Pre-PT Grind

Pre-PT Grind

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The Pre-PT Grind Podcast is designed to help empower, motivate, educate and guide future physical therapy students. Each episode will capture valuable insights through the experiences of current DPT students and recent graduates. Embark on this journey with us as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and [T]ransform the world.


158. Faculty Highlight: Baylor University
May 27 • 25 min
“On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, Podcast Director Natalie and Director of Admissions and Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Casey Unverzagt discuss the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Baylor University. Tune in to hear Dr.Uverzagt discuss…
157. PTCAS is opening 3 weeks earlier
May 20 • 49 min
In this episode, Co- hosts Joses and Casey talk about the 5 things that you need to know if you’re applying to PT School this cycle! Join us to get locked in and get ready to crush it as an applicant!
156. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Madison Hill
May 13 • 30 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi talks with Madison Hill in continuation of the Pre-PT Inspire Series. Madison talks about how she found physical therapy and the struggles she was faced with as a re-applicant. Madison…
155. How to Reject the Fear of Rejection
May 6 • 33 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman talk about the fear of rejection and how they adapted and shifted their own lives to be accepted into DPT school. They take a deep dive into changing Pre-PT’s view on…
154. It’s Common ___!
Apr 29 • 16 min
On this episode of Pre-Pt Grind podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman talk about the obstacles that get in the way of Pre-Pt students. They take a deep dive into changing Pre-Pt’s view on their acceptance and shifting their acceptance plan.…
153. Faculty Highlight Winston-Salem State University
Apr 29 • 22 min
On this episode, podcast director Natalie and department chair Dr. Miller discuss the physical therapy program at Winston- Salem State University. Come join us and learn what it takes to stand out on your application!
152. The Key to Pursuing Your Dreams as a Physical Therapist
Apr 22 • 43 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi talks with Physical Therapist Javier Carlin to discuss the key to achieving and pursuing your dreams as a Physical Therapist. Together they provide the answer of how to become a stellar…
151. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Andrew Rioveros
Apr 15 • 52 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi talks with Andrew Rioveros on this episode of the Pre-PT Inspire Series. Andrew talks about how he found his way to physical therapy and the struggles that he was faced with as a…
150. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Ashley Martin-Metcalf
Apr 8 • 37 min
On this episode co-host Joses Ngugi chats with Ashley Martin-Metcalf about her journey from having a low GPA to getting accepted into PT school. She talks about how she kept pushing even with multiple advisors telling her she wouldn’t get accepted. Tune…
149. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Tangi Brown-Washington
Apr 1 • 46 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi chats with Tangi Brown-Washington on the sixteenth episode of the Inspire Series. Tangi talks about her very non-traditional experience with PT and how she decided to lock-in. She further…
148. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Wesley Okeke
Mar 25 • 41 min
In this episode, co-host Joses Ngugi chats with Wesley Okeke on his journey to acceptance to his number one DPT program. Wesley explains the long and grueling journey that taught him to work for his acceptance. He also describes the day and emotions that…
147. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Nick Hopkins
Mar 18 • 64 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi chats with Nick Hopkins on the fourteenth episode of the Inspire Series. Nick talks about a special experience that he had and how it helped him form his why for choosing physical…
146. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Karrah Peters
Mar 11 • 31 min
On this episode, co-host Joses Ngugi is joined by Karrah Peters who recently got accepted into PT school. Joses chats with Karrah about her journey and specifically all the ups and downs she experienced and how the accepted system helped her get through…
145. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Kenny Mckenzie
Mar 4 • 44 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi chats with Kenny Mckenzie about his Pre-PT journey and all the hard times that he faced. Kenny shares how he overcame these times and the day he got accepted into physical therapy…
144. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Gail Galyo
Feb 26 • 47 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi chats with Gail Galyo about her Pre-PT journey. This is the 11th episode of the series. Gail breaks down her entire journey from applying to 15+ schools and getting rejected to turning…
143. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Ebele Nduka
Feb 19 • 39 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi talks with Ebele Nduka about her Pre-PT journey for the tenth episode of the Inspire Series. Ebele talks about how she came across PT and why she jumped in. Tune in to hear more! Follow…
142. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Taylor Kong
Feb 12 • 40 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi interviews Taylor Kong another student that has successfully been accepted into Physical Therapy school. This episode is the ninth installment of the Inspire Series. Taylor shares her…
141. Pre-Pt Inspire Series: Waseem Hassan Tarboush
Feb 5 • 41 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi chats with Waseem Hassan Tarboush on the 8th episode of the Pre-PT Inspire Series about the struggles that Waseem faced during his Pre-PT journey and how he got accepted into PT School.…
140. Pre-PT Inspire series: Joe Piscopio
