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The Psychology Major's Companion (2nd Edition)

Everything You Need to Know to Get Where You Want to Go

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Worth

Pages: 256
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18 November 2019

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20 December 2019

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Designed to help both prospective and current psychology students know what to expect from the undergraduate degree, the larger discipline, and the career opportunities beyond university. The new edition gives students...

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Designed to help both prospective and current psychology students know what to expect from the undergraduate degree, the larger discipline, and the career opportunities beyond university. The new edition gives students a map to planning their career in psychology. The authors include helpful skill-related tips, how to decide on options for course study, and how to apply to university or get a job with an undergraduate degree.

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  • Reality Checks guide students to think about important issues in their academic and career development
  • Major Success Stories (9 new in this edition) contain inspirational profiles of former students and professionals who have successfully navigated life after graduation
  • Concrete information about career opportunities for students with a B.A or B.S. degree in Psychology is focused in Chapter 9
  • A separate chapter explores What Can You Do With an Advanced Degree in Psychology

  • New Measuring Up activities provides students with a chance to do some self-assessment and reflection on how the material in each chapter applies to their lives and their educational experiences
  • New Chapter 10 on How to Land a Job in the Workforce offers suggestions for doing a job search, writing a resume and cover letter, requesting letters of recommendation, and preparing for face-to-face interviews

Preface 
1. College and Psychology
2. The Nature of Psychology and the Psychology Major
3. Should You Major in Psychology?
4. Building Psychology-Related Skills
5. Hitting Your Stride as a Student
6 Charting Your Course in the Major 
7 Doing Psychology Research from Start to Finish
8 Using Psychology to Become an Effective Leader
9 What Career Options Are There for Students with a BA or BS in Psychology?
10 How to Land a Job with Your Degree in Psychology
11 What Can You Do With an Advanced Degree in Psychology?
12 How Do You Get Into Graduate Programs in Psychology
13 Keeping Connected to Psychology 

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Dana S. Dunn is Professor of Psychology and Assistant Dean for Special Projects at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. 

Jane S. Halonen has been a Professor Psychology at the University of West Florida for over a decade.

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Dana S. Dunn is Professor of Psychology and Assistant Dean for Special Projects at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. 

Jane S. Halonen has been a Professor Psychology at the University of West Florida for over a decade.

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