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What You Should Know About Getting Your Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree

It takes us places, never stops, manages itself, and does not require any oil or batteries to keep it running. What is this contraption that I’m talking about? Have we finally created a 100% eco-friendly car? Sadly, no. The vehicle I’m talking about is the human body—the most important vehicle…

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Your Quick Guide to Starting a Career in Physical Therapy

What do Michael Jordan, country singer Randy Travis, and my grandmother all have in common? No, this isn’t the start of some crass joke. I’m looking for a real answer. Give up? They’ve all gone to see a physical therapist! That’s how wide a range there is in terms of…

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What You Need to Know About Becoming a Physical Therapist

“Does everyone get this sweaty?!” I exclaimed as I held a simple lunge in a small room at the Jaco Rehab clinic. My hair stuck in clumps to the back of my neck and the sides of my forehead. Above my upper lip, a line of sweat had formed and…

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17 Incredibly Inspiring Quotes from AfterCollege Scholarship Winners

AfterCollege has rewarded more than one hundred college students academic scholarships ranging from $500-$2,500 over the past three years alone. The average student loan debt peaked at $30,000 in 2014. Every penny counts. About 70 percent of graduates give up a huge portion of their monthly income to student loans, so…

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How to Do Meaningful Work: Become a Mental Health Occupational Therapist

You meet him. He’s young. Twenty years old at most. His large brown eyes, shaded by a baseball cap, don’t meet yours as he reaches out a hand in greeting. With a smile you sit and gesture for him to do the same. He does, folding his hands on the…

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5 Surprising Careers That Require a Master’s Degree

It’s no surprise doctors and lawyers require years of schooling beyond a bachelor’s degree. However, there are also several “entry-level” careers that require a grad school. Intrigued? Below are five careers you may be surprised to learn require a master’s degree. High school counselors Guiding high school students through emotional, academic,…

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What a Master’s Program in Communication Sciences And Disorders Is Like

“Okay, try this one. Pat your knees. Cross your fingers. Stomp your feet.” A simple enough sequence, but the woman across from you purses her lips before repeating the instructions, “Pat my knees. Cross my fingers. Stomp my feet. Cross my knees and…  tap my fingers? How am I supposed…

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5 Great Cities for New Graduates

You’re ready for a change. Maybe your college town is feeling kinda small after four years, or perhaps you stayed a little too close to home and you’re looking to test your independence in a brand-new city or state. The one thing you know for sure is that you’re looking…

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