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Updated 1 day ago

Occupational therapy master's program - 750 Replies

Cohorts are made up of 70ish people. For the class that just graduated, there were approx 250 applicants. For the cohort after that, approx 300. So...

SANYA in San Diego, California

Updated 4 days ago

Easy OT schools to get into - 68 Replies

I'm currently applying to grad schools for my Masters in Occupational Therapy. I have a 3.3 undergrad GPA, 4.0 in my pre-reqs and I'm studying for...

NoMoreOT in Santa Monica, California

Updated 9 days ago

OT burnout - 415 Replies

Any OT's experiencing burnout? Does anyone know of any job alternatives outside of clinic/hospital settings?

gonzagaa__ in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 12 days ago

What steps should I take to be an OT? Do i have a chance?! Really need advice! - 1 Reply

Im only on my, if we want to get technical, first year of Community college. I started college fresh out of HS and didn't know what I wanted to major...

gonzagaa__ in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 12 days ago

Applying to OT schools; Worried about my GRE score :/ - 2 Replies

Hello everyone, I've been reading these forums for about 2 years ever since I looked into OT. I'm looking to apply to a masters in occupational...

OTAKA80 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 15 days ago

Would I even be looked at by OT programs? - 5 Replies

I am a 27 year old that has been working as a CNA for the past couple years and I have a bachelors from Ohio State. I am currently signed up to take...

Jessica in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 16 days ago

Future of COTA? - 1 Reply

I'm considering going back to school for an additional degree - but at this point in my life a 2 year degree is much more financially feasible than...

lully in Mcdonough, Georgia

Updated 18 days ago

I need a study partner for nbcot exam - 1 Reply

Please let me know if anyone is interested to study with me for this exam.... Thank you....

OTGirl in Daytona Beach, Florida

Updated 19 days ago

Show me the money... - 72 Replies

What are typical occupational therapist salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in...

manbesam martinez in Tampa, Florida

Updated 21 days ago

occupational therapist assistant or physical therapist assistant - 2 Replies

would anyone know of a school (program), I could go to become a therapist aide, I am a certified nursing assistant, I am interested in becoming a...

anticuti in Brentwood, California

Updated 21 days ago

Internationally educated practicing in the USA - 1 Reply

Hi all, My husband is American but he got his masters in OT in Australia. The University we went to is certified by the WFOT. I'm not an OT...

hanarat in Havre De Grace, Maryland

Updated 25 days ago

Advice for entry level therapist needed! - 3 Replies

Hi all, I recently graduated and have started my first job as an occupational therapist. It's been two weeks so far however I feel so anxious and...

NoMoreOT in Ontario, California

Updated 26 days ago

Advice needed: can you do anything else with an MSOT degree besides hands on OT? - 3 Replies

I have finished my OT program and will be taking my exam shortly. Now that I'm nearing actually working in the profession, I realize that I don't...

lully in Stockbridge, Georgia

Updated 1 month ago

I am looking to form a study group or find a study partner for the NBCOT exam! - 47 Replies

I graduated a few years ago and have a masters degree in occupational therapy. Unfortunately, I have taken the national boards exam 5 times and have...

Hannah in New York, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Occupational Therapy Programs, NYU vs Columbia - 6 Replies

Hi, I have been accepted to both NYU and Columbia's MS Programs in Occupational Therapy. I am having a tough making up my final decision. I was...

Casey in Fremont, California

Updated 1 month ago

SELLING OTA Subscription $120 (200worth ( good for 8 mos) and OT books : Case Smith (6th ed) and Trombly/Radomski (7th ed) - 4 Replies

please email me for serious inquiries : brewsterpunky90@yahoo.com

star772 in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Nashville/Franklin TN

Looking to relocate from Michigan to Nashville, TN. Does anyone have any input on the job market? What range is the pay scale for the area. Good...

HopefulOT in Brooklyn, New York

How did you get your first job out of OT school?

I'm attending OT school in the fall and was wondering how you guys landed your first OT job after you graduated!

J in Monterey, California

Updated 1 month ago

How hard was your masters? - 16 Replies

For those of you that have been through your masters degree...how hard was it? I hear some real bad horror stories and some stories that say it...

annon in Canada in Oakville, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

To become Canadian OT - 2 Replies

Hi, I'm OT for 5 years above in Korea. I'm interested to become abroad. I have master degree, not OT, so I will prepare the exam in Canada. ...

JOSPERA23@CFL.RR.COM in Bronx, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Starting a Private Pediatric Practice - 117 Replies

I'm thinking about starting a private pediatric practice and would appreciate any suggestions on where to get info. about starting one up. I...

DrTonyaD in Vancouver, British Columbia

Suggestions on Wage Amount??? Please help...

Hi I am a private OT here in Vancouver with my own practice and I am helping a family friend's daughter out by giving her a part time job assisting...

emilia in Farmington, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

Transfer Credits from Unfinished OT masters to Another? - 1 Reply

So my situation's kinda unique... I fell ill and was not able to finish my Master's in OT up here in Canada. It was down to the last clinical...

Mitch in Muncie, Indiana

School -based

Does anyone know anything about school based practice? Im worried that most of the positions are for one year only?

