Your Graduate Training in Psychology takes current and upcoming graduate students beyond the typical concerns of enrolling into graduate school and guides them on how to complete graduate school successfully. Unlike other books that focus on how to get into graduate school, this book directly addresses the major issues that students confront during their graduate training in psychology. A carefully selected cadre of expert authors in their respective areas illuminate the broad range of processes, practices, and procedural issues that face graduate students in both masters and doctoral programs. Ordered chronologically, from the first year of graduate school (Settling In) to what students need to know as they finish (Winding Down and Gearing Up), students will learn the key skills needed to succeed in all aspects of their academic and professional careers while in school and after beginning a professional career.
Chapter 2: Maximizing Success in Your Graduate Training
Maximizing Success in Your Graduate Training
Self-help books frequently talk about how the key to being successful is to “visualize success.” Although that may or may not be an effective strategy, it is important to know what you mean by success, to define what success is in any given context. As an undergraduate, success was pretty ...