Welcome to the GradCafe

Hello!  Welcome to The GradCafe Forums.You're welcome to look around the forums and view posts.  However, like most online communities you must register before you can create your own posts.  This is a simple, free process that requires minimal information. Benefits of membership:

  • Participate in discussions
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Search forums
  • Removes some advertisements (including this one!)


Popular Content

Showing content with the highest reputation since 03/25/2017 in Blog Comments

  1. 2 points

    Rejections and Being Thankful for What We Have

    At first I was not thankful for not being accepted into a Ph.D program. I was accepted into its masters and I then found funding on my own to support myself for a year. As I went along the program I realized that I dodge a bullet. The program that I am in would not prepare me for my long-term goals, which is academia. It does a good job of preparing students for the clinical aspect but if they choose to go into a university setting they would not make the cut. The masters program gives its students the clinical aspect and so I am happy that I did not pursue my doctoral training in such a place. I am applying to other programs and from the experience I have a better idea of what to look for.