Monthly Archives: February 2014

Tips for Surving the GRE

For some of us, standardized tests are the last thing on our bucket lists. The truth is if you thought you were done with filling in bubbles with the SATs, I have some tough news for you: not only do … Continue reading

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Anxiety as a Positive Agent for Change

Anxiety is a part of everyone’s life from the moment we are born, and is generally produced from some form of change.  Generally connoting negative emotion and outcome, anxiety is synonymous with stress which many of us have come to believe is … Continue reading

Top 4 Tips for Interviewing

Our Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department recently hosted a “Breaking In” workshop for current students and alumni.  These 4 Top Tips For Interviewing were provided by MSPP Organizational Psychology Alumni, Marge Dupere and Dennis Woodruff. Do your homework: Prior to … Continue reading

Posted in Change of Career, Online Education, Organizational Psychology & Leadership

Top 3 Tips for Linked In

Our Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department recently hosted a “Breaking In” workshop for current students and alumni.  These 3 top tips on Linked In were provided by MSPP Organizational Psychology Alumna, Leto Papadopoulos. Keyword your LinkedIn profile with all relevant … Continue reading

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Top 3 Tips for Resume Writing

Our Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department recently hosted a “Breaking In” workshop for current students and alumni.  These 3 top tips on Resume Writing were provided by MSPP Organizational Psychology Alumna, Kelly Armstrong. Write a powerful opening/objective statement or summary. … Continue reading

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Preemptive Nostalgia

As has been previously mentioned, I am a graduate of Wesleyan University. That’s Wesleyan. Not Wellesley. Don’t ask me why, but every time I told someone where I was going, they said “Oh, the all-girls school?” I believe there was … Continue reading

Posted in School Psychology

Greetings from Fatimah

As a first year student in the Master in Counseling and Global Mental Health Program, I am honored to be a part of the MSPP community.  Prior to matriculating into this program, I spent the last 11 years in Philadelphia … Continue reading

Posted in Global Mental Health

An Afghan Adventure

So, I spent the past 10 months at a Marine Corps base in Afghanistan. I’m not a Marine, not an active duty service member, nor a contractor.  I’m a legitimate Government Service (GS) “civil servant” who voluntarily applied to deploy … Continue reading

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Marshall Ganz on narrative & social movements

Hi, Please take the time to check out my conversation with Dr. Marshall Ganz at the Kennedy School of Government. Marshall Ganz is a senior lecturer in public policy at HKS, and a  leading expert in narrative, social movements and … Continue reading

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It’s all a balancing act.

Has anyone ever told you that graduate school is crazy? If not, let me be the first, because do I have a reality check for you. I’m sorry, but there’s really no other way to accurately describe graduate school. There’s … Continue reading

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