Articles by Niki Terranova

Niki Terranova is a recent survivor of the APPIC match and is earning her doctoral degree at the Arizona School of Clinical Psychology at Argosy University, Phoenix. While in Phoenix, Niki earned her master’s in clinical psychology. She is currently a psychology intern at the VA Tennessee Valley HealthCare System in Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN, with rotations at the Women’s and PTSD clinics, and the Geropsychology hospital unit. Before her doctoral program, Niki earned her Master’s in Community Counseling from Argosy University at Chicago. Niki has a passion for working with female veterans and those suffering from trauma and her clinical research project focused on what is needed to improve the reintegration process for female veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. When not interning, Niki spends her free time reading, training for the Nashville half-marathon, and hanging out with her significant other and their little dog, Harlan, and cat, Cinder.

Getting the Interview: How to Build a Winning APPIC Application

Getting the Interview: How to Build a Winning APPIC Application

If you are reading this article, you are most likely in the midst of building your APPIC application or are gearing up to do so. First, congratulations! It is a lot of work to get this far, and there is light at the end of the tunnel! Yet, like every other aspect of grad school, there is a lot of work that goes into building your application and it can seem incredibly daunting. During my first internship prep meeting, we were warned that preparing our APPIC application and applying for internship was essentially a “part-time job.”