January 2005 | Vol. 3 No. 1

January 2005 gradPSYCH Magazine cover

COVER PACKAGE: Building mentorships for success

How to begin, troubleshoot and hone your mentoring relationship

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CAREER CENTER

Connect through a division

Enhance your membership in APAGS by joining an APA division—or two.

Lab lessons

Adaptability and persistence are among the keys to setting up a successful research lab, say several new—and experienced—professors.

Learn more about careers in academiaNetwork and learn at psychology's regional meetingsPostgrad growth area: School psychology

CLASS ACT

Investigating the pain of integration

Doctoral student Mona Amer explores how Arab Americans are adjusting to life in the United States after 9/11.

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DEGREE IN SIGHT

Accountability: One school's approach

How can graduate programs be sure they're meeting students' needs? By surveying alumni and reporting back to students.

Get published

Attaining that first manuscript acceptance takes patience and a thick skin.

In pursuit of the American dream

Jamaican-born Melissa-Sue Angus-John earned a $10,000 annual fellowship.

Reviewing research outside of your topicStarting the dissertation

Experts offer tips on picking a topic, conducting a lit review and narrowing your focus.

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MONEY MATTERS

Getting what you're worth

Before you say "yes" to that first job offer, determine the salary and perks you need and negotiate for them.

Make taxes less taxing

Six tips for a smoother tax season.

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