Choosing a Psychology School That's Right for You
Read five tips for making the right choice for psychology school.
In the end, your choice may boil down to the school's tuition, its location and reputation, the student-to-instructor ratio and internship potential.
Psychology School Factors to Consider
- Psychology school curriculum: Does the focus and philosophy of the program match your interests? Are the clinical facilities up-to-date?
- Clinical sites What types of sites are available or required for internships? Where are the psychology school's recent graduates doing their internships?
- Location: Are you willing to move out of state? Do you prefer an urban environment?
- Size: What is the student-to-instructor ratio? How diverse is the student population?
- Tuition: Will money factor into your decision? Will you qualify for in-state tuition at a state school?
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