Tips for Exams!

Know What You’re Studying: I think the hardest part about studying is knowing where to start. If your professor provides a study guide that is definitely a good place to start. If not, I like to go back to the resources the professor provided (PowerPoint slides, videos, lectures, etc.) and take the most important informationContinue reading “Tips for Exams!”

My New Years Intentions

Happy New Year everyone! I like to set intentions for the new year to work on for the year! I also decided to pick a word for the year. My word this year is purpose. My goal is to keep in mind my purpose for doing all of the things I need, want, and enjoyContinue reading “My New Years Intentions”

Tackling Graduate School in a Pandemic

Starting graduate school in a pandemic is something no one would have ever expected. Obviously I chose to enter graduate school at this time but it was not easy. I have had to adjust how I learn compared to attending classes in person. There have been a few steps I’ve taken that I believe ledContinue reading “Tackling Graduate School in a Pandemic”

What I Learned in the First Week of (Mostly Online) OT School

Even though I’ve only been a graduate student for a week I already feel like I have learned so much. Here’s a summary of the things I have learned this week and have valued. There’s Always Something to Do: I am an avid to do list writer and I love the feeling of crossing offContinue reading “What I Learned in the First Week of (Mostly Online) OT School”

Being Present

Present (noun): period of time now occurring As someone who is a chronic worrier, being present has always been a struggle for me. My biggest intention and mantra for this school year is to be present. I have spent so much time focused on my future while applying to graduate schools, that I did notContinue reading “Being Present”

Preparing for OT School… But Relaxed

Once I was accepted into occupational therapy school I wanted to do anything I could to prepare for school. When I was assigned my OT2 mentor she told me the most important thing I could do was enjoy myself and relax! I wanted to share what my summer before OT school looked like while stillContinue reading “Preparing for OT School… But Relaxed”

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”