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
Why Become a Physical Therapist?
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?
How to Find Your Work-Life Balance in PT School
Name: Tom Sears, Class of 2019 Undergrad: Wheeling Jesuit University Hometown: Moundsvill, WV Fun Fact: I once gave a ten minute impromptu (and decidedly silly) speech about apples for an undergraduate class. The ultimate question for me once I found the perfect PT school (Regis) was: How do I balance the rigors of PT school with my family, friends, and … Continue reading How to Find Your Work-Life Balance in PT School
Meet Maggie McKenna: Why Regis?
Name: Maggie McKenna, Class of 2019 Undergrad: University of Dayton Hometown: LaGrange, IL Fun Fact: I've been skydiving twice! Deciding where to go for a Doctor of Physical Therapy education is a big, life-changing decision…but also a very exciting one! Unlike some of my classmates, I didn’t know exactly what I was looking for at first, so my decision … Continue reading Meet Maggie McKenna: Why Regis?
Meet Chris Cook: Why Regis DPT?
Name: Chris Cook, Class of 2019Undergrad: University of Colorado - BoulderHometown: Tustin, CaFun Fact: I got paid to sail in the Sea of Cortez for 3 and a half weeks. Life is full of choices. Whether or not we realize it, we’re perpetually deciding between A and B--or C, D, and E for that … Continue reading Meet Chris Cook: Why Regis DPT?
A Typical Day as a DPT Student in Colorado
Name: Alex Lubahn, Class of 2019 Hometown: Winona, MN Undergrad: University of Minnesota Fun Fact:I won my elementary school's cursive handwriting contest 3 years in a row What to do in Colorado…such a simple question but so difficult to answer. Why? There are about a million different amazing things (give or take) to do in this beautiful state. Do … Continue reading A Typical Day as a DPT Student in Colorado
What is the Regis DPT Interview Like?
Name: Monika Teter, Class of 2019 Hometown: Los Alamos, NM Undergrad: Colorado State University Fun Fact: I had a 5th wisdom tooth that had to be removed in 5th grade! We all remember sitting down for hours at a time: filling out PT school applications, finally hitting the daunting submit button, … Continue reading What is the Regis DPT Interview Like?
Interview FAQ for the Incoming Class of 2020
Now that we’re nearing the end of January, interview weekend is almost upon us! 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. For everyone about to interview, I know the next few days can be stressful to say the least. … Continue reading Interview FAQ for the Incoming Class of 2020
My Immersion Trip in Ethiopia: A Reminder About the Importance of Communication
Name: Matt Gervais, Class of 2017 Hometown: Medford, OR Undergrad: University of Portland Fun Fact: I actually enjoy wearing ties. Every year, the Regis University School of Physical Therapy puts on a series of immersion trips around the world as part of students' 3rd or 4th clinical rotation. Through an application process, around 25 students in each class get … Continue reading My Immersion Trip in Ethiopia: A Reminder About the Importance of Communication
What is the First Year of DPT School Like?
Name: Meg Kates, Class of 2019 Hometown: Herscher, IL Undergrad: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Fun Fact: I was the Spanish Student of the Year at my high school. ¡Me encanta Colorado! “I can’t believe you’re actually leaving.” “I know, but it’s okay. I’ll be home soon.” I hugged my best friend goodbye underneath a star-dotted sky. They … Continue reading What is the First Year of DPT School Like?
From the Office of Admissions:
Admission Counselor Zachary Lundquist invites you to get to know the faculty.
Meet our Service Dog Training DPT Team!
Name: Tiffany Cardenas, Class of 2018 Hometown: Aurora, CO Undergrad: Colorado College At my interview in January of 2015, my nervousness was mitigated by an adorable puppy named JJ who would influence my decision to choose Regis’ DPT program. As physical therapists, we serve people in incredible ways. Coming to Regis gave me the opportunity to … Continue reading Meet our Service Dog Training DPT Team!
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?
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