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I Am a Psychology Major

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    My upper level classes are really difficult,

    but if you're willing to reread things multiple times in order to comprehend them, a wonderful world is revealed
    ACFlem ACFlem 22-25, F Feb 12

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    Psych Confusion

    I am a senior undergraduate of Psychology. I get passing grades, but not the best grades. Im scared about going into Grad school, I have yet to look into them but I feel I wont know what I'm doing when it comes to the work. I was never one to just push myself over the top. Im...
    simeyer simeyer 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2008

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    Finally Declared

    I decided that I wanted to be a Psych major when I was in 11th grade. I'd wanted to be a guidance counselor for awhile, but wasn't sure what to major in then I did some research and realized how into Psychology I had been for a long time without knowing it, and made my...
    relief9 relief9 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    I Am Now

    You can disregard my last story about it being a goal.  I finally declared my major as psychology.  I wrote a huge story in this group about it a few days ago, but for some reason, when I hit the delete key, it took me back to the experience page, and I'd lost all my...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 18 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    Being Screwed Up Drew Me To Psych

    I'm nearly finished a Bachelor of Arts with a double major, one being Psychology. I know a lot about psychology, it's been an interest of mine for a long time. I just get it. I'm a natural. But my grades unfortunately don't reflect that. I should get good grades because I'm a...
    ericofsweden ericofsweden 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    I Am a Psych Major??

    I am a third yr psych major.  I absolutely LOVE all my classes.  But I am also majoring in Business because I am so afraid that I will not be able to do anything with my degree once I graduate.  My business classes suck yet I have a feeling that is what I will...
    abard abard 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 13, 2008

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    I am a Business minor

    as well so I can eventually own a private practice. That is my game plan for my academic future.
    Ursashock444 Ursashock444 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Undergraduate Psychology Major

    I'm a freshman at college and I'm majoring in psychology. I plan on taking classes that are more on the counseling psychology side instead of addiction studies and I'm going to go for my Master's degree. Since there aren't very many big schools in my state, I'm hoping to go to...
    domo93 domo93 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2012

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    And I Really Like It

    I've been really interested in psychology since I was about 16 or 17, abnormal psychology especially. I wanted to become a psychologist but, honestly, I really don't want to be in school forever (I would want to get a Ph.D, not just a Master's degree). Plus, I'm not sure if being...
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787 70+, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2012

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    I'm Interested In Neuropsychology

    I'm a freshman studying psychology and have become interested in neuropsychology. I was wondering if anyone could tell me what it's like and what course I would need to take as an undergrad to get into a graduate program. Thanks!
    LillyAnneMarie LillyAnneMarie 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2012

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    I Am Going To Pursue My Masters In Clinical Psychology

    Hello Friends, My name is Reshma. And I am from India. I completed my Bachelors in Psychology this year. And going to pursue my Masters in Clinical Psychology. I wish to work as a Research Associate in the field of Psychology. If anyone has any idea do tell me. Thanks, Reshma...
    shonaparra shonaparra 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    A Way of Life

    I decided to be a psychology major because I wasn't sure what I wanted to do. As I finished out my first two semesters of college I also added on an International Relations degree and a minor in law, this added about 3 more years to my supposed 4 year program, meaning I would be...
    Missy0607 Missy0607 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2008

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    Finally Chose A Major I Am Confident With.....

    I am a 34 yr old working full time married mother of 2 young daughters. The last thing I need is to go back to school, but I need to. I regret not going after high school. After searching through many different majors, I have finally chosen Psych. I love abnormal psych. I am...
    heatherhy01 heatherhy01 31-35, F 3 Responses May 14, 2010

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    I Was a Pyschology Major!

    I graduated with a degree in Psychology.  I have been able to get decent paying jobs with this degree.  I think that just finishing a college degree is the biggest part of getting a decent paying job.  But if you really want to work in the field of...
    MySFGirl MySFGirl 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Succesful Turnaround.

    In my second year as a Psychology Major (4th year in college) I gotta say I've come a long way from being a BME major. Originally I thought I wasn't going to graduate on time, but It turns out I just have 10 more credit hours until my degree!  While progress has been difficult...
    Lucien08 Lucien08 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2011

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    This Is a Goal For Me

    I have to declare a major in a month or two.  I was thinking of majoring in computer science or web application development at the beginning of the semester, but I've become so intrigued by my personality theories class that I think I want to major in psychology now. I've...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2009

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    Psychology Is The Most Interesting Thing To Me.

    I first started off studying education because I wanted to become a teacher, or at least I thought I did. Once I started observing in the classroom I realized it wasn't for me. As I was obtaining my associates degree in education I was required to take psychology courses. That's...
    Hopeforchange13 Hopeforchange13 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    I'm majoring in psychology

    and I'm very interested in particularly Abnormal psychology. But I am also majoring is sociology. How do I find a job in the field of both psychology and sociology? Genuinely, I don't know where to even begin.
    migliorc migliorc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    How I Became Lost Twin

    I lost my twin brother a year and a half ago, he lived his final weeks with me and my family. We found out he had cancer and he passed 7 1/2 weeks later.  I miss him so much that some days I hurt very badly. I am still on anti depressants, but am back in school to finish...
    losttwin losttwin 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2007

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    The Best Medicine For Lovers - Psychology

    No! I'm not talking about romantic partners or physical intimacy. I'm talking about individuals that were given the ability to love the unloveable unconditionally and selflessly... These individuals are the true lovers of this world. What does this have to do with Psychology...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    Introvert Psych Major

    I'm currently a fourth year psych undergrad student and I'm still doubting if psychology is the right path for me. I got into it because I'm interested in Jungian psychology, and as I look back when I was just a first year nursing student, I remember how I get really excited in...
    mangrobang mangrobang 18-21, M May 29, 2010

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    kamei09 kamei09 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I need help. This doesn't involve myself,

    but I'd like someone to vent with and could possibly diagnose a family member of mine. It scares me on what she's doing and I need help. Maybe just someone to tell me what they think is going on. Just something to lead me. Thank you, and please contact me if you can help.
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F 1 Response May 28

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    Finally Found What I Was Born To Do...

