Pre-PT Grind

Pre-PT Grind

By Pre-PT Grind
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.
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149. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Tangi Brown-Washington
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 discusses her experience while in her undergraduate program that inevitably helped her decided on this career path. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
46:13
April 1, 2020
148. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Wesley Okeke
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 he experienced the day he received his acceptance. Tune in to listen to an inspiring story! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
41:47
March 25, 2020
147. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Nick Hopkins
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 therapy. He further discusses his experiences with applying and how he secured a spot in PT school. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
1:04:22
March 18, 2020
146. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Karrah Peters
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 her tribulations.  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
31:00
March 11, 2020
145. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Kenny Mckenzie
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 school. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
44:38
March 4, 2020
144. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Gail Galyo
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 this cycle around and getting accepted. Tune in to hear a very inspiring story.  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
47:03
February 26, 2020
143. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Ebele Nduka
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 us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
39:10
February 19, 2020
142. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Taylor Kong
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 story and how no matter what she did not take no for an answer when applying the second time around. Tune in to hear more.  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
40:56
February 12, 2020
141. Pre-Pt Inspire Series: Waseem Hassan Tarboush
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. Waseem talks about the feeling of hearing he was accepted and how he celebrated as well as advice he would pass onto other Pre-PTs just like him. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
41:17
February 5, 2020
140. Pre-PT Inspire series: Joe Piscopio
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 in to hear his story.  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
34:09
January 29, 2020
139. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Chantal Berger
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 she overcame them. Chantal further talks about the day she received her acceptance to start school Summer of 2020. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
36:53
January 22, 2020
138. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Benjamin Lee
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 traditional type of journey rather than a nontraditional journey however, it is still very informative for both groups.  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
57:47
January 15, 2020
137. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Nyasha Abrams
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 get accepted into PT school. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
55:03
January 8, 2020
136. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Kaylie Beeson
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 us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
42:18
January 1, 2020
135. Pre-PT Inspire Series: Alexandra Augustin
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 program. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
48:29
December 25, 2019
134. Pre-PT Inspire series: Savanna Van Diest
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 one persons experience to benefit our journey. This episode has Savanna Van Diest a Pre-PT who recently got accepted into PT school. Tune in to hear the rest of her story.   Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
46:47
December 18, 2019
133.4 key questions to ask yourself when becoming the best PT applicant you can be
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 their acceptance and shifting their acceptance plan. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
37:42
December 14, 2019
132.How to dominate your PT School Group interview
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. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
20:51
December 4, 2019
131. How to pull yourself out of the Pre-PT "Rejection Loop"
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 "Rejection Loop" Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
23:13
November 27, 2019
130. GRE Tips with Dr. Kyle Rice Part 4:The Truth about the biggest GRE fear
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 dive into changing Pre-PT’s view on their acceptance and shifting their acceptance plan. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
32:43
November 20, 2019
129. GRE tips with Dr. Kyle Rice Part 3: The Essay
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. This episode breaks down the 3 things every essay needs to stand out. Tune in if you're ready to take your essays to the next level.  “Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
34:13
November 13, 2019
128. GRE Tips with Dr.Kyle Rice Part 2: The Quant Crusher
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 become confident in your math skills. Tune in for more!  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
27:32
November 6, 2019
127. GRE tips with Dr. Kyle Rice part 1: The REAL GRE Killer
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 all students. They also leave us with a solution and not just the problem so tune in to boost your GRE score.  “Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
42:59
October 30, 2019
126. If you can understand this ONE thing as a Pre-PT, you will be successful
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 shifting their acceptance plan. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
23:28
October 23, 2019
125. Alex Sim: Non-traditional student to Student of Physical Therapy
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 non-traditional students its possible.   “Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
48:32
October 16, 2019
124. 3 key Pre-PT skill to focus on mastering when re-applying to PT school
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 their acceptance plan. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
34:51
October 9, 2019
123. The Key Steps to Making Your Acceptance Predicatable
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 their acceptance plan. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
24:48
October 2, 2019
122. Is Your Application Process Becoming Too Much of an Obligation?
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 "get-to" and how it will change your motivation, approach, and destiny as a Pre-PT. Tune in to hear more! Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
