I recently got an email, asking about how to best prepare for SLP graduate school. I thought it was a great question and thought I’d share some of my advice in a post! 1) My best and primary advice isn’t very helpful, but do NOTHING. Rest your brain. Enjoy your summer. Spend time with those […]

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Graduate School, Graduate School Applications

Preparing for SLP Graduate School

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the funny things my friends and I do now that we are in the thick of graduate school. Our lives have become one twirled & tangled speech language oral mechanism hearing swallowing neuroanatomy mess. So really, take a break from all that stress and insanity and laugh over how strange […]

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You know you are in SLP graduate school when…

Understanding the cranial nerves and their basic innervation is important for all SLPs. But if you’re like me, this type of learning does not come as easily as understanding topics such as child development or the latest trends in AAC. Here are some GREAT resources for learning the cranial nerves: 1) A cut a glue […]

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Graduate School

Learning the Cranial Nerves!

At the beginning of last semester, when I got my first clients, I panicked. I probably spent several hours for each client searching the internet for information on their diagnosis! While there are places online with resources by diagnosis, they were often too general, unrelated to speech & language, or they only took me to […]

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Graduate School

My Favorite Online Resources (by diagnosis) Part I

With so many of us approaching some type of winter break or another, I thought it might be fun to give out some homework!! But really, if you’re in need of some good, informative reads, here is an awesome list of books and blog posts that I think all SLPs should read: 1) The Journal […]

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Graduate School

SLP Winter Must Reads

I’ve officially turned in ALL of my coursework for my first semester. All I have left is a few meetings and clinical paper checkout! Wahooooo! Oh… and some graduate assistant work. The undergraduate exams aren’t going to grade themselves!! I’ve decided that I’m going to consider doing a thesis… I feel crazy even saying that. […]

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Graduate School

I see the light!

My first semester of speech language pathology graduate school is over!! Boy, is that a mouthful or what?! I said goodbye to my clients yesterday, which was so so so sad. I honestly felt so lucky to be allowed into my client’s lives and to be able to spend so much time with them! I’ve […]

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How to Survive SLP Graduate School

Hey ya’ll, My first semester in graduate school is winding down and I have some time to reflect and think about the past 4 months. In that time, I relocated across the country, made new friends, started graduate school, and somehow managed a long-distance relationship thrown in there. Here’s some of what I’ve learned: 1) […]

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Graduate School

Things I Learned From My First Semester of Graduate School

By far, the most stressful period of my life thus far was applying to graduate school. To be honest, I didn’t have the best GPA out there, but I was passionate. I was lucky enough to obtain an SLP-A position during my undergrad years, as well as doing Autism therapy and numerous other relatable jobs. […]

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Graduate School, Graduate School Applications

The Graduate School Application Process

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden