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In this exciting new book, experienced author, professor, and teacher Greg Privitera—2013 Advisor of the Year at St. Bonaventure University and recipient of the SBU Award for Professional Excellence in teaching in 2014—draws on his extensive expertise to give students a step-by-step plan for success in preparing for and applying to graduate school. Broad in scope and rich in detail, Getting Into Graduate School includes insights into how graduate school selection committees decide on candidates, a concrete freshman-to-senior-year plan, and samples of application materials, resumes, and cover letters. This empowering book provides everything students in psychology and the behavioral sciences need to map their course to academic and professional success.
Chapter 5: Senior Year: Select Schools and Complete Applications
Senior Year: Select Schools and Complete Applications
SENIOR: Steady Effort Now Is Opportunity Realized
“Only in the present can I act.”
Welcome to your senior year, when Steady Effort Now Is Opportunity Realized. In your freshman to junior years you pursued 12 goals, and you should continue to pursue these goals into your senior year. Specifically, your senior year should be a busy one in three predominant ways:
- You are preparing to graduate on time. 
- You are continuing to pursue opportunities. 
- You are completing applications for graduate schools. 
 You are preparing to graduate on time. This is really the second goal of your freshman year: Know your major requirements. You need to check that you are keeping pace with ...