Which OT Program is the Right One For You? Part 2: Master’s Degree vs Doctorate Degree

This can be a “controversial” topic but I want to discuss the facts about masters or doctorate programs so future OT students can make an informed decision for themselves. No program is better than another. Also I want to clarify that I have not researched EVERY single program, but these are my findings in theContinue reading “Which OT Program is the Right One For You? Part 2: Master’s Degree vs Doctorate Degree”

Ways to Improve Your Application For OT School

When I first applied to OT school in 2018, I was denied at one school and waitlisted at another. Once I decided I wanted to apply again I knew I needed to amp up my application. I just want to share the steps I took to improve my application. I was accepted to all fourContinue reading “Ways to Improve Your Application For OT School”

Gap year or No Gap Year?

Team Gap Year! When I decided I wanted to become an occupational therapist my original plan was to take a gap year (and a half) after I graduated from college. I was graduating a semester early to earn some money for school and gain some more experience. I also wanted to finish my anatomy prerequisitesContinue reading “Gap year or No Gap Year?”

Dos and Dont’s: Applying to OT School

With the Occupational Therapist Centralized Application Service (OTCAS) opening soon I wanted to include some tips for applicants. DO: Apply Early!Personally, I think this is the most important tip. Many schools have rolling admissions or early acceptance dates. Use this to your advantage! Typically you will have less people to compete against and can findContinue reading “Dos and Dont’s: Applying to OT School”