Hunt High School
Project Purpose: To become more familiar with my potential career and college that would allow me to obtain my desired degree.
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My Ultimate Goal
My ultimate goal is to become a clinical psychologist.
Career Description: A clinical psychologist specializes in diagnosing and evaluating mental disorders. This is done through a series of observations, interviews, and tests. The ultimate goal is to help the person live and deal with their disorders(or in some cases over come them).
Why Pursue this Career: I have a deep passion for assisting others and I am determine to prevent things such as depression, abuse, etc. which may result from untreated mental disorders.
Starting Salary: $38,450
Highest Salary: $87,910
Average Salary: $72,220
How Many Years: 5 to 7
What kind of Degree: Masters(Doctorate required in some states)
Campbell University, Buise Creek NC
Tuition: 26,000 Living
28,00 Not Living
Minimum G.P.A: 2.0
Ratio of Students to Teachers: 19 to 1
High School Chemistry Required: No
Chemistry Required to Apply: No
College Type: Private
My Overall Feelings Toward the Project
I was overall impressed with the salary and daily task involved in the project.
However the number of years required to earn my degree is a little overwhelming.
High School Courses to Prepare Me for this Career: Psychology
Plan B: Social Work
Best thing I Discovered: Psychologist not only assist others cope with their disorders, they can also diagnose them to medically treat their disorders.