Graduate School Advice

This wiki is a centralized resource for graduate school and lab manager positions.

Figuring Out What You’d Like to Do

Carreer Clarifying Questions

Flowchart about Career Options and Degrees

Compilation of Resources on Careers in Psychology – from Taryn Myers

Learning About Graduate School Options

What is the difference between a Ph.D. and a Psy.D.? 

Should I get a Ph.D. or a Psy.D.? 

What is the difference between counseling and clinical psychology? 

What can I do with a master’s degree in psychology? 

Ed.D. programs in counseling and psychology

Psychologist, Therapist, Social Worker, etc.: What are the Options? 

Program Comparison Spreadsheet – by Jumi Hayaki, Danielle Lindner, and Sara Masland

Applying to Graduate School in Clinical Psychology

APA Resources: Applying to Grad School 
Includes resources related to choosing graduate programs, preparing to apply, applying to graduate programs, and funding graduate studies.

“Before You Apply,” Casey Calhoun 

Reflections on choosing the right PsyD program by Jed Siev

Mitch Prinstein’s Uncensored Advice for Applying to Graduate School in Clinical Psychology

“Tips on Applying for Graduate School in Clinical Psychology,” Sophie Choukas-Bradley 

What Mentors Want in Doctoral Applicants to Research-Intensive Labs (tBT Article)

Working in a Post-Bacc Position Before Going to Graduate School

Finding the Right Post-Bacc Research Assistant Job