By Annette Addo-Yobo (2021-2022 Diversity Liaison)
Congratulations, graduate! You have achieved a huge milestone, and you’re ready to move into the next phase of your life: graduate school. You have accepted admission into your dream program (or, at least a program you’re happy with) and are ready to make some next steps. You are probably excited, hopeful, and motivated, but you may also be feeling a lot of anxiety and worry about this transition. Don’t worry! As a second year Master’s student (who did their first year in the middle of a global pandemic), I have several tips, tricks, and advice on how to survive the transition, and how to succeed in your first year.
I have accepted admission into my program. Now what?
I have been there, and many other graduate students have. You’re not alone! There is pressure to succeed, as your classmates are coming in with incredible academic experiences just like you. Here are some ways to ease those worried feelings:
What are your final 3 tips to survive graduate school?
GOOD LUCK WITH GRADUATE SCHOOL! YOU GOT THIS.
About the Editor:
The American Psychology-Law Society (Division 41 of the American Psychology Association) Student Committee is composed of elected student leaders representing the interests of our student members.