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Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on July 17, 2018

If you're reading NGOT, you're probably either a prospective student, in school and paying a lot of money to learn, or a brand new OT looking for guidance.

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Topics:Financeinsuranceinvestingmoneysavingsstudent loans

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on July 10, 2018

Well, this isn’t groundbreaking news: education is expensive and occupational therapy school is no different. With undergraduate loans and living expenses, chances are you are going to have some serious student debt. But there is a way to make money as a new grad occupational therapist — it just takes some planning!

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Topics:Careerscash-basedFinancefinanceshome healthNew gradovertime payPRNsalary negotiationspecializationstravel therapy

Written by Denae Asel-Templin MS, OTR/L, Published on July 3, 2018

You have just earned your degree, started working in your first OT job, and received your first paycheck. Your first instinct may be to treat yourself and buy that piece of clothing you’ve been eyeing for awhile, or put a little extra toward your student loans for the first time. Most new college graduates don’t think about putting a portion of their first paycheck towards retirement.

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Written by Kate Washa Boyd, Published on May 1, 2018

The search

When we’re fresh out of school, many of us are interested in different areas: everything from pediatrics to geriatrics, hospitals to home health. How do you decide which direction to go in? I live in a rural area where OTs are rare, and there were several random options within a 50-mile radius.

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Topics:applying to OT jobsFinanceinterviewsNew gradNew Grad Successoccupational therapy interviewsalarysalary negotiation

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on April 17, 2018

Almost all working occupational therapists should be expecting and receiving some sort of tax return this year. It’s tempting to spend it on tangible goods, but before spending it frivolously, remember this is money the Fed is returning to you. The money is not a gift — it was yours all along.

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Written by Cait Van Damm, Published on April 6, 2017

Hooray, you did it! Grad school is over, or, almost. It’s time to get what you came for in the first place; a real OT job!

If this is your first rodeo on the job market, negotiating new grad OT salaries can be a scary process. Fear not. There are simple things you can do to prep yourself and go into a negotiation with confidence!

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Topics:FinanceNew gradnew grad otNew Grad Successsalarysalary negotiationtips for new grads

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