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Top 10 Ways Joining the Psychology Club Can Help You Succeed

by Dr. Maria LaFrance
Assistant Professor
Argosy University, Online Programs
College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Join Us!

Psychology students, you're invited to the January meeting of Argosy University, Online Programs' Psychology Club!

Meeting Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Discussion Topic: Gender Differences in Psychological Diagnoses
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST
Reserve your Webinar seat now!

Here are the top 10 reasons you should become a member of the club!

10. The club looks good on your resume/CV and graduate school applications.

9. Meetings cover topics such as “What can you do with a degree in Psychology?” that can help you map out your future career goals.

8. Network with other Psychology students and Psychology faculty.

7. Get involved in volunteer and internship opportunities to broaden your understanding of the application of your courses. Volunteering and internships have been discussed at recent meetings and will be revisited in the future!

6. Learn about up-and-coming theories and techniques straight from the people developing them. Dr. Haynes-Mendez recently shared her insights regarding counseling culturally diverse clientele. Look for more discussions like this in the future!

5. See what kind of research our graduate students are doing and inspire your own doctoral research project. (Don’t miss the next Virtual Psychology Research Conference in April 2014!)

4. Need help paying for school? Learn about potential scholarships and fellowships for which you may be eligible.

3. Research has shown that students that participate in extracurricular activities are less likely to drop out of college and have higher GPAs than those that do not (Fischer, 2007).

2. Learn tips and tricks to writing a great resume or CV.

And the Number One way that the Psychology Club can help you succeed in college and beyond…

1. Feel connected to your program, be invested in your degree and find support as you reach toward your goals!

Join the Argosy University, Online Programs Psychology Club today! Look for us in the Organizations area of Connections. Membership is open to all undergraduate and graduate psychology students.


Fischer, M.J. (2007). Settling into campus life: Differences by race/ethnicity in college involvement and outcomes. Journal of Higher Education, 78(2), 125-161. doi: 10.1353/jhe.2007.0009

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