Category Archives: Applying to MSPP

Unprepared: Our Noreaster and My Experience Coming Straight From Undergrad

Lately, I’ve been feeling really unprepared for life. We had the first Noreaster of the season this week, and it caught me pretty off-guard.  My mom warned me about it over the weekend, but I was caught up in the election excitement … Continue reading

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What is a School Psychologist?

There are a lot of answers to this question. The answer not only depends on who is asking the question, but of whom the question is asked. This is School Psychology Awareness week. The field itself is in a state of … Continue reading

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Just Getting Started

Hello everyone!  My name is Hannah and I am one of the new bloggers.  I thought I’d use my first post to tell you a little about myself and fill you in on my undergrad -> grad school transition so … 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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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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The Murtaugh List

Do you know what a Murtaugh List is? No? The concept, of course, comes from a How I Met Your Mother episode. Educate yourself here. The List gets its name from veteran detective Roger Murtaugh, Danny Glover’s character from the “Lethal Weapon” movies. … Continue reading

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Dr. Cynthia Lucero

Dr. Cynthia Lucero is a name I have heard over and over again since my arrival at MSPP. In fact, her legacy was one of the things that tipped the scale for me when making my final decision about which … Continue reading

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Final Blog!

I’m sad to say that this will be my last blog here at MSPP. I’ve really enjoyed this experience; it allowed me to vent while also providing prospective students with some important information. I hate to see this experience be … Continue reading

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En Route Masters for Clinical PsyD Program

It’s almost the end of my second year here at MSPP and I’m looking forward to the end of the semester. Not only will classes be done soon (2 weeks!!), but I’ll also be getting my Masters! This will be … Continue reading

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