Are You Prepared to Address Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Practice?

As you prepare to start your CSD career, it’s important to think about how ethical decision-making will be a part of your everyday experience. To create a greater awareness of situations that could pose ethical dilemmas throughout your career—and to get you thinking about how to handle these situations—ASHA established the Student Ethics Essay Award (SEEA) program. Submissions are now being accepted for this year’s…

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Meet Jori Childs: Advancing as an Audiology Leader

As an undergrad, Jori Childs found the grad school application process overwhelming; but she learned a lot about self-reflection and the importance of asking for help during the process. In grad school, she used those lessons-learned to seek out other opportunities to help her grow as a student leader and as a future audiologist. Quick Facts About Jori Currently pursuing a doctor of audiology degree…

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Find a Mentor to Help You S.T.E.P. In the Right Direction

Going through the CSD education process can feel daunting—whether you’re an undergrad, grad, or clinical fellow. But going through that process is so much easier when you have a mentor to guide you. Last Spring, I was completing my last semester of speech-language pathology prerequisites through Florida State University—all while grad school application season was approaching, the pandemic was in full-swing, and GRE exam stress…

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Dare to Lead—Find Your Pathway

Have you ever wanted something? Like, really really wanted something . . . but were unsure of how to attain it? Being a leader was something I always strove for but wasn’t confident about achieving. I finally decided I’d never know if I had what it took to be a leader unless I pushed myself outside of my comfort zone and actively pursued opportunities that…

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