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Updated 3 days ago

Mercy College In NY - 2 Replies

Hello All ! ! ! Any Mercy College OT Graduates ? Anyone applied and was accepted ? What was your competitive GPA ? I am a COTA. Is it...


Updated 5 days ago

OT degree from overseas?? Post professional master degree in US? -- 2013 NBCOT NEW handbook!!! - 53 Replies

Hi Lisa, That would be great to stay in contact. I'm super interested in how you go with the OTED process. My email is eileen.noyer@gmail.com....

Eddie in New York, New York

Updated 13 days ago

Need suggestions on NBCOT Exam and Therapyed Course. ..Please !! - 9 Replies

Hi All, I got approved for IOTED, just have to give TOEFL to complete their processing so that they send me ATT. Few questions- 1) What are best...

Liz in Oviedo, Florida

Updated 19 days ago

Show me the money... - 80 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...

Eddiebee in San Jose, California

Updated 1 month ago

AOTA/NBCOT Study Prep - 7 Replies

Has anyone purchased the AOTA/NBCOT exam prep software? If so, what are your comments on it?

Eddiebee in San Jose, California

Updated 1 month ago

Selling books - 6 Replies

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

Eddiebee in San Jose, California

Updated 1 month ago

NBCOT OTED Eligibility for Category B - 47 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...

Eddiebee in San Jose, California

Updated 1 month ago

Selling entire HUGE study set for NBCOT-OTR - 3 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....

Eddiebee in San Jose, California

Updated 1 month ago

Can someone help me to see why I can't pass NBCOT Exam? - 7 Replies

Hi, I was so frustrated today because I failed the OTR AGAIN after SEVEN times try. Yes, it is the 7th time for my exam. I am from outside of the...

EddieBee in San Jose, California

Updated 1 month ago

I am looking to form a study group or find a study partner for the NBCOT exam! - 66 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...

Brett Dunbar in Flemington, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

Night time OTs - 2 Replies

I wanted to know if occupational therapist also had positions where they work at night. All of the forums and shadowing alludes to only day time...

anonymous91 in Downers Grove, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

OT burnout - 431 Replies

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

bstrng in Charleston, South Carolina

OT jobs metro detroit

Hello, Can anyone comment on pay for acute care in Metro Detroit MI? Specifically Henry Ford, DMC or St. Johns. I will be starting out my FWII and...

Davey in Austin, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

ot saturation in texas - 3 Replies

I moved to Texas from out of state.I have seen that getting an occupational therapist job is difficult in Texas.Has anyone noticed it? Pay is also...


Updated 1 month ago

Working In Australia from the US - 2 Replies

Hello, I'm hoping some OT's can give me some insight on working in the field in Australia, particularly any who may have gotten their degree in...

ot2007ag in Round Rock, Texas

OT burnout and need of a change in career

I have been a pediatric occupational therapist for eight years now and I am burned out. I have worked for several companies with little appreciation...

Win Phoenix in Bangalore, India

Updated 1 month ago

Teaching vs. Occupational therapy as a career - 2 Replies

I am just curious if anyone has ever been a teacher and then switched to occupational therapy or vice versa? If so, how do the two compare?...

Win Phoenix in Bangalore, India

Updated 1 month ago

Staffing Agencies , which ones are good based on your experience? - 1 Reply

Which occupational therapy staffing agencies are good ? Im a new grad and confused as to which one to go with

tideshy in Azusa, California

Reason for getting a post-professional OTD?

I'm currently finishing up my master's in OT and am contemplating about whether or not it's worth getting an OTD. Sure it'll be a financial burden...

ktm in Palo Alto, California

Updated 1 month ago

San Jose State OT - 602 Replies

Has anyone attend San Jose OT program or knows anything about it?

FelipeOT in Sacramento, California

Updated 1 month ago

OT with a learning disability - 1 Reply

Hi Everyone, I've heard that doctors can't get hired for some jobs (specifically with the US government) if they have a learning disability like...

LillieCH in Dallas, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Occupational therapy master's program - 736 Replies

I graduated from college with a Diploma in Psychology and am really interested in getting into a master's program. However while I was in college I...


Has anyone successfully transitioned to a new career?

Help! I have been an OT for 20 years, and in that time the profession has changed drastically. I am fed up with greedy companies that only see my...

fernando in Hudson, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Home Health Care Per visit rate - 20 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...

Antmart in Bronx, New York

Updated 2 months ago

NYC jobs: work vs cost of living. - 1 Reply

I'm a frequent traveling cota who is looking to move to the NYC to do either a contract or a perm position. I'd love to hear from any NYC cotas on...

tideshy in San Jose, California

OT in the Air Force Reserves?

