The Graduate School Application Process: What Our Students Report They Know
One hundred and thirty-four undergraduate psychology majors completed a survey assessing their evaluative ratings of importance of factors related to the graduate school application process. Results revealed that students rated issues with research experience, letters of recommendation, and GPA as strongly important. These results support efforts to enhance the preparation of undergraduate psychology students who aspire to attend graduate school.
Sanders, Cheryl E. and Landrum, R. Eric. (2012). "The Graduate School Application Process: What Our Students Report They Know". Teaching of Psychology, 39(2), 128-132.