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This is why the University of Houston is a great fit for my future career. I am interested in this clinical psychology program over others because of the specific emphasis in neuropsychology, including classes that relate specifically to neuropsychology, research opportunities that focus on neurodevelopment and neuropsychology, and a clinical practica. I am excited about the University of Houston’s connections with diverse and exceptional site placements, including many opportunities in pediatric settings that other clinical psychology programs do not have in abundance. Along with a very close fit for the field that I am pursuing, the University of Houston faculty’s research interests also fit closely to research that I am interested in…show more content…
This is why the University of Kentucky is a great fit for my future career. I am interested in this clinical psychology program over others because of the specific emphasis in clinical neuropsychology. The University of Kentucky’s commitment to preparing their students not just for clinical practice, but also for jobs in research and teaching appeals to me, because I find major benefits in being well prepared in all three areas for future career success. Along with that, the University of Kentucky’s commitment to helping their students find and achieve their passion in their future careers suggests a sense of community and genuine interest in each of their graduate students. The University of Kentucky also offers many options for their students to gain clinical experience. The University of Kentucky is distinctive because of the various organizations that it has connections with, including opportunities with a neuroscience institute and a mental hospital. I also appreciate that the university has a student-led neuropsychology interest group. I look forward to the opportunity to network and converse with neuropsychologist in the community, ask questions, and discuss difficult topics related to neuropsychology. Lastly, the work related to childhood ADHD of the distinguished Dr.
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