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hopefulgrad2019 last won the day on December 19 2019

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    2019 Fall
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    Clinical Psychology

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  1. Sarcasm isn’t received well via text so sorry on my behalf too!
  2. It was just a piece of advice but the way you responded to this kind of proves my point of immaturity. Best of luck in this process!
  3. The CUDCP guidelines say students shouldn’t hold more than two offers for more than a week. But yes, express your excitement and say you’re just waiting for some more info before you can make your final decision. Congrats!
  4. I would be wary of using the word “love” to describe your emotions to interviewers. It can come off as immature during my experience of interviewing potential new students for our program.
  5. I emailed all faculty I interviewed with to thank them but not all the grad students.
  6. Thanks! I’m actually a 1st year clinical student so this is from last year but still feel incredibly lucky to be where I am ❤️
  7. My funding was in my formal offer letter and it did tell me the amount. Don’t accept any offer without the funding details clearly laid out.
  8. (There’s no “ranking” of clinical psych programs because a top choice for me who’s interested in neuropsych isnt going to be a top choice for someone with other interests so I wouldn’t take this advice with much weight at all). I do agree that applications are reviewed holistically. I’m a clinical psych grad student at a R1 and my quant score was below the 50th percentile with my other scores being 85 percentile verbal & 99 percentile writing. But my mentor did have to advocate for me to be invited to interview because they were concerned with my low quant score. It does matter but matters less if your research match is stellar and you have great letters and research experience, etc.
  9. Definitely!! I hope it works out for you too 😊
  10. This happened to me last year with Florida except they said I could complete a Skype interview and then never scheduled one or replied to my emails about setting it up (I emailed 3 times then let it go)... it obviously wasn’t my top choice because I chose to go to a different schools interview weekend (where I’m now a grad student) but definitely left a bad taste in my mouth!
  11. The messages right above you talk about this and bringing a padfolio.
  12. Yep, this is spot on! One of my mentors from my post bac gave me a padfolio for my interviews and it was really nice to have.
  13. I would retake the GRE if you think that was a clear weakness and continue building your CV. It really sucks but it’s all you can do if you plan to apply again. You didn’t mention your specific research achievements but unfortunately, there’s always room to grow, despite thinking you’re competitive, when the field is so competitive for clinical psych.
  14. Are you looking for information on if you got an interview? If so, don’t email again at all. If you’re getting an interview, they’ll reach out to you and it’ll appear very pushy to inquire this many times regardless.
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