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by Blossom
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Reserve list for places 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1348

Re: Reserve list for places 2020

Also a reserve for UEA. Anyone have any idea how many people are usually on the list?
Thanks
by Blossom
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Video Interviews
Replies: 17
Views: 3389

Re: Video Interviews

Oh that's sounds great, well done! Are you able to decide once you hear from the Doctorate or do you need to accept now? It's such a tough decision, but it's better than not having a decision to make :) Yes, I've got an interview with Manchester. They have announced that the interview is only 15 mi...
by Blossom
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Video Interviews
Replies: 17
Views: 3389

Re: Video Interviews

I'm sorry to hear your experience was similar and I do hope you are feeling better. I struggled with hearing the questions as well and also, the interviewers were so close to their cameras I was unable to see their faces probly so reading any responses was impossible. I had two ppl interviewing and...
by Blossom
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Video Interviews
Replies: 17
Views: 3389

Re: Video Interviews

It sounds like video interviews have been tough for lots of people, it's completely understandable. Be kind to yourselves, no one expected it to be this way, and you won't be the only ones who struggled. And remember that everyone had to do interviews this way, and while it might have suited some m...
by Blossom
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Video Interviews
Replies: 17
Views: 3389

Re: Video Interviews

Reflecting back (I had my interview on Monday, so I gave it some time for my emotions to calm down) I believe that the online interview wasn't a great experience. I let the anxiety take over and I wasn't able to calm myself quick enough. I found it challenging to build rapport with people who were ...
by Blossom
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Video Interviews
Replies: 17
Views: 3389

Re: Video Interviews

Hi, I somehow managed to get two interviews this year and this is my first year of applying. Both universities have now confirmed that the interview will be online; this has increased my anxiety levels as I have never done Doctorate interview nor an online interview. I feel that I cannot present my...
by Blossom
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: 2020 Clinical Doctorate Application Progress Thread
Replies: 367
Views: 70126

Re: 2020 Clinical Doctorate Application Progress Thread

I thought I should post so that I add to the multiple applications list in hopes that it will alleviate some of the worries that comes with no interviews. This is probably my 4th/5th application- lost count. 1st time was 2014 and I had an interview with Holloway and reserve at UCL. Since then no int...
by Blossom
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Visa related issue
Replies: 10
Views: 1827

Re: Visa related issue

I don't understand why you switched to a spouse visa. Wouldn't you be in a better position if you hadn't? I am assuming this is for me... I switched because private life is a 10 year route whilst spouse is 5 years. So it saves me money and time..as each 2.5 years was costing me almost £2000.. Plus ...
by Blossom
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Visa related issue
Replies: 10
Views: 1827

Re: Visa related issue

Hi All, Hope everyone is doing well in the big world of psychology :) I am stuck in a sticky situation and would appreciate any advise/info. I am on a spouse visa that renews itself every 2.5 years (and I have no intention in leaving this country, also having done my masters here and worked here fo...
by Blossom
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: What to do next!
Replies: 16
Views: 2735

Re: What to do next!

Hi Everyone, Apologies if this is long and in the wrong section. I am after some advice really. Background I graduated in 2011 with a low 2:1 from UCL. I could have done much better academically as my A Levels were excellent (4 A*). However, I lost my mother, sister and grandfather within a space o...
by Blossom
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: What to do next!
Replies: 16
Views: 2735

Re: What to do next!

I would agree with others, that choosing universities based on their short-listing process is becoming key. Short-listing tests definitely agree with me - my application alone is the high end of good enough in all areas now, but not outstanding enough to win me interviews without something extra. S...
by Blossom
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: What to do next!
Replies: 16
Views: 2735

Re: What to do next!

I understand the anxiety with the selection tests. I've always been good at maths and done well in the statistics modules, but I struggled in the numerical reasoning this year. Often the questions require multiple steps, and on a couple of occasions, I must've made a calculator error, as my calcula...
by Blossom
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: What to do next!
Replies: 16
Views: 2735

Re: What to do next!

I'm sorry to hear you had a horrible experience at Surrey/Salomon's - the pressure of this process can be really difficult, and I can definitely relate to that anxiety! I've think the technique with the verbal and non-verbal tests is to think of it as learning a new skill. I've always really strugg...
by Blossom
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: What to do next!
Replies: 16
Views: 2735

Re: What to do next!

I have a low 2:1 myself and despite also having an MSc it does appear to have held me back somewhat. I have 5 years experience as an AP and RA, publications and conference presentations and have struggled to get interviews until recently. I applied to Bangor this year and despite them awarding me t...
by Blossom
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: What to do next!
Replies: 16
Views: 2735

Re: What to do next!

I don't want to detract from the thread but I am curious with how you managed to get 4 A* grades for your A Levels. If you graduated in 2011 then you presumably started your undergraduate in 2008. The A* grade was only introduced in 2010. Back to topic - I wonder if it would be fair to say that a l...