29:40
September 25, 2019
121. Dr. Micheal P Gowen: It is worth your passion!
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 experience before, during, and after PT school. He describes challenges he faced during his journey and how he overcame them. Tune in to hear more! If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com. Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind For more Pre-PT Chats like this one, join the Pre-Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Facebook Page!! https://www.facebook.com/groups/predptstudents/ Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
33:40
September 18, 2019
120. One of these two may be holding you back from getting Accepted into PT School!
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, regarding how to get accepted into PT school and make a difference in the profession. Tune in to hear more! If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com. Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind For more Pre-PT Chats like this one, join the Pre-Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Facebook Page!! https://www.facebook.com/groups/predptstudents/ Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
22:13
September 11, 2019
119. How to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed as a Pre-PT Applicant
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 Pre-PT can often be overwhelming. How can we overcome that feeling and set ourselves up for success? Tune in to hear more! If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com. Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind For more Pre-PT Chats like this one, join the Pre-Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Facebook Page!! https://www.facebook.com/groups/predptstudents/ Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
35:22
September 4, 2019
118. Dr. Katie Budz: From Student-Athlete to Physical Therapist
  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 applications, how she chose her ideal PT school, and why never giving up on your purpose and calling in life is so important.   If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Follow Give and Go Physio! https://www.instagram.com/give_and_go_physio/  Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
39:00
August 28, 2019
117. Dr. Kristine Sweezy: From Personal Trainer to Physical Therapist
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 training, her experience through undergrad and PT school, her network of PTs, and how her experiences and passion have given her purpose and clarity as a new-grad PT. Enjoy!  If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Follow Kristine on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/bridgethegap_dpt/ Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
41:27
August 21, 2019
116. Dr. Jarred Boyd: The Human Element of Physical Therapy
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 and clinician. Enjoy!  Follow Jarred on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/dr.jfitboyd/  Got questions? Reach out to us at contactpreptgrind.com Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
42:23
August 14, 2019
115. Dr-Coach Kelli Josephsen: Leveraging Your Experience to Serve Others
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 while in PT school and offers valuable advice to all Pre-PTs regarding applications, choosing PT schools, and how to be a great clinician.   If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Follow Kelli's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drcoachkelli  Follow Give and Go Physio: https://www.instagram.com/give_and_go_physio  Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
42:50
August 14, 2019
114.Kaylie Beeson: Pushing past the naysayers
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 passion for physical therapy. She explains how the accepted system has been a community that has helped her on her pre-pt journey and what her biggest take ways have been. Enjoy! if you have any questions please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.   Follow Kaylie on instagram @kayliebpredpt! Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
24:31
July 31, 2019
113. Zakia Ahmadi: Next steps after realizing a PT career is for you
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 been a huge support for her and how the community has become like her second family as well as how other opportunities have come her way. Enjoy!  If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  FREE LIVE WEBINAR: www.leveluptheprept.com  Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
27:46
July 24, 2019
112. Taylor Kong: Keeping it Real as a Pre-PT
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 System has transformed her as an applicant, her purpose as a future physical therapist, and the importance of self-awareness. Enjoy!  FREE LIVE WEBINAR: www.leveluptheprept.com  If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Follow Taylor on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/taylorkongprept/
40:45
July 17, 2019
111. Paul Ochieng: Following Your Gut
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 and the Importance of following your gut and surrounding yourself around the right people.  If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Check out our 3-Part Training Series for Pre-PTs: www.preptblueprint.com  Check out our PTCAS Mini-Course: https://preptgrind.mykajabi.com/offers/2yEEtqjF/checkout 
41:31
July 10, 2019
110. Dr. Josh Funk: Shaping the Future of Physical Therapy
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 clinic, Rehab2Perform. Since then, Rehab2Perform has expanded to three separate clinics across central Maryland. Josh shares about how he leveraged his experience as a Division I lacrosse athlete at THE Ohio State University as a Pre-PT. Josh also dives into what habits and traits make Pre-PTs strong applicants and SPTs strong future clinicians. Tune in to hear more!  Follow Josh on Instagram at @drjoshfunk https://www.instagram.com/drjoshfunk/  Follow Rehab2PErofrm on Instagram at @rehab2perform https://www.instagram.com/rehab2perform/  If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
30:58
July 3, 2019
109. Alexa Jaggi: CNA to DPT
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 System has helped her tremendously. If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
14:24
June 26, 2019
108. Jacari Riggins and Nate Navas: Observation Hour Tips and Taking Action
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 have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast! 
