Thinking About Applying? Below are some Regis student tips about the application and interview process. These are not Admission-sponsored pieces of advice--they come from students! So, you're applying to PT school! What a dream. I recommend you think about these pieces of your application early on: Who is going to write your recommendation letters? This may … Continue reading Applying to PT School: Student Tips
Congratulations on being offered an invitation to interview for the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at Regis University! With interviews quickly approaching, it is important to get all of your last minute questions answered, and calm any of those interview day nerves. Students from Regis Physical Therapy Class of 2023 and Class of 2024 have … Continue reading Class of 2025 Virtual Interview
Interviews are right around the corner for prospective Regis DPT students, and current students and faculty could not be more excited to welcome them to our campus. We wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on just a few of the myriad of diverse reasons that our current students chose Regis. Some first-year students reflected … Continue reading Hey Class of 2022, Why Regis?
I interviewed at Regis roughly one year ago, and as I look back on that day, I realize my decision to accept my spot in the DPT Class of 2021 was an easy one. I decided I wanted to pursue physical therapy when I was 18 years old. I spent over 200 hours in observation, … Continue reading Why We Chose Regis: Reflections From Current DPT Students
Name: Jaegger Olden Undergrad: Central Washington University Hometown: Aberdeen, Washington (on the peninsula, no not by Seattle) Fun fact: my spirit animal is a hangry Terry Crews I have been in college for almost a decade. So you could say I am what comes close to being a professional student. However, with that title comes heaping … Continue reading Budget Tips for Students
Name: Kelsie Jordan Undergrad: Oregon State University Hometown: Portland, OR Fun Fact: I hiked Longs Peak the weekend before finals week (along with some other classmates – who needs to study, right?) Take a deep breath. Now, let it out slowly. Soak in this feeling of relief. At least for this moment, you have nothing … Continue reading How to Spend your Time before Starting Physical Therapy School
Name: Erin Lemberger Undergrad: University of Northern Colorado Hometown: Littleton, CO Fun Fact: I sing the national anthem at sporting events! It’s almost that time...interviews! I can’t wait to meet this year’s prospective students, and I know everyone else in our Regis DPT community is excited as well. Those in the midst of or about … Continue reading So You’re Interviewing for PT School (and more specifically for REGIS!)…
Name: Kim Bjorkman, Class of 2019 Undergrad: University of Puget Sound Hometown: Jackson, WY Fun Fact: I sang the national anthem at rodeos when I was in high school! Living as a graduate student does not mean that you must subsist on Top Ramen and canned soup, but it does require taking responsibility for your finances and making … Continue reading How to Manage Your Money in DPT School
Name: Blake Miller, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Whitworth University Hometown: Missoula, MT Fun Fact: I grew up 20 minutes from a ski resort but never downhill skied until moving to Colorado this year. It’s an age-old story: a small-town boy moves to the big city to pursue his dreams of fame and fortune, only to face trials and challenges … Continue reading Staying Grounded in PT School, Method 42: Silence
Name: Davis Ngo, Class of 2020! Undergrad: University of California, San Diego Hometown: San Jose, CA Fun Fact: My favorite animals are manatees because they're just the chillest. You’ve gotten into PT school! Now What? This is it. You’ve done it. You were accepted into Regis University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. It makes sense you got into … Continue reading What to Do When You Get Into PT School
So, you've decided you want to be a physical therapist? Congratulations! That means you’ve decided to pursue pretty much the best career the world can offer. Unfortunately, the idea of actually applying to PT school can be pretty daunting, but I’m here to help! Hopefully I can make the process a little easier by passing … Continue reading 10 Tips to Get You Into PT School
Name: Brad Fenter, Class of 2019 Undergrad: University of Texas at Tyler, TX Hometown: Vernon, TX Burnout is an interesting thing, mainly because it only happens with things that we love. No one gets burned out on things we hate or even things we just feel a little “meh” about. The concept that we … Continue reading How to Avoid Burnout in PT School
Quite a few of our classmates came to physical therapy school after 1, 2, or even 3 previous careers! Laura and Tara are academic all-stars, wonderful additions to our Class of 2018 cohort, and have some of the coolest past experiences out there. Name: Laura Baker, Class of 2018 Undergrad: University of New Hampshire, … Continue reading Coming to PT School From Another Career
Name: Sarina Tamura, Class of 2018 Undergrad: University of Colorado at Boulder Hometown: Aurora, CO Fun Fact: I won 2nd place at the World Cup Stacking Championships in 5th grade! You dance. Why? My life has always been an endless mixtape of dynamic tracks. Two days after graduating from CU Boulder in 2014, I started work as … Continue reading How to Conquer Time Management
Name: Nathaniel Pryor, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Regis University Hometown: Deposit, NY Fun Fact: I love completing ruck marches of ridiculous lengths for charity. Longest to date is 32 miles. It was the second day of a 3-day air assault in Afghanistan. Our platoon was busy searching houses in 120-degree weather. The sun was … Continue reading Why Become a Physical Therapist?