Jan 29 • 34 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi interviews Joe Piscopio as the 7th episode of the Inspire series. Joe explains his drive towards Physical Therapy. He also dives into how procrastination was involved in his journey, tune…
139. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Chantal Berger
Jan 22 • 36 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi chats with Chantal Berger for the sixth episode of the Pre-PT inspire series. Chantal discusses her biggest struggles that she faced while going through the application process and how…
138. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Benjamin Lee
Jan 15 • 57 min
In this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi interviews Benjamin Lee as the 5th installment of the Inspire series. This episode focuses on what the 3 C’s are, and how each affected Benjamin’s journey. This episode focuses on a…
137. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Nyasha Abrams
Jan 8 • 55 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi talks with Nyasha Abrams on the 4th episode of the Pre-PT Inspire Series. Nyasha talks about the struggles and lessons that she learned throughout her journey and how it has helped her…
136. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Kaylie Beeson
Jan 1 • 42 min
On this Episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi interviews Kaylie Beeson as part three of the Inspire Series. This episode focuses on how to deal with the struggles of uncertainty we face as Pre-PT’s and how it becomes worth it. Follow…
135. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Alexandra Augustin
Dec 25, 2019 • 48 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi interviews Alexandra Augustin as a part of the second episode of the Pre-PT Inspire Series. This episode focuses on a non-traditional Pre-PT’s journey to getting accepted to her top…
134. Pre-PT Inspire series: Savanna Van Diest
Dec 18, 2019 • 46 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi interviews Savanna Van Diest to kick off the start of the Inspire series. The goal of the Inspire series is to show other Pre-PT’s that our stories are similar and how we can learn from…
133.4 key questions to ask yourself when becoming the best PT applicant you can be
Dec 14, 2019 • 37 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman talk about 4 key questions that Pre-PT’s should ask them selves in order to become the best applicant they can be.They take a deep dive into changing Pre-PT’s view on…
132.How to dominate your PT School Group interview
Dec 4, 2019 • 20 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman talk about what things to do to dominate the group interview. They take a deep dive into changing Pre-PT’s view on their acceptance and shifting their acceptance plan.…
131. How to pull yourself out of the Pre-PT “Rejection Loop”
Nov 27, 2019 • 23 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi dives into the “Rejection Loop” what it is, and how to get out of it. This episode is for all Pre-PT’s no matter the cycle you’re applying to. Tune in to find out if you’re in the…
130. GRE Tips with Dr. Kyle Rice Part 4:The Truth about the biggest GRE fear
Nov 20, 2019 • 32 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi sits down to talk with Dr. Kyle Rice about what the biggest fear is when taking the GRE and how to shift Pre-PT’s perceptions about the GREs and getting into PT programs.They take a deep…
129. GRE tips with Dr. Kyle Rice Part 3: The Essay
Nov 13, 2019 • 34 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi is joined by Dr. Kyle Rice to dive into why schools really value the essay portion of the GRE. They also discuss the correlation between writing an essay and selling to an individual.…
128. GRE Tips with Dr.Kyle Rice Part 2: The Quant Crusher
Nov 6, 2019 • 27 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi is joined by Dr. Kyle Rice to discuss what major mistakes are made on the Quantitative portion of the GRE and how to fix them. They focus in on how to increase your Quantitative score and…
127. GRE tips with Dr. Kyle Rice part 1: The REAL GRE Killer
Oct 30, 2019 • 42 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind pocast, co-founder Joses Ngugi talks with Dr. Kyle Rice how our previous experiences with tests affect our GRE results. They break down how our school system has led us to believe in that standardized exams are fair to…
126. If you can understand this ONE thing as a Pre-PT, you will be successful
Oct 23, 2019 • 23 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi talks about what one thing Pre-PT students should understand and how it will be beneficial to their success. They take a deep dive into changing Pre-PT’s view on their acceptance and…
125. Alex Sim: Non-traditional student to Student of Physical Therapy
Oct 16, 2019 • 48 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, Co-founder Joses Ngugi interviews Alex Sim on the experience of being a non-traditional student pursuing a career in Physical Therapy. She explains her struggles and how they benefited her, showing other…
124. 3 key Pre-PT skill to focus on mastering when re-applying to PT school
Oct 9, 2019 • 34 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman talk about what 3 things they would change if they were re-applying to PT. school.They take a deep dive into changing Pre-PT’s view on their acceptance and shifting…
123. The Key Steps to Making Your Acceptance Predicatable
Oct 2, 2019 • 24 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman talk about what key steps to take to make your acceptance to PT schools predictable.They take a deep dive into changing Pre-PT’s view on their acceptance and shifting…
122. Is Your Application Process Becoming Too Much of an Obligation?
Sep 25, 2019 • 29 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman talk about how our application process may becoming too much of an obligation for us as Pre-PTs. They take a deep dive into the power shifting from “have-to” to…
121. Dr. Micheal P Gowen: It is worth your passion!
Sep 18, 2019 • 33 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, ZaNiah Bradshaw and Benjamin Lee, interview a Dr. Micheal P. Gowen who is a physical therapist and a college wrestling coach. Dr. Gowen dives into how he found his passion for physical therapy and his…
