Resources for Psychology Students
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Finding a Psychology Program
How to Choose a Program
This guide outlines crucial factors that should be taken into consideration when you decide to start looking at psychology programs.
Returning to School
This guide gives an overview of credit transfers, prior learning assessments, online degrees, and financial aid for students returning to school.
Undergrad Application and Transfer Guide
Before choosing a new institution, both first-time and transfer students should list what they want in a school, and use that information to narrow down their top choices.
Military-affiliated students can receive benefits through both federal and independently administered programs.
Featured Online Psychology Programs
Figuring out where to apply? These top, accredited schools offer a variety of online degrees. Consider one of these accredited programs, and discover their value today.
Financial Aid for Psychology Students
Financial Aid Overview and Scholarships
Students can find several options to help pay for college. Everyone should have a financial aid plan long before they step foot on campus.
Filing a FAFSA is the easiest way to establish that you have financial need, and it is often used by states and schools to determine who gets aid.
Personal Budget Guide
Use the tips below to get started designing your budget, figuring out how much you have to spend each month, and identifying how you can cut costs on both fixed and variable expenses.
Financial Aid for Minority Students
Scholarships for minority graduate students in psychology are on the rise, with funding opportunities in the form of federal aid, scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs. Find scholarships for minority students pursuing a psychology degree.
Study & Exam Tips for Psychology Students
Thesis and Capstone Requirements for Psychology Programs
This guide covers the major aspects of thesis and capstone projects, including topics, grading criteria, and presentation requirements.
Students meeting the minimum SAT scores needed for psychology programs, for example, demonstrate to schools that they hold strong potential in the field.
Taking a GRE psychology subject test may improve your chances of admittance into a graduate psychology program.
Writing Guide for Psychologists
This guide highlights some of the types of writing aspiring psychologists engage in while at school, provides helpful information about common writing styles.
Online Research Guide
The research methods in this psychology study guide can help students learn how to conduct online research.
After College: Job Skills
Professional Networking in Psychology
This guide serves as an overview of the various types and functions of networking, offering practical information to help you develop and maintain professional connections.
Working with a Recruiter
Recruiters can help psychology professionals secure competitive positions at prestigious companies and universities.
Internships and Practicums
While internships and practicums have many similarities, there are several key differences that psychology students should know about.
Free Online Psychology Textbooks
November 14, 2023 | Alaina McCartney
Save money and explore psychology topics with free psychology textbooks and journals from open-source publishers and collections.
What Is Life Coaching?
March 16, 2022 | Staff Writers
Interest in life coaching is growing, both from the client's perspective and among students who are exploring different career paths. But what is a life coach, and how do you...
What Is a Therapy Modality?
March 7, 2022 | Staff Writers
What is a modality in therapy? Learn about some of the most common counseling treatment modalities and how they work in this introductory guide.
Psychology on TV
March 1, 2022 | Staff Writers
As mental health becomes less and less taboo, psychological themes are increasingly popular on TV. But how accurate are the portrayals of therapy, really?
Introduction to Educational Psychology Theory
February 18, 2022 | Staff Writers
Educational psychologists study learners and learning contexts — both within and beyond traditional classrooms — and evaluate ways in which factors such as age, culture, gender, and physical and social...
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