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Whether you are an undergraduate student with a keen interest in psychology, or a graduate student seeking a terminal degree, the Student Division is here to support you. On this site you will find the latest information on developments that affect you, resources to assist you in your journey, and a place to lend your voice to the issues that affect you as a psychology student.

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Selecting a Doctoral Program: Ph.D. versus Psy.D.

David Van Engen, Psy.D.Student Perspective Article I recently sat on some informational panels for the Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) at the University of St. Thomas. Among the usual questions regarding pathways to a doctoral degree, a couple questions recurred between groups: 1) “What’s the difference between a Ph.D. and Psy.D.?” 2)“I’ve heard that … Continue reading Selecting a Doctoral Program: Ph.D. versus Psy.D.

Spotting a Predatory Journal

By Amanda Janke Congratulations!  You’ve worked hard on collecting the data and writing a manuscript about your research.  Now what?  Publishing your manuscript in a journal is often a long and hard process but can be rewarding.  However, what happens when the publication process goes wrong?  What happens if you fall prey to a predatory … Continue reading Spotting a Predatory Journal

Standing in Solidarity with our Black Peers & Community Members

By Quincy Guinadi & David Van Engen Today marks the start of Derek Chauvin’s murder trial, one of the four police officers responsible for the unjustifiable killing of George Floyd. As we speak, the city of Minneapolis has responded in preparation to this trial by building barricades and increasing the presence of law enforcement. This … Continue reading Standing in Solidarity with our Black Peers & Community Members

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