#IceBucketChallenge

After being inspired by my fiance doing the ice bucket challenge and donating, and my classmate Hannah, I decided to donate to the ALS Association, which you can do here. Although some people have called the challenge annoying and useless, it has actually raised MILLIONS of dollars in the past few weeks. The challenge was started by a person with ALS, and he is really helping to make a difference.

#IceBucketChallenge

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Hi! I just started following your blog and like many others, I am interested in pursuing physical therapy. I plan on applying to DPT programs this fall. My main struggle has been writing my personal statement. I don’t want to sound like all the other applicants. I have been fortunate to have completed my observation hours at a renowned rehabilitation center in a primarily inpatient setting. Should I discuss my experience there as a main component? Space is so limited!Advice would be appreciated!

Hi z0rba, the vast majority of application essays discuss the reason the applicant became interested in PT and/or the experience they’ve had in the field. It seems like your essay will fall into this category, but that doesn’t necessarily mean your essay has to sound like all the others. You should pick a topic about… Continue reading Hi! I just started following your blog and like many others, I am interested in pursuing physical therapy. I plan on applying to DPT programs this fall. My main struggle has been writing my personal statement. I don’t want to sound like all the other applicants. I have been fortunate to have completed my observation hours at a renowned rehabilitation center in a primarily inpatient setting. Should I discuss my experience there as a main component? Space is so limited!Advice would be appreciated!