Let’s Go to Asheville!

Last week Jon (my boyfriend) and I took a three-day trip to Asheville, North Carolina! We had such a great time, so I wanted to share our experience with you guys (and let’s face it, I needed somewhere for all of our pictures to go lol)! If you’ve never considered visiting Asheville, it should definitely…

BBG 1.0 Review + Progress Photos

What is BBG? BBG stands for The Bikini Body Guide, and it is a 12-week workout plan/guide created by Australian Personal Trainer Kayla Itsines. The guide consists of 28-minute high-intensity resistance sessions, low-intensity (LISS) and high-intensity (HIIT) cardio, along with lots of educational content. There is BBG 1.0 (weeks 1-12), BBG 2.0 (weeks 13-24), and…

PTCAS Timeline: When to Apply?

So the PTCAS application timeline can be kind of confusing, I’m not gonna lie. When I was in undergrad, I didn’t really know anyone that went through the PT application process before me, so I had to pretty much figure out everything on my own. I didn’t know how the application cycle “worked”, and I…

Accepted: Bria Jackson

Happy Sunday friends! I hope you enjoyed the first “Accepted” post, because I’m back with another! Meet Bria Jackson, our next future PT superstar! Bria’s journey is proof that you should never give up on your dreams. After 3 application cycles, she will be starting PT school at Howard University in the fall! I am…

Accepted: Gabby Mace

Welcome to my new series: Accepted! I remember stalking the Student Doctor Network forums (specifically the “GPA’s, GRE’s, XTRA’s, ACCEPTANCES” thread under the pre-PT section) religiously as a pre-PT student. Although I often found myself comparing my individual situation to a random stranger’s on the internet (tip: don’t do this lol), it was helpful to see…

5 Steps to Take Before Applying to PT School

Applying to PT school is a huge step, so you want to make sure that you are 100% prepared before you start this process! As a pre-PT I was definitely organized, but I didn’t really have a good “system” together when it came to preparing for applications. I was sort of shooting in the dark, and…

12 Things to Consider When Choosing a PT Program

So you want to apply to PT school huh? Awesome sauce! Don’t know where to apply? I’m here to help! Applying to PT programs can get super expensive, so you want to make sure that you have thoroughly done your research, and you are only applying to programs that you would actually attend if you…

Life as a PT #5: Meredith Castin

Hey guys! Long time no “Life as a PT”! Today’s guest is not your “traditional” physical therapist. If you are interested in learning about job options outside of clinical care, then keep on reading, this post is perfect for you! I am so pumped to introduce Dr. Meredith Castin, PT, DPT! Meredith Castin is the…

PTCAS 101

Meet PTCAS, your new best friend! Most of the DPT programs in the U.S. utilize PTCAS. As stated in the photo above, “The Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) is a service of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). PTCAS allows applicants to use a single application and one set of materials to apply to…

Life as a PT #4: Chanelle Yoder

Happy happy Sunday! Of course I’m back with another awesome interview for “Life as a PT”! This one is a little longer than the previous interviews, but I promise you it is worth the read! Today we will be hearing from #bossbabe Dr. Chanelle Yoder, PT, DPT! Dr. Chanelle Norman (Yoder) is a physical therapist,…