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    2019 Fall
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    Social Psychology PhD

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  1. Troyyy

    Anybody else applying to a PhD straight out of undergrad?

    Haha, it feels kind of weird not having to be in school anymore. I'm attending Howard University in the Fall. Congratulations on getting into Cornell!
  2. Troyyy

    Anybody else applying to a PhD straight out of undergrad?

    Hey heyy, I’m actually new to the site, so I feel bad coming into this thread, but I just graduated from my college yesterday with a Psychology B.S, and I’m going into one of my top choices for my PhD in the Fall. If I found this thread last semester, then I would definitely have spoken about the stress of the application process. There has been many times where I wanted to give up and had a lot of self-doubt, but my professors and friends supported me throughout the entire process and I’m glad I was able to complete it! As far as my feelings in the program, I am not exactly nervous at all. I’m actually very excited and ready to take on the course load. I feel prepared! I hope to see people continue this thread when the Fall begins so we can share our experiences in our transition!
  3. Every program is different and list different expectations of the recommendation letter. What seems to be a general understanding is that there should be 3 recommenders on your behalf, with two of them being faculty members (PhD level). They should be able to speak on your academic, research, and clinical experiences if you have any. This is not something that you will be submitting, but something that those recommenders will submit on your behalf.
  4. Troyyy

    How soon do I apply for Post-Bac's?

    I know it’s been a while since you made this post, but I think you should have applied for the post-bac anyways, just so that you can have something to fall back on. Have you heard from any schools yet?
  5. Troyyy

    Fall 2019 Psychology Doctoral ACCEPTANCES!!

    School: Howard University Concentration: Social Psychology Type: PhD Date of acceptance: May 10 (I know, late as heck) Notified by: E-Mail
  6. I would recommend you call the school and see if they would allow you to defer for a year. This would mean that you'll wait until the following year to begin, instead of going immediately into it this fall. This way, while your current PhD program is on hold, you can work for a year and also try again to apply for admission at other PhD programs. If you still don't have a good chance at being accepted, then you can always fall back on your "safe school".
  7. I think that you would be eligible apply to an I/O psychology program. Go for it!
  8. Troyyy

    Fall 2019 Psychology - Where are you going?!

    I'll be attending Howard University's Social Psychology PhD program!

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