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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Kean University MSOT/OTD 2020

    Hey would anyone be interested in making a group chat or facebook group for students in Kean's OTD/MSOT programs?
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Kean University MSOT 2020 Interviews

    I wanted to make this thread for anyone waiting to hear back from Kean for an interview and/or acceptance this year. I've been so anxious and I'm hoping I'm not alone in the process!
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's OTD Programs in GA, FL, and SC (MUSC, UF, USA, Brenau)

    Hello everyone! I've applied to the Medical University of South Carolina, University of St Augustine, University of Florida, and Brenau University. I just wanted to see if anyone had heard anything back on any of these programs?? I'm so nervous and going crazy being so in the dark with what is...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's MGH 2020 ADMISSIONS

    Hey guys! I interviewed at MGH on 12/7, and just got a confusing email from them. I know in previous years, people got an admissions decision about two weeks after the interview, but today I was sent an email that thanked me for coming, and said that admissions decisions would be sent via OTCAS...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Towson OTD 2019-2020 Applicants

    Hey guys! I haven’t seen a thread for applicants of Towson’s OTD program for 2020 and figured I’d start one! Has anyone heard back yet?
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Creighton OTD 2020 Cohort

    Hello!! Starting this thread for those applying to / accepted to Creighton University's OTD program to BEGIN in fall 2020!! I interviewed September 20th and was accepted October 3rd. Good luck to everyone!
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    General Admissions & OTCAS 2019-2020 OTCAS Applicants

    Hi everyone! I am making this thread for those who are applying in the current cycle so we can all share tips with each other on the application process, interviews, and potentially find those who are admitted into the same school! Has anyone applied to Creighton/got an interview yet? I have...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's University of Alabama Birmingham

    Hello, I am a student that is considering UAB for Occupational Therapy. I thoroughly enjoyed the interview and meeting the students. I was wondering if anyone would be able to share information about the program: What are the classes like? How is the classroom dynamic with classmates? What are...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Grand Valley State 2019 OT interview

    Hello, Does anyone know anything about the GVSU OT interview? I am particularly curious about the writing section which is coming up and was wondering how are applicants scored and should prepare. I know they sent us information on the writing section. I was just wondering is there any other...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's WashU MOT Fall 2019

    Hey everyone! I have officially decided to attend WashU's MOT program starting this fall 2019 and I was hoping to meet other people who were accepted or who decided to attend as well! Where are you coming from? I'm from upstate NY! Anyone know of a FB group yet that's been created?
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's VCU OT 2019

    Hello everyone! After combing through many of the other threads in search of information about this year's VCU application cycle (and coming up empty handed) I decided to start one myself! Has anyone heard back yet? According to the admissions timeline on the website, regular decision...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's University Of St. Augustine, San Marcos Campus

    Hello! I recently got accepted to USAHS for Fall 2019, I wanted to know if anyone is currently enrolled in their OTD program and could provide any insight on what the program is like. How is their new online lecture curriculum, is it similar to undergrad online classes? Do you feel supported...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's OTD - Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences

    Hi! I was accepted to MDCHS back in November. I am still making some decisions, but was wondering if anyone else had been accepted and was planning on attending.
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Ohio State OTD 18-19 Application Cycle

    Hi everybody! I wanted to start a thread and discussion for the OTD program at Ohio State for the 18-19 app cycle. My application was verified Oct. 10 and I just received an interview offer today by e-mail. Interviews are Dec 8, and I believe they only have one round of interviews. The e-mail...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Nova Southeastern OTD Tampa Summer 2019

    Hi Everyone, I just received an acceptance to Nova Southeastern's OTD Tampa program. I thought I would make a thread for other students who also got accepted. I am not 100% committed yet as I have a few other interviews, but would like to get some insight from others in the same position. We...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS St. Augustine OTD May 2019

    Hey, everyone! I applied to St. Augustine's OTD program for the May 2019 entry date (San Marcos). I was told that I'd hear back from them in about 6-8 weeks after applying. It's been a few days after the 8 week mark, and I wanted to know if anyone else has heard back yet. - Erin W
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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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    General Admissions & OTCAS HELP!!!: Chances of Getting in OT School

    Okay... I am having so much anxiety about applying to OT school. I am looking for people to give me more insight on my chances of actually getting in. I submitted my application Monday and I am growing increasingly anxious!!!! - Student at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University...
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    Other OT-Related Information Post Professional OTD... Does Masters Level GPA Count?

