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Methodology of the Study and Restatement of Hypotheses

The study utilized a convenience sample of individuals who graduated a pastoral

counseling program over a four year period. The study subjects completed a portion of

the MMPI-2 (first 370 questions) and the NEO PI-R prior to their admission to the

pastoral counseling program. A questionnaire was mailed to them following graduation

to survey the graduate’s licensure acquisition, involvement, enjoyment, gratification, and

self-perceived effectiveness in the counseling profession. A correlation analysis of the

archival data of the MMPI-2 and the NEO PI-R, the graduate’s GPA, and data from the

survey results was performed. This study utilized the NEO PI-R domain scale scores

only to depict the personality characteristics of the counseling program graduates.

Although these domain scores help to provide an understanding of personality at the

broadest level (Costa & McCrae, 1992), facet scales have been described as partitions of

the larger spectrum (Piedmont, 1998) and may give greater insight into the nuances of the

domain scores.

Hypotheses

The three primary hypotheses for this study were:

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