The Graduate School application process

How hard is it to get into speech pathology for graduate school? It can be pretty competitive! There are people out there who will say you need a 4.0 GPA, stellar recommendations, killer GREs, and lots of valuable experience to be considered. But, to be honest, I wasn’t a perfect candidate! I’m here to tell […]

read the post

Graduate School, Graduate School Applications

How Hard Is It to Get into Speech Pathology? Easier with my tips!

shannon graduating from SLP graduate school

You made it in to speech pathology grad school! Woohoo! (Or you’re thinking about applying, or maybe you are waiting For.Ev.Er. to see if you made it in or not). My first semester at grad school was a learning experience to be sure! In that time, I relocated across the country, made new friends, started […]

read the post

Graduate School

Lessons Learned from Speech Pathology Grad School

speech pathology statement of purpose examples

So, you’re writing your speech pathology statement of purpose and looking for examples? When I wrote my essay, I remember thinking to myself… “I wish I could just read somebody else’s. Not to copy, but just to get a CLUE of where to start!”. So… here is the next best thing! Below is a list […]

read the post

Graduate School Applications

Speech Pathology Statement of Purpose + Examples!

I started blogging in grad school, so I have records of all my very best SLP grad school advice! Check out my top 8 tips to help you succeed. It’s challenging, but you can do it! When my first semester of speech language pathology graduate school was over, I felt so lucky to be allowed […]

read the post

Graduate School

How to Survive SLP Grad School (My Best Advice!)

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 […]

read the post

Graduate School, Uncategorized

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 […]

read the post

Graduate School

Learning the Cranial Nerves!

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden