Today was the first day of summer semester, the third and final semester of my first year of PT school. Although it’s only been 10 days since we ended a grueling spring semester, and this semester looks like it’s going to be about 14 weeks crammed into 8, and now I have to sit inside… Continue reading Excited for a New Semester
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
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!
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!
To look and perform your best, academic and image experts recommend a two-minute power pose before any stressful situation. During the event, keep an expansive posture with your chest open, but not puffed, and keep your head level or slightly raised.
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 â Studied
I spiced up some of my workouts this week by incorporating exercises I’ve learned in Therapeutic Exercise. Studying for finals + exercising = PT student multitasking at its finest!
Interesting graphic showing common sports and workplace injuries that lead to needing PT