Graduate Student Committee

Graduate Student and New Professional Blogs
We are all taking 12-15 credit hours per semester, participating in research opportunities, managing work schedules, maintaining a social/family life, or we just transitioned into our New Professional role and have no idea what we are doing! ACA’s Graduate Student and New Professional Blog offers real life vignettes of life, academics, and how to keep yourself afloat despite your crazy schedule. Any suggestions for what you would like to hear more about, please email the Graduate Student Committee.

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  • Talk Money To Me

    Apr 23, 2019
    Graduate school is a unique experience that is rewarding and exciting! However, one of the challenges typical for graduate students is financial support. You certainly know the value to your professional growth to attend conferences, network at events, and conduct research, however, finding a way to pay for all of the associated expenses can be a challenge.
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  • Argosy, We See You!

    Apr 10, 2019
    On February 27th, 2019, the US Department of Education announced funding cuts to Argosy University. This unexpected closure impacts faculty, staff, and students in a number of ways, short and long term.
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  • Licensure 101

    Mar 08, 2019
    You’re on the homestretch! You’ve made it into your final semester as a student and getting ready to take the next step into the professional world. One thing that might be on your mind during this transition: how do I become a licensed counselor?
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  • A Graduate Student’s Guide to Practicum and Internship

    Jan 15, 2019
    Congratulations! You have mastered the core coursework in your counseling program in preparation to begin your clinical experience. Whether you are entering this step of graduate coursework or looking ahead for what is to come, this post is intended to provide you with a roadmap to achieving a valuable and enriching clinical experience.
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  • Be a Mentee

    Dec 18, 2018
    As a counselor or counselor-in-training, the versatility and broad scope of factors we need to consider are wonderfully diverse. Therefore, as new professionals or students, we need to build quality resources.
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