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University of Southern California
University of Southern California
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Cecilia Diaz-Gallegos MA ’22

Cecilia Diaz-Gallegos MA ’22

Hometown: Temecula, CA

Program: Entry-Level Professional Master’s, Class of 2022

What brought you to occupational therapy?
I found occupational therapy by working at a preschool in my undergraduate studies and I fell in love with the profession!

What area of practice are you interested in?
I am interested in working in school-based pediatrics.

Tell us about your favorite memory from the program so far.
My favorite memory from the program so far is getting to know my classmates and learning from everyones different life experiences.

If you could travel anywhere, where would it be?
If I could travel anywhere I would love to travel to Italy or Greece!

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
The best piece of advice I have been given is to believe in yourself because you are capable of so many great things.