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    DPT 2020-2021 application cycle and COVID-19

    To anyone reading this, It saddens me that my first post here is in the midst of so much change. I hope everyone is staying safe, healthy, and doing as well as possible during these unprecedented times. As someone who has worked tirelessly the past few years for the best chance of success for...
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    West Coast University Interview

    Hi everyone! I am interviewing at West Coast University next week and was hoping if anyone who has gone through the interview process can share how it went/questions that they asked. In addition, has anyone who applied to WCU get denied without being invited to interview first? I've heard...
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    DPT Re-Applicant Questions

    So I am reapplying to programs since this cycle I unfortunately did not get an acceptance. I was wondering if anyone who has reapplied would tell me what all is saved on PTCAS? Am I going to have to resubmit all my transcripts, have my shadowing/observation hours re-verified, my GRE score...
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    How to get into DPT programs with low GPA?

    I'm on my second semester as a junior and I currently have: cGPA: 3.46 pGPA: 3.15 If I'm going to be honest, I wasn't passionate about becoming a PT until this semester and I haven't felt the motivation previously due to many family and personal complications getting in the way. I firmly...
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    Florida Southern College - 2020 Start

    Hey everyone! Has anyone heard back from FSC yet? Or were invited to the January interview? I applied to FSC at the end of November and had my application forwarded to the admissions committee on 12/11. Thanks!
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    Kean 2023 Decisions

    Hello all, I just received an email from Kean University stating that I was waitlisted for their PT program. Did anyone else happened to receive this email, or got an out-right acceptance or got declined? Thanks!
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    DPT Interview Experiences

    Hi everyone! I am starting this thread hoping that you will share your DPT interview experiences. Please let us know about the details of your interview. What you were least prepared for, questions you were asked, essay topics, and overall thoughts! I'd also be interested in other details like...
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    UNF DPT

    Has anyone heard back from UNF? I know in past years they’ve sent out emails earlier than this but was just wondering if anyone’s gotten any information.
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    Hunter College DPT Interview

    Hello I recently got notified about having an interview with Hunter College for their DPT program and was wondering if anyone had any advice on what to expect and what questions they may ask during the interview? Thanks!
  10. hermionegranger9

    DPT Shadowing Hours: Hours from High School? Hours from an MD?

    2 questions about Shadowing hours for DPT programs (FOR PTCAS) If you have shadowing hours from high school (senior year) 2015 from a PT, can you use this in PTCAS for an application for the 2018-2019 cycle? They are 20 hours of pediatrics shadowing hours at a cerebral palsy institute. Is it...
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    Wingate DPT 2019-2020

    Hello everyone! I just recently got accepted in Wingates 2021 cohort. I was wondering if anyone else has gotten accepted or if anyone was planning on applying!!
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    According to ptcas my overall gpa is 3.23. Do you think this is good enough for DPT school?

    I am apply for this open cycle and I am currently retaking 2 science classes this fall and in the spring I am taking for the first time physics 2. I hope to make an A on the two courses I am taking this fall. I believe I can do it. Physics 2 I might get away with a B. I'm not too sure. However...
  13. aggie.pt.2020

    Texas DPT 2019-2020 wave

    Howdy! I noticed there was not a forum for this year's wave for Texas applicants. I was wondering if someone could give me insight on my chances? Feel free to post stats, acceptances, or any other helpful info. Good luck everyone!!! Here are mine: School: Texas A&M Major: Biology Minor...
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    HELP: Current DPT student that wants to go to medical school.

    Hello all, I am currently going through a miniature crisis. I just completed my first year of DPT school and to be honest, I am underwhelmed. I want to do more, I want to be responsible for more, I want to be challenged more. I always had the thought of being a physician in the back of my...
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    Gap Year Advice: Should I take one? (VA student).... PLS HELP!

    Hey Everyone! I'm in need of some advice. I've asked around from friends, family and classmates for their advice about whether or not I should take a gap year following my undergrad graduation in May 2020 but everyone keeps pulling me in every which direction so hopefully you all, who may just...
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    Potential DPT Earnings

    Hello members, I seem to be paralyzed in making my decision on pursuing PT... I went on a detour after I completed UG as a pre-PT; will turn 26 next month. I have an acceptance to a PT program starting Fall 2019. However, the debt-to-income ratio is driving me insane. I got my tuition down to...
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    Am I currently on the right track?

    Hello all, I am new to the forum. I am currently a sophomore at the University of Delaware planning to attend a DPT Program. Unfortunately I recieved not so great grades in Chem 1 & 2. I wanted to reach out and see if anyone has had a similar experience as me and if anyone can offer and advice...
  18. LEC_DPT

    NAU Admission

    Is anyone willing to DM me or discuss here how competitive it truly is to get into NAU? I love the school, but consistently see competitive students rejected without an interview. I would love for people to really tell me what it takes to get in, how they think they stood out, or what they...
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    HELP ME DECIDE!! TWU vs. UTMB DPT

    hi all, i'm having trouble deciding between two programs in tx: TWU and UTMB. TWU didn't interview so I don't know the vibe that well, but i'll be visiting the campus next week to get a better feel. i was wondering if yall could share any experiences with either program / why you picked the...
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    TWU vs. UTMB DPT

    hi all, i'm having trouble deciding between two programs in tx: TWU and UTMB. TWU didn't interview so I don't know the vibe that well, but i'll be visiting the campus next week to get a better feel. i was wondering if yall could share any experiences with either program / why you picked the...
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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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    Waitlist questions

