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Graduate School of Professional Psychology

MAIDP Essay Questions

Please respond to the following two essay questions. 

*Please upload one document including both essay responses to your online application.

Essay 1

One of the unique aspects of the GSPP MAIDP program is the opportunity for students to travel, work and live internationally while completing their field experience. During these field experiences students sometimes live and work in uncomfortable and unfamiliar cultural conditions. Describe your interests and expectations about working under these conditions and the strengths and weaknesses you would bring to the experience.

Essay 2

Tell us what led you to be interested in the field of International Disaster Psychology and discuss your understanding of the professional opportunities that would be available to a psychologist trained in this area. Be sure to indicate your ultimate professional goal(s) and how you envision your path to accomplish that/those goal(s).