Today I’m bringing you the first of (hopefully!) many blog posts about grad school for speech-language pathology. (Get caught up about why I’m blogging about this in the first place!)┬áNow that I can officially say I’m a senior in undergrad, I think it’s time to get started on those grad school applications and the first step to doing that is to figure out where I’m going to apply in the first place! Now I’m gonna be honest (because I’m always honest with y’all on this blog o’ mine) and say that no, I haven’t actually narrowed down my choices yet. And I think it’s hard because I have literally no preference of where I want to be for grad school (location wise and university wise). HOWEVER, I’ve been researching and asking around and I’ve come up with some key ways to help narrow down the choices of where to apply for SLP grad school! Use EdFind ASHA’s EdFind is the perfect place to get started! It lists all of the schools that are available to you which is awesome. It’s also a really solid, comprehensive website to be able to find some basic info on each school. There are some… View Post

Even though I consider Kayla Blogs to be a college lifestyle blog, I realized that I very rarely talk about my college major. I’m willing to bet that probably 80% of you have never heard of speech-language pathology. I didn’t know much about it either when it was first introduced to me. However, I couldn’t be more thankful to have chosen this career path and every day I get more and more excited to enter the field. #corny, I know. I’ve had a few blogger friends ask me questions about my major and my future plans and I thought this warranted a full blog post. If you’re not interested in learning about speech-language pathology, I hope you’ll peruse around the blog and find something else that interests you more! For those of you who are sticking around, let’s get started with some basics! What the heck is speech-language pathology? Well, I’ll give you a quote right from the ASHA website: “Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.” How did you choose your major? At first I thought I wanted to be a pharmacist but then… View Post