January 2008 | gradPSYCHVol. 6 No. 1
On the Cover: Today's psychology graduate students
A class that’s more diverse than ever breaks new ground.
- A wealth of backgrounds
Who are today’s psychology students? We chat with three who represent some of the current trends.
- Getting what they need
Students with disabilities are overcoming barriers both physical and attitudinal.
- Multifaceted class, multiple paths
Psychology programs are attracting growing numbers of female, ethnic-minority, older and international students. What do these trends mean for students, faculty and the field?
- Why are you here?
Helping others is the goal of many psychology graduate students. How to do it, though, is the question.
CAREER CENTEROutside your comfort zone
Advanced training helps students relate to diverse clients.Postgrad growth area: Disaster mental healthPutting multicultural guidelines to useSing for your stipend
Students fund their education through music, prose and other creative pursuits.The new way to Rolodex
Go beyond the business-card exchange with these advanced networking tips.
CLASS ACTThe wisdom of elders
At the age of 55, a psychology student went back to school and applied tribal perspectives to psychology.
DEGREE IN SIGHTUp close and personal
Qualitative research is gaining ground and respect.