The Doctoral Comprehensive Examination in Counselor Education

Timothy C Thomason, JAMES C. PARKS, JOHN W. BLOOM

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According to recent survey results, the doctoral comprehensive examination is still the most often used method of evaluating doctoral students for candidacy. Widespread dissatisfaction, however, on the part of both professors and students continues. This article gives suggestions for improving the written portion of the doctoral comprehensive examination. 1980 American Counseling Association

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)182-184
Number of pages3
JournalCounselor Education and Supervision
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology

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