NGOT’s Best Occupational Therapy Content

Hey everyone!

It’s been 3 years since we started, and what a ride it’s been. We’ve published over 100 articles, started hosting YouTube Lives, interviewed some awesome, innovative young OTs, and gotten to know so many of you! Thanks so much for being a part of this.

With that in mind, we’ve gone through our articles, because we wanted to make it easy for our readers to find the best occupational therapy content all in one place! This certainly will become a growing list, because quite frankly, all of the content our writers contribute truly is excellent. These articles just happen to be our most “viral”! As we continue to grow, you can expect to see lots of updates to this resource list in regards to licensing, passing boards, applying to schools, and keeping up to date with all sorts of new research and products that will help you be the best new grad OT you can be.

So sign up below, become a part of the NGOT family, and access this 100% free resource! And thanks again for sticking with us on this journey. There’s so far yet to go!

Also, be sure to check out if you are looking for your first or next job as an occupational therapist. Our listings and opportunities are growing by the day! You can create a profile for FREE and be matched with the top occupational therapy jobs across the country.

Thanks for being part of the NGOT family!

Dominic Llyod Randolfi, OTD, OTR/L
Publication Director,


  • 1 Occupational Therapy School
    • 1.1 How to Apply to Occupational Therapy School
    • 1.2 Master’s vs. Doctorate: What New Grad OTs Need to Know
    • 1.3 The OT Alphabet Soup: Occupational Therapy Credentials
  • 2 Licensure
    • 2.1 Road Map to OT Registration and Licensure
    • 2.2 Road Map to OT Registration and Licensure
    • 2.3 5 Things You Must Know About The NBCOT Process
    • 2.4 Here is How I Passed the NBCOT
    • 2.5 An 8 Week (Stress Free) NBCOT Study Schedule
    • 2.6 5 Simple Hacks for Passing the NBCOT
    • 2.7 How To Get A License In All 50 States
  • 3 Finding a job, negotiating a contract, resumes, cover letters, and interviews
    • 3.1 The Job Search
      • 3.1.1 CovalentCareers
      • 3.1.2 What is the Best Occupational Therapy Setting for You
      • 3.1.3 The Best Advice On Looking For A First Job
      • 3.1.4 What NOT To Do When Applying For OT Jobs
      • 3.1.5 6 Awesome Tips for Your First OT Job
    • 3.2 Resumes
      • 3.2.1 How to Create a Badass Occupational Therapy Cover Letter
      • 3.2.2 How to Write the Perfect Occupational Therapy Resume
      • 3.2.3 19 Power Words for Your Occupational Therapy Resume
    • 3.3 Interviews
      • 3.3.1 How to Ace Your First Occupational Therapy Job Interview
    • 3.4 Negotiating a Contract
      • 3.4.1 Know Your Worth, Get the Job: Salary Negotiation for OTs
  • 4 Malpractice Insurance
  • 5 Taxes and Student Loans
    • 5.1 Taxes
      • 5.1.1 Employee vs Independent Contractor
      • 5.1.2 How to Avoid 1099 Independent Contractor Tax Hell
      • 5.1.3 Setting Up Tax Payments as an Independent Contractor
      • 5.1.4 Deductions as an Independent Contractor
    • 5.2 Student Loans
      • 5.2.1 6 Ways to Potentially Save $49,552 on Your Optometry Student Loans
      • 5.2.2 Should Optometrists Invest or Pay Off Student Debt? Here’s the answer!
      • 5.2.3 Investing for New Grad ODs
      • 5.2.4 Here’s How Refinancing Student Loans Saved Me Over 100K
  • 6 Practice Modalities
    • 6.1 The Good and Bad of Home Health
    • 6.2 My First Week in a Private School Setting
    • 6.3 The Good and Bad of Acute Inpatient Rehab
    • 6.4 The Good and Bad of Early Intervention OT
    • 6.5 3 Steps to Becoming a Hand Therapist
    • 6.6 Non-Clinical Occupational Therapy Careers
    • 6.7 How to get a Home Health Job as an Occupational Therapist
    • 6.8 Travel Therapy for Occupational Therapists
    • 6.9 The Good and Bad of Skilled Nursing

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