120. One of these two may be holding you back from getting Accepted into PT School!
Sep 11, 2019 • 22 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founders Casey Coleman and Joses Ngugi address the issue of what to expect on the journey of a Pre-PT that guarantees acceptance. They talk about two paths to taking, the easy pill or the possible pill,…
119. How to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed as a Pre-PT Applicant
Sep 4, 2019 • 35 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founders Casey Coleman and Joses Ngugi address the issue of feeling overwhelmed as a Pre-PT. With application deadlines, essays, GRE preparation, extracurricular activities, and regular classes, life as a…
118. Dr. Katie Budz: From Student-Athlete to Physical Therapist
Aug 28, 2019 • 39 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, Dr. Katie Budz joins us to share her experience as a Pre-PT and SPT. She shares with us what life was like as a student-athlete and a Pre-PT. She also reflects on how taking a gap year strengthened her…
117. Dr. Kristine Sweezy: From Personal Trainer to Physical Therapist
Aug 21, 2019 • 41 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, we are joined by Dr. Kristine Sweezy. Kristine is a new-grad PT and is also a part of Greg Todd’s network of Smart Success Physical Therapists. During our interview, we talk about her background in personal…
116. Dr. Jarred Boyd: The Human Element of Physical Therapy
Aug 14, 2019 • 42 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, we speak with Dr. Jarred Boyd. Jarred takes a deep dive into balancing priorities, self-care as a Pre-PT, the biopsychosocial (BPS) model, and leveraging the human element of physical therapy as an applicant…
115. Dr-Coach Kelli Josephsen: Leveraging Your Experience to Serve Others
Aug 14, 2019 • 42 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, we interview Dr.-Coach Kelli Josephson. Kelli shares what her experience was like playing college basketball while applying to PT school. She also gives valuable insight on how she found her passion of coaching…
114.Kaylie Beeson: Pushing past the naysayers
Jul 31, 2019 • 24 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, we interview Kaylie Beeson. Kaylie is a Pre-PT that is currently retaking a few classes and applying to PT school. During our interview, Kaylie and I discuss how she pushed pass the naysayers and followed her…
113. Zakia Ahmadi: Next steps after realizing a PT career is for you
Jul 24, 2019 • 27 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Zakia Ahmadi shares her experience of committing to physical therapy and how her anxiety has been eased through the process with the help of the accepted systems. She also shares of how the accepted system has…
112. Taylor Kong: Keeping it Real as a Pre-PT
Jul 17, 2019 • 40 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, we interview Taylor Kong. Taylor is a Pre-PT that is currently applying to PT school. During our interview, Taylor and I discuss how she became a Pre-PT, what she has learned as an undergrad, how the Accepted…
111. Paul Ochieng: Following Your Gut
Jul 10, 2019 • 41 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Paul Oeching shares his experience at SSPT live and his journey to pursuing physical therapy. He reflects on the multitude of experiences he went through before finally realizing the PT was the career for him…
110. Dr. Josh Funk: Shaping the Future of Physical Therapy
Jul 3, 2019 • 30 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, Josh Funk, physical therapist, founder, and CEO of Rehab2Perform shares his journey through and insights on the profession of physical therapy. In December of 2014, Josh opened up his first physical therapy…
109. Alexa Jaggi: CNA to DPT
Jun 26, 2019 • 14 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Alexa Jaggi shares her experience at SSPT live. She reflects on her experience of the being apart of the Accepted System after undergrad and being CNA. She also talks about how mentorship from the Accepted…
108. Jacari Riggins and Nate Navas: Observation Hour Tips and Taking Action
Jun 19, 2019 • 25 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Jacari Riggins and Nate Navas shares their story of finding PT and the accepted system. Nate Shares his experience working as a PT aide and Jacari describes how her passion of soccer to her passion PT. If you…
107. Gail Galyo: Leveraging PT school for PT school acceptance
Jun 12, 2019 • 19 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Gail Galyo shares her story of how she found PT and how the accepted system helped her find perspective on the application process after applying and being denied to 15 schools. She shares how she has learned…
106. Neuro inspired Pre PT Nyasha Abrams
Jun 5, 2019 • 21 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Nyasha Abrams shares her story of how she found PT and become a teacher at a mobility center for patients with spinal cord injuries. Nyasha also talks about her experience at SSPT Live 2019, and how this…
105. Getting into PT school is impossible…Until it is not
May 29, 2019 • 44 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founders Casey Coleman and Joses Ngugi talk on the psychology of the pre pt journey and overcoming the doubts we have that hinder us from taking action to actually achieve the steps to get accepted into PT…
104. STOP Chasing Pre-PT Highs
May 22, 2019 • 27 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founders Casey Coleman and Joses Ngugi the importance of not getting to high or to low on your own supply during your pre pt journey. The pre pt application cycle can be an emotional rollercoaster, so let’s…
103. Justin Lee - Lift for Change
May 15, 2019 • 40 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi Interviews Justin Lee about his story of creating Lift for Change. Tune in to hear more especially as the PTCAS opening date for the 2020 application cycle opens! If you have any…
102. Why this 4.0 Student was Denied
May 8, 2019 • 21 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founder Casey Coleman discusses why the “perfect” 4.0 student was denied from medical school and what you can learn from this story. Tune in to hear more especially as the PTCAS opening date for the 2020…
101. Your GPA Matters: Let’s talk about it
May 1, 2019 • 20 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founder Casey Coleman discusses why your GPA matters when applying to physical therapy school. Of course GPA is not everything. However, on this episode we dive deep into the underlying meaning of what the…
100. Podcast Centennial: Pre-PT Grind Moving Forward
Apr 24, 2019 • 38 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman, and audio director ZaNiah Bradshaw talk about the direction of the Pre-PT grid podcast moving forward. They discuss what the mission of Pre-PT grind is and reveal…
99. How to get an AWESOME letter of recommendation
Apr 17, 2019 • 22 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founder Casey Coleman describes 5 important steps to get an AWESOME letter of recommendation. He answers the common questions of how letters of recommendation are interpreted, how to ask for one, when to…
98. Are you Unintentionally holding Yourself back as A Pre-PT?
Apr 10, 2019 • 20 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founders Casey Coleman and Joses Ngugi explain how you can be holding yourself back as a Pre-PT student. They emphasize the importance of surrounding yourself by positive and encouraging people, and how…
97. Dr. Mary Blackinton: An inside look at Nova Southeastern University
Apr 3, 2019 • 41 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founders Casey Coleman and Joses Ngugi interviews Dr. Mary Blackinton, the department chair of Nova Southeastern University located in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Blackinton gives an inside look of what her school…
96. Casey Coleman: Make the most of your interview prep with PTCAS approaching!
Mar 27, 2019 • 20 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founder Casey Coleman outlines 5 things you can do to prepare for interviews as the PTCAS opening date approaches. He describes how to approach the interview process and develop the confidence you need to…
95. Sahil Gandhi: Life Lesson Learned Leading to an Acceptance
Mar 22, 2019 • 40 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, executive editor ZaNiah Bradshaw interview Pre-PT, upcoming SPT Sahil Gandhi. Sahil dives into his experience of finding PT school, through transferring schools, and struggling with certain prerequisites. He…
