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Lillian L. Nov 14, 2019 224 views

As an occupational therapist what clientele would I have?

Who would need an occupational therapist and where should I look for jobs. I want to know where the demand is coming from. occupational-therapist occupational-therapy physical-therapy...


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Lillian L. Nov 14, 2019 291 views

What are the education requirements to become an occupational therapist?

I am interested in this career but don't fully understand the path I would need to take to get there. occupational-therapy career career-paths...


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Logan S. Oct 03, 2019 251 views
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Kristen S. Oct 03, 2019 187 views

What are some other healthcare careers that get over looked?

I would like to be an occupational therapist but I want to be sure that is what I want to do OT...


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Lauren B. Aug 01, 2018 374 views

Are there any schools that have a merge program from occupational therapy to prosthetic?

Are there any schools that have a merge program from occupational therapy to prosthetic or undergraduate to a master program in prosthetic. programs schools therapy occupational-therapy...


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Emilia G. Sep 29, 2018 316 views

What is it like to be in the Occupational Therapist program, is it hard?

How do Occupational Therapist program look like, what do you do in the program?...


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Rebekah W. Apr 21, 2018 338 views

How can I best #pursue #specializing in an area of #occupational therapy?

My aim for a career is occupational therapy. I also am intrigued by specializing in it. I would like to know if there is an efficient, direct process by which I can follow as a guideline in order to achieve this....


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Elias O. Apr 29, 2018 404 views

What is the difference between physical and occupational therapy?

I'm pursuing a BS in Athletic Training with a concentration in Exercise Science. physical-therapy...


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Ngoc H. Apr 25, 2018 427 views

How many years of schooling do you need to become an occupational therapist?

I do not mind spending a lot of time in college for a career of my choice but I do want to know how much schooling is necessary to become an occupational therapist? What sort of test would also be encountered through this endeavor? medical-school years classes occupational-therapy...


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Ngoc H. Apr 25, 2018 357 views

What college classes do you need to take to become an occupational therapist?

I want to study medicine in college but I am still indecisive. I was thinking of becoming an occupational therapist because it is a field of work that I am interested in. I am unsure of the type of classes I need in take in order to achieve becoming an occupational therapist. medicine...

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Faith B. Mar 20, 2018 466 views

What does an Occupational Therapist's average day look like?

I would like to confirm that every day is not going to be the same because I do not want to have career where every day is the exact same. I want each day to have it is own experiences. OT...


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Kimberly S. Jan 17, 2018 359 views

Should I minor in something business related if I am considering trying to start my own occupational therapy practice?

I am currently an undergraduate student majoring in psychology and am on the path to becoming an occupational therapist. I would like to apply for OT masters programs after I obtain my bachelors degree. However, because I am possibly considering the idea of trying to start my own OT practice, I...


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Rebecca C. Jan 16, 2018 349 views

Is grad school worth it?

What are the pros and cons of grad school? I'm thinking about majoring in occupational therapy- with that major, how seriously should I be thinking about grad school? graduate-school...


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Rebecca C. Jan 16, 2018 392 views

Will therapy be a good fit for me?

I've had a hard time deciding on a major, and I think I want to be an occupational therapist, but I don't know for sure if that's what's best for me. What qualities should most therapists have? therapy college-major...


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Rachael O. May 21, 2016 558 views

As an occupational therapist in California, are there options for incorporating the outdoors and nature into OT?

I am currently a COTA. I moved from NY to RI to go back to school for my masters in OT. After I finish my masters degree, I plan on relocating to the west coast, hopefully California. I love the outdoors but in the north east the time to be outside is limited by extreme cold or extreme...

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Nicole T. Sep 01, 2017 573 views

What are the best study techniques for online classes?

I am attending online classes and this is my first time in college and I'm more of a hands on learner. occupational-therapy e-learning college...


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Katie D. Sep 28, 2017 1287 views
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Karen P. Sep 04, 2017 639 views

Would it be better to obtain an undergraduate and graduate degree separately or together in a single program?

I am a high school student going into my senior year and can't decide which program route I should go into. Over the summer, I have discovered my passion for the occupational therapy field and the good that comes out of it. Knowing very well that I want to major in that study, I started looking...

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Karen P. Sep 02, 2017 576 views

How do you find a college that is best fit for you?

I am going into my senior year of high school and need to start preparing for college applications. There are several universities that I have been drawn to, but after doing a ton of research, I could not seem to find a university that offers the whole package. I plan to go into the field of...

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Sharon G. Sep 02, 2017 616 views

If you are interested in studying occupational thearpy as a major, but it is not listed in the majors offered at the school can you study it under another major at the school?

There aren't many schools that I have looked into that offer occupational therapy as its own major and I am starting to question if it is its own major. In addition I was wondering if it could fall into other majors/fields of study in college. occupational-therapy college-majors career...

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