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  1. Does anyone know when the CSUF Post Bacc application will open for fall 2021? I emailed Dr.Tsao and I got an automated reply that said she can’t reply until Mid-August. also, does anyone know if they will waive the cbest requirement? i can’t find ANY testing centers open and covid19 is spiking even more.
  2. Hi I’m planning on applying for the Post-Bacc for Speech Pathology program. I’m only looking into schools near my home (CSUF, CSUN, Biola, CBU, etc) I know that you have to send in your transcripts but do you have to send it in like 6 weeks before the deadline? I have a problem because I’m a Junior in undergrad right now and after spring quarter, I would have a 2.98ish. But for Fall, I’m retaking the classes that I failed during Freshman year (due to personal reasons) and this is going to boost my gpa ALOT. But if I am expected to send in my transcripts at least 6 weeks before, then I would have to send in the 2.98 one which is not meeting the standards because you have to be a 3.0 standing... My first choice is CSUF and their new deadline is January 15. But if I have to send my transcripts 6 weeks before, I wouldn’t be able to send my fall quarter grades that end in December... Do I really have to send it 6 weeks before? Or can I just send my transcript as soon as my fall quarter is over? And do Post-Baccs only look at the gpa at the time of application? Or would they also look at the end gpa too? (For me, I mean if I were to send in my transcripts 6 weeks early would they also look at the fall quarter grades that raised my gpa above the 3. Limit?) I’m suddenly so stressed because I had this all worked out and now I’m so stressed because my plans are all over the place
  3. I'm interested in applying for the Speech Pathology Post Bacc at Cal State Fullerton. My undergrad GPA won't be so high at the time of application, which I'm super worried about because I know CSUF is competitive. I really want to get into the post bacc at CSUF. Does the CSUF Post-Bacc program only look at your gpa at the time of application? Or will they also look at your gpa overall? At the time of application, I'm only going to have a 3.155 but my graduation I would have a 3.4. Can anyone give me some information?
  4. My current roommate (Sydney) and I are looking at renting a 3 bed, 2.5 bath house neat the UGA Campus starting around August. Sydney and I both attended UGA for undergrad and will be continuing at UGA this fall for our Masters in Speech-Language Pathology. Here is a link to the house we are planning on leasing: https://www.3treerealty.com/property/172-dans-way/ . Rent would be $473.33/month + utilities. The house requires a security deposit, so two months rent would be due upfront. If you have any questions for Sydney or for me, let me know!
  5. I want to apply for the Post Bacc for Speech Pathology at CSUF and one of the requirements is a cbest passing score. all the testing centers are closed this whole year and probably next year... Does anyone know if they will not making it a requirement this year? I emailed the Dr.Tsao and she was so vague and just told me to recheck the website in September to see if they can make accomodations but I’m just sitting here sweating because that’s such a late time... Does anyone know if they would?
  6. I have to take the CBEST because it is a requirement for me to apply for the post bacc for SLP at CSUF... English is not my first language although I did live in America for a long time and I was in ESL until 6th grade... I have to get a 43 on the reading section to cover for the math section (I took it once before) and pass but every time I do the reading practice I would always get in the 38-40 range and it’s just stressing me out because I don’t think I can ever raise my score... My test is scheduled for September 22 but I don’t know if I can raise my score by that time I just feel so stupid because everyone says it’s so easy but for me it isn’t... What can I do?
  7. I want to go into the SLP program but I need to do a Post Bacc before I can get in. I’m worried for so many reasons and I’m losing sleep over it.. First, I am not a science or math person. I was never good at science and it is my weak point. I am a Junior in Undergrad right now and I am something like an Educations major because I thought about the teacher route until I found out about SLP. I would always avoid the hard science classes during undergrad because I was so afraid to get Cs and Ds or even fail. My gpa is not very competitive.. due to personal reasons I couldn’t do well in my freshman and Sophomore year. During my Junior year and Sophomore year, I have gotten 99% As though. by the time I graduate I will have around a 3.3 ~ 3.4 which when I read from so many forums doesn’t seem to be good enough and I will be rejected everywhere I apply. I’m terrified because I never did well in science and math and I know that the SLP program is very science heavy and I’m so scared that I won’t pass any of the classes required in the program and even for the post bacc. I know I have to get a good GPA for post bacc to even pull myself up as a good candidate to be considered but I’m so scared that those science courses will pull me down. I want to go into the SLP program but I’m so torn and stressed even thinking about it... My parents and their friends in SLP tell me that the studying is manageable and it isn’t that hard but I think they’re just very smart people and it stresses me even more. I’m stressing over the GRE too because I’m not that smart and although I will study and try hard, I don’t know if I can get a good score that fits the program standards. I live in LA and I don’t want to go out-of-state because not only can I not pay for it, I don’t want to go that far away and I want to stay near home.. I do want to do SLP... Can I get some advice?
