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The American Psychological Association (APA) publishes the bestselling APA Publication Manual style guide, as well as an expansive collection of books, journals, videos, digital resources, and other products. Magination Press, the children’s book imprint of APA, publishes award-winning and bestselling books for toddlers through teenagers, including Something Happened in Our Park, Something Happened in Our Town, the What-To-Do Guides, The Feel Better Books, The Terrific Toddler series, the Bentley the Bee books, the Jacob books, and many more helpful titles that are written and/or vetted by psychologists.
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Getting In, Second Edition is an update of the American Psychological Association's essential resource for anyone considering graduate study in psychology.
This handy, readable book simplifies the process for applicants and increases their chances of being accepted. Useful timelines, tips, and tools break the tasks into manageable steps and help readers define their goals, select programs, and navigate the application process. A monthly timetable and detailed worksheets for selecting the best program matches are included, and a resource section provides a list of publications and organizations that are useful in the various phases of applying.
Readers will learn what criteria admissions committees use to evaluate applicants, how to improve their qualifications, and how to showcase their talents in personal essays, letters of recommendations, and preselection interviews. The costs of a graduate education and financial aid information specific to graduate students are also discussed.
Members of special populations, such as women, ethnic minorities, gay and lesbian applicants, and applicants with disabilities will find resources and guidance particular to their needs.
While applying to graduate school can be challenging, this book demystifies the process and allays students' concerns about how to tackle it.
This second edition of a landmark reference resource - created not only for psychologists, clinicians, students, and professionals from allied mental health professions, but for all interested readers - offers definitive information on the lexicon of the field, including:
It outlines the key elements to include when referencing electronic sources, with an emphasis on using the digital object identifier (DOI) to locate web-based information reliably. Most important, it provides a wealth of examples for readers to model for everything from online journal articles to supplemental data sets and measurement instruments to books, videos, apps, websites, podcasts, blog posts, and social media. Approximately 70 examples are provided for readers to consider as they learn how to create reliable references for electronic sources.
Students and other writers will find this guide indispensable as well as convenient to download and use when creating a reference list.