How to Thrive in Second Semester of PT School

After last semester I discussed How to Survive First Semester of PT School, and I also offered some reflections. This time around, I wrote How to Thrive in Second Semester: 1.     Stay Organized. In college, my room was constantly covered in piles of papers and clothes. I did a big clean about once a semester,… Continue reading How to Thrive in Second Semester of PT School

Hello! I stumbled upon your blog and I found it very helpful so I decided to follow it (and your twitter, sorry if I’m coming off creepy haha) I am an undergrad student interested in attending a DPT program after I graduate. I just wanted to say thanks for writing about your experience to help people like me :)

That’s not creepy at all, thanks so much for following me both here and on Twitter. Good luck in your pre-PT school journey and let me know if you have any questions along the way!

Hi, I’m currently applying for PT Aide positions and just can’t seem to catch a break. What is it that PT clinics are looking for? I research the clinics and their methods, I talk about my experiences and still get nothing :( Any feedback would be great!

Is it possible to ask some of the places where you’ve already interviewed if there is anything you can improve on for next time? Maybe to gain some PT experience, you can try volunteering or shadowing a PT at a local hospital first. From my experience, a PT Aide should know a bit about the… Continue reading Hi, I’m currently applying for PT Aide positions and just can’t seem to catch a break. What is it that PT clinics are looking for? I research the clinics and their methods, I talk about my experiences and still get nothing 😦 Any feedback would be great!

The Right Stance Can Be Reassuring — Studied

In neuro this semester, we covered emotions and one theory of their formation is that a person feels something subconsciously, then physically reacts to it (for example, by frowning or smiling) and then consciously perceives the emotion. Just in time for my neuro final is an article about how standing confidently can increase confidence. Now I need to remember to strike a powerful pose before the best!

The Right Stance Can Be Reassuring — Studied