Masters of OT or OT Doctorate? Which is right for you?
Neuroscience. Just the word is intimidating. But it doesn't have to be! Lucky for me I have a passion for the brain and all of its intricacies, and because of that, I took many neuroscience classes in undergrad (FSU didn't have a neuroscience degree until I graduated which is why my degree is in Psychology...) … Continue reading How I Study for Neuro
What is hippotherapy? First of all, hippo = HORSE! Not hippopotamus! (Therapeutic use of a hippopotamus would be quite interesting though) ["hippos" in Greek means "horse"] "The term hippotherapy refers to how occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech language pathology professionals use evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning in the purposeful manipulation of equine movement to … Continue reading What is Hippotherapy?
We all know how easy it is to list the negative things about ourselves or the situations that we find ourselves in. "I'm tired, I'm stressed, I don't want to read the 20 chapters we were assigned this week, I don't want to meet my group for our project, I gained 5 pounds and it's … Continue reading Dealing with Negativity
My goals and intentions for 2019!
Interviewing can be a pretty nerve-wracking experience, especially when it comes to something that you're very passionate about- like getting into OT school! And like most things, preparing in advance is a sure fire way to help ease nerves and set you up for success. So I've put together a list of interview questions, both … Continue reading OT School Interview Questions and Tips
I feel overwhelmed. I think all of us felt overwhelmed. After four months being out of school, getting back into the swing of things was a little more complicated than I thought it would be. My first week of school started with orientation; we all dressed up and rolled in at 8:30 am and honestly, … Continue reading First Week of OT School
Grad school applications. Just hearing those words brings back thoughts of long nights, a plethora of tabs open on my web browser, and checklists upon checklists in my journal. Applying to graduate school is a long and hard process, but being organized and being aware of what you're up for can make the process much … Continue reading How to Apply to OT School
Hi! My name is Caroline and I was born and raised in the suburbs of Miami, FL, but I like to think that most of my time was spent on the ocean: out on the islands off Key Biscayne, or at our family home in the Florida Keys. Most summers were spent traveling: road trips around … Continue reading About Me