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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Jefferson College of Health Sciences application

    Hello! I was recently looking at possibly applying to Jefferson College of Health Sciences Master of Science in OT program. One of the requirements for their application is a completion of an essay no more than 1000 words describing your personal story. While I know a personal statement is...
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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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    General Admissions & OTCAS OT this year or next year

    Hi, I decided to study MOT in June and now taking prereq courses to apply OT school this year. However, I think I am taking too many classes at the same time and not really have good grades for prereq classes:( (around 3.0- 3.3 for prereq) I have two more classes need to take in next semester...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's FGCU OT vs. UF

    Hi, I plan on applying to the MOT program at FGCU and also UF for the upcoming fall 2017 cycle. I have seen posts similar to this one but some are inactive/outdated. FGCU is my top choice right now because I do like the location and it is also considerably less expensive than UF. However, UF is...
  5. epsoftball9

    General Admissions & OTCAS Stats Check! Am I Good Enough?!

    Help people! Super self conscious about my stats :/ University: University of Illinois-Chicago Major: Kinesiology Overall GPA: 3.3 OTCAS Pre-Req GPA: 3.2-3.4 depending on school GRE: 143 Verbal 143 Quantitative 3.5 Writing Extra-Curric: Division 1 softball, Greek National Softball Team, Works...
  6. purplegold86

    General Admissions & OTCAS Are my stats good enough for OT?

    Hello Everyone! I was wondering how my stats compared with other students applying for ot school. I am worried that my GRE scores will be detrimental to acceptance. GPA: 3.74 Pre-Req GPA (thus far): 3.8 (taking 2 more pre-reqs currently) GRE: 151 Math, 147 Verbal, 3.0 writing 40 volunteer...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS ST.AUGSTINE AND UTHSCSA- UC San Diego MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

    PLEASE HELP~ I took a commonly recommended Medical terminology course through UC San Diego and am just realizing that it is only 2/3 semester credit, but since so many people take it I was wondering if anyone has any experience with this course being approved? I am specifically applying to...
  8. therapist2be

    General Admissions & OTCAS Online prereqs and tracking observation hours

    Hello everyone! So I recently graduated from college in May thinking I was going to become an SLP but I have since changed my mind and decided to pursue OT. So far I'm finding the process to be so much more frustrating for OT than for SLP and I'm not even applying until next year. With SLP...
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    Coursework & Fieldwork Freshman in undergrad worrying about OT school

    Hi, So I'm a freshman at Boston University, majoring in Behavior and Health, which is a program designed to prepare one for OT school. My first semester went very well, got A's and A-'s in Developmental Psych, Statistics, and Biology, and a 3.85 GPA overall. However, this semester has really...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS OT prereqs - Human Anatomy and Physio

    Hi! I am currently a third year undergraduate student and trying to go for the masters program for OT after I graduate. I looked up the prereqs for the grad schools and found out that many schools have the prereqs that I am going to take/have already taken. However, my problem is that I got both...
  11. PoliSci-OT

    Coursework & Fieldwork BA in Political Science

    Hey there!! So I'm in a bit of a predicament. I will be graduating with my BA in Political Science in about a month. Groovy thing is, I've also recently decided that Occupational Therapy is something that I'm really interested in. I've read a lot that a BA in OT isn't necessary, but all...