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OT grad 2012

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Job > Occupational Therapist

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

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 overwhelming and not exactly what I ...

23 days ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Tips for getting into SJSU, Samuel Merritt or Dominican?

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 suggestions. If you were ...

27 days ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Failed out of OT school. What now?

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 are jobs that require A LOT of ...

27 days ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

OT or OTA for pediatrics?

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 limitations of practice are ...

27 days ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

USC vs. San Jose State

congrats on getting into both schools. SJSU is actually much more competitive than USC, but your getting such a big scholarship probably means that you were a stellar candidate ...

16 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Considering OT with a 3.1 undergrad gpa, is this realistic or a fantasy?

Oh, you should not discount the COTA programs, path.
The work is almost identical to what an OTR does, except for evaluations/ assessments.

The schooling is much ...

16 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Considering OT with a 3.1 undergrad gpa, is this realistic or a fantasy?

There's another post about low GPA, etc. check it out ... br />I'm copying my response from that one to here.

The much more expensive private and higher ranked schools ...

16 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

has anyone gotten into a masters program with a low GPA?

The much more expensive private and higher ranked schools like USC, BU, and Wash Univ (St Louis) can afford to take on more students, so they tend to have lower requirements in ...

16 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

San Jose State OT

[QUOTE who="OT123 in Los Angeles, California"]The last sentence may no longer be accurate. SJSU has expanded its cohort size for the upcoming group, and I have heard a ...

17 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

San Jose State OT

[QUOTE who="ramy in Oakland, California"]How much is the neuro class through SJSU now?[/QUOTE]

I took this course through Special Courses Summer 2010 thru SJSU. At ...

17 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

passing the NBCOT exam

Not sure if this was posted a few pages back, this is the top 10 list of textbooks NBCOT uses
[I did NOT want to purchase any more textbooks, BUT my only wish was that I had ...

18 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

passing the NBCOT exam

By chance, is English not your native language? Pak sounds like a Korean surname.
Are you ok timewise on the exam or do you run out? Doing as many practice tests as you've ...

18 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

passing the NBCOT exam

[QUOTE who="OT grad 2012 in Langhorne, Pennsylvania"]I am selling my NBCOT official study guide
I will also include the Johnson review and CD (I'm keeping the Rita ...

18 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

passing the NBCOT exam

I am selling my NBCOT official study guide
I will also include the Johnson review and CD (I'm keeping the Rita study guide b/c I believe it'll be useful for future reference ...

18 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

passing the NBCOT exam

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but I had a hard time really being super focused, but I probably avg. 6-7 hours of real studying/ day.

Study with whatever worked best for you during your ...

18 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

passing the NBCOT exam

Hello,

Happily I just found out that I passed!
Reading these posts have been helpful, but sometimes overwhelming and depressing. I'll try to give my $.02 as to what ...

18 months ago