Many students I advise request additional information on how to apply to graduate schools. Here are some additional references that you might find useful.

  1. American Psychological Association. (1993). Getting in: A step-by-step plan for gaining admission to graduate school in psychology. Washington, DC: Author.

  2. Cole, D. L. (1979). Undergraduate preparation for admission to professional schools of psychology. Teaching of Psychology, 6, 179-180.

  3. Eddy, B., Lloyd, P. J., & Lubin, B. (1987). Enhancing the application to doctoral professional programs: Suggestions from a national survey, Teaching of Psychology, 14, 160-163.

  4. Keith-Spiegel, P. (1991). The complete guide to graduate school admission: Psychology and related fields. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

  5. Lawson, T. J. (1995). Gaining admission into graduate programs in psychology: An update. Teaching of Psychology, 22,225-227.

  6. Graduate Study in Psychology, Published annually by the American Psychological Association. This book gives a comprehensive listing of all graduate programs in psychology together with address, phone numbers and deadlines for applying.


If you plan on taking the GRE's in the future you might find the following Web sites useful. Both are commercial companies and it should be understood that I am not indorsing either of them.

  1. Kaplin

  2. Princeton Review

Last updated: April 16, 1997