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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

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

Instructions on preparing the manuscript (including, tables, figures, references, metrics and abstracts) appear in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th 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 without full review. If you have any questions about submitting an article for the Student Corner, please contact the current editor, Cydney Quinn.

In addition to articles, the Student Corner will feature up to two SASP chapter or individual members in each issue of the School Psychologist. To be considered for a feature, please contact the SASP Membership Chair, Jessie Kotik.

SASP is seeking a select number of adjunct student reviewers for the Student Corner. If you are interested, please send a CV and cover letter to Cydney Quinn.

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