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Updated 13 hours ago

SELLING OTA Subscription $120 (200worth ( good for 8 mos) and OT books : Case Smith (6th ed) and Trombly/Radomski (7th ed) - 5 Replies

I am interested too please! My email is Lmnop123@aol.com


Updated 2 days ago

Occupational therapy master's program - 757 Replies

Hi, Does anyone have any comments about Mercy College, Touro, Kean, Downstate, York, and Utica Grad Occupational Therapy programs? In regards,...


Selling books

Hi everyone, Selling these, used them to pass the NBCOT. Reply if interested, negotiable. $50 + shipping Therapy ed study guide 6th ed. and...


Do you want feedback on your OT personal statement?

Hello OT applicants! If anyone would like written feedback email me at skyocean25@gmail.com. I have time to look at 5 personal statements. A...


Occupational Therapy vs. Recreational Therapy

So I have been interested in becoming an OT ever since I discovered what they do. I am currently 15 credits away from my Bachelor of Psychology and...


Updated 9 days ago

Occupational Therapy new graduate angst - 1 Reply

Hi James, you did the 4 year OT degree in Ireland the voluntary position is also in Ireland? I think for a new grad, you should start somewhere...


Updated 9 days ago

How much do Occupational Therapist actually earn? - 18 Replies

[QUOTE who="Amber in Madison Heights, Michigan"]I also disagree with Van, I am a new grad OT from michigan and everyone from class got a job right...

Paul Grace

NBCOT Certification Examination Test Preparation

It is unlawful for anyone to copy, post online, sell, or modify NBCOT examination test preparation materials. NBCOT monitors sites that these actions...


Updated 11 days ago

OT degree from overseas?? Post professional master degree in US? -- 2013 NBCOT NEW handbook!!! - 32 Replies

My SJSU online post professional MOT program is ending next year, i'm the last cohort. There are a few UK or Canadian OTs in the 'OT master...


Updated 11 days ago

NBCOT Exam Scoring - 2 Replies

OT123, Nope failed by 3 points and never failed anything in my life. I've been devastated and terrified to take it again as it was such an awful...

gunjan bhagat

Updated 12 days ago

I need a study partner for nbcot exam - 4 Replies

yes christina i am interested in group study. looking for study partner


Updated 14 days ago

Starting a Private Pediatric Practice - 119 Replies

[QUOTE who="JoanJOT in Portland, Oregon"]Thanks for all the advice! I just started my practice, got my state business license, and finally got my...


Can I get into occupational therapy school with my credentials? Suggestions for improvement?

I am planning on applying for OT school for the 2016 cycle. I am wondering how qualified of an applicant I am and what my chances of getting accepted...


MOT admission

I am from chicago, and my undergrad GPA is 2.8 in occupational therapy. I am looking for colleges in mid west area. With this profile, I am not...

OT grad 2012

Updated 20 days ago

How did you get your first job out of OT school? - 1 Reply

The easy way to get job offer is to post your resume on the AOTA career site. The national recruiters will come calling quite quickly- it was...

hopeful OT in NJ

getting into ot school

anyone attending seton hall master ot program in NJ? is it difficult to get into? can you tell me about your experience?

OT grad 2012

Updated 25 days ago

Tips for getting into SJSU, Samuel Merritt or Dominican? - 6 Replies

Hi, also a SJSU OT alumn here =) I know it has become crazy competitive there in the last few years. So all of the above points mentioned are great...

OT grad 2012

Updated 25 days ago

Failed out of OT school. What now? - 4 Replies

You can also look into ABA (applied behavioral analysis?) aides. These aides work 1:1 with autistic kids, usually in the homes after school. So these...

OT grad 2012

Updated 25 days ago

OT or OTA for pediatrics? - 4 Replies

Yes, I think OTA vs. OTR salaries and restrictions on how you would practice are very state dependent- you need to ask OTAs in your area what their...


Updated 26 days ago

Future of COTA? - 2 Replies

My wife became a COTA about 10 years ago and had an OK paying job with benefits for about 8 years until the government caps were reduced at SNF...

SANYA in San Diego, California

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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...

OTGirl in Daytona Beach, Florida

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 months 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 2 months 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...

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...

J in Monterey, California

Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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. ...

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 2 months 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?

jmeif in West Covina, California

Updated 2 months 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 3 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...

Sal N in San Diego, California

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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...

CG0410 in Massachusetts

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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

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