You’ve spent the last six years preparing for your clinical fellowship (CF), but the final phase to becoming a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist can still rack your nerves a…
Dear Grad Student Me, I am writing you this letter with the hope you won’t worry so much. I doubt you’ll listen—as you memorize the cranial nerves with some clever…
There is no denying the difficulty of grad school. You’re taking classes in everything, even the stuff that might not be your cup of tea. Ideally, your clinical fellowship year is in an area you particularly enjoy and the everyday implementation of book learned skills will certainly give you many ah-ha moments. What can be difficult is the frequent observation, knowing, or maybe not knowing, that someone is on the other side of that two way mirror. There is a feeling of being constantly “on.” Even paperwork remains a performance. I would drop into bed at night, completely spent.