Glad I can help! Good luck on your PT journy, Fishie!
A thorough look into one SPTA’s story. Although I’ve learned about PTA’s, I so far haven’t had the chance to work with one. This is a good look at what they’re schooling is like:
I’ve gotten tons of emails asking questions about my PTA program specifically, and also general questions about being a student. I’d like to take some time to address some of the questions about my program here.
As for my program, they do not use a lottery system. I know a lot of programs…
My PTA Story
Thanks for the compliment; I’m so glad I was able to encourage you so much! Good luck on your physical therapy journey and feel free to ask if you have any questions along the way.
Physical therapy is ranked #7 overall
and #5 in healthcare
by US News on their Best Jobs for 2014 list. PT was noted for being a growing field with low stress and high flexibility. I think sometimes people can get a little carried away with rankings, but I’ve also never met a PT who didn’t love their job.
U.S. News’s job rankings for this year’s best occupations overall, based on their hiring prospects, unemployment rates, salaries, and job satisfaction. The top jobs include software developer, computer systems analyst and dentist.
The 100 Best Jobs – US News Careers
Good luck on your interviews! I’ve written about interview advice here. brennamarie92: So, I’m pretty confident that I will get at least one DPT interview in the next couple of months….advice? (current students and/or graduates please help!) ptschooliscrazy pt2b15
Last week was a busy first week back in school following our first full-time, 8-week-long clinical and winter break. It’s exciting to hear about all my classmates’ experiences. Since everyone was in different settings, each of us has a unique new set of tools to bring back to the classroom with us. The professors respect… Continue reading First Week In
I’m excited for the semester! It’s going to be busy — we’re taking 6 classes that go from 8am-5pm every day — and time management will be key. But I’ve heard that everything tends to come together after you’ve been out on a clinical. I’m also excited to take so many of the classes. Peds… Continue reading Hey! I know it’s too early to tell, but what do you anticipate this semester?How do you feel about it?
Fun fact for the first day of the semester. It’s a bad idea to do something that involves a new motor skill on a first date. You won’t impress.