94. Your Path as a Pre-PT has been built on this ONE thing!
Mar 13, 2019 • 14 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Co founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman, goes into the ONE thing that your path as a Pre-PT has been built on, choices. They discuss the importance of learning how to make decisions whether they are quick or…
93. Joses Ngugi: What is your “real why” ?
Mar 6, 2019 • 23 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi, shares a mentoring session in which he goes into the concept of how to find your “real why”, as to what made you choose physical therapy. He explains how you can identify this, and…
92. How to Max-Out as a Pre-PT Right Now!
Feb 27, 2019 • 45 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT grind Podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman describe the three things you need to do to max out as a Pre-PT. This motivational podcast dives into how to use your time effectively and set yourself up to be the…
91. Insight from the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast Team
Feb 20, 2019 • 71 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founder Casey Coleman interviews 3 Doctors of Physical Therapy, Stephanie Weyrauch, F. Scott Fell, and Brandon Poen. They share their journeys of finding PT and getting into school. Additionally, they share…
Episode 90: Is The ‘Pre-PT Kryptonite’ Stopping You From Being Accepted Into PT School!?
Feb 13, 2019 • 31 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founders Joses Ngugi and Casey Coleman dive in, to explain the kryptonite many pre-pts find themselves fighting. They explain what this kryptonite looks like, how it can affect you and where you are on your…
Episode 89: Courtney Johnson- The Essential “P’s” for getting accepted into PT school
Feb 6, 2019 • 29 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi interviews another all star pre-pt and alum of the accepted system Courtney Johnson. Courtney shares her journey of getting into PT school, after dealing with counselor after counselor…
88. The PT school acceptance in the waiting: Accepted System Series Part 10
Jan 30, 2019 • 48 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Co founder Joses Ngugi interviews another all star pre-pt and alum of the accepted system Ariana Gomez. Ariana shares her amazing journey toward her PT school acceptance after 3 times of applying. Additionally,…
87. Farimang Touray Jr: I almost ran away from PT! Part 9
Jan 27, 2019 • 37 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Co founder Joses Ngugi interviews another all star pre pt and alum of the accepted system Farimang Touray. Mang shares his story of how he almost ran away from the PT profession and how his life could be on a…
86. Zaniah Bradshaw: How do I know if PT is Really My Passion? Part 8
Jan 26, 2019 • 27 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Co founder Joses Ngugi interviews another all star pre pt and alum of the accepted system Zaniah Bradshaw. Zaniah shares her story of her family member being a Physical therapy patient and how her very hands on…
85. Sara Stankoskey Think outside the box! the 1st Accepted System Student: Part 7
Jan 25, 2019 • 39 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Co founder Casey Coleman interviews another all star pre pt and alum of the accepted system Sara Stankoskey. Sara shares her story of being a D1 college soccer player to eventually finding a new passion for…
84. Karl Bourne Jr. Using your talents to stand out :Accepted System series Part 6
Jan 24, 2019 • 40 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, Co founder Casey Coleman interviews another all star pre pt and alum of the accepted system Karl Bourne Jr. Karl Shares his story of being a college football player to eventually finding a new passion for…
83. Victoria Mackriss: My commitment to becoming a DPT. Accepted System Series Part 5
Jan 23, 2019 • 47 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi interviews another all star pre pt and alum of the accepted system Victoria Mackriss. Tori has recently been accepted into PT school and shares her journey towards her acceptance. She…
82. Out with a Scarcity Mindset, in with an Abundance Mindset: Road to PT school Acceptance
Jan 16, 2019 • 32 min
On this episode of the Pre PT grind Podcast, co-founder Joses Ngugi interviews another all star pre pt and alum of the accepted system . Chelsea Elexis Van . Chelsea has recently been accepted into PT school and reflects on her journey this past year. She…
81. Edem Gadagbui: Achieving your dreams despite the doubters. Accepted System Part 3
Jan 9, 2019 • 43 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Joses interviews another all star Pre-PT and alum of the accepted system Edem Gadagbui. Edem applied to PT school twice. First not exactly knowing how to go about the process of applying. She ended up taking a…
80. Megan Kramer: Maxing Out -PTA to PT, Accepted System Series Part 2
Jan 8, 2019 • 29 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Joses interviews another all star Pre-PT and alum of the accepted system Megan Kramer Megan has a background as a PTA and has gained acceptance into PT school. She discusses the hardships of her journey and the…
79. Robyn Ringberg: “A Pre-PT student’s struggle to get accepted into PT school after going down a completely different career!
Dec 26, 2018 • 34 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Joses interviews all star Pre-PT, Robyn Ringberg about her journey of getting into PT school after a 7 year gap working as a personal trainer. They discuss the impact that the Accepted System had on her…
78. Casey Coleman: The best Pre PT hack to get accepted into physical therapy school
Dec 19, 2018 • 24 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey drops some mentorship about a hack that you utilize not only as a Pre-PT and SPT. He explains the importance of forgiveness of yourself, when things in school/ life do not go as good as you had hoped.…
