‘Graduate School’ Category

The Top 5 Things to Know When Thinking About Graduate School

As the years seems to fly by faster and faster, students in the Psychological Science department are quickly realizing that if graduate school is next on their list, the preparation for this next chapter of their lives must start sooner rather than later. Luckily, Psi Chi, the honor society for Psychological Science at Gustavus Adolphus […]

Congratulations to Caroline David ’16

Recently, Dr. Marie Walker, department chair of Psychological Science nominated Caroline David for the Donald G. Patterson Award in Psychology. Caroline is an outstanding senior and Psychological Science major at Gustavus Adolphus College. Caroline is a member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, Theta Alpha Kappa National Honor Society for Religious Studies […]

Elizabeth Best ’15 Shares Grad School Tips

Hello Psychological Science Gusties! My name is Elizabeth Best and I graduated from Gustavus last spring, 2015. I am writing to you all about how life is going as a graduate student. I am attending John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, California studying Sport Psychology. I am in a unique dual degree program where […]

Skylar Schulz ’10, Psychological Science Alumn, Shares Insights for Undergrad Gusties

Last year, Gustavus Psychological Science alum, Skylar Schulz ’10 was awarded the Edith Mueller Endowed Fund for Graduate Education in the Tucker Center at the University of Minnesota. We are delighted to have Schulz share insights and tips for undergrad Psychological Science Gusties with major Tara Hoverstad ’16. Tara: What advice would you give to PSY […]

Psychological Science: A Senior Perspective by Emma Nystadius

Another of our fabulous Psychological Science student workers is graduating this year. While we’ll miss Emma’s daily presence in the department, we’re so excited for the world of opportunities that lay ahead for her. Here, Emma Nystadius ’15 shares her thoughts as she works through her last semester on campus. “The end of Fall Semester brought about […]

Psychological Science Alumnus Jean-Paul Noel ’12 Receives Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus Jean-Paul Noel ’12 is the recipient of a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). Noel was one of 2,000 individuals awarded a fellowship this year out of more than 16,500 applicants. The fellowship will support Noel’s research through the Neuroscience Graduate Program at Vanderbilt University. Since 1952, the […]

Psychological Science: A Senior Perspective by Karin Nordin

  As a senior in college, no subject of conversation exceeds the popularity of that one, terrifying, constantly appearing question; What are you doing with your life? As a Psychological Science major, the guesses usually involve some sort of clinical psychology. No, I’m not going to be a therapist. No, I’m not going to be a […]

Gustavus Psi Chi Event: Speaker Mischa Tursich PhD, LP

On Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 pm, the Gustavus Adolphus College Psychological Science department hosted Mischa Tursich (PhD, LP), who gave a presentation entitled “Graduate School, Sexy Brains, & Beyond: Notes from a Clinical Psychologist.” Dr. Tursich spoke about her experiences in graduate school and gave advice to students, stressing the importance of networking and researching […]