    I'm not officially a psych major yet, I'm still at my local community college. But one day I will get my masters in psychology, and then continue my schooling to become a psychiatrist. I was confused for SO long about what I wanted to do with my life. I never found any subject in...
    countingstars countingstars 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    Uncertain Psych Major

     I love being a pysch major but I am so scared of not being able to get a job after I graduate. I tell people that I have a plan but the truth is that I'm scared shitless as to what's going to happen after graduation. I do plan on going to grad school but It is so expensive...
    LauraLovesYou LauraLovesYou 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    Graduated In 2008 And Still Learning

    Got my undergrad last Dec and am now working on my Masters. I decided I didn't want to go in to Clinical and am doing Educational Psychology instead. I've been an educational advocate for about 15 years and I love it. Need the paper to back it up so I can progress...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    The Future

    I never imagined that this major would have the ability to overlap with so many other areas of study. I have been able to explore my interest within the context of psychology and it seems to fit. I think that is important with a major: if it answers your questions in a...
    Rahjuurah Rahjuurah 18-21 1 Response Oct 21, 2008

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    Last Year As A Psych Major

    I only have one year as a psych major then im hoping to get my ma in social work
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 28, 2012

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    Psychology means the world to me,

    especially abnormal psychology. I really want to help people someday, but I am getting so discouraged lately. I would love to meet others who are psych majors; maybe we can help each other out? :)
    persephone100 persephone100 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I'm 1125/2000 words through my last assignment

    for this degree. Just the exam and (presuming I pass both) I finally have a bachelors.
    crystalballer27 crystalballer27 22-25, F Oct 2

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    I Love Social Cognitive Psychology, Neurology, And Psychology Of Personality

    My father has a PHD in psychology, and I recently recieved my Bachelor's from Colorado State University December of 2009. I like psychology because it can help people who are insecure, confused about them selves, or had some physical/mental trauma which altered them, discover...
    Panther23 Panther23 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 10, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I'm a psychology major. I researched it a lot before I chose it. While I like social sciences as a fun hobby to read and explore, I'm not fond of the classes that come with being a...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm a Psychology student. Hi to other psychology majors out there. Good luck! :)
    CM04 CM04 18-21, F Oct 7

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    Recently changed my major to Psychology. Best choice I've ever made. Thinking about going into criminal profiling. Any psych majors out there?
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Always been a dream! Eventually going to look into working with children and military families! I would hope to make a great impact in people's lives. A lot of college years ahead...
    SincerelyLorissa SincerelyLorissa 16-17, F Oct 13

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    Yup I do! And I looooooove it! It's so amazing learning about the mind and how things work. I love carrying out experiments :) it's like being a little scientist! But hardly got...
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I am only 14 but I'm hoping to study the application of social science at university when I leave school, I am interested in psychology and mental health and I'm looking forward to...
    amyyisafgt amyyisafgt 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Looking for Psychology Research participants ! Do you have a few minutes to spare ? If so, consider taking part in this short online study about person perception. Your...
    Gagushazzz Gagushazzz 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I want to go to school for psychology. I want to work with criminals and understand the minds of why they do the things they do. Is there something else like that in that field...
    parjae parjae 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    Studying the minds of others is interesting considering you yourself are only human. We are pretty flawed so the fact that others seek help from a therapist is sort of amusing...
    FeelAgain FeelAgain 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I have a bachelor's degree in psychology.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F Oct 9

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    I have my bachelors degree in Psychology. Graduated from CSU Channel Islands. I plan to do a Masters Degree and a PH.D
    heartshinegirl heartshinegirl 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I cant help myself but to count them. I know it is the content that should matter, not the number.. And I have wondered why I do that.. count them.. It is not that I set out to...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    The final four is now set in major league baseball. Cardinals/Giants in the National League and The Orioles/Royals in the American League. Go underdog Royals!!!! AL series opens...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I'm not afraid to discover my quirks ! And I want to understand why people behave the way they do.
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Cordelia is my favorite of all characters. King Lear makes me cry :'(
    HelpIsHere5 HelpIsHere5 22-25 11 hrs ago

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    Self worth - it is the pinnacle and reason for our drive in life. It's is the thing we need most for us be able to get up and live with another day. Some people seek it in their...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    It is cool to have a discipline wich studies human behaviour,thoughts and feelings.Incredible tool really helpful towards personal growth and improving our day by day lives.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    But I'm up to the last class for this degree. Procrastinating so much with my assignment at the moment
    crystalballer27 crystalballer27 22-25, F Sep 30

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    What is the difference between a soul and a spirit???
    PandaLadi PandaLadi 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 3

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    At what age should you have your life together? What age should you have a house, family, car (paid for or not)? What age should you stop hanging out and partying?
    PandaLadi PandaLadi 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 8