Hey readers! This week I had an incredible experience completing my third level 1 fieldwork placement. I was placed at an inpatient rehabilitation facility where I observed an occupational therapist for three days. Level 1 fieldwork is comprised of 24 hours of observation in various settings, so that's why I was only there for 3 … Continue reading Level 1 Fieldwork: Inpatient Rehabilitation
Hey readers! This week I am bringing you my 10 tips to ace Clinical Anatomy. For those of you attending MGH IHP this summer, you will be taking this class. I'm not going to lie, it is tough! Even though I had taken anatomy & physiology with lab as a prerequisite for OT school, Clinical … Continue reading Anatomy Survival Guide: 10 Tips to Ace Anatomy
Hey readers! I recently finished my first whole year of OT school...WOW! I can't believe how fast the time has flown by. It also blows my mind to think that I only have three semesters left of OT classes! This post is intended for students who are about to embark on their OT journey and … Continue reading What to Expect Your First Year of OT School & Tips to Succeed
Hey readers! Today I want to talk about OT in mental health: what it looks like, where OTs can work, my experience in lab, etc. This semester I completed my first practice-based course, which was all about OT in the mental health setting. This was paired with mental health fieldwork placements as well as mental … Continue reading OT in Mental Health
Hey readers! This week we are talking about the OTD vs MSOT debate. I may be a little biased (shout out to my OTD program), so I gathered opinions from other OT students and OT practitioners to hear what they had to say about the matter. I think that this is 100% an individual decision, … Continue reading OTD vs MSOT: Which One Should You Choose?
Hey readers! I just got back from New Orleans a few days ago, and I am so excited to share my thoughts with all of you today. All I can say is: WOW...what a weekend! I feel really grateful and appreciative of the opportunity that I had to travel to NOLA for this conference. I … Continue reading What I Learned at AOTA Conference: 2019
Hey readers! Happy OT Month! We have a whole month dedicated to occupational therapy, and you've decided that you want to join this wonderful profession. But how do you get there?! What Program Do I Choose? The first thing to decide is what program to apply to. This definitely comes down to personal preference. There … Continue reading How to Become an Occupational Therapist