Category Archives: Applying to MSPP

Decisions, decisions

As tax day approached, so, too, did the deadline to respond to invitations graduate programs. I think back to a year ago when I was buried in my own decision-making process; I had spreadsheets, pro-con columns strewn about, and the … Continue reading

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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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Local Restaurant Review: Plates

If you are thinking about applying to MSPP- or are already attending- there is a very good chance that there will be a day that for whatever reason you don’t bring lunch with you. Major bummer. If this happens and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Boston

I just read a piece on ESPN titled “The world according to Boston,” and I got the slight feeling the author was a little resentful of the strong pride Bostonians have, but I could not help but laugh because he … Continue reading

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One more for the mix

Just a little intro to get started… I’m a first year student in the Clinical PsyD program, with a concentration in CFAR (Children and Families of Adversity and Resilience). I’m a Jamaican student who’s lived and studied in Massachusetts for … Continue reading

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Halfway Through- A Review of the First Half of the Semester

The semester is already half over! I thought this would be a good opportunity to share some of my observations about MSPP’s Clinical Psy.D program up until this point. I have to admit I didn’t really know what I was … Continue reading

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Here’s to new beginnings

Hi everyone! I’m Fathima and I’m a first year student in the Counseling Psychology and Couples and Family Therapy Master’s program at MSPP. My road to MSPP is a sort of a unique one. I received my Bachelors of Science … Continue reading

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Applying to MSPP for My MAOP

I wrote in my first ever post about how I chose organizational psychology and MSPP. What I didn’t detail was what it was like applying, playing the waiting game, and finally getting accepted! There are all different paths that people … Continue reading

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History Major + Environmental Studies Minor = Career in Psychology…

I know that many people are currently interviewing or considering applying to MSPP, so I figured that today I’d share my “story” (there’s really not much of a plot or climax, but you got it) regarding how I ended up … Continue reading

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Come for the Professors, stay for the coffee.

Over the summer I moved. I had been living with my husband (then fiance) in a rented house, one with a large kitchen and small yard, but the kind of place where bright paint seeks to hide old cracks, the … Continue reading

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