    Hey everyone, I got accepted to a few schools, but ultimately got waitlisted at my number one school. I also haven’t heard back from a couple of schools that I would rather go to than any of the schools I have been accepted to. My question is this, does anyone have any advice or feedback of...
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    Regis vs. UIC

    Hi I am trying to decide between these 2 schools! I love the city of the Chicago, the diversity of the city, but Regis program is 35 k cheaper and an equally good program. please Help!!
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    UCSF/SFSU DPT Class of 2022

    Hi All! Just wanted to create a thread for all of us who plan to enter into the physical therapy program at UCSF/SFSU this summer. As this was the only school I was accepted to (and luckily my top choice), I am ecstatically committing to them! I know many individuals will be making decisions...
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    Please help me decide! UNLV vs. MUSC

    I was just accepted into UNLV and now I am stressing over deciding what school to go to, as I was acepted into MUSC several weeks ago and put down a deposit. I feel like they are such different schools, but they both really interest me. I received a scholarship to UNLV which is a huge factor. I...
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    West Virginia University DPT Class of 2022

    Hey everyone! I have recently been accepted into and submitted my deposit for the DPT program at WVU. I just wanted to see if anyone else has been accepted and plans on attending. I would love to chat with some future classmates! Hope to hear back from you guys soon :)
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    DPT Seattle or Minneapolis?

    Hi, I'm looking for any outside opinion or perhaps insight into the DPT programs at University of Washington-Seattle and University of Minneapolis-Twin Cities. I have been accepted already and am currently deciding between both. I have weighed the pros and cons. I have read their sites and both...
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    How did you decide on a school?

    Hi, I got accepted to UIC and Regis and I am trying to decide between the 2 schools. I really liked the diversity of UIC and Chicago and I know I will be able to connect with the people there. Chicago is also the 2nd highest employment for PTs which is also a plus because UIC has many...
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    NSU Tampa DPT Questions

    Hey guys! I'm getting ready to apply to schools this summer and the NSU Tampa hybrid program seems very interesting to me and is one of my top choices. I was just wondering how those who are attending this program or have attended this program feel about it, and whether or not you feel having...
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    NOVA Southeastern University DPT Summer 2019 Ft. Lauderdale

    Hi, Received my acceptance to the NSU DPT Summer 2019 class and was wondering if anyone else out there had as well. I have put in my intent letter but not the deposit due on Feb. 8th. Anyone else thinking of going there/visited the campus with some info they would like to share. Thanks
  31. reesetee

    My Stats.. Could use experienced opinions

    Hi everyone, I've been working to get into a DPT program since 2012 with a no luck and could use some opinions. I want to see what you all think good next-steps could be given my situation. Here are my stats: cgpa: 2.98 (for 253 credit hours including a masters program) pgpa: 3.4 (began...
  32. GirlsGoneGaga

    Open house for programs that do not interview

    I have been accepted into a DPT program that does not hold interviews; however, they do hold open houses monthly. I plan on attending a session to get a feel for the program before I make any decisions, but I was wondering if there were certain things I should look out for during the open house?
  33. GirlsGoneGaga

    Help me decide

    I am currently living in FL and am having a tough time deciding where I should go for PT school. I have been accepted to UF, Columbia, and Northwestern. Financially speaking, UF is the cheapest of the three, but I do think life experience would be no doubt the best if I went to Columbia. Which...
  34. GirlsGoneGaga

    DPT Decision: UF vs Columbia

    Hey peeps. I seem to be in a bit of a dilemma (although i prob shouldn't complain) but, i have been admitted to my top 2 choices for physical therapy: University of Florida & Columbia University. Speaking as the most indecisive person ever, I need someone to tell me what the best decision is to...
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    DPT Stats.. What do you think?

    Hello guys I would like to share my stats and let me know what do you think about my chances to get accepted for DPT school. I am goint to apply to schools that require GRE’s. Male, Orginally from Cyprus, 24 years old Bachelor of Science: Athletic Training, GPA - 3.5 I am curently Certified...
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    Western U Interview

    Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone can give some insight into how the interview for Western U was? I know it is different for everyone but any information about what questions were asked, essay question, and how the interview structure /day was like would be extremely helpful!! Any tips and...
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    Questions for the older folks!

    Hey there, Non-trad incoming SPT here with 5 logistical questions mostly for the older folks on this board, but I welcome anyone to chime in. I'll list the questions below with some context, but I don't want to bore you with minutia. I'm 28 and will be packing up my house to attend UTEP, where...
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    California DPT 2019 acceptances

    Hello, Was wondering if anyone has been accepted or received interviews for these schools in CA: University of st Augustine San Marcos University of the pacific Western university Chapman university USC West Coast university Mount St Mary’s CSU Long Beach If so, what were your stats? Thanks!!!
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    WVU DPT Application Cycle

    Hey everyone. I recently interviewed at West Virginia University on 1/5. I haven't seen any threads regarding WVU so I figured I would start one. Has anyone else interviewed here? What did you think of the program? Also, do you know approximately when we are supposed to hear back about an...