Practice What You Preach: Modeling a Lifestyle of Movement

Name: Tara Dirocco, Class of 2021 Undergraduate: UC Berkeley Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA Do you find yourself needing PT from being in PT school? Is this the most you’ve sat still in a long time? These questions consumed me on my first week of PT school. I could not handle (or believe!) all of the sitting, … Continue reading Practice What You Preach: Modeling a Lifestyle of Movement

Staying Grounded in PT School, Method 42: Silence

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

7 Reasons You Should Take a Gap Year Before PT School

Name: Courtney Hardin, Class of 2018 Undergrad: Washington State University (GO COUGS) Hometown: Spokane, WA Fun Fact: I'm obsessed with my dog. If you’re currently reading this blog asking yourself, “Is it a good time to go to school right now? Should I take a year off before I apply? Should I even take 2?” Well, this … Continue reading 7 Reasons You Should Take a Gap Year Before PT School

What Did the Class of 2019 do Over Summer Break?

Name: Kassidy Stecklein, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Kansas State University, KS Hometown: Hays, KS Fun Fact: I really, really enjoy tornado weather. Mission trips, senior trips, and retreats, oh my! (I’m from Kansas, I just had to 🙂 ) As roughly a quarter of our class journeyed through Utah, people constantly asked us why we were all together.  … Continue reading What Did the Class of 2019 do Over Summer Break?

5 Ways to Impress During Your Practical Exams

  Name: Abbey Ferguson, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Westmont College, CA Hometown: Sacramento, CA Fun Fact: I absolutely love to dance! If any of you out there are dancers in need of a new dance studio here in Denver, I can definitely hook you up! Lab practicals are often the most terrifying and anxiety-provoking parts of physical therapy … Continue reading 5 Ways to Impress During Your Practical Exams