  8. Writing this because when I was applying for MU, there was very little information about it because the program was (and still is) so new. I think everyone that's considering attending there should know as much about it as possible, because the school you choose really does have an impact on the knowledge you enter the field with. Also, it's expensive, so I'd hate to see more people drop almost $80k and hate it, like a lot of my classmates, or regret it, like almost all of us. About the School: MU is a private university located in West Long Branch, NJ approximately one mile from the beach. Tuition for the 2 year, 6 semester program will run you about $77,000. Courses and clinic take place at the Graduate Center, located on a busy highway. You will see the beautiful, well maintained Main Campus only a handful of times during your two years, unless you go there on your own. The SLP program received accreditation in Winter 2019. About the Department: Overall, the department was great up until Spring 2019, which is when things started falling apart. It seemed like once they got accreditation, they just didn't care anymore. The Department Chair: She was more involved with the cohort below mine, as she didn't teach any of our classes that she normally does (Aphasia, Dysphagia). As a result, she barely knew us by name and openly admitted to not knowing us at all. Which isn't a big deal, but for a school that preaches about its small, close knit community, she sure didn't make it feel this way. Contacting the chair was hit or miss for a lot of my classmates, even in urgent matters. There was also an uncalled for attitude most of the time that we were never really sure why it existed. The Professors: FYI this might not pertain as much to future students because there are courses/professors I can no longer comment on because there have been such drastic faculty changes over the last year or so, but there are a few professors that might still be there when/if you apply. Fluency/ASD: this professor is SO passionate about all things SLP. It is very obvious he loves being an SLP and teaching future SLPs. He was available pretty much all the time via email and was always willing to set up office visits or phone calls. Aphasia/Dysphagia/TBI: when I took these courses, they used an adjunct professor because the chair, who usually teaches them, was unable to (maybe it was for the best though, because the first year I was paired with told me she gave two question exams and many people were struggling in the classes). Overall, she wasn't horrible at teaching. Her first semester teaching was rough, as expected, but her second semester she developed a more objective and fair way of grading. Our biggest issues with her were when she told her during the first semester she "never really wanted to teach" and trying to explain to us how we essentially came last on her list of things to do. I'm not asking to be number one, but 1) we're paying (A LOT) for an education and it shouldn't be negatively impacted because of the professor's inability to balance jobs (maybe don't do both then?!) and 2) why would you even say that?! Motor Speech Disorders: can't comment, new professor Voice Resonance Disorders: can't comment, new professor Introduction to Clinical Methods: taught by the clinic director, who is hot and cold and treats students like children Pediatric Language Disorders: can't comment (the professor I had taught it to the cohort below me but has left since then, so IDK who will be teaching it in the future) Research Methods/Speech Sound Disorders: I had a professor who left the program, but it is now taught by the professor who teaches Fluency and ASD AAC: professor is very passionate about AAC and is very knowledgable; however, once COVID-19 turned classes online, she didn't post any lectures except one Zoom meeting... The Secretary: Hands down the best member of the department. She's always so friendly and willing to help you out. She does A LOT for the program. What a gem. Issues: Cheating and Academic Dishonesty: If you want to go to a graduate school where you can cheat, go to Monmouth! There were SERIOUS cheating problems starting in summer 2018 (yes, the very first semester) which just increased as time passed because the department didn't do anything about it, so other students realized how easy it was to cheat. Of course, I was being facetious - don't go to a school because they don't care or do anything about cheating. It really sucks when you study your ass off and do everything you should to do well, but then you look around and see half of your classmates cheating. I know for a fact an advisor was made aware of the cheating situation in fall 2018 and nothing changed until our TBI final (fall 2019), when it was apparent that the professor was informed of the issue. People still cheated during that final though, because the professor remained on her computer (which is what all the professors do during exams), and cheated in our AAC midterm (spring 2020), too. Loss of A BUNCH of Faculty Members: Losing faculty meant the department had to scramble (literally, there were times we didn't know who'd be teaching the course until a week before) December 2018: lost the PhD professor that taught Motor Speech Disorders and Voice/Resonance Disorders AND the professor who was brought in to teach the aphasia course decided she was not going to return (she came back for TBI in fall 2019 after being asked - aka begged - because they had NO ONE to teach) May 2019: the adjunct professor who took over the chair's position for teaching dysphagia decided she was not going to return June-ish 2019: lost another PhD professor who did research and supervised