Join Your State Association—You Won’t Regret It

My bachelor’s degree isn’t in CSD, so when I started my post-baccalaureate at Cal State LA in 2014 I was new to speech-language pathology. I wanted to learn as much as I could about the field, get involved, and put myself in environments where I could gain insights from other students and professionals. Joining CSHA To accomplish all of this, I got involved in my…

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Psycholinguistics—More Than Just a School Subject

As an #slp2b, psycholinguistics is like that ex who just can’t take a hint. No matter how many classes we take, that “ex” keeps coming around—again and again. As you no doubt know, psycholinguistics is the psychological and neurobiological factors that allow people to learn, understand, and use language. We learn a lot about this throughout our coursework—from how to find the fundamental frequencies of…

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Following Life’s Blunders

I’m currently an undergrad senior studying speech-language pathology at Long Island University—Post (LIU Post). But I didn’t choose this path. This path chose me. My initial journey never involved speech-language pathology, but I’m so glad that’s where I’ve ended up.  If You Want to Make Life Laugh, Tell It Your Plans Originally, I had my eyes set on going into Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)—basically, being…

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Scholarship Applications: Tell Your Story

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much… Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot… But the Grinch, who lived just north of Whoville, did NOT!… The opening lines of these three works—Star Wars, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s…

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