How important is the match between my research interests and the interests of my potential faculty mentor?

The Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a clinical science program that operates on a mentor model. Students are admitted expressly to work with specific faculty members and the match between your research interests, your prior research experiences, and the faculty interests is of vital importance. You must complete the Faculty Research Interests Ranking Form which must be completed in order for your application to be considered.

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Clinical Psychology