pt application

  1. 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...
  2. theheartyroots

    Ask a real PT any questions you have!

    Hi everyone! I'm a former PT applicant, former PT student, and current practicing PT! I wanted to provide some insight to current and future individuals looking to apply to PT or make a career out of this. I am 2 years out of physical therapy school but it still feels like I was just applying...
  3. 1

    Wait lists for 2018-19 Midwest schools!

    Hey everyone, I've done a couple interviews now and have a couple more to go. I have been wait listed for some midwest schools, so I figured I'd make a post out there to see that I'm not alone and get more information about the programs! I was recently wait listed at Mizzou and I'm still waiting...
  4. A

    Reference from non-PT employer?

    Hello, I was wondering if it would hurt me to upload a reference from a former employer that's not in the PT field. I worked in a kitchen for years and started when I was in high school. I was a cook and shift supervisor for 4 years total, and I worked under the head chef which I've known for a...
  5. B

    Texas PT 2018-2019 wave

    Howdy! I haven't seen a thread for Texas PT apps this wave, just thought I'd kick it off. Feel free to post your stats, interviews, questions, updates, and overall moral support for everyone as we all wait on the edge of our seats for the next several months:thumbup: Good luck everyone! Also if...
  6. C

    Low cumulative GPA

    whats going on guys, i am currently applying to DPT proggrams with a 3.0 GPA, 3.4-3.5 pre-req GPA, graduated from the University of Mississippi, right now i have about 60 observation hours and i am still working on getting ever more. Lastly, i am currently preparing to take the GRE withing the...
  7. P

    PT Essay Advise

    "Describe a meaningful experience in your life. Reflect on how that experience influenced your personal growth, such as your attitudes or perceptions." How did all of you approach this ptcas essay question? What kind of questions did you ask yourself about this experience that helped you...
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    Applying to PT school right now, low cgpa

    whats going on guys, i am currently applying to DPT proggrams with a 3.0 GPA, 3.4-3.5 pre-req GPA, graduated from the University of Mississippi, right now i have about 60 observation hours and i am still working on getting ever more. Lastly, i am currently preparing to take the GRE withing the...
  9. P

    What are my chances? 2018-19 cycle

    Hi all! I was just hoping to get some input about my stats as the 18-19 PT application cycle is underway. I'm feeling a little nervous about getting accepted somewhere especially because of my pre GPAs and my lack of observation hours. Major: Exercise & Sport Science Cumulative GPA: 3.46...
  10. M

    Retaking Prerequisites? or Taking Advanced Science Courses?

    Hi, I am concerned with my prerequisite GPA as they are pretty low. Here are my stats (I plan on applying cycle of 2018) GPA => 3.26 but aim to be higher as I have one quarter left. cGPA now => 2.83 (with retaking classes => 3.3) (Bio I = C+, Chem II = C+) GRE = V 148 Q 157 Writing 4.0 (Plan to...
  11. 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...
  12. B

    Improve chances to get into DPT programs?

    Hello! I am a bit nervous about applying to DPT programs because my grades are not ideal, especially in the pre-requisite and science classes. I have a 3.0 science GPA and a 3.2 overall GPA. The last classes that I have taken were: Kinesiology, Biomechanics w/ lab, Exercise Physiology w/ lab...
  13. W

    Application Home Stretch, 2016/2017

    As the title states, we are coming towards the home stretch of this application cycle. How is everyone feeling with how the cycle has gone? Stressed? Glad its coming to an end? Anything you learned throughout the application process that you would pass onto the next applicants? I also...
  14. A

    Do I still have a chance at PT school?

    I graduated Spring 2016 with a degree in Biology. I applied for PT schools after that and didnt get accepted anywhere. one of the places I applied to was TWU(Texas Women's University) which was my top choice and still is. After receiving my rejection letter I asked her "what could I do to make...
  15. Q

    Online courses vs in class CC class

    I need to take Anatomy I and II this summer. There are courses with University of Phoenix for both that are online-this would be ideal because of my PT Tech position I have this summer. However, will that be frowned upon? Technically it's a four year university, although it is online. OR I could...
  16. K

    Applying to PT School.. What are my chances?

    Hello all! I am currently applying to different DPT programs and am looking for some insight from PT "veterans" if you will. My story is a little different. I started out my undergraduate degree thinking I would become a nurse. However, when I had a tumor removed from my brain sophomore year...
  17. 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 ...
  18. R

    Video Blog Resource for SPTs and Pre-PT Students

    Hey everyone, I want to share a resource that I have been working on for the past few months. I have developed a video blog named RUSH SPT that discusses academic strategies for PT school, financial information, and shares clinical experiences from my classmates and myself. I have also added a...
  19. Overachiever2.0

    How long to hear back?

    I saw a couple forums posted about how long it takes to hear back from specific schools, but I was wondering more for just in general. I am applying a soon as possible this july (the new session begins July 1st); i have already been building up my information In ptcas (only the sections that...