If you are still in the academic phase of an OT program, you will likely think that the exam is so far away – why worry about it now? “No way – I have too much on my plate as it is!” And, you are right, stay relaxed and confident knowing that your academic program is preparing you with the foundational knowledge that you need to be an OT. If this is you, you are officially in the PRE-CONTEMPLATION stage. At this stage, you should stay engaged in your learning and continue to re-assess your OT Exam Readiness.
When you find yourself wondering about how to prepare and thinking that you should be thinking about the exam more seriously – you may have entered OT Exam Readiness Stage 2: Contemplation!