OT123 in Los Angeles, California

Updated 1 month ago

NBCOT Exam Scoring - 1 Reply

I just took the NBCOT exam and it was the worst experience of my life. Despite finishing practice tests with time to spare, I unbelievable (still...

jmeif in West Covina, California

Updated 1 month ago

Chances of acceptance - 1 Reply

I'm just wondering if my grades and experience make me a competitive candidate for OT schools. I have a 3.5 overall GPA, hoping to bump that up to a...

imot789 in Illinois

NBCOT character review

I just finished level 2 fieldwork and am applying for the NBCOT exam. I was wondering if anyone has applied for the exam with a simple misdemeanor on...

jewe1 in TRENTON, New Jersey

Traveling Therapy Jobs

Hi All. I was wondering if anyone has any insight into traveling therapy jobs. I see job ads and recruiters calling all the time for these type of...

Complete Therapy Services in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

How do I work as an OT in USA - 14 Replies

Hi, I know that OT is one of the fastest growing jobs in the USA. I would like to know is there any foreign trained OT here as I would like to know...

Sydney in GH in Puyallup, Washington

Updated 2 months ago

OT or OTA for pediatrics? - 3 Replies

I am 35 yrs old and have been admitted to an OTA program for the Fall. I already have a B.S. In Psychology and an M.S.Ed in School Psychology (total...

Sal N in San Diego, California

Updated 2 months ago

OTA Program in NON-Accredited school - American Career College Orange COunty - 1 Reply

Hi there! i can use some insights. I'm applying for the OTA program in American Career College but the thing is it's not yet accredited. Any of you...

Simon Levin in Paramus, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago

Home Health Care Per visit rate - 12 Replies

Hi I currently work as an OT for a home health care agency on salary. I make 42 an hour and work 40 hours. We are being pushed to move to per...

Blue14OT in Louisville, Kentucky

Updated 2 months ago

Where to live?! - 7 Replies

Hi there - I am graduating with a Masters in OT August 2014 from Spalding University in Louisville, KY. I love Louisville and it is a great place to...

NoMoreOT in Fountain Valley, California

Updated 2 months ago

Failed out of OT school. What now? - 3 Replies

I was recently dismissed from an OT graduate program due to failure of the first level one fieldwork rotation. Now, I am in the process of trying to...

CG0410 in Massachusetts

Updated 2 months ago

Is the debt to become an OT worth it? - 24 Replies

Is OT worth 100K in debt? Will I be making enough money to pay all the loan payments? UGH!

anticuti in Brentwood, California

Updated 2 months ago

NBCOT OTED Eligibility for Category B - 45 Replies

Hello, I started OTED evaluation in 2009 but wasn't able to complete it, so that they could have sent me ATT letter. Now NBCOT is saying that my...

mcboyd in Mcminnville, Tennessee

Updated 2 months ago

OT school interview - 2 Replies

I have an interview for a masters of occupational therapy program. Any interview tips? I applied at this place because I have an overall GPA of 2.82...

Andrew in Austin, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

volunteer work? - 30 Replies

i have no experience in ot and want some volunteer work to gain experience. where would i look for some flexible opportunities? i am most interested...

TwinkieOT in Washington

Selling my Aota Supscriptiom

I have AOTA exa

MD in San Jose, California

Updated 3 months ago

Tips for getting into SJSU, Samuel Merritt or Dominican? - 5 Replies

I was wondering if any students or alumni of the three bay area OT schools have any suggestions on what would make me a competitive applicant to...

NoMoreOT in Corona, California

Updated 3 months ago

Failing level I fieldwork? - 3 Replies

I just completed my first level I fieldwork rotation and it was an epic fail. I felt totally unprepared for all of the homework and responsibilities...

Splinting4dimes in Louisville, Kentucky

Updated 3 months ago

passing the NBCOT exam - 2259 Replies

Hey, I am in the process of studying for the NBCOT exam. I am getting nervous because I seem to be getting a decent amount of the practice...

tjfrech in Manhattan, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Selling entire HUGE study set for NBCOT-OTR - 2 Replies

I passed and I am done so I am selling ALL of the following for $120 TOTAL: 1. 6th edition Therapy Ed Guide with CD- no marks- retails for $100 2....

vfierova in Dallas, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Paying For Grad School (Occupational Therapy) - 30 Replies

Hey, Im a senior and looking into going to grad school for occupational therapy. I have heard that there are a lot of companies and organizations...

OTstbOTR in Maryland

Updated 3 months ago

What do you know about Howard's OT Program - 4 Replies

Does anyone have any comments or suggestions about Howard's program? They are expensive but located in DC. Thanks!

phaines9 in Orlando, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

TRAVELING OT - 47 Replies

To practicing traveling therapists: I am a soon-to-be new graduate and am seriously contemplating signing up with a travel company for my first...

MFH in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Very short term job

Does anyone know if its possible to get a travel job or a PRN job for only 2-4 weeks? I have a gap between jobs that I would like to fill. Any...

light in Westmont, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Fieldwork Issues - 74 Replies

Hello everyone. I found this forum through searching for advice on fieldwork. I just withdrew from my first placement because of the concerns of my...

Kay in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

The Best and Worst thing about Being an OT - 294 Replies

Hi everyone. I'm a junior in college right now thinking about OT. At first, I wanted to be a PA but I concluded that it wasn't for me and I think...

Rachelsmom10@gmail.com in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

OT Travel Companies - 25 Replies

What is your opinion of the Travel Company you work for? How is the Salary? What do you think about the housing that you are provided?

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