77. Joses Ngugi: As a Pre-PT Student, are you Truly doing Everything in your power to Stand out!?
Dec 12, 2018 • 53 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Joses talks about a crucial thing that he utilized in PT school and explains how it can catapult your life and outlook on your future career as a PT He describes an AMAZING opportunity to win a prize worth over…
76. Dr. Nayo Hill and Dr. Steve Antos: Free Dual DPT/PhD in Engineering Degree at Northwestern
Dec 5, 2018 • 39 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Nayo Hill and Dr. Steve Antos whom are candidates for PhD in Engineering and recent DPT grads from Northwestern University. They talk about the process of applying to…
75. Dr. Jeff Konin: Coming from the Dark Side
Nov 28, 2018 • 57 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Jeff Konin. He dropped major knowledge bombs, regarding what faculty looks for when interviewing students, how to approach the application process, how to dig deep and…
74. Dr. Whitney Ogle: The Golden Ticket
Nov 21, 2018 • 43 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we interviewed Dr. Whitney Olge. She talked about how she found PT, tips for students in undergrad on how what it takes to become ready for PT school, research, and more. Tune in to hear more of Dr. Olge’s…
73. Dr. Fitzherbert Harry: Overcoming Obstacles
Nov 14, 2018 • 36 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we interviewed Dr. Fitzherbert Harry. He is an alum of Hampton university and he shares great advice based from his life on how to motivate yourself and never give up! Tune in to hear more of Dr. Harry’s pre-PT…
72. Dr. Margaret Danilovich: Dual DPT and Masters of Public Health at Northwestern University
Nov 7, 2018 • 29 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we had the honor to hear from Dr. Margaret Danilovich, a faculty member of Northwestern University, and learn more about what Northwestern is looking for in their applicants. She explains the unique dual DPT/…
71. Joses and Eliana: The ONE thing that saved my Pre-PT Experience
Oct 31, 2018 • 25 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, listen in on Joses and Eliana open up about some vulnerable experiences that happened on Joses’ PT school experience and how it relates to the challenges of being a Pre-PT. They talk about the importance of…
70. Jason Wright: “Almost Never Was…”
Oct 24, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we had the honor to interview the one and only Dr. Jason Wright! He shares his inspiring story of how he chose PT and his experience of the real Grind, getting into PT school after with finishing his first year…
69. Casey and Joses: What If I Told You That All You Have To Do Is Show Up?
Oct 17, 2018 • 19 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses spills the beans on what you need to consider to be part of the top 10% of PT applicants. Tune in to hear more of the topic that Casey and Joses talk about some crucial points regarding the in…
68. Casey and Joses: What Do I Do Next When Everything Starts Falling Apart As A Pre-PT?
Oct 9, 2018 • 18 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses gives advice on what to do when you feel like everything is falling apart as a Pre-PT when it comes to the application process. Tune in to hear more of the topic that Casey and Joses talk about…
67. Dr. Stacie Fruth: You are Sending a Message
Oct 3, 2018 • 54 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we had great opportunity to hear from the superwoman PT and chair of the Western Michigan Physical Therapy Department. Tune in to hear more of what Dr. Fruth has to say about what messages you send as a pre-pt…
66. Jeremy Sutton: My Struggle to Win
Sep 26, 2018 • 46 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we had the honor of hearing the Pre-PT and PT journey of the Servant PT, Jeremy Sutton. Tune in to hear more Jeremy’s story in regards to his struggles and how he overcame them to achieve his dream of becoming…
65. Casey And Joses: “What to do when I am drowning as a Pre-PT”
Sep 19, 2018 • 33 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses talk about what it means and what to do when you feeling like your are drowning as a Pre-PT. Tune in to hear more of the topic that Casey and Joses talk about and what advice they give in…
64. Casey and Joses: “Are you flying too low?”
Sep 12, 2018 • 19 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses talk about how do you know if you are flying too low with your goals. Tune in to hear more of the interesting topic that Casey and Joses talk about and what advice they give to help you keep at…
63. Casey and Joses: “Has Your Education Process As A Pre-PT Set You Up For Failure?”
Sep 5, 2018 • 22 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses talk about how your education can be failing you. They elaborate on what they specifically mean in regards to how we are conditioned to handle “failure” and what it is exactly that your…
62. Casey and Joses: If you stay in your head, you are dead.
Aug 29, 2018 • 21 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses talk about the danger of staying in your head and overanalyzing things. They talk about how to tap into the full potential that you are capable of. Tune in to hear more of the great advice that…
61. Casey and Joses: The Top 3 Steps to Mastering Your Pre-PT School/ Life Balance!
Aug 22, 2018 • 28 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses talk about the 3 keys steps toward gaining a “work-life balance”. They talk about how the following is a myth how such a things is by determining your priorities. Tune in to hear more of the…
60. Casey and Joses: Your true significance as a Pre-PT
Aug 15, 2018 • 23 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses talk about the true significance of Pre-PTs. They talk about the importance pre-pt students have for the profession and the future patients that will be needing them as the next generation of…
59. Casey and Joses: What do I do when my self-belief turns into doubt?
Aug 8, 2018 • 31 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses talk about self confidence and how to build it. The grind can feel grueling at times and sometimes you can catch yourself doubting yourself. Tune in to hear more of the great advice that Casey…
58. Casey and Joses: Do PT school rankings matter?
Aug 1, 2018 • 24 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses address whether the ranking of the PT school you choose to attend will affect your career in the future. Tune in to hear more of the great advice that Casey and Joses give as the new application…
57. Casey and Joses: Ask Us Anything
Jul 24, 2018 • 56 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Casey and Joses answer questions from Pre-PTs about the profession and application process. Tune in to hear more of the great advice that Casey and Joses give as the new application cycle begins. Find us at…
56. Ariana Gomez: Transformation through the Pre-PT success Program
Jul 18, 2018 • 30 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, All-Star Pre-PT, Ariana Gomez joins us and speaks about her journey of applying to PT school and her experience with the Pre-PT success program. Tune in to hear more of Ariana’s testimony to her transformation…
55. Bergomy Jeannis: Below 3.0: A Low GPA
Jul 11, 2018 • 38 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we talk with the infamous SPT, Bergomi Jeannis about his story to finding physical therapy and his journey to getting accepted to PT schools with a GPA below 3.0. Tune in to hear more of the conversation with…
54. Cruz Romero: The Intangible Parts of the Journey as a Pre-PT
Jul 4, 2018 • 53 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, talk with the Director of communications of the APTA student assembly, Cruz Romero about important aspects to take into account on the Pre-PT journey. Tune in to hear more of the conversation with Cruz, as he…
53: What makes Pre-PT Grind Different
Jun 27, 2018 • 37 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we talk a group of Pre-PT students about their experience of their pre-pt journey and experiencing SSPT live 2018. Tune in to hear more of the conversation at SSPT live as to how they learned that Pre-PT grind…
52. Paul Gough: Soccer physio turned business owner: leveraging psychology in PT
Jun 20, 2018 • 36 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Paul Gough speaks about how he choses physical therapy and his experience as a sports physical therapist. He also shares some nuggets to his success as a current multi- business owner and the importance of the…
