dpt admissions

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    Next Steps - requirements for different states

    I am a 2017 graduate with my Bachelors degree in Kinesiology. For the past year and a half, I have been working as a rehabilitation technician with ATI Physical Therapy. I am extremely interested in Physical Therapy and would like to continue my development in that field. However, during my...
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    Arcadia DPT Info Session

    Hi all, I'm new to this forum, but I've searched around and did not see anything about this particular question. I started my PTCAS application and added programs I intend to apply to (including Arcadia), but I have not submitted anything yet. However, today I received an email from Arcadia...
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    Climbing a mountain with no gear, I could use some guidance!

    So I have a really tough road ahead. I graduated with a BS Kinesiology in 2012. cGPA: 2.68 But I retook some classes at a community college and got B’s (chems and physics) but gpa in community college is a 3.0. I then went to vocational school to become an X-ray tech and hated it the...
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    Dismissed after 1st year but I want to apply again.

    Recently, I was dismissed from a DPT program. The program is one of the programs in the country that are going through accreditation process and I was in their first cohort. Currently, my emotions are still raw especially during my faculty meeting, professors stated "That my dismissal in the...
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    DPT schools that allow more then two prerequisites outstanding

    Hey all, So my question is what schools are you aware of that will allow applications from prospective students that have more then 2 prerequisite classes outstanding? I am switching careers (BS and MS in Environmental Studies) and I am currently taking the prerequisite courses. I am...
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    UTHSC - Reapplying to DPT program

    Hello! So I applied to the UTHSC DPT program last year and didn't get in, but I'm currently trying to do everything I can to become a more competitive candidate- one of them includes moving back to Memphis for a number of reasons. I am currently looking for physical therapy technician jobs in...
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    Help with how to chose a DPT program!!

    Hey guys! I'm currently working on picking a DPT program to attend. I've made pros and cons lists and all but I am still struggling with what will be best for me. Many of the PTs I work with say that it doesn't matter much because they will all prepare me, but it is such a large investment that...
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    Two Minutes with Department Chair During Interview- What do I say?

    I'm interviewing somewhere next week that apparently gives each of it's candidates a "suggested but optional" opportunity to mean with the department chair. This will be my first in person interview, so I'm a little nervous. What should I say? I don't want to waste her time with dumb questions...
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    Chapman University DPT: Class of 2021

    Has anyone heard anything from Chapman? I applied for both the Summer and Fall 2018 cohorts and am eager to hear back, so I can make a decision.
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    Invitations to interview - 2017

    I sent in my applications at the end of August/beginning of September (Usci, Emory & Henry, Rutgers south, creighton, Puget Sound, university of arkansas medical sciences, NYIT, marymount university, franklin pierce, kean, gannon, AT stills, Murphy deming, hampton) and so far I have received...
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    HPU DPT

    Hey! Has anyone gotten an admission decision for High Point U yet??? *Impatiently waiting*
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    old Admissions questions! lol

    So I am trying up most of my pt apps right now. I have yet to take the GRE. 26 y/o 3.66 prereq 3.65 undergrad - exercise science 3 letters of req (Pts) 800 outpatient ortho/ sport 40 inpatient cardio pulmonary/ neuro Extras: aided in 1 research study / Aided in media production for The...
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    Has anyone experienced issues with AP courses?

    Hello! Currently filling out the 2017-2018 PTCAS application. Many schools have General Psychology as a prerequisite, and then often a second prerequisite will be another psychology/behavioral class. I took General Psychology as an AP class in high school. I put it in as an 'S' for...
  14. drfee

    Wanted:PT, OT, and SLP student participation! Rehab Students!

    Please complete this 3 minute survey by copying clicking in the blue link below. I am doing research on the PT, OT, and SLP application process and finding the most useful tools that helped you get in. This will help many future hopeful therapy students in the future so please take a few...
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    Northern Illinois University (NIU) DPT Class of 2020

    Hey everybody, I was just recently accepted to NIU and wanted to see who else was accepted/attending.
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    DPT postbac pre reqs at a community college?

    I am a prospective Doctor of PT student. I hold a BA from a top college (3.83 GPA, magna cum laude, phi beta kappa) but I was a non-science major and I need to complete all prerequisite coursework. I am debating enrolling in courses at a state university or community college. Based on your...
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    St Augustine GPA calculation?

    I have been roaming the website a while and have a question regarding St Augustine's DPT program. I've called numerous times and I haven't been able to get in touch with admissions. Anyways, I am curious if USA recalculated the GPA in anyway when they are reviewing my application. For example, I...
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    Northwestern vs NYU

    Do any current students or alumni of NU or NYU have insight into how/why you chose the program, and if it met your expectations? I know the cost, class size, stats, etc. for each school but would appreciate some more anecdotal information if possible. Thanks!
  19. JDH93

    DPT chances?

    So I've already been denied from LIU Brooklyn and I'm starting to loose all hope after my gpa calc was done Bachelors of science in Exercise Science (knes based) cgpa-2.47 preqgpa.2.87 GRE-155v 148q Hours-800+inpatient working 25 outpatient Letters of rec- 2 professors from touro who I work...
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    Pacific University, Arkansas state DPT

    hello everyone, i have applied to 5 schools, i have gotten denied from 2 (NSU, Elon) I am in contact with the university of St.Augustine however, Pacific University and Arkansas state have not answered my Emails. i am applying to the DPT program. i sent my application in july for the fall '17...
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    VCU DPT Program

    Has anyone heard anything from VCU? I applied early decision in August and was deferred to regular decision on September 16th. Any updates/ stats/ info would be great! Thanks!
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    Recently accepted to PT school, thought I could help! GRE GPA interview, etc.

