Student Corner

of The School Psychologist

About the Student Corner

The Student Corner column in The School Psychologist newsletter is a collaboration between Division 16 and Student Affiliates in School Psychology (SASP). The purpose of this column is to provide a designated space where the thoughts and opinions of graduate students studying school psychology can be shared with others in the field.

We are accepting submissions from graduate students, sharing their perspectives on a variety of topics pertinent to the study and field of school psychology. The following is a list of potential topics for Student Corner articles:


Building a Research Agenda

Conferences and Professional

Development Opportunities

Culture and Diversity

Fieldwork (i.e., practica)

Internship (e.g., applying, decision-making process)

Job Search Process

Mentorship & Advising


Research Ethics


Work-Life Balance in Graduate School

About Submissions

Student Affiliates in School Psychology (SASP) is pleased to invite you to submit to our student column, The Student Corner. The Student Corner (TSC), in The School Psychologist, is a platform for graduate students to share their perspectives on a variety of topics pertinent to our field. Our hope for TSC is that the unique experiences of graduate students in our field are shared and then integrated into the programs and practices of school psychologists around the country.

For each forthcoming issue, we will be seeking submissions that center around a specific topic. You can find the call for the submission at the link below:

Current call for submissions – TSC

If you decide to submit for The Student Corner, you may use the following link and submit the requirements by the date assigned on the call above.

Submissions for The Student Corner

As a general guideline, articles should not exceed 2,500 words total (including references). Articles can be shorter. 

Instructions on preparing the manuscript (including, tables, figures, references, metrics and abstracts) appear in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition).

Manuscripts are to comply with the APA Journal Article Reporting Standards (JARS; see American Psychologist, 2008, 63, 839–851 or Appendix in the Publication Manual). Papers that do not conform to these guidelines and those that are not appropriate for publication in the Student Corner may be returned for revisions. If you have any questions about submitting an article for the Student Corner, please contact the current editor, Sindhu Venkat, and editor-elect, Laura To, at

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