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Written by Kyla Salisbury, Published on October 3, 2017

Every new grad OT needs an NBCOT study schedule.

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Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on July 26, 2017

Not sure which setting will work best for you as a new OT? Been practicing for years, but need a reset to the basics? Take our quiz and find out which occupational therapy setting is the best for you!

NewGradOccupationalTherapy.com has created this assessment to help you determine what occupational therapy setting is best for your career, given your current set of circumstances.

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Written by Lesley Khan-Farooqi, Published on June 20, 2017

Have you ever wondered what all of those occupational therapy credentials behind a signature stood for?

Well, we are going to break it down for you. With the amazing, ever-growing, expansive field of occupational therapy, there are many routes to take. Often times, occupational therapy credentials and certifications demonstrate an expertise in a certain area of practice or treatment modality.

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Topics:Careerscertificationscredentialsdemystifying the acronymsLicensurespecializations

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on May 22, 2017

Master's vs. doctorate

The topic is hotly debated across internet OT communities. It is easily the most asked question by prospective occupational therapy students and it may be one of the most controversial topics in OT bubble right now.

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Written by Lesley Khan-Farooqi, Published on April 17, 2017

Oh, that wonderful feeling of completing your occupational therapy degree. Now it is time to begin preparing for your first occupational therapy job!

Here are some things to think about as you start preparing your first occupational therapy job!

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Written by Grant Mitchell MOT, OTR/L, Published on November 14, 2016

It seems to start with "if only I could get into grad school." However, the short-lived celebration turns into "I hope I can graduate."

It's exciting to graduate, except there’s the barrier of the NBCOT test, exponentially multiplied by the anxiety of finding and starting a new job. The good news is, the NBCOT is a pass-it and you’re in-for-life type of test! Then you need only to remain in good standing, renewing your certification every 3 years.

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