What to Expect When You Are Expecting…To Graduate Speech-Language Pathology Audiology
The Lovely…GRE • $160 for the GRE General Test • Can take only once every 60 days • Only 5 times per 12-month period • Register Here • GRE Fee Waiver from UWG • Covers $80 or ½ of fee • Scoring
Factors When Deciding • Admissions per year • Tuition • Faculty + Supervisor(s) • Type of Masters or Doctoral Degree • On-Campus Clinic • Educational or Medically based • Praxis Passing rates • Average GRE and GPA • How many per Cohort?
Final Decisions… What setting do you want to work in? • Step 1: Explore your personal interests • Step 2: Learn about academic programs and how to select a program that best matches your personal goals • ONLY schools with CAA Accreditation • Use EdFind to search for Schools
Over the Summer… • Observation of SLPs or AUDs in settings you are interested in • Camp W.I.L.L.D. or Baseball Camp • B.R.A.I.N. Camp at CHOA • Hearing and Speech Screenings • Relevant Summer Camps for those with Disabilities
Plan B: “What if I don’t get in?... • SLP Assistant • Relocate to work with SLP “Provisional License” • Florida - Idaho – Maine - New York - Oregon - Nevada • Paraprofessional or Special Education Aide • Senior Care Aide • Job and/or Observation time relevant to SLP or Audiology
New Graduate Students • Graduate Assistant Positions • Class Schedule • Clinic + Clients • Clock Hours • Make Connections • Observation