students in clinic July-ish 2019: lost another professor who specializes in and teaches AAC. We have a Rett Syndrome program and she was an asset to clinic because of this. August 2019: lost the program's most valuable PhD professor. She taught one class each semester, was very knowledgable, and was always available to her students. Lack of Communication: There were issues with where to send praxis scores, because the department never told us all the places we needed to send scores to (not even during their praxis bootcamp), and when confronted about it, she insisted that the department has been communicating with us the entire time when they were NOT. Also, there were major communication issues about the comprehensive portfolio all graduating students must complete. We were given basic a Word document about it in fall 2019 during out Autism class and were never told anything else, and the document wasn't very detailed in regards to how they wanted things structured and written. This led to one of our professors getting swarmed with emails from my entire cohort and the chair did very little during this even though she was technically in charge of the portfolio. No additional information was ever shared with us, which made it difficult and VERY stressful to complete the portfolio. The lack of communication from a department whose education lies in communication is pathetic. External Practicum Placements: some students didn't get a medical placement at all (who wanted one) and some got two medical placements, some got the exact sites they wanted while others didn't at all. There was definitely unfairness occurring in giving out sites. Preparedness for Externships: there are quite a few sites that have not been happy with Monmouth students. as they feel they are not prepared well Class/Semester Structure: I'll share my schedule as a first and second year student, but this could change, especially with COVID-19 (I'll try to add notes to things I know changed) Summer 2018: 2 classes - Intro to Clinical Methods and Pediatric Language Disorders. Classes Monday - Thursday, one class was MW, the other TTH, for 3 hours each (I believe it was 9ish-12 ish and 12:30-3:45) Fall 2019: 4 classes + on campus clinic Mondays: clinic (differing time slots for each group of 4 students, anywhere from starting at 9:00 am to ending at 7:00 pm) Tuesdays: 2 classes (speech sound disorders & voice, we were there from about 11am to 6 pm bc of gaps b/w the classes) Wednesdays: clinic (same schedule as Monday) Thursdays: 2 classes (motor speech & aphasia, there from about 11am to 730 pm due to gaps) Fridays: Seminar and Group Therapy. Seminar occurred before group, group started at 1:00pm. Group consisted of small groups, so you'd be with your group of students with a group of adults/kids (kids group was cancelled after a few weeks because only 1 or 2 would show up for it). The rest of the group were mainly adults with aphasia, dysarthria, etc. Grand Rounds: near the end of the semester. you pick a client you have and present on them. Spring 2019: 3 classes + on campus clinic (we had too many in our cohort so our research class was separated into 2 groups) Mondays: clinic Tuesdays: research 1 & dysphagia (we were there from 12ish to 8:30ish, with about a 1 hour break in between) Wednesdays: clinic Thursdays: fluency & research 2 (about 9:30 to 4:30) Fridays: seminar (45 min - 1 hr) and group therapy (this was changed so that only one group would go per week, so everyone had to drive to campus for the 45 min seminar and then could leave unless they had group - this changed with the latest cohort, seminar was removed) Summer B 2019: 2 classes (assessment & audiology) Each class took place twice a week, but on the same day. We were there for approximately 7ish hours each day (2 days per week) Summer E 2019: Diagnostics (on campus clinic where you assess clients). Twice per week, for about 3.5 hours. Either MW or TTH. On Mondays/Tuesdays you'd assess the client, reports are due by the beginning of "class" on Wednesday or Thursday, then once it's edited and finalized, you use the rest of the 3 hours to plan for the upcoming week's assessment. (for summer 2020, diagnostics is utilizing simucase) Fall 2019: 2 classes + external practicum Tuesdays: ASD 6-9 Thursdays: TBI 6-9 Spring 2020: 2 classes + external practicum Wednesdays: AAC Online: Professional Issues External practicum for spring semesters have a "Clinical Expo" where you prepare a project/presentation (either pertaining to an on campus client if you're a first year or relating to your externship if you're a second year) My personal feelings towards the program: I loved the program until all the issues began. Once we started losing faculty, the professors that were brought in were questionable in regards to their teaching abilities. It was apparent they were good at their day job, but teaching SLP was a challenge for most. Many of my classmates, myself included, feel ill prepared to enter the field. We believe the department really did the bare minimum, which coincidentally began when they received accreditation status. There are some professors who are good at their jobs and truly care, but that doesn't make up for those that weren't so great, nor does it make up for the departments total disregard of major issues and their lack of communication. Many us of regret choosing Monmouth because the program is NOT worth the ridiculous cost of tuition. If it was an amazing program that provided a quality education and really "opened doors" after graduation, I could maybe justify the $75k for it. But for a lackluster, inadequate education? Nope, not worth it unless you have to or really want to go there.