Has anyone joined the US Air Force Reserves as an occupational therapist before? I'd like to know the pros and cons of joining. How's the climate...

jesslynn in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 months ago

Would I even be looked at by OT programs? - 12 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...

ST in Acton, Massachusetts

assisted living

Have you ever worked as an OT in an assisted living? Was it a good job? Benefits? Drawbacks? Thanks so much for your input!

wagasakii in Cebu City, Philippines

BSOT from WFOT accredited school in the Philippines

Hi. I'm a U.S. and Filipino citizen currently finishing my BS degree in OT and planning to take the PH board exam. I've browsed around WFOT and AOTA...

pediatric OT in Lexington, Kentucky

Updated 2 months ago

Advice for entry level therapist needed! - 8 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...

pediatric OT in Lexington, Kentucky

Updated 2 months ago

Looking for some career changing advice - 2 Replies

Im 34 and work as an analyst making $87k a year. However, i am tired of sitting at a desk and working on a computer by myself all day long. I...

Teacher Laura in Seattle

Becoming an OT with Arthritis Pain

Hello Everyone! I have a degree in child development, and looking to do my masters in OT. However, I'm wondering if it's not a good fit for me as...

Gordon G in Stone Mountain, Georgia

Make some extra cash


Maybe OTR in Brighton, Michigan

Updated 2 months ago

Am I too old to begin OT school? - 38 Replies

Actually, that isn't my only question (this is gonna be a looooong post). I'm hoping to get some overall advice on whether or not going to OT school...

Cota to ot in Walden, New York

Updated 2 months ago

OTs vs OTAs in SNFs - 23 Replies

Hello all, I'm a psych undergrad student who is thinking about pursuing OT as a career. I've read alot of the comments from OTs who dislike...

FutureOT in Mississauga, Ontario

Occupational Therapy job market in Toronto, Ontario?

Hi all, Been shadowing OT profession, and it does seem as a fun and exciting career and something I am looking to pursue. Despite all positive...


International Bachelor degree in occupational therapy

Hello,I have International Bachelor degree in occupational therapy and came to USA.I am really confused with the situation here. What is my options?...

Chanis19 in Bronx, New York

O.T: Certified in 5 years??

Hey, I'm interested in Occupational Therapy, and i would love to hear what it's like on a daily basis. I plan on shadowing an Occupational Therapist...

smrtcookie in New Baltimore, Michigan

Updated 3 months ago

OT in acute care hospital setting - 47 Replies

I'm a new grad and have been working in acute care hospital as an OT for about 1 year. I've become increasingly frustrated with this setting, and OT...

MollyMae in New York, New York

What to look for in a job (real advice) as a new practitioner/first job?

I am looking for advice about what to consider when looking at jobs as a new practitioner. I have #1 asked about mentorship and received several...

MollyMae in New York, New York

Updated 3 months ago

NYS license query - 1 Reply

I've just moved from the UK (for my husbands work) - where I trained and worked as an OT for 8 years. I have been through the OTED process (took 6...

Long time OT in Torrance, California

How do I get pediatric experience?

I've been working as an OT in the SNF setting for 10 years. I'm starting to feel the burn out and I'm looking to switch settings. I've looked at...

dcb1101 in Mobile, Alabama

Pre-OT, confused about which program and whatnot

I am currently a Pre-OT student. My undergrad will be in cardiorespiratory care (to be an RRT, respiratory therapist). I've already looked at...

Cheyenne McErquiaga in Boise, Idaho

Updated 3 months ago

Please, I would like help deciding between OTA and OT - 3 Replies

I'm 30 years old with a family. I already work as a PCT and want to advance myself. I have 42 liberal arts/science credits. I'm really interested...

changingfields in Portland, Oregon

Updated 3 months ago

Going back to school for Occupational Therapy - 13 Replies

Hi! I am considering going to back to become an Occupational Therapist. I'm currently a Licensed Social Worker and graduated from grad school in...

samuel in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 3 months ago

Any online M.A./M.S. occupational therapy degrees for entry-level??? - 7 Replies

Hi all, I am considering doing SLP or OT as is the title question of this forum. Here is my background: I have a double major in Spanish/English,...

MOTOROTD in Tampa, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

The Best and Worst thing about Being an OT - 254 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...

Erica B in Newark, New Jersey

Make a few extra dollars online!


FoxThomas in Hermitage, Pennsylvania

Updated 3 months ago

Torn between COTA and OTR - 51 Replies

I am 21 years old. I have my associates in Early Childhood-6th grade teaching. I love to be around children. I know that I want to work with kids as...

Batstone in Los Angeles, California

OT volunteer opportunities in Pediatrics, Assistive Technology and Hand Therapy.

I am currently considering a change in my area of practice from having worked with adults in acute care and Skilled nursing facilities. I am...

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