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A Student’s Guide to AOTA Conference

Student's guide to AOTA conference

Why I’m excited to go to AOTA as an OT student The AOTA Annual Conference & Expo isn’t only for super successful OTRs/COTAs who have their school days behind them. In reality, there are countless reasons to attend the AOTA conference as a student. The trick is figuring out what …

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5 Strategies for Self-Care During Mental Health Fieldwork

Self-care strategies for OTs

You’ve aced every group project (or at least passed), explored and absorbed countless clinical diagnoses and principles, and then shockingly passed your cadaver lab without fainting (that’s a lie, I actually joined the ranks of the fainthearted). What’s next on the journey? The best part of our educational experience: level …

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5 Crucial Tips for Starting OT School

5 Tips for OT School

Congratulations, my friend, you’ve been accepted to an occupational therapy graduate program! You’ve conquered the first step in a long and rewarding journey of pursuing your dream job. All of the blood, sweat and tears that went into studying for the GREs, typing up personal statements and paying application fees …

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3 Tips for Applying to OT School

Applying to OT school is not easy. It can seem like a time of constant self-doubt and worry. Here at NGOT, we want to help you become the best OT you can be, starting right at the application process! Check out these 3 tips to help those of you applying to …

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What Happens After Failing Fieldwork?

So, you think you might be failing Fieldwork… Imagine this You’re 10 weeks into your 12-week Level II Fieldwork placement and you find out that you won’t be passing. I’m sure there are more than a handful of you who have browsed various internet forums and read through horror stories …

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The OT Student’s Guide to Summer Break!

Summer break. The two words we wait for all year. A time for renewal, relaxation, and a step closer to becoming an OT.  Some OT programs allow a 2-3 break before delving back into more coursework or clinical work. Others offer a full, 3-month break! Regardless of how long your …

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