Current Students from India


Name: Vidya Vidyasagarrajan

Where is home?  India

Status in NYU OT program: Enrolled in the post-professional MA program

What was your educational/professional background in occupational therapy before coming to NYU? I completed my Bachelors in OT in India. Worked for 2 yrs in India with special needs children. After which I moved to the USA.

What are your research interests? I enjoy working with special needs kids and lately I have a special interest in working with the elderly. 

Why did you choose to attend New York University’s OT program? To earn a master’s degree and the reputation of NYU.

What do you like most about NYU so far? The MA program is well designed. I feel like I am gaining more knowledge. The professors are amazing and do a wonderful job teaching. They definitely take a special interest in helping students succeed.

What are some things you are looking forward to doing in New York City? I am looking forward to seeing Broadway shows and visiting different parks in NYC.

What are your plans after graduation? I would like to find a job in New Jersey as a school based occupational therapist or work in a nursing home.