Many people do not get accepted into a speech-language pathology graduate program on their first try. Others may not be able to afford entering grad school immediately after undergrad. Whatever your reasons are, do not feel discouraged. There are many jobs that will provide you with the opportunity to learn skills that you will use as a speech-language pathologist. Read on the learn about jobs to consider as you prepare to begin your grad school journey. 

But first! A special thank you to Jackie Rodriguez, MS, CCC-SLP for authoring this blog post. She is a wealth of knowledge, and we're lucky to have her share with us. Check out her Instagram for information on all things SLP. 


If you found your way to this site, it's likely you're a student interested in pursuing a career in speech-language pathology or audiology. Then you may have heard of or even considered joining the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA). We first mentioned NSSLHA in this post, but we thought the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association deserves a proper introduction and explanation for students coming from outside of the field. Note that this post is meant to be informative, not persuasive. I'll leave it up to you to determine if joining NSSLHA is right for you ;)

It's interview season for SLP grad programs, and all the online forums are abuzz with worries about what the interviewers ask and how to prepare. Interviews for a graduate program can be daunting, but with the right preparation, you can make a great impression and increase your chances of being accepted. Here are four steps that will help you feel more prepared and ease your pre-interview anxieties.