  9. Hi all! Unfortunately this round of applications wasn't in my favor, so I plan to take the rest of the year to strengthen my application. One avenue I was thinking of taking would be retaking some CSD courses (mainly neuroscience and phonetics) because they were my weak points in undergrad CSD courses, along with some general requirement courses (physics). I've seen many people highly recommend schools such as ENMU for leveling courses, but I've also noticed that some say they're receiving a second CSD BA. Would anyone who has more knowledge of this be able to enlighten me before I go all in? I'm also curious if you've gone this route to strengthen your app, how did it work out for you? Is it worth doing? Any advice is greatly appreciated! I'll do just about anything to be a stronger candidate!
  10. Hey everyone! Has anyone else been accepted to Florida State for the Fall 2020 online cohort? I would love to connect!
  11. Is apply to spring semesters of graduate school less competitive? Also for those with a GPA below 3.0 what schools did you apply to?
  12. help! I graduated undergrad with a 2.5 cumulative gpa (graduated may 2019) .. does anyone have any experiences applying to schools with a gpa that low? I currently work as a manager for a speech clinic ... do you think i have any chances? i have not taken the gre yet. i hope to begin applying this year. tips?
  13. Hi everyone, Got into Nova's SLP winter 2020 cohort! Would love to connect with anyone else who plans on attending! We have the orientation in December, but would love to go in being familiar with anyone! (:
  14. Hi everyone! I officially committed to attending University of the Pacific's Master's in Speech-Language Pathology starting Fall 2019, and I wanted to see if there are any people out there who are also attending this fall! I will be part of the 24 month cohort, and I'm originally from Northern California but currently live in Chicago. I know it's not April 15 yet (big day is tomorrow!), but if anyone knows of a Facebook group of students who are attending, can you post the link here? Can't wait to meet you!
  15. Hi! I'm looking for clarification on how to apply for scholarships once you've been accepted. I'm sure each school approaches this differently, but for example, I've been accepted to UT Health San Antonio and on their website it says that in order to apply for scholarships, I "must apply for admission into SHP and be accepted into a program of study (matriculated)". So does this mean I won't be able to apply until I have accepted their offer? It says I need to do this in their student portal but I don't have any of that information and I'm assuming it comes after I accept on my end? I'm definitely going to need scholarships to make this work lol. P.S. I already filled out my FAFSA and added the school. Thanks y'all 😭
  16. Hi! I'm an out of field applicant applying to a couple SLP masters programs on the east coast. Is anyone else applying to UConn? I've completed their CSDCAS application and submitted their Slate portal application too but it doesn't say complete, just submitted. I've upload my transcripts and it has my GRE score, does anyone know if there is anything else I have to do? Thanks!!
  17. Hello, Has anyone made the decision to attend Nova Southeastern University SLP program for winter 2020? Anyone going to the orientation in December? Anyone from California? 🙂
  18. Hi everyone! I recently just graduated with a bachelors in Speech Language Pathology. I finished with an overall 3.1 GPA and a 2.8 major GPA. I love this field so much that I can’t see myself doing anything else. My huge concern is do I have the chance of getting into graduate school with the GPA that I have. Has anyone been accepted to graduate school with a low GPA or know ways to increase my chances of getting accepted? Thank you! xoxo
  19. Hi everyone! I recently just graduated with a bachelors in Speech Language Pathology. I finished with an overall 3.1 GPA and a 2.8 major GPA. I love this field so much that I can’t see myself doing anything else. My huge concern is do I have the chance of getting into graduate school with the GPA that I have. Has anyone been accepted to graduate school with a low GPA or know ways to increase my chances of getting accepted? Thank you! xoxo
  20. Hi guys! I am in the process of applying to grad schools for next fall! I am having trouble with writing the personal essays. Some of my applications give me a limit on how long but others just say brief statement. How long should I make them? Also, what is the format of these essays? Sorry, I’m just getting stressed out with all of this stuff and I still have yet to take my gre!
  21. Hi everyone! I officially committed to attending University of the Pacific's Master's in Speech-Language Pathology starting Fall 2019, and I wanted to see if there are any people out there who are also attending this fall! I will be part of the 24 month cohort, and I'm originally from Northern California but currently live in Chicago. I know it's not April 15 yet (big day is tomorrow!), but if anyone knows of a Facebook group of students who are attending, can you post the link here? Can't wait to meet you!
  22. I've been going back and forth between the two and having a hard time deciding because they are SO different. If anyone could provide insight on any info they know about the programs please let me know!
  23. I would like to know other’s stats/stories of those who had low GPA’s and how they got accepted into graduate school. Hopefully it can show not only me, but others who are also losing hope that there is always a chance of getting in!
  24. Hi everyone! I am beginning the process of applying to Grad school for Speech Language Pathology. Does anyone know of any schools that only look at your last 60 credit hours or only your CSD major gpa? I have grades from a community college 10 years ago that are really tanking my cumulative gpa. Thanks!
  25. I am planning to do my masters in speech language pathology in the US. I want to know which college is the best. I am from India, So i would also prefer colleges where there are Indians.
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