25:30
June 19, 2019
107. Gail Galyo: Leveraging PT school for PT school acceptance
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 how to leverage getting her masters degree and the experiences through the community and mentorship from the Accepted system. If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
19:28
June 12, 2019
106. Neuro inspired Pre PT Nyasha Abrams
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 experience has changed her trajectory for the future. Tune in to hear more. If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
21:54
June 5, 2019
105. Getting into PT school is impossible...Until it is not
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 school. Tune in to hear more. If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Send us your question in a voice message! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind/message  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
44:34
May 29, 2019
104. STOP Chasing Pre-PT Highs
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 make sure we make the ride as smooth as possible. Tune in to hear more. If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!    
27:14
May 22, 2019
103. Justin Lee - Lift for Change
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 questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com . Enjoy this episode!  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!    
40:56
May 15, 2019
102. Why this 4.0 Student was Denied
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 application cycle opens! If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com . Enjoy this episode!  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!    
21:01
May 8, 2019
101. Your GPA Matters: Let's talk about it
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 GPA really represents. Tune in to hear more especially as the PTCAS opening date for the 2020 application cycle opens! If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com . Enjoy this episode!  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!    
20:29
May 1, 2019
100. Podcast Centennial: Pre-PT Grind Moving Forward
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 their call to action for all the supporters and Listeners of Pre-PT Grind. Tune in to hear more especially as the PTCAS opening date for the 2020 application cycle opens! If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com . Enjoy this episode!  Also don't forget to enter into the Podcast Centennial Giveaway by first reposting the promo on Pre-PT social media, captioning what is your favorite Pre- PT Grind podcast episode and why, then tagging Pre-PT Grind, second, leave a review on anchor or apple podcasts, and third go to contactpreptgrind.com to ask for the link to enter in to the raffle!  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!     Don't forget to enter in the Podcast Centennial Giveaway!! https://preptgrind.mykajabi.com/100th-podcast-giveaway
38:53
April 24, 2019
99. How to get an AWESOME letter of recommendation
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 ask, and what to include. Tune in to hear more especially as the PTCAS opening date for the 2020 application cycle opens! If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com . Enjoy this episode!  Also don't forget to enter into the Podcast Centennial Giveaway by first reposting the promo on Pre-PT social media, captioning what is your favorite Pre- PT Grind podcast episode and why, then tagging Pre-PT Grind, second, leave a review on anchor or apple podcasts, and third go to contactpreptgrind.com to ask for the link to enter in to the raffle!  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!    
22:35
April 17, 2019
98. Are you Unintentionally holding Yourself back as A Pre-PT?
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 doing the opposite can be detrimental towards gaining your PT school acceptance. Tune in to hear more. If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com.  Also don't forget to enter into the Podcast Centennial Giveaway by first reposting the promo on Pre-PT social media, captioning what is your favorite Pre- PT Grind podcast episode and why, then tagging Pre-PT Grind, second, leave a review on anchor or apple podcasts, and third go to contactpreptgrind.com to ask for the link to enter in to the raffle!  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!    
20:18
April 10, 2019
97. Dr. Mary Blackinton: An inside look at Nova Southeastern University
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 looks for in applicants, and advice for all pre-PT students on their journey. She also dishes out a great outlook as to how to stand out as a pre-pt student. If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com . Enjoy this episode!  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!    
41:09
April 3, 2019
96. Casey Coleman: Make the most of your interview prep with PTCAS approaching!
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 feel after every interview, you feel like you knocked it out the park. If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com . Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!    
20:23
March 27, 2019
95. Sahil Gandhi: Life Lesson Learned Leading to an Acceptance
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 explains how taking a Gap year was extremely important and how to stay motivated through period of the unknown. Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast! 
40:12
March 22, 2019
94. Your Path as a Pre-PT has been built on this ONE thing!
 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 tough ones and relate the importance of such to being physical therapist. If you have any questions, please contact us at contactpreptgrind.com. Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!    
