Monthly Archives: March 2011

Why I Chose MSPP’s School Psychology Program

I heard about MSPP from a girl I went to UMass with who worked in the same psychology lab as me. She graduated the year before me and told me when she got accepted to MSPP’s forensic psychology program. I … Continue reading

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How I Made the Decision to Come to MSPP….

The end of March is a beautiful time of year… Spring is in the air. I can hear birds chirping, and see flowers blooming… But a more important sign of spring is in the air: acceptance letters from grad school! … Continue reading

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Why MSPP? Accepting Your Acceptance Letter!

Some of you may be deciding which school to attend after receiving multiple acceptance letters in the past few weeks! Personally, I chose MSPP because of the small community atmosphere, the individualized attention from professors, the field placement opportunities, and … Continue reading

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Why I chose MSPP

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already that time of the year when MSPP begins to send out acceptance letters to prospective students. Two years ago, around this time, I remember anxiously waiting to hear if I had been accepted … Continue reading

March is Women’s History Month!

In honor of women’s history month, I have been thinking a lot about my place in the field of psychology (and the world) as a woman. Overall, women have made such huge gains in the area of personal freedom and … Continue reading

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On being a broke grad student

Being a poor grad student is never fun, but often comes with the territory of working toward an advanced degree. A lot of prospective students wonder how they can afford a degree while taking a full course load, putting in … Continue reading

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“What women have influenced you?” for Women’s History Month

This month for Women’s History we were asked, “What women have influenced you?” So here it goes… At the age of 13 I found out that my parents were getting a divorce. Soon after, my mother and I made the … Continue reading

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Summer classes!

It’s hard to believe, but the semester is just about half way through. My second semester at MSPP has been flying by, and now it’s time to start thinking about the future! And by the future I mean this summer… … Continue reading

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Getting Involved at MSPP

As an MSPP student, you will have opportunities to get involved with many extracurricular activities.  I’ve blogged before about social gatherings, volunteering at interview days, community service, attending Continuing Education programs, Student Coordinating Committee meetings, and participating in the Lucero … Continue reading

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Summer Semester

Last Friday, registration for summer classes opened at 9:00 am. I was at my computer, ready to go and as soon as 9:00 hit, I logged into SSIG on MyCampus to register. I couldn’t believe that some of the classes … Continue reading

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