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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.

Reflecting on the Process and Graduation
Reflecting on the Process and Graduation
Planning for the Future

“The greatest risk to man is not that he aims too high and misses, but that he aims too low and hits.”


The plan in this book has been structured to help you get through just your years in college. Yet ideally the reason that you attended college was to create opportunities for your future—a future that hopefully includes graduate school and spans many more decades after you finish college. It is easy to think of your future as something distant in time, but now, your future in graduate school will become a reality for many of you. And, as described in Chapter 9, even if you were rejected, this plan ...

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