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Navigating the Collegiate Atmosphere as a First-Generation Student

By Linda Zheng & Dakota Leget As a first-generation college student, it’s easy to feel disadvantaged or overwhelmed going into and throughout your college career. If you compare yourself to your peers, you may feel “behind” – perhaps in terms of professional, academic, and financial resources. This is a common experience for first-generation students, especially … Continue reading Navigating the Collegiate Atmosphere as a First-Generation Student

New MPA opportunities!

The MPA Ethics Committee is looking to increase our student membership!  Are you looking to increase your knowledge and gain experience regarding ethics consultation and build connections with other psychologists and students?  If so, then please submit a brief statement about why you would like to be a part of the MPA Ethics Committee and submit it … Continue reading New MPA opportunities!

MPA SD Supports International Students

The Student Division of the Minnesota Psychological Association supports college students irrespective of their status as guests or residents in the United States. We find the recent policy announcements of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) and support from the White House to be capricious, arbitrary, and morally abhorrent. Unfortunately, this is only … Continue reading MPA SD Supports International Students

I can’t believe we have to say this… but trans people deserve healthcare!

By Milo Due & Quincy Guinadi Credit: ACLU On Friday, June 12, the Department of Health and Human Services finalized a decision to eliminate federal protections for transgender patients to prevent discrimination by healthcare providers including doctors, health insurers, and hospitals—protections that have been tirelessly fought for by generations of LGBTQAIGNC+ activists. In this decision, … Continue reading I can’t believe we have to say this… but trans people deserve healthcare!

For Doctoral Students Applying for Internship this Fall: APPIC Announcements Coming Soon

The notice below was posted by APPIC. NOTICE TO STUDENTS AND DIRECTORS OF CLINICAL TRAINING We would like your assistance in notifying students who will be applying for internship this coming Fall about the existence of APPIC’s MATCH-NEWS e-mail list.  An easy way to notify future internship applicants is to forward them a copy of this … Continue reading For Doctoral Students Applying for Internship this Fall: APPIC Announcements Coming Soon

Don’t Panic

By David Van Engen …or if it’s too late, read this. It’s funny. Whenever someone tell you to not panic, it’s probably already too late. As college students, it’s safe to say that we live in a near-constant state of anxiety. Often, we like to tell others that we thrive in this environment, and sometimes … Continue reading Don’t Panic

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