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Alexandra C.

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I want to be a psychological researcher and professor in the US at a major university.

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Alexandra C. Sep 16

Is it possible to complete a psychology PhD under a faculty member in a different department?

I'm looking into psychology graduate programs, particularly looking for researchers who study sexuality/relationships. People in this area vary in their actual department - for example, some are in sociology, communications, medicine, social work, etc. which vary pretty drastically from psych...

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Alexandra C. Aug 15

How to handle having depression in a research career?

I'm looking to become a psychology researcher. I understand that research careers can be fairly stressful. However, I've also suffered from depression for a decade and expect I will still be dealing with it when I attain my career. How can I go about handling my illness while also successfully...

#passion #depression #brain-sciences #mental-illness #stress #clinical-psychology #research #science #highered #psychology #psychiatry #phd #mental-health

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Alexandra C. Aug 07

In what situation can you list a degree you're working on as your title?

For example, I'm applying to graduate school in psychology this semester. By the time I attend the graduate program, I will have completed my B.A. However, on my applications, should I list myself as "Alexandra C., B.A." or not? The only similar situation I can think of is people who have...

#psychology #college-admissions #bachelors #applications #graduate-school

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Alexandra C. Jul 29

How to introduce yourself to a professor you want to study under in *grad school*?

I will be applying to Psychology Ph.D. programs this fall, and I was wondering how best to introduce myself to PIs I want to work with. For example: - What should I include in an email? - What should I say about myself? What should I say about them? - What questions do I need to ask them?...

#interview #graduate-school #grad-school #research #application #psychology #college #phd #doctorate #graduate

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Alexandra C. Jul 25

What kind of transportation jobs involve psychology?

I am currently pursuing my bachelors in psychology and am interested in research. However, I also am really interested in transportation (Amtrak, light rail networks, public transportation companies, etc.). What kinds of jobs in transportation might relate to these type of transportation...

#psychologist #transportation #subway #transport #transit #research #travel #psychology #bus #philadelphia #amtrak #commuting #train

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Alexandra C. Jul 30, 2018

Is architecture a good major?

Things you can consider for this specific question... Are there many job opportunities in architecture? Is there a lot of room for growth in the field of architecture? If you majored in architecture, are you happy with your choice of major? I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting...

#design #architecture #architect #construction

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Alexandra C. Jul 30, 2018

What can I do with a kinesiology major?

Things you can consider for this specific question... What types of jobs are there for kinesiology majors? If you studied kinesiology, where do you work now? Will there be room for growth in the field of kinesiology? I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that...

#kinesiology #human-body #physiology

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Alexandra C. Jul 30, 2018

Is neuroscience a good major?

Things you can consider for this specific question... Are there many job opportunities in neuroscience? Is there a lot of room for growth in the field of neuroscience? If you majored in neuroscience, are you happy with your choice of major? I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting...

#cognition #neuro #healthcare #brain #neuroscience #brain-sciences #biology #cognitive-science #psychology

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Alexandra C. Jul 23, 2018

Is advertising a good major?

Things you can consider for this specific question... Are there many job opportunities in advertising? Is there a lot of room for growth in the field of advertising? If you majored in advertising, are you happy with your choice of major? I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this...

#marketing #communications #design #business #advertising

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Alexandra C. Jul 23, 2018

Is mechanical engineering a good major?

Things you can consider for this specific question... Are there many job opportunities in mechanical engineering? Is there a lot of room for growth in the field of mechanical engineering? If you majored in mechanical engineering, are you happy with your choice of major? I'm a CareerVillage...

#engineering #college-major #engineer #mechanical-engineering

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Alexandra C. Jul 23, 2018

Is geology a good major?

Things you can consider for this specific question... Are there many job opportunities in geology? Is there a lot of room for growth in the field of geology? If you majored in geology, are you happy with your choice of major? I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we...

#science #earth-science #geology #earth

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Alexandra C. Jul 12, 2018

What education is needed to become an architect?

Things you can consider for this specific question... What is the highest degree needed to become an architect? Are there multiple paths to becoming an architect? Is there any other experience/certification required? I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that...

#design #architecture #architect #construction

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Alexandra C. Jul 12, 2018

Education needed to become a personal trainer?

Things you can consider for this specific question... What is the highest degree needed to become a personal trainer? Are there multiple paths to becoming a personal trainer? What is the best undergraduate degree to earn to become a personal trainer? Is there any other experience/certification...

#physiology #sports #college #health #athletics #personal-trainer #exercise

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Alexandra C. Jul 12, 2018

What education is needed to become a dentist?

Things you can consider for this specific question... What is the highest degree needed to become a dentist? Are there multiple paths to becoming a dentist? What is the best undergraduate degree to earn before dental school? Is there any other experience/certification required to become a...

#dentistry #dds #dental #college #dentist #pre-dental

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Alexandra C. Jul 04, 2018

Best computer science colleges in Texas?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #computers...

#cis #computer-programming #college #college-major #it #texas #computer-science