190: Tips for Grad Students and Brand New CFs with Michelle Lee

Tips for Grad Students and Brand New CFs with Michelle Lee


Ready to kickstart your SLP journey?

I have you covered! It’s been quite some time since I graduated, so I invited Michelle Lee onto the show to talk about life as a new SLP. Get ready for a power-packed episode where we're dishing out the juiciest tips and tricks to kickstart your SLP career like a pro!

Michelle is a recent graduate from Biola University's MS-SLP Program in Southern California. She's always had a passion for the pediatric population and can't wait to start her CFY at a pediatric private practice this summer. 

Michelle also has a heart to connect with students in pursuit of their undergrad and graduate degrees within the field and has been blessed by the friendships she's made so far. 

She is eager to learn how to serve and connect with her clients, their families, and coworkers and also build upon her clinical skills in this next chapter of her career!


In This Episode You’ll Discover:

  • What Michelle has learned so far in her career as an SLP
  • The importance of leaning into your support system as a new SLP
  • Time-management tips to help you manage it all
  • What the job search process is really like for new grads
  • Michelle’s thoughts as she prepares to enter her first job
  • Open-ended games and resources for your speech therapy sessions
  • Strategies for getting supplies  for anyone getting started for the first time
  • Tips for overcoming imposter syndromes


Michelle has been documenting her grad school journey on Instagram so make sure to check it out and follow along! 

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Tips for Grad Students and Brand New CFs with Michelle Lee


Joke of the Week:

Q: How do you get a scientist to freshen her breath? 

A: With experi-mints.


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