Why is the purpose of this page?
We created this page in order to demystify the process of applying to graduate programs in Psychology. On this page, we will provide some insight into what constitutes a strong application and address questions that frequently come up each year.
We want to hear from you!
If you have any questions about the process of applying to graduate school, please submit them anonymously here. The deadline for submitting questions is September, 20th 2020. We plan on taking your questions, categorizing them by theme, and then answering as many as possible in the upcoming weeks.
Who is this page for?
This page is for anyone interested in applying broadly to graduate school! You don’t have to be applying to Harvard to submit a question so please do not feel like your questions need to be specific to our Psychology program.
What happens next?
After the submission deadline, we will interview members of our department and ask them to respond to your questions. We will record these interviews and make them publicly available in the upcoming weeks.
We are also excited to announce that we have successfully completed our first Prospective PhD & RA Event in Psychology (PPREP) event!
From a pool of over 1200 unique applications, we were able to extend invitations to 300 students to participate in our weekend event and then work one-on-one with over 100 volunteer mentors. We thank the psychology department community for helping us fulfill the mission of PPREP these coming weeks!
For more information about PPREP, please click here.
Finally, please check out our newly launched PRO-TiP resource page for individuals applying to graduate school! Video recordings of faculty addressing your questions will be posted soon!
**Please note that we are not affiliated with Harvard Admissions