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    2017 Fall
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    Clinical Psychology

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  1. Question about grad student funding

    aside from the obvious (i.e. that you need funding to cover the cost of living) - why is funding or eligibility for funding important to supervisors? if you are receive a scholarship are they then more likely to receive funding in the future? and if you receive funding, are they listed as the PI on that award? any furtherr info would be appreciated
  2. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    how long do you think it's appropriate to wait before contacting your POI abt you app status? i thanked mine via email after meeting her at visiting/interview day but she didn't reply and now i'm just waiting to hear back.
  3. this is for clinical psych at a Canadian university... waiting is the worst
  4. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    Sorry to hear that. But you're so close! Do most schools let you know that you are waitlisted after interview/visiting day?
  5. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    This post is what dreamz r made of
  6. Thank you note to a large group?

    that's such good advice - thank you! here i was thinking how awkward it was going to be individually emailing each person who interviewed me (i was also in a group interview) but this makes so much more sense.
  7. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    Cool thank you guys! Good luck and hope you both hear back soon
  8. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    What is the consensus on contacting your poi after an interview? Is it desperate or appreciative to thank someone for their time? Bc even if you really are thankful to have met them, I think the underlying msg is always like... When am I going to hear abt a decision?
  9. Emailing for an Update...

    maybe try emailing the grad secretary? i've done that a few times, ha
  10. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    what was the interview process like like at Waterloo?
  11. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    I would start by trying the grad secretary and if they don't know, Id advise emailing your POI. Be really dipolomatic in your email, tell your POI that you're excited to have made it this far and you would appreciate any info they could give you on your rank on the wait list and/or when you might hear for sure. I would pose it less as a direct question and more of a 'if you could give me any further info it would be greatly appreciated.' Sorry you're feeling so disappointed. This process is really gruelling
  12. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    it was down a few days ago too. </3
  13. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    i didn't interview at ryerson but i don't think it would be the worst thing to contact your POI thanking them for their time etc. i wouldnt explicitly ask about the status of your application but it might help you to hear back sooner? (assuming you haven't already done this)
  14. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    i literally just heard back from her after 4 days (not that long in the world of academia, i know, or any world really). crying tears of happiness. thank you gradcafe friends. it's the little things!
  15. Fall 2017 CANADIAN clinical psychology

    i know, it's the worst. she has provided me w/ references in the past and our relationship was positive but it's been over 2 yrs since we last touched base. thanks for the advice! ill try that