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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Misericordia University MOT Weekend Program

    Hello everyone, I just wanted to have you guys consider this program when you apply to schools. I do not see people posting about this school much. It is a three-year program. It is hybrid, where you have online classes and visit the school in person, like once or twice a month. The school...
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    Employment & Professional Networking Burnout in Occupational Therapy - Survey Request

    Hello everyone! 🤗 I know that this network is mostly utilized by students, but I'm posting my survey anyway in case there are some practicing OTs visiting. I’m an OTD student in the process of completing my doctoral capstone project on burnout in occupational therapy. I'm investigating what...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's University of St. Augustine SAN MARCOS MOT Summer 2021

    Anyone out there waiting for their decisions letter or email from san marcos campus for the summer 2021 cohort?
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Florida OT 2020-2021 Cycle

    Hi everyone! Wanted to start a thread to share our stats/share advice for those of us who are applying to Florida schools :giggle: :) University: Florida International University Major: Health Services Administration Overall GPA: 3.6 (I initially went the PT route and struggled through the...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's UTRGV Occupational Therapy

    Hi everyone! I have recently been accepted to the incoming class for UTRGV’s MOT program! Since they don’t have an interview process and I can’t find anything about the program and how the professors teach I was hoping someone would have some insight on what it would be like to attend there! Any...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Oklahoma University Health Science Center MOT

    Hi! Has anyone applied to OUHSC's MOT program and would like to share their process? Thank you in advance!
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's MOT at FGCU

    Does anyone know anything about this program? I'm trying to figure out if I'll be able to work during it. I tried to match previous years with the curriculum and it looks like there are 3 days of classes in an average semester, which would mean I could probably work part time the other 2-4 days...
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    Other OT-Related Information Entry-level or postprofessional master's degree for someone with a BSOT

    Hi all, I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, but I was so excited to find an OT community that I went ahead, made an account, and jumped right in! I recently graduated with a Bachelor's degree in OT from outside the US, and I have also received my license to practice there...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS OT stats and personal statement

    Hi y'all!! pls help Im feeling kinda nervous looking at everyone else stats on here so I'd like to share mine to get some input on how competitive others would consider my stats and gain insight on what I can do to improve them. GPA: 3.4, psychology major Observation hours: 182 outpatient...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's THOMAS JEFFERSON / TEMPLE / SALUS

    I’m torn between these three schools!! I’ve been accepted to Temple and Jefferson...still waiting from Salus. With my stats, I think I should be accepted. (They asked me to retake the MAT before giving me a final decision which I did (got the scores!) and been waiting on them for over a month..)...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's USA Miami Campus MOT May 2019 start

    Hey guys, I just interviewed at the St. Augustine campus in Miami on 11/9.I thought I would make this thread to notify each other when we receive letters!
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    Other OT-Related Information MOT vs. OTD

    Hello, everyone! I am currently doing some research and am wondering what others think about earning your MOT vs. OTD? Obviously the timeframe to earn your MOT is shorter which allows you to get out into the workforce sooner, but why are some of you aiming to earn the OTD?
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Elmhurst College Accreditation Status

    Does anyone know what would happen if Elmhurst College does't attain pre-accreditation status? I know they were withheld pre-accreditation status in 2017. They were visited by the ACOTE this spring but I haven't heard any news on the outcome. Thank you.
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Fall 2018 MOT/DPT

    Hello! I was accepted to the Fall 2018 start date for the flex MOT program at USAHS's St. Augustine Campus. I received my acceptance email on 3/2. I emailed one of the admissions counselors and she said they were waiting on links, this was a few weeks ago. Just wondering if anyone has any...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's St. Augustine MOT - Spring Start

    Hey I was wondering if anyone else was applying for the June Deadline for any of the St. Augustine Campuses. Stats?:) Major: B.S. Psychology, Concentration Health Studies; Minor Public Health Overall/Undergraduate GPA: still finishing but around a 3.25 Pre-Req GPA: 3.35 GRE: Verbal (147)...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's University of St. Augustine Austin Campus MOT Fall 2018 Residential

    Hi! I applied to the University of St. Augustine at the Austin campus for the MOT Fall 2018 Residential cohort. I interviewed on March 16th. Is there anyone who has applied to the same campus/cohort and interviewed March 16th who has heard back? So anxious to know if I've gotten in!
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Florida OT schools

    Hi! I will soon be applying to OT schools and I wanted to gain any input from students who have previously been accepted to different OT programs in Florida like FIU, FGCU, USA, Nova, etc. and maybe any tips they can give me on what/what not to do? Or their current experience in any of these OT...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Winston Salem State University MOT Fall 2018

    Has anyone heard back yet from Winston Salem State University? I heard they start sending out acceptance letters in March, but I'm just curious.
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Any current UTMB students?

    Hi! I know this is a bit of a longshot, but I wanted to see if there were any current UTMB students or students who interviewed there in previous years. I'm curious if anyone has any insight into the interview process there? I interview this Friday-- I'm really nervous but really excited! Good...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Elmhurst college - Group interview - what to expect??