    Hi! Curious if anyone has done a post masters OTD program or knows the answer to this... Is your GPA in your masters program considered? I own my own company and worked in an outpatient neuro program during my masters so my focus was not on my GPA. Not the worst (never was on watch for my GPA)...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Chicago OT schools - UIC or Rush?

    Hi everyone. I am wondering if any of you went to/are attending UIC or Rush for OT and could tell me about your experience. I got into both programs and have been debating between the two for nearly a month, and it is getting very hard to choose!!! I liked Rush because it has a smaller cohort...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Indiana Wesleyan OTD

    Hey guys! Im looking for other people who have been accepted into IWU or are currently going there! I'd love to get some information about what the students think of the program and student life there.
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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 Creighton OTD for 2018 Cohert

    Howdy everyone! This forum is for everyone who applied to, interviewed, or got accepted into Creighton's OTD program during to 2017/2018 cycle, to BEGIN Fall 2018. All Pathways welcome! Best of luck fellow OT's!
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Has anyone interviewed at Indiana Wesleyan OTD?

    Hi guys! I just found out I got an interview at Indiana Wesleyan OTD program. Has anyone interviewed there?! I would love some help or guidance on how to best prepare? Thank you!
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Ohio state OTD 2018

    Hey I was wondering if anyone that interviewed on the 20th of January had heard back from the OTD department regarding admissions at OSU
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    General Admissions & OTCAS VCU OTD acceptance

    Hey guys! Has anybody who applied for VCU regular decision been notified of acceptance yet? I received acceptance offers from other schools but their deadlines are going to pass soon....
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    General Admissions & OTCAS OTCAS Inquiry*Upcoming Application Cycle

    Hi guys! This summer I plan to apply to OT programs when the new cycle opens. This being said, I have a few questions: 1. What carries over to the next cycle if I begin entering information onto the application now? What does not carry over? 2. I completed a B.S. at a University but am...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Student Life at Wash U OTD

    Hi, I was accepted to Wash U's entry level OTD program. I am very excited about the opportunity but I have some questions about student life that I'm hoping a current or previous student may be able to answer. 1) Is there a location where most OT/ medical school students live? 2) Would...
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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 Midwest OT/OTD Schools Info, Stats, Acceptances

    Open Board for those who have applied or have additional information about some of the program in the Midwest! I would love to talk with others who have applied or are considering applying to any of the listed schools (or others!!). University of Minnesota St. Kate's / St. Catherine St...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Boston University OTD 2017-2018

    Hey guys! I haven't seen a thread for Boston University's OTD admissions this cycle and I know interviews start Friday so figured I'd make one for everybody to stress together.
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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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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Indiana OTD Programs

    I have a couple interviews coming up and I was wondering if any of you all could provide me with some tips on what do expect during these interviews as well as where you all have accepted and why. Anything helps!
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Pros and Cons. Should I look at more than the price?

    I was accepted at my top choice school for the OTD program. However, it comes with a pretty price tag of $110,000 (out-of-state). I am trying to think logically about this and get into an in-state school... But I haven't toured anything like my top choice school. They had incredible facilities...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's University of South Dakota OTD Fall '18

    Wondering if anyone was accepted for the Fall 2018 cycle!? I also wondering how to balance the cost of tuition and if it wouldn't be cheaper to attend a masters program (in-state) and then a post-professional degree? Or just curious how much the average OTD program costs to compare USD to...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Hearing Back

    Has anyone heard back from any of these schools yet? Chatham University Emory & Henry Radford University Belmont University Jefferson College of Health Sciences ECU VCU UNC
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    Employment & Professional Networking Socially Acceptable Title OTD vs. DPT

    I am just curious on others input or personal experience regarding titles to those holding doctorate degrees, more specifically in the fields of OT and PT. From my personal experience it seems that those holding a doctorate in PT are more likely to refer to themselves as "Dr. ______" than those...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Belmont University Interview

    I was just informed that I got an interview with Belmont on November 10th!! I'm very excited because this is my top choice for OT school!! I was wondering if anyone had any tips? I also know we have to do a writing sample.. I have no idea what to expect for that. Anything will help! Thanks!
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Mary Baldwin Waitlist

    Hi, I just received my email telling me I was put on the wait list at Mary Baldwin - Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences for the cohort beginning in 2018. Does anyone know how many people usually come off the waitlist or how long I will have to wait to find out!? I really loved their program!
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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...