14:13
March 13, 2019
93. Joses Ngugi: What is your "real why" ?
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 translate this into your personal statements, interviews, and overall journey, leading to a PT school acceptance and becoming a physical therapist. Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
23:25
March 6, 2019
92. How to Max-Out as a Pre-PT Right Now!
 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 best pre-pt you can be.  ------------------------------------------------------------ Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
45:10
February 27, 2019
91. Insight from the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast Team
 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 how they founded their amazing podcast, called the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast. Furthermore, they give their insight in the overall education required to obtain a DPT and important qualities for incoming DPT candidates.  Find them at:   @HETpodcast on instagram and twitter  @The Health Education Podcast on Facebook  Individually they can be found:  Brandon:  brandonpoen@gmail.com  F Scott:  feilfs01@gmail.com PTeducator.com  Stephanie:  Facebook: @Stephanie Weyrauch Twitter: @thesteph21 Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
1:11:16
February 20, 2019
Episode 90: Is The 'Pre-PT Kryptonite' Stopping You From Being Accepted Into PT School!?
 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 journey, and what you can do to destroy it and thrive as a pre-PT, soon to be doctor of physical therapy.   ----------------------- Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
31:19
February 13, 2019
Episode 89: Courtney Johnson- The Essential "P's" for getting accepted into PT school
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 from her undergraduate school planting seeds of doubt in her ambitions. She shares what she did to overcome that and exemplifies the 2 two P’s: Persistence and Perseverance that leads to an acceptance.   Furthermore she explains the impact that the accepted system has had on her journey as well as the community that comes along with it. Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!   
29:20
February 6, 2019
88. The PT school acceptance in the waiting: Accepted System Series Part 10
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, she shares her struggles and triumphs, and the mindset that she used to keeping pushing towards her vision of being apart of the PT profession. Furthermore, she explains the impact that the accepted system has had on her journey as well as the community that comes along with it.  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
48:21
January 30, 2019
87. Farimang Touray Jr: I almost ran away from PT! Part 9
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 completely different path right now. Mang also shares how being from Alaska made him feel isolated and how the Accepted System gave him the support and accountability to make his PT dreams a reality. Mang also talks about how his confidence he got from the Accepted System was the biggest difference maker for him getting accepted. Mang also shares how what she's learned in the Accepted System helped her to think outside the box and become a now stellar DPT student and soon to be mover and shaker of the physical therapy profession.  ------------------------ Sign up to be apart of our inspirational and free webinar on Jan 27th 12pm est by clicking the link below. “The Proven 6 Steps To PT School Acceptance Despite A Low GPA Or Low GRE Score!” https://preptgrind.mykajabi.com/webinar-opt-in-4-0 ----------------------- Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
37:08
January 27, 2019
86. Zaniah Bradshaw: How do I know if PT is Really My Passion? Part 8
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 observation hours helped her find her passion for physical therapy. She also shares how her dad thought that the Accepted System was a scam, how she proved him wrong, and how she is now a vital part of the Pre PT Grind Team! Zaniah also shares how what she's learned in the Accepted System helped her to think outside the box and become a now stellar DPT student and soon to be mover and shaker of the physical therapy profession.  ------------------------ Sign up to be apart of our inspirational and free webinar on Jan 27th 12pm est by clicking the link below. “The Proven 6 Steps To PT School Acceptance Despite A Low GPA Or Low GRE Score!” https://preptgrind.mykajabi.com/webinar-opt-in-4-0 ----------------------- Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
27:47
January 26, 2019
85. Sara Stankoskey Think outside the box! the 1st Accepted System Student: Part 7
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 Physical therapy. Sara also shares her story of being the very first Accepted System student and what PT is really like! Sara shares how what she's learned in the Accepted System helped her to think outside the box and become a now stellar DPT student and soon to be mover and shaker of the physical therapy profession.  ------------------------ Sign up to be apart of our inspirational and free webinar on Jan 27th 12pm est by clicking the link below. “The Proven 6 Steps To PT School Acceptance Despite A Low GPA Or Low GRE Score!” https://preptgrind.mykajabi.com/webinar-opt-in-4-0 ----------------------- Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind Ask us your questions! - Send a Voice message. Instructions Click here https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages  Find us at www.preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
39:10
January 25, 2019
84. Karl Bourne Jr. Using your talents to stand out :Accepted System series Part 6
