 1 Clinical PsyD program. Wishing everyone the best of luck! :luck:
 

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Hey there! seems like we're in a similar boat.. I applied for clinical programs last year but didn't get in, and this year i'm doing social/social-personality/personality programs.. i like to think that my rejections were a blessing in disguise as i found out my true research interests!

The only overlap we have with our school is U of Michigan.. I'm applying to 17 schools total, and most with faculties doing multicultural research.

Good luck!!
Hey, I'm not the only one!! :cool:

Yes, I'm glad I was rejected and took the master's route instead. I'm doing & want to continue my work on goal pursuit (in a broad sense), so I can imagine that we would not have too much overlap in programs.

Good luck to you as well! :luck:
 

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Clinical PhD:
U Mass Boston
ASU
Loyola Chicago
GWU
Drexel
St. John's

Counseling PhD:
Boston College

Master's of Counseling:
ASU

Hopefully a diverse enough group for me to get in somewhere!


I am interested in most of the schools you applied to! What are your research interests?
 
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