51. Adryana Todd: I want this.
Jun 13, 2018 • 28 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we have the one and only, Adryanna Todd, who is a 15 year old, young entrepreneur and future physical therapist. Tune in to hear more of Adryanna’s perspective on mindset, identity, and how she found her…
50. Karl Bourne Jr.: Running with Wolves
Jun 6, 2018 • 25 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, All-Star Pre-PT, Karl Bourne joins us and speaks about his journey to finding physical therapy and the impact of developing a winning mindset in his grind toward PT school. Tune in to hear more of Karl’s…
49. Kaylee Simmerman: The Struggle of a High GPA
May 30, 2018 • 24 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, DPT, Kaylee Simmerman shares her story of getting into a PT program. She speaks about the major role personal development has had in getting her acceptance after three attempts, even though she had a 3.9 GPA.…
48. Greg Pando: Nontraditional Route to Choosing PT
May 23, 2018 • 37 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Greg Pando, a second year SPT, shares his journey of how he choose to change careers from the business world to choosing PT. He talks about finding his purpose and passion, and shares other great advice in…
47. Robert Dudley: Leveraging Research as a Pre-PT
May 16, 2018 • 27 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Robert Dudley, an Assistant Professor at Azusa Pacific University and PhD candidate at Loma Linda University, shares his insight on the value of research for pre-physical therapy students. Tune in to hear more…
46. Sam Ramos: Fix What’s Broken
May 9, 2018 • 27 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, all star Pre-PT and now SPT and future DPT, Sam speaks about her journey of applying to PT school and the perseverance and determination that she used toward gaining her acceptance into PT school. Find us at…
45. Bria Jackson: Three Feet Away From Gold, Never Give Up
Apr 25, 2018 • 25 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Bria speaks about her aspiring journey of getting accepted into PT school after three rounds of applying. Her story is so inspirational, and is a great model on what to do amidst finding yourself in challenging…
44. Kevin Garcia: The PTA Student Life: What is it really like?
Apr 18, 2018 • 17 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Kevin Garcia speaks about his passion for physical therapy and his journey to choosing the PTA route. Tune in to hear Kevin’s story and how he speaks about goal setting, perseverance, and what advice he has for…
43. Carol Passarelli: Student admissions rep & the Regis Univ DPT Blog
Apr 11, 2018 • 27 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Carol Passarelli tells her story of how it is to be the Admission Representative for her DPT Class of 2018 and how she created a blog for her DPT program at Regis University https://regisdpt.org/ Tune in to…
42. DeAnna Hickman: The Admissions Point of View
Apr 4, 2018 • 32 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, DeAnna Hickman, the Admission Coordinator at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, gives us the inside scoop of what goes on in the minds of the admissions committee. Tune in to hear Deanna’s perspective from…
41. Katie Avila: How a Simple Story Turned into a Huge Blog!
Mar 28, 2018 • 35 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Katie Avila joins us and talks about her journey before and during PT school and how sharing her experience on her blog called “My Road to PT” has been a huge resource to over 170,000 people! Tune in to hear…
40. Dr. Alyssa Arms: You can do it all
Mar 21, 2018 • 33 min
On the 40th episode of the Pre PT Grind Podcast, we are are joined by Dr. Alyssa Arms, DPT. Dr. Arms is a professor at the University of Colorado, a Cash PT owner, and a swing dance competitor. Alyssa also goes into detail about how to be the ideal…
39. Pre-PT Kevin Hamidi: What we Learned
Mar 14, 2018 • 27 min
On the 39th episode of the Pre PT Grind Podcast, we interview the winner of the Pre-PT Grind Challenge, Kevin Hamidi. Kevin is a junior undergrad and is an all star Pre-PT with a mindset well beyond his years. On this episode Kevin shares his story about…
38. Jose Martinez: All you need is an opportunity
Mar 7, 2018 • 28 min
On this 38th episode of the Pre PT Grind Podcast, we interview soon to be Dr, Jose Martinez Jose Martinez attends Florida international Univeristy’s PT school and tells his story of how he was accepted. Jose talks about his ups and downs of applying to 26…
37. Dr. Meredith Castin: The Non Clinical PT - Play by your own rules!
Feb 28, 2018 • 36 min
On the 37th episode of the Pre PT Grind Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Meredith Castin, DPT. Meredith is a non clinical PT who shares her story of choosing PT, getting into PT school, and ultimately finding a new calling in the non clinical realm of…
36. Zaniah Bradshaw: “Accepted Now What?”
Feb 24, 2018 • 34 min
On this episode we discuss what is next for students who have recently been accepted into DPT school, how to prepare, and what PT school is really like. We also discuss the Pre PT success Program and how that has help Zaniah Bradshaw get into PT school…
