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Graduate Admissions Criteria in Psychology: An Update
Psychological Reports
  • R. Eric Landrum, Boise State University
  • Jeremy Clark, Boise State University
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Ratings of importance were reviewed for nine graduate admissions criteria for the 573 graduate degree programs listed in American Psychological Association's Graduate Study in Psychology (2003). Overall, the three criteria receiving the highest percentages of importance ratings were letters of recommendation, statement of goals and objectives, and grade point average. Importance ratings varied depending on the degree programs offered. Results are discussed in terms of the advice offered students interested in admission to graduate school and the importance of students tailoring their graduate admissions process to their specific degree program
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R. Eric Landrum and Jeremy Clark. "Graduate Admissions Criteria in Psychology: An Update" Psychological Reports (2005)
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