pre-physical therapy student

  1. T

    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...
  2. H

    Is it REALLY possible? Becoming a DPT while serving in the National Guard..

    Is it Really possible? Becoming a DPT while serving in the National Guard.. First off, this is my very first post on SDN - I have realized how valuable some threads on here are to others! Hearing from those who have gone down the paths that others want to go down provides people with incredible...
  3. M

    question) re-applying to same dpt program would lower my chance of getting in compared to people who

    I'm curious about this since, there is program that i want to apply to and I can apply this year if i want to but there are couple classes that i can retake and maybe do more volunteers etc but that would take me another year. so if it doesn't hurt me to re-apply ( just in case if i don't get...
  4. S

    PT wants paper verification for shadowing hours

    Help!! So I am shadowing a physical therapist for the first time tomorrow and the PT wants to verify my hours by paper. How should I go about this? I found two webpages on PTCAS about the matter, one page said to print out the "PTCAS observation hours verification form (PDF)" which i found and I...
  5. Sgeramy

    Biomedical science major missing pre-reqs for DPT

    Hey, I am a student at Ryerson university located in Toronto. I am interested in applying into an american DPT program, however i do not have a traditional pre-physiotherapy degree. I am in the Biomedical Science degree. Im missing some very important electives for DPT including Anatomy and...
  6. S

    Rosalind Franklin - Any News??

    Hi all, I have been anxiously waiting to hear ANYTHING back from Rosalind Franklin and wanted to know if anyone knows when the last interview is and when you would get an invite. My application was verified August 8th. The last email I received from them was September 25th saying that my...
  7. J

    Listing Deans List on PTCAS

    Hi everyone, I want to double check with any one who is familiar. PTCAS instructions says that if you were on the Deans List for multiple terms to only list the distinction once. Is this true if you received the Deans List at two different schools? I opted to include the institution I was on...
  8. Pre-PT Grind

    Pre-Physical Therapy: How to get in w/ a Low GPA - Ask away!

    Helping Pre-physical therapy students get inot PT school with a low GPA. ASK AWAY!!
  9. P

    PHYSICAL THERAPY YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR HELP

    Hey guys, I remember what it was like to go through the very stressful process of getting into a physical therapy school! I am now a second year Physical Therapy student and would love to help anybody out that needs help! I am doing this through my new YouTube channel that I just released a...
  10. B

    How can I improve my chances of getting into USC DPT? (or any other DPT)

    Hello! I am a bit nervous about applying to DPT programs because my grades are not ideal. I have a 3.0 science GPA and a 3.3 overall GPA. The last classes that I have taken were: Kinesiology, Biomechanics w/ lab, Exercise Physiology w/ lab, Therapeutic Modalities w/ lab.. I have gotten a...
  11. A

    Need Outside Opinions! (applying to Physical Therapy School)

    So I have been in quite a predicament for the last month about applying to pt school this cycle 2017-2018, or the next cycle 2018-2019. My current statistics include: University: University of Louisville Major: Exercise Science Minor: Wellness Coaching Overall GPA: 3.93 Pre-Req GPA: ~3.73 (only...
  12. B

    Re-applying Help

    Hello, I know there are a lot of reapplying posts but I couldn't seem to find one similar to me. I applied this year to 11 DPT schools, I interviewed at 4, and got waitlisted at 4 and am confident I won't get into any. I have a cumulative GPA of around 3.4-3.5 and my last 90 credits were 3.8. I...
  13. M

    Accepting multiple DPT School Offers!

    Hi All, Have anyone decided to accept multiple DPT offers to, later on, attend the school that provides the best Financial Aid package? I understand that this can raise an ethical dilemma. The sooner I deny an offer, the sooner the school can contact a waitlist applicant. I got in two state...
  14. D

    Waiting Game

    Hello, I know I'm not the only one, but I wanted to find out if anyone else has previously experienced this... I applied to 14 PT schools with 9 rejections, but still waiting on 5 others (Arcadia, Neumann, Misericordia, Alvernia, and Lebanon Valley). I understand most schools do acceptances and...
  15. M

    Incoming PT Student Advice

    Hello, I was accepted into a couple PT programs, and I would like to know if anyone has any advice for how to prepare for the program as far as the curriculum and course work goes. If I re-study anatomy and physiology should I be okay going forward? any other concepts I should try to look into...
  16. Cheezy89

    A LITTLE MOTIVATION FOR THE NEW YEAR!!!

    Always ask this one question!