35. Sara Stankoskey: “Multiple Acceptances & the Pre-PT Success Program!”
Feb 14, 2018 • 41 min
On this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, Sara Stankoskey joins us to talk about her multiple acceptances, her gap year, and her experience with the Pre PT Success Program preptgrind.com Tune in to learn how the Pre PT Success Program helped Sara get…
34. ORIGINS_2.0: “Why Not!”
Feb 7, 2018 • 42 min
This week for the 34th Episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast we are thrilled to share with you the recording of our very first Facebook LIVE podcast recording covering the Origins of what is now the Pre-PT Grind as well the introduction of the program that…
33. Jenna Kantor: “Take Action!”
Jan 10, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, we talk about Jenna Kantor’s transition from dance & performance to PT! We begin with Jenna’s introduction to PT while at a career low point in. Learn how she hit a wall in a male-dominated career, ultimately leading to wonder if PT was…
32. Dr. Leor Giladi: “Get To The Point!”
Jan 3, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode, we discuss Leor Giladi’s journey including 11 Rejection Letters and 3 Application Cycles leading up to his acceptance into PT school. We go on to talk about his experience as a Personal trainer and how that led to his passion for PT.…
31. Dr. Aaron LeBauer: “It’s Never Too Late!”
Dec 27, 2017 • 50 min
In this episode, we discuss the multiple career paths Aaron LeBauer took prior to locking in on Physical Therapy. Amongst many other jobs, he was a Bike messenger, a cook, raced bikes, a massage therapist and more. We go on to highlight, how his…
30. Dr. Alex Engar: “The Art of Balance as a Pre-PT!”
Dec 20, 2017 • 43 min
In this episode with Dr. Alex Engar, we discuss your compass as a Pre-PT student looking towards PT School and a successful life beyond that. We highlight, sacrifices, how to establish balance, and whether or not balance in itself even exists in the…
29. Dr. Chanelle Norman: “Don’t Romanticize Your Reality!”
Dec 13, 2017 • 49 min
In this episode, we discuss Chanelle Norman’s beginnings with the field of Physical Therapy, Passing up a Basketball Scholarship, Multiple Denials and 2 heartbreaks. We go on to talk about how to avoid settling for anything less than your best as a…
28. Dr. Will_Boyd: “It’s Going to be OK!”
Dec 6, 2017 • 42 min
In this episode with Will Boyd, we talk about taking the right steps as a Pre-PT Student and finding the right individuals to surround yourself with. We go on to discuss the “non-traditional advantage” for all of our non-traditional listeners, how to use…
27. Chloe Moreno: “Im Capable, I’m Able, This Is What I’m Supposed To Do!”
Nov 29, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode, we discuss, Chloe Moreno’s journey from an injury-led passion for Physical Therapy to 3 application attempts before receiving multiple acceptance letters on her final application. We go deeper into discussing Chloe’s experience with…
26. Dr. Ben Fung: “The Biggest Myth in PT/ Rise of a Generation!”
Nov 21, 2017 • 55 min
In this episode, we discuss Dr. Ben Fung’s first exposure to Physical Therapy after a number of intense injuries. We go on to discuss his transition from a 2.8 GPA rut as a Bioengineer as well as bartending and surfing for a living, to discovering the…
25. Garrett Jay: It Took Me 4.5 Years. How Bad do YOU want it?
Nov 15, 2017 • 45 min
In this episode, we discuss Garrett’s first encounter with Physical Therapy and what ultimately drew him into the profession. *Hint*it has something to do with the beauty in being there for the patient in both their Highs as well as their Lows!We go on to…
24. Dr. Clay Holton: The TRUTH About Your Acceptance And The Secret To An “A”!
Nov 1, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode, we highlight Clay Holton’s first introduction to Physical Therapy as a College student. We discuss how to succeed and stay motivated as a Pre-PT Student. The question, “is a Kinesiology Degree Important as a Pre-PT” is addressed and…
23. Dr. Chantel Yearwood: Relentless, Chosen, Limitless!
Oct 25, 2017 • 43 min
In this episode, we highlight Chantel Yearwood’s eventful journey to PT. A stress fracture at a young age led her to pursue a career as an Athletic Trainer before setting her eyes on Physical Therapy! Learn how a slight life obstacle ultimately led to her…
22. Dr. Andrew Tyler: Standing Out, Planting Seeds, & Building Relationships
Oct 18, 2017 • 43 min
In this episode, we delve into how a sports med / athletic training course in high school led to Andrew’s first encounter with physical therapy, setting him up to become the clinician he is today. We discuss how a simple observation site led to our…
21. Andy Seraphin: Decisions, Early Acceptance and Global Impact!
Oct 11, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode, we begin with Andy Seraphin’s early interest in healthcare and what led him to ultimately fall in love with Physical Therapy and its potential impact. We then venture into his pre-pt steps leading to his acceptance into Duke University!…
20. Building Your Pre-PT All-Star Team! Dr’s Joses, DJ, Gabi and Adam
Oct 4, 2017 • 45 min
This week for our 20th episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we are thrilled to welcome Dr. Joses Ngugi, Dr. Dwagne Haskins, Dr. Gabriella Haskins and Dr. Adam Mondak! All four are recent DPT graduates living and practicing in Florida, New Mexico, and…
19. Dr. Jeff Moore: “Just a Little Better!”
Sep 27, 2017 • 41 min
In this episode, Dr. Jeff Moore brings the fire as we discuss the value obtained from getting into the restaurant business as well as customer service and the role it plays as a Pre-PT. We go on to talk about what it takes to be an excellent DPT school…
