Being an Undergrad Isn’t Like Being a Grad Student

Counseling Psychology doctoral student Allyson Regis published an article on the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students’ gradPSYCH Blog. A portion of her post is excerpted below.

Read the entire post at

There is a lot of advice out there about the transition from high school to college. What I have rarely seen is any discussion about the many changes students face when they transition from college to a Master’s or Doctoral program in psychology. Here, I provide some personal reflections on some of those changes.

In addition to giving general advice, Allyson talks about commuting, program size, workload, work-life balance, and minority student experiences.

Read more about the Counseling Psychology doctoral program.




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