    Hey everyone! I recently went through the entire process and thought that some of my experiences could help everyone out! I'll start with my stats (since that is what everyone is asking about). I have a Cumulative GPA of 3.7 and a Major GPA of around a 3.6. I am currently a Biology Major with...
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    Mercer DPT - 2016 Application Cycle

    Has anyone heard back from Mercer's DPT program?
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    NEED HONEST OPINION about ONLY applying to schools that do NOT require GRE

    Would it be a bad idea to only apply to schools that do not require the GRE ? I narrowed those searches down to the schools (not requiring the GRE) I would like to attend I had planned on taking my GRE next month , but only two schools I want to go to require the GRE and I think I'll survive...
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    PT Application Help

    I am working on my application for the 2016-2017 cycle for physical therapy program and was wondering what other people thought about the essay prompt. It is: "What is professionalism in the context of being a student in a doctor of physical therapist degree program?" I feel like this prompt is...
  26. pmaq

    HELP , in dire need of tips & advice . DPT , GRE , the whole shabang !

    3.35 GPA , 500+ PT Observations hours and still need to take the GRE I realize my GPA isn't the best , but what are some things I can do to increase my chance. Also, does anyone know of any schools that are known for accepting applicants like myself ? I have been looking to apply to Western ...
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    Pre-PT FAQs Answered

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkeaE_uo128l-KU41XcmWPcz5XigcsukP As promised, here are my videos discussing what you should know or become aware of as you start the transition into, or finish the application process for physical therapy school. The four videos in the playlist so far...
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    Right Track DPT ?

    Hi all! I am starting my junior year at the University of Pittsburgh in the fall and want to know if you guys think I'm on the right track so far. GPA ~3.4 Pre-req ~3.5 (need to retake Chem II) Need to take GRE's Volunteering: ~50 Hrs at VA outpatient Clinic - About...
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    Common Pre-PT questions?!?

    I am a third year DPT student, and have started a vlog concerning all things PT school. I have had many requests to shed some light on the process of applying, getting in, and so forth regarding PT school. I'm hoping to discover the most common questions you, as Pre-PT students, have as you're...
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    NIU DPT Accepted Scores

    Hi, I was looking to apply to NIU, Northern Illinois University, to their DPT program. However, I was looking on the website and they don't have average scores for their GPA etc.. So i was wondering if any of you guys applied and got accepted to the DPT program what were your scores and stats...
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    Minimum GRE score, but awesome everything else

    GRE: V=151, Q=152, W=4.5 GPA: 3.91, Major: Health Science/Minor: Chemistry Hours in PT experience: 150+ Worked as an assistant for 1 year with medical school professor who teaches rheumatology. Gone on 2 medical mission trips to Nicaragua and Dominican Republic. Volunteer experiences, Global...
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    2016-17 Cycle and DPT-PhD Programs

    I'm looking for advice. If anyone could help me I'd be grateful. Background: cGPA: 3.55 Pre-req GPA between 3.1-3.4 depending on the DPT program (still taking pre-req courses, specifically Physics 1&2 which won't be finished until after my application is sent) I'd love to get into Univ of...
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    Indiana State University

    Hey Guys! So I was just offered an interview at Indiana State University which obviously I am going to go but I do not know much about the school or previous students that have gone there. I know that they are still in the accreditation process but I also know they have had at least one class...
  34. PTGirl25

    South College DPT

    Hello everyone, I applied to South College for the summer term that starts in June 2016. I haven't heard anything back yet besides that they have received over 900 applicants and will be accepting 100. I'm just wondering if anyone has heard back or has any new information!
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    pitt waitlist

    Hello again, I was waitlisted at pitt a while ago and was wondering if anyone was accepted or also waitlisted? If so, what are your stats? I am kind of freaking out about a year off....
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    Jamestown Interview

    hey guys! I just got invited to an interview at Jamestown on April 23rd and after reading some reviews I am not so sure I want to take it. It is not accredited yet but I assume after this years class graduates it will probably be? Also I read that the professors and staff are not exactly up to...
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    Anyone dropping ODU?

    Got waitlisted at ODU. I was wondering if anyone is planning on dropping their placement in the program? Trying to decide whether or not I should get my hopes up. Accepted at Murphy Deming (Mary Baldwin)
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    PITT waitlist

    Has anyone else been waitlisted at Pitt? What are the chances of getting off the waitlist..??
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    2.2 cGPA weighed against other credentials for DPT/MSPO

    Hello everyone, I'm a 2014 graduate of a 4 year school and I have had a pretty tumultuous last couple years. I've been working in rehabilitation (namely physical therapy, with some exposure to prosthetics) and really think I can be successful and happy in this field. Unfortunately, I graduated...
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    Out of state.. anything special?

    Hey everyone! For anyone who knows anything on applying out of state to different schools, is there anything special that needs to be done? I'm a resident of Indiana, but most of the schools I'm looking at are out of state. A person at my school said I need to check on transfer equivalents. Is...