Key Questions for Prospective Students

When we chat with prospective students, a few issues regularly emerge. For most people, the decision to embark on graduate education in psychology is related to a significant life transition. This section of the website is intended to help you navigate through frequently expressed concerns.

Specifically, there are four key questions that mature men and women often bring to their interview with a PSP administrator or faculty member. While the questions being asked and the answers to several key questions will vary somewhat depending on the interests and circumstances of the specific perspective student, there is certain information regarding the following key questions that are relevant for virtually all prospective students.

Prospective students often ask questions about the viability of careers in psychology. They frequently ask one or both of the following questions:

At an even more basic level, prospective students often ask one or both of the following questions specifically with regard to attending The Professional School of Psychology: