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Caroline

Let’s Talk Fieldwork – Part II: School-Based Pediatrics

, by Caroline · 1 comment

In my previous blog post I explained how Level I and Level II Fieldwork experiences work in our program at USC, and shared about my previous Fieldwork placements. As promised, this blog is devoted to my current Level I Fieldwork... Read more

Bryan

A Summer of Lessons From Master Wu

, by Bryan

I never liked kids. Maybe it was growing up as an only child, or not liking loud noises or when things get too messy (sensory sensitivities…), I always distanced myself from having to interact with a child more than a... Read more

Kaitlyn

In the Mood for Food: Eating in LA

, by Kaitlyn

I really love people and I also really love food. So, it makes sense that being able to share a good-tasting meal with people I care about is one of my favorite occupations. Fellow student ambassador, Erika, did a great... Read more

Erika

New to LA? No Worries!

, by Erika

Every LA native has their list of go-tos to take people when they visit but they also have their smaller, more intimate list of what a friend of mine calls, “secret squirrel spots.” These are places that are just a... Read more

Ali

From Undergrad to Grad life

, by Ali

Although I am a second year in the graduate program, I technically completed my undergraduate degree in May 2017. Therefore these first few weeks of classes have been full of transition and adjustment from living on the University Park Campus... Read more

Kaitlyn

Work, Work, Work, Work…. Balance in Grad School

, by Kaitlyn

With everything in life, I like to be all in. Thus, when I entered graduate school I knew that I wanted to dedicate every possible ounce of myself to the experience of being an OT student (because hey, you’re only... Read more

Caroline

Let’s Talk Fieldwork!

, by Caroline

I can hardly believe it, but this is week 4 of the fall semester, which means that all of my classmates and I are starting our Level I Fieldworks this week! In my next blog, I’ll tell you all about... Read more

Bryan

Checking in at 13/26

, by Bryan

From being dropped into the deepest end of the pool with five days a week of Kinesiology and Neuroscience, grasping for air trying to stay afloat completing that final GATE/PICO for Quantitative, to finally gaining some tread as my feet... Read more

Kaitlyn

Aloha Assistance Dogs of Hawaii!: My First Level II Fieldwork Experience

, by Kaitlyn

Hawaii, dogs, and OT… If this sounds like the ultimate dream trifecta of a Level II Fieldwork then let me be the one to tell you that it is actually real (because I lived it!). This past summer, I am... Read more

Erika

No OT to shadow? No worries!

, by Erika

To those of you who are currently in or still need to complete the mental health immersion, this blog post is for you. Many of you have concerns about not having an OT to shadow during your level I due... Read more

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