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  1. Someone created this last year and I thought it was a great idea to get different perspectives and see how others were coping with their rejections! I think it will be good for us to start one this year, and begin to decompress/start thinking of plan B (or C, or D, E.. etc) after rejections come trickling in. Use the following template if it helps! School: Area/Degree: Rationalization: Comment: Coping tactics:
  2. Hello! I was wondering if anyone here has applied to/heard back from the Psychology department at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. I visited back in October and was told that their "graduate applicant day" is usually held at the end of January. Here we are in the middle of January and I have not yet received an invite (nor have I seen any posts about Brock). Getting nervous!
  3. Hey everyone, I have been looking at I/O programs for about a year. In my search, I ahve started coming across some Social/Organizational Psychology programs at places like NYU, Northern Illinois University, Temple University, and Columbia. Does anyone know the main differences between I/O and S/O? Is one more suited for academic vs. applied settings? Is one more prestigious than the other? Just trying to make sure I am exploring all of my options. Thanks!
  4. Hello! I am a Masters student at University of Leicester, and would love for my fellow psychologists to fill out my survey for my final year project! The research focuses on attachment and personality styles influence on romantic relationships. The link is below: http://goo.gl/forms/OgjxAedzLVwlAC8W2 Thank you!
  5. Hi all! My name is Ailis and I am currently completing a masters at the London School of Economics in Social and Organisational Psychology. I also completed by undergraduate degree in psychology, so for any of you interested in studying psychology or conducting research in any of the social sciences, I can certainly offer some guidance!! I have experience conducting a range of research- interviews, focus groups, structured observations, questionnaires, participant observation (I have also spent time conducting market research), but I am particularly well practiced in experimental design, after designing an experiment for my undergraduate and masters dissertations. Organisational Psychology is a relatively new pocket of the psychology discipline, and I know more and more courses are popping up around the world which specialize in it. For anyone looking to pursue a degree in organisational psych, I can definitely shed some light on what it is like, the kind of research going on, and prospective careers after. I am hoping to get my dissertation published, it is concerned with the connection between organisational culture and leadership. If you might like to have a look, please visit: https://lse.ut1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eGabzSz1J0hb9nT Where you can complete the questionnaire and see what this kind of research looks like! I'd be happy to explain more about the research goals and rationale after completion if anyone should like to! I look forward to speaking with you! Ailis
  6. Hi fellow grad cafe users! I have a bit of a difficult decision coming up as to whether attend University of Utah or remain at my current program. Unfortunately I know very little about the psych program there or even Salt Lake City in general. I'm hoping some people can shed some light on it and give me their experiences of attending or living near there. In particular, I am concerned about the match between my current research and other graduate students/faculty. I study ingroup-outgroup processes and am very much focused towards continuing this line of interest. U of U seems to be heavily focused on health and clinical psychology, is this the impression others got? I want to be sure that I have outside resources besides my advisor (e.g. other students/faculty who are interested in similar concepts or can provide input on my projects). Additionally, if anyone is in the psychology graduate program I would love just general feelings and thoughts about the program! Thanks for reading
  7. So, I just received a notice for an interview at my top choice school. And, you might find it strange that it is my top choice, as it is a Social Psych. program whereas I primarily applied to Clinical/Counseling ones. However, I have a very specific niche in what research I want to pursue and no other choice comes close to this POI in relation to common interests. With this program, it has been stated that if they don't accept you for a PhD position, you may very well be accepted for an MS one. Now, who knows, I may be accepted for a PhD position. But, if not, is there merit to accepting the MS route? Again, I'd give my right arm to study under this professor, but I worry about what comes next after earning an MS. Of course, I'd be applying for PhD programs again. But, if I were to go another year through the application tango and not get accepted to a PhD program after earning an MS, what could my options be? (i.e. what sort of job could tide me over until the next round of PhD applications and, if I don't go the PhD route, are there occupations which would accept merely an MS in Social Psych?). Finally, could one with an MS in Social Psych realistically apply for Clinical Psych PhD programs? I ask this because my application has been stated as being excellent when asked to be evaluated by local clinicians and Clinical Psych professors, with the exception that my research experience is limited to a year conducting my honors research thesis as an undergrad (whereas my strengths lie in clinical experience and exposure to my population of interest). I may be hoping that I can have my cake and eat it too, but would working under my dream professor, even if they are social psych, fill in that weak spot in my application for Clinical Psych programs? I apologize for being all over the place with my inquiries, but thank you for the help!
  8. I had a quick question. About 3 weeks ago, I had an interview with my POI -- Virginia Commonwealth University, Social Psychology, PhD. I have not heard back since. During the phone interview, she told me that I should hear back about the on campus interview that next week. Would it be appropriate at this point to contact her? I just wanted to ask if I have been removed from the pool of possible students. I'm not sure if I'm just getting worked up too soon or not. Thanks!
  9. Just wondering if there are any social psych applicants out there! Where are people applying to?? I am applying to University of Washington Yale University of Toronto Harvard University of Michigan NYU University of Virginia Northeastern
  10. Has anyone heard anything from Stanford Social Psychology?
  11. Hi all, I applied to 5 schools: --University of Oregon (Developmental Psychology PhD) --University of Virginia (Developmental Psychology PhD) --University of Hawaii at Manoa (Social Psychology PhD) --Simon Fraser University (Social/Developmental Psychology PhD) --UC Davis (Social Psychology PhD) I'm wondering, has anyone heard back from these schools yet? I'm very nervous, and I've been stressing for a bit now. I'm also a little scared of my GRE score, which I've seen a lot about here. I do have a good GPA, have 5 years of research experience, had a GTF and GRF position at my current institution, worked at a local non-profit research firm, and have a Master's that will be completed in March of this year. Do you think my chances are good? Thanks everyone for listening!