    Hi guys! I have a group interview at Elmhurst College for their MOT (OT Master's Program) this upcoming week. I was wondering if there's anyone who knows what to expect during this interview process? Possibly current Elmhurst OT students or others who interviewed at Elmhurst in the past...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's MUSC 2017-2018

    Has anyone heard anything from MUSC? I know their application deadline was November 15th, but I haven't heard back anything at all and wanted to see if anyone had heard something yet.
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Adventist ADU MOT

    Hey everyone! Who all is applying to Adventist for the 2017-2018 application cycle?
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's FGCU MOT 2017-2018

    Hey everyone! It seemed like there was only information from older application cycles, so I thought I would create one for this year. Who all is applying to FGCU?
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    General Admissions & OTCAS OT 2017-2018

    I know there are a handful of posts about this already up, but I wanted to start a new one so people could update, compare, and of course support each other! Feel free to add to the thread. Undergraduate University: Roanoke College Degree: Health and Exercise Science Cumulative GPA (not...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS USC 2018 Summer Applicant Pool

    Hi everyone! I just thought it would be nice to have a forum for everyone who has applied for USC's 2018 program. Has anyone received their USC ID yet? And does anyone know if interviews will be conducted, and if so, when? Finally, any idea of when decision letters will go out? Lots of...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Chatham Interviews

    Hello! I was wondering if anyone has received word on invites to interview for Chatham's MOT program yet. I know the last email that I received from them stated "invites may come anytime between now and late November" for an interview day of December 2nd. I'm just anxious and would preferably...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Anybody Applying to the St. Augustine Flex MOT Fall 2018?

    I'm submitting my application to the flex MOT program at the University of St Augustine for fall 2018. Anybody else going through the process?
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    General Admissions & OTCAS HELP! Do I have a chance? (Started late on applications, 2.85 gpa, etc.)

    I feel like there's a LOT of posts asking this but I'll make it short and sweet: I thought I was graduating next fall, turns out I am graduating in the spring with my Bachelor's, which means, uh oh, I need to apply for grad schools and apply fast. This has turned my life into a stressful...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's St. Augustine MOT Curriculum More Online or On-Campus?

    Last year, I was in contact with someone from St. Augustine who said that on-campus lectures will transition to being held primarily online. As stated: Can any current students (or those with updated information) in the traditional MOT Program tell me how much of lecture is online and on...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS University of St. Augustine Admissions -- Current Stats?

    Hello, I'm applying for Winter 2018 and Summer 2018 enrollment for University of St. Augustine, San Marcos. I took my GRE today, and I'm not happy with my score. I am definitely retaking the test next month for a higher score, but these are my stats as we speak: Pre-Requisite GPA: 3.63...
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    Coursework & Fieldwork University of St Augustine - Physics and Biology Prerequisites?

    Hello! So, I'm applying to University of St. Augustine - San Marcos MOT Program, and I'm wondering if these classes can fulfill my physics and biology prerequisites: USA's Motion & Movement Requirement~ Physics, Physical Science, Biomechanics or Anatomical Kinesiology. Must include motion and...
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    Other OT-Related Information MOT or OTD?

    Hello! Right now, I'm considering to both practice AND teach OT. Is it a good idea to go in the practice, then the teaching route for occupational therapy? Is it worth getting my OTD to teach? What's holding me back is that I'll be giving all four of my limbs if I choose the doctorate route...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Applying for Grad. School - Academic Infraction?

    Hello! Err, so I'm applying to grad school this year for MOT. My first application is for West Coast University in Los Angeles, CA. There's this one part of the application that asks, "Have you ever been disciplined by any college, university, or professional school for: (1) unacceptable...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Missouri State

    Did anyone else get into Missouri state? I just put my deposit down the other day. I was wanting to meet my other cohorts if I can so maybe we can be roomies and also just to say hi! Also, if you are currently in the program, what can I expect? I am so nervous but so excited. I am from Arkansas...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Occupational Therapy Abroad Observation Hours

    Unfortunately I did not get into graduate school this year... I wanted to do something different with my year off. I was considering doing a program abroad for OT potential students- observe OT in a different country. I was wondering could I put these on my resume and include it in my total...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's MOT University of Saint Augustine Interview

    Hey everyone! I have an interview for the MOT program at USA at the Florida campus coming up and I was wondering If anyone could give me any insight on what to expect. Any previous questions asked would be amazing! Also I was wondering if there is an essay? Thanks!!
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Need advice on which programs to apply to (MOT)

    Hello everyone, I posted a thread a few months ago in regards to my low cumulative GPA (3.1) and my chances to be accepted into an OT program. I have since decided to mainly apply to schools that take the last 45-60 credits gpa rather than cumulative. By the time I graduate this summer I should...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's UTEP MOT class of 2019

    Hi! Looking to connect with the UTEP MOT class of 2019.. I just got my acceptance email today! I'm so excited!! Looking forward to sharing this journey with you all. Go Miners!
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Messiah College MOT

    Hello guys! I was wondering if anyone else has been accepted to Messiah College MOT program starting in July? I know we will be the first cohort in the program.
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Employment OTD v MOT

    Hi Everyone, I am currently considering pursuing a master's at my much cheaper state school, or getting an OTD at a well known out of state school with a very good reputation. Since I am heavily considering the master's at the state school (solely for financial reasons), I started looking into...