khnhle2 Posted June 4, 2020 Share Posted June 4, 2020 (edited) Hello everyone, I have just started the process of looking at grad school and there's so much info it's overwhelming. So I would really appreciate if you can give me some insights if my profile is competitive enough. I am applying to developmental psychology programs with close connection with education. Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Honors from a liberal arts college GPA: 3.60 (cum laude) Major: Psychology, Minors: Education, Sociology and French, TEFL certificate Relevant courses: Statistics and Research Design in Psychology (in which I was a TA twice), Capstone classes in Cognitive Neuroscience (B+) and Cultural Psychology (A), International and Comparative Education (A), Psychology for the Public Good (A+) GRE: retaking this summer but I expect V:160/Q:162/W: 5.0 LORs: - Psychology Advisor: with whom I've taken 2 classes with (A & A+) and conducted 3 research with. Should be really good - Sociology Advisor: has known me for 4 years. Glowing LOR - Supervisor: knew me for 3 years. Very good LOR about my professional exp Honors project: establishing reliability and validity of a well-known theory about the relationship between parental rejection and adolescents' psychological wellbeing in another language Experience: - First author of research about Guatemalan adolescents - Corresponding author of research about Vietnamese adolescents - 2 year experience as Research Assistant - 3 year working as a counsellor at an enrichment program for elementary school children - 1 year experience as TA for stats class - Admissions intern for a university - 1 year working as a liaison between school administrations and international students Study abroad: 1 semester in France and 1 summer in Korea Languages: Vietnamese, English, French, Korean, Japanese Reach School: Stanford GSE, Teachers College at Columbia Fit School: Penn State, McGill University Safe school: UConn, UPittsburgh My absolute dream school is Stanford GSE (DAPS), so if anybody got any insight into admitted students profiles, I'd really appreciate it!!! Edited June 4, 2020 by khnhle2 Suraj_S 1 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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