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Category Archives: Going To Grad School

Posts about going to grad school, from applying to attending.

Finding Out About MyCAA Through Military OneSource

The military provides up to $4000 in tuition assistance to spouses who qualify through Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA). I got as far as adding my goal as mental health/substance abuse/behavior counselor on their site (sometimes it doesn’t connect, so if it’s not working just try in a couple hours). Anything Read more →

Admissions Requirements for Graduate School: UMUC-Europe/Bowie State University

Can you tell by the fact I disappeared for about three weeks that the summer semester is in full swing? I should actually be finishing my reading for the week, but I wanted to pop in to make a post about when I applied to start this new adventure. Last Read more →

Can I Use an MA in Counseling Psychology When I Graduate (Part 2: CACREP Accreditation)

One concern with deciding whether to attend a university is whether or not it is accredited. Bowie State University and University of Maryland University College are regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. However, I found out that another accreditation is important in counseling, CACREP (Council for Accreditation Read more →

Can I Use an MA in Counseling Psychology When I Graduate? (Part 1: Requirements for State Licensure)

Licensing requirements for mental health counselors vary state to state. So, when you’re going to school to become a mental health counselor, you need to make sure that the degree you’re earning is going to qualify you to apply for licensure in your state (or wherever you plan to live). Read more →

Going to Grad School for Counseling Psychology

For the last several years, I’ve wanted to go back to school for a Master’s in psychology. However, I didn’t have a work schedule or funds that were conducive to starting. When we got orders to Germany, my husband and I discussed the possibility that our time overseas might be Read more →

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