Monthly Archives: February 2012

Recipe for success!

“I know what a WISC is!” That’s what he said, and I froze. Oh gosh, has he done this recently? Is this whole test invalid? “It’s what you use to make dough!” Ohhhh wow, how great a moment is that! … Continue reading

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Busy Bee

Now that I am over a month into my second semester, I have fully settled into the swing of things and I am finding myself quite busy these days.  I thought I would give all you prospective students out there … Continue reading

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Sad News

Unfortunately, my wife’s father, Barry, passed away last Friday.  He had suffered from a number of health problems for a long time, so his death was not unexpected, but of course, this did not make it any less sad.  Barry was … Continue reading

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For you ambitious types out there….

Are you thinking about studying to be a school psychologist? If you’re not sure if this field is for you, there are many ways to find out such as shadowing a school psychologist at work or attending MSPP information sessions … Continue reading

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My Journey to MSPP

In my last post I wrote about some of the reasons why I chose to attend MSPP.  I thought it might also be helpful to share my journey before deciding to apply to counseling programs, as I can recall the … Continue reading

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Stop!

A couple of weeks ago, our cohort got together for a night of potlucking and board games. We’re mostly game nerds, and there’s usually a round of scrabble, banana-grams, or gin-rummy underway whenever we have some free time (which is … Continue reading

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When I met MSPP

Studies have shown that only about 30% of people have had a midlife crisis. We all know the urban legend: 40something year old goes out and buys a canary yellow sports car, starts referring to himself as “the Dude”, and … Continue reading

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Why MSPP?

I would say the two main reasons I decided to attend MSPP were because of its sense of community and field placement opportunities for first and second year students in my program.  From the first time I visited MSPP I … Continue reading

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My Path to MSPP

It’s only Tuesday, but I am already exhausted.  I had an interview at 9 this morning at a potential fourth year intenrship site, and while I was happy to have the opportunity to interview, I usually get to sleep in … Continue reading

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