Name: Courtney Backward Undergrad: Oklahoma Wesleyan University Hometown: Salina, OK Fun Fact: I am the world's most awkward high-five giver/receiver. One of my classmates once said “PT school is neither a marathon nor a sprint. It is both at the same time.” That statement resonated with me on a personal level. During my first year … Continue reading 5 Ways to Spend Your Time When You Are Not Studying…
Managing Your Posture in PT School
Name: Joshua Holland Undergrad: Idaho State University Hometown: Centennial, Colorado Fun fact: Before PT school, I worked at a BBQ restaurant in Missoula, MT called Notorious P.I.G. Last week, I was editing my Biomechanics skills video when I noticed a curly-haired DPT student in my video with fairly poor posture. I was far from excited … Continue reading Managing Your Posture in PT School
Finals Week: A Beautiful Struggle
It’s that time of the year again… No, we’re not talking about the holidays. It’s Finals Week, the crescendo of each physical therapy (PT) school semester. If you haven't experienced a finals week in PT school, then here are a few ideas of what Regis students encounter during this time each semester. …but first, Practicals … Continue reading Finals Week: A Beautiful Struggle
Finding Your Work-Life Balance in PT School
Katherine Koch discusses adjusting to PT school and how to enjoy CO while staying motivated in school.
Flat Stanley Goes to Clinical
Name: Nicole Darragh, Class of 2017 Hometown: Columbus, OH Undergrad: Regis University Fun Fact: I think kale is totally overrated. The Class of 2017 recently returned from their second clinical rotations with a plethora of new knowledge and stories to share. Some students even had a visitor along the way: Flat Stanley. Flat Stanley is … Continue reading Flat Stanley Goes to Clinical
What is it like to be in the military and PT school?
Name: Zach Taillie, Class of 2018 Hometown: Phoenix, NY Undergrad: SUNY Cortland Fun Fact: I've been in the Air Force for 6 years. You may not believe this, but NASCAR Technical Institute is a bit of a dead-end school. You read that right—there is a school completely dedicated to folks who want to learn about race car maintenance and … Continue reading What is it like to be in the military and PT school?
Regis DPT Students Plan the Move Forward 5K/10K
Co-director of Move Forward, Ryan Bourdo, tells us what to expect for the 2016 Move Forward 5K/10K. Mark your calendars for September 17th!
A Non-Native’s Guide to Colorado’s Summer Playground
Name: Evan Piche, Class of 2018 Hometown: Northampton, MA Undergrad: Colorado State University Fun Fact: I once thought I met Danny DeVito in an airport men's room. Congratulations! If you’re reading this, there is a fair chance that you are either (a) my mother, or (b) a member of the incoming Class of 2019. Welcome, and since both … Continue reading A Non-Native’s Guide to Colorado’s Summer Playground
Balancing a Relationship with PT School
Being married is the best. I get to do life with my best friend every day, and it was a definite perk that I didn’t have to find a roommate when coming to PT school. For those of you who are starting PT school this fall and are married or in a relationship, here are … Continue reading Balancing a Relationship with PT School
Time and Life Management in a DPT program: Meet Amy Medlock
Name: Amy Medlock, Class of 2017 Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI Undergrad: University of Notre Dame Fun Fact: My right thumb is 1 cm shorter than the left Finals week. What a great time to be writing this post on time & life management. PT school is demanding and can often feel overwhelming, but it … Continue reading Time and Life Management in a DPT program: Meet Amy Medlock
Weekend study breaks and 14ers: Meet Chris Aguirre
Chris Aguirre Hometown: Chandler, AZ Undergrad: Arizona State University Fun fact: I can eat an entire Costco pizza faster than I can run a mile. When I first moved to Colorado, I was overwhelmed with how many new things this state had to offer and couldn’t wait to start trying things. Top of my bucket … Continue reading Weekend study breaks and 14ers: Meet Chris Aguirre