18. Jared Aguilar: A DPT Dream Delayed!
Sep 20, 2017 • 47 min
In this episode we discuss Jared Aguilar’s tough beginnings as a Pre-PT Student, leading him to apply and re-apply to DPT school after being denied. We go back to our guest’s first encounter with the idea that physical therapy could be the route that best…
17. ‘Let’s Talk About Money!’ with Joseph Reinke: CEO of FitBUX
Sep 13, 2017 • 40 min
Joined by our guest Joseph Reinke, CEO of FitBUX, in this episode we discuss what you need to know about loans, school debt, credit card debt, the financial questions you should be asking as well as what to consider now, as a future DPT student! We also…
16. Matt Hodgens: 3rd Time’s a Charm. Persistence, Passion & Personal Development
Sep 6, 2017 • 41 min
In this episode we start with Matt Hodgen’s early struggle with getting into Physical Therapy School. It was a three year application process that ultimately led to his acceptance shortly after nearing the point of giving up all together. Matt’s journey…
15. Alyssa Dickens: Denied 17 times! Know your “Why” and NEVER give it up!
Aug 23, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode we start with 3rd year DPT Student, Alyssa’s drive to pursue Physical Therapy at an early age. Her experience and relationship with her sister who had suffered from a neurological illness a few years before applying for PT school added…
14. Jess - PT Contender: Blogging & Networking as a Pre PT
Aug 16, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode with Jess PT Contender, we discuss the academic struggle, being present virtually and using online platforms to leverage your learning process. We also highlight the value of blogging, how you can easily start one today, documenting,…
13. Coach Sean Light: Sports, Service and Purpose
Aug 9, 2017 • 56 min
In this episode with our guest, Coach Sean Light, we highlight getting into the professional sports world, passion-led careers, Sean’s journey from being a journalism major with very little direction in his career, to being an NBA team assistant strength…
12. Dr. Kelly Duggan: Young Pre-PT turned Business Owner!
Aug 2, 2017 • 49 min
This week we discuss Kelly’s Pre-PT journey which began much earlier than most, in the 3rd grade. We address advantages and disadvantages of small and large programs, the culture and environment of the classroom, advice on observation hours including Dos…
11. Dr. Dave Kittle: The Ultimate Side-Hustle
Jul 26, 2017 • 52 min
In this episode we discuss how Dave Kittle’s early experiences as a young athlete, as well as an early exposure to manual labor as a way of life, led him down the path of Physical Therapy and entrepreneurship. We go on to talk about Pre-PT struggles and…
10. Alex Jasper: Relentlessness, Risk, and Emotional Intelligence
Jul 12, 2017 • 48 min
This week for our 10th episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast we are thrilled to welcome our very first Pre-PT Guest, Mr. Alex Jasper. Alex comes from Washington Missouri and like many of our listeners, is on the journey to apply for Physical Therapy School.…
9. Dr. Kyle Rice: ‘You Are The Answer Key’ Part 2
Jul 5, 2017 • 43 min
Part 2- This week for our 9th episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we are excited to bring a two- part episode accompanied by our guest Dr. Kyle Rice. Dr. Rice is a 4 year Physical Therapist hailing from Florida International University in Miami, FL.…
9. Dr. Kyle Rice: ‘You Are The Answer Key’ Part 1
Jul 5, 2017 • 29 min
Part 1- This week for our 9th episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast, we are excited to bring a two- part episode accompanied by our guest Dr. Kyle Rice. Dr. Rice is a 4 year Physical Therapist hailing from Florida International University in Miami, FL.…
8. Dr. Cindy Zhang: Passion-Fueled Success!
Jun 28, 2017 • 30 min
This week for our 8th episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, we are excited to be joined by Dr. Cindy Zhang! Cindy is a DPT graduate of Clarkson University in Upstate New York! She is also the owner of her new business Cozy Physical Therapy. In this…
7. Felicia Wenah: School-Life Balance
Jun 21, 2017 • 33 min
This week for our 7th episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, we are graced by the presence of our good friend Miss Felicia Wenah! Felicia is currently a student in the University of St. Augustine Flex DPT program in TX! Along side a masters focusing on…
6. Jerry Durham: Why PT School may NOT be for you
Jun 14, 2017 • 46 min
This week for our 6th episode of the Pre-PT Grind podcast, we are excited to bring on one of the Godfathers of Physical Therapy, Jerry Durham! Mr. Durham is the co- owner of three physical therapy clinics in the San francisco area and a staple in the…
5. Greg Todd ‘Pre-PT to Business Owner’: Habits of a Successful Future PT
Jun 7, 2017 • 45 min
This week’s Pre-PT Grind episode welcomes our friend, brother, and mentor, Greg Todd! Greg is currently the co-owner of Renewal Rehab in Florida, consultant for over 18 companies, founder of Physical Therapy Builder as well as the creator of Smart Success…
4. Yusra Iftikhar: Mental Health, DPT School & Self Worth
May 31, 2017 • 45 min
This ‘Mental Health, DPT School and Self Worth’ episode goes deep into the often stigmatized topic of mental health. Yusra Iftikar shares her experience with mental health, its struggles as well as the lens and perspective it has provided her in order to…
3. “Pastor” Hillary Sujo: Trauma birthed a passion for PT
May 24, 2017 • 42 min
This ‘Pastor Hillary’ episode is the perfect example of how a traumatic experience led to the birth of a heart-felt passion for Physical Therapy. 3rd year DPT student Hillary Sujo breaks down one of the most challenging events of her life that caused her…
2. How we got here!
May 17, 2017 • 32 min
We each have a story describing how we arrived at where we are today. “How we got here” provides our podcast listeners with the stories of how we, the hosts discovered Physical Therapy, the steps we took along the way, and finally getting into Physical…
1. Pre-PT Grind Origins
May 10, 2017 • 16 min
This ‘Origins’ episode provides the background for the Pre-PT Grind podcast and what it means for future PT school applicants as well as anyone who is considering PT as a potential career path. It also highlights what to expect in future episodes. Embark…