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I Am a Psychology Major

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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    kamei09 kamei09 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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 Mar 1, 2012

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I take it as a subject, in fact. But boy, sometimes the older studies from the darker times back in the day can be truly horrific. But even then, it's fascinating, almost like how...
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 3

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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 1 day ago

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    Anybody who uses psychology for their own purpose is so ******* low, yes LOW!!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 6

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    I think people put too much faith in psychology. I live with someone (my wife), i tell her to leave her damn job at work. What does she do, she brings it home and employs tactics...
    Fitguy1984 Fitguy1984 26-30, M Sep 8

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    I really do, because it takes the relationship to places perhaps an ordinary relationship can't go to. I have been in a 'vanilla' relationship but I felt unfulfilled and it was...
    thataussieguy thataussieguy 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 22

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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 4 days ago

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    I am a junior in high school, and this is my first year as our band's drum major. We have about 60 members in our band and I am the only drum major. We compete. The band is young...
    MarissaLeigh32 MarissaLeigh32 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    How do I demand my band to watch me when they are out marching on the field. I am confident in my part, I conduct every beat, I sing parts of the show that are a little weak, and...
    MarissaLeigh32 MarissaLeigh32 16-17, F Sep 11

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    Royals come off the mat multiple times last night to beat the A's 9-8 in twelve innings and advance to the AL divisional series.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    I need an idea for a assignment I'm doing in school. It's an observational experiment. So pretty well I have to come up with a theory and prove it or prove its wrong. For example...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    I don't get it why does the society have so much impact on our lives. We live in a free world we can do what we want as long as we don't hurt others or ourselves. But why do we...
    sheisthesongthatnooneshallsing sheisthesongthatnooneshallsing 18-21 Sep 21

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    Being too uptight in life , will eventually lead you to snap too much or crack - maybe even split you tights seams - however being carefree Is set with the limit of not being...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Sep 21

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    The crazier the logic the better!
    Rahoorahoo Rahoorahoo 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days 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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    This channel is for all of you who are happy with your bodies and enjoy piling on the fat rather than building muscle. Its a tongue in cheek look at the unfitness world and...
    steveluvsboots steveluvsboots 46-50, M Sep 16

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    I want to stick a gun to my head and pull the trigger. I want to abuse my body to the maximum because I know I deserve it. I want to isolate myself so no one else gets hurt. I want...
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F Sep 5

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    The World Is Such An Enormous Place Why do I feel like it's closing in on me? Why do I feel so trapped & helpless? Why do I feel like I can't breathe? This isn't the way it's...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 11

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    I literally wish I never existed
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F Sep 14

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    I really want to die because I just can't handle this anymore. I try making real friends but they all hate me. I try participating in class but then more people will hate me. I try...
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F Sep 17

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