Name: Sarah Pancoast, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Regis University Hometown: Evergreen, Colorado Fun Fact: I own a 20-year-old, 9-foot Columbian Red Tail Boa Constrictor When race day arrives, you know that you have put in the necessary training for the day to be successful. Whether that is enjoying time with friends or other participants, being outside … Continue reading Get ready for the 2018 Move Forward 5K/10K Race!
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How Can the APTA Help Me?
Name: Lina Kleinschmidt Undergrad: Pacific University Hometown: Stuttgart, Germany Fun fact: I was born and raised in Stuttgart, Germany As a physical therapy student and future physical therapist, the APTA is something you will hear about over and over again. With job opportunities, continuing education classes, research updates and legislation information, the APTA has endless … Continue reading How Can the APTA Help Me?
Getting Involved in PT School: Student Sports SIG
Name: Candace Townley, Class of 2018 Undergrad: Nebraska Wesleyan University Graduate: MA in Sports Performance, Regis University Hometown: Thornton,CO Fun Fact: I collect ducks: rubber ducks, stuffed ducks, all ducks. Candace is currently a third year at Regis. She is a certified athletic trainer, has her master’s in sports performance, and institutionalized the Student Sports Special Interest Group … Continue reading Getting Involved in PT School: Student Sports SIG
10 Tips to Get You 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
Regis DPT Summer Semester: How to Stay Motivated and Have Fun
When most Coloradans flip their calendars from April to May, they smile and ponder the period of peaceful transition that lies ahead: flowers bloom, the sun warms the pristine mountain lakes, spring turns to summer. First year physical therapy students, likewise, anticipate a time of transition—albeit a bit more abrupt! Regis PT students undergo finals … Continue reading Regis DPT Summer Semester: How to Stay Motivated and Have Fun
How to Avoid Burnout in 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
April Recap: National Advocacy Dinner
Name: Grace-Marie Vega, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Arizona State University Hometown: Placentia, California Fun Fact: One time, I drove a fire truck. If you were there on April 12, 2017, you hardly need me to recount the evening to you, but if you were not, here’s what you missed at this year’s Denver National Advocacy Dinner. … Continue reading April Recap: National Advocacy Dinner
How to Be an Active Student APTA Member
Hello, APTA stars! In my previous post, I talked about my experience at 2016 National Student Conclave, and I promised to share some tips on how to get involved in the APTA. Here are a few ways (some easier than others) to kickstart your APTA involvement. I have personally used all of these methods, and … Continue reading How to Be an Active Student APTA Member