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 Physical therapy. Karl also shares his love and expertise for writing and how he is now using his talent for some of the biggest names in physical therapy to help him stand out and get accepted into PT school.  Furthermore he explains the impact that the accepted system has had on his journey as well as the community that comes along with it.  ------------------------ Sign up to be apart of our inspirational and free webinar on Jan 27th 12pm est by clicking the link below. “The Proven 6 Steps To PT School Acceptance Despite A Low GPA Or Low GRE Score!” https://preptgrind.mykajabi.com/webinar-opt-in-4-0 ----------------------- Karl's blog: https://bournewinner.com/  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind  Ask us your questions! - Voice message instructions
40:53
January 24, 2019
83. Victoria Mackriss: My commitment to becoming a DPT. Accepted System Series Part 5
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 talks about graduating with a low GPA and working her tail off in order to improve her application. She addresses the importance of fighting for what you believe you are meant to do and the process of gaining confidence. Furthermore she explains the impact that the Accepted System has had on her journey as well as the community that comes along with it.  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind  Voice message instructions
47:28
January 23, 2019
82. Out with a Scarcity Mindset, in with an Abundance Mindset: Road to PT school Acceptance
 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 addresses what a scarcity mindset is and how she overcame that and embraced herself as the winner she has always been. Furthermore, she explains the impact that the accepted system has had on her journey as well as the community that comes along with it.  Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind  Voice message instructions
32:33
January 16, 2019
81. Edem Gadagbui: Achieving your dreams despite the doubters. Accepted System Part 3
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 gap year after not getting into school for the first time, and describes her journey on what she did to stand out improve her application for the next cycle. She has recently been offered multiple interviews and an acceptance. Furthermore she explains the impact that the accepted system has had on her journey as well as the community that comes along with it. Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind  Voice message instructions
43:12
January 9, 2019
80. Megan Kramer: Maxing Out -PTA to PT, Accepted System Series Part 2
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 importance of maxing out, never giving up, and the impact that the accepted system has had on her journey as well as the community that comes along with it. Follow us on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/pre-pt-grind  Voice message instructions
29:50
January 9, 2019
79. Robyn Ringberg: “A Pre-PT student’s struggle to get accepted into PT school after going down a completely different career!
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 journey, as well as the community that came along with it, reminding her that she was never alone in her journey.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
34:52
December 26, 2018
78. Casey Coleman: The best Pre PT hack to get accepted into physical therapy school
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. Additionally he mentions the 10 day challenge which is an AMAZING opportunity to win a prize worth over $2000--- an all expense covered trip to SSPT Live 2019. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
24:00
December 19, 2018
77. Joses Ngugi: As a Pre-PT Student, are you Truly doing Everything in your power to Stand out!?
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 $2000-- an all expense covered trip to SSPT Live 2019 and private meeting with Casey, Joses, and Greg Todd. Check out the details below.   https://www.ssptlive.com/pre-pt Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podca
53:27
December 12, 2018
76. Dr. Nayo Hill and Dr. Steve Antos: Free Dual DPT/PhD in Engineering Degree at Northwestern
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 this unique Dual/degree program, describes how it works, advice on how to apply and what you can do to set yourself up as a pre-pt for this type of program. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
39:20
December 5, 2018
75. Dr. Jeff Konin: Coming from the Dark Side
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 answer the question “Why PT”, why PT schools require the GRE, and more. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
57:43
November 28, 2018
74. Dr. Whitney Ogle: The Golden Ticket
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 advice for how to stand out as a Pre-PT and an inside look of what an undergrad professor looks for within students who are interesting going to PT school. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
43:47
November 21, 2018
73. Dr. Fitzherbert Harry: Overcoming Obstacles
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 journey from the US Virgin Islands and how his life lessons can help you! Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
36:14
November 14, 2018
72. Dr. Margaret Danilovich: Dual DPT and Masters of Public Health at Northwestern University
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/ Masters of Public Health that Northwestern. Tune in to hear more of what Dr. Danilovich describes tips on what Northwestern is looking for in their candidates for admission. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast
29:12
November 7, 2018
71. Joses and Eliana: The ONE thing that saved my Pre-PT Experience
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 having a support system and how that is such an important factor on the journey toward becoming a PT. Tune in to hear more of Joses and Eliana's necessary advice. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
25:55
October 31, 2018
70. Jason Wright: "Almost Never Was..."
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 in college with a 1.86 GPA. Tune in to hear more about Jason's inspiring story as a non-traditional Pre-PT and now Doctor of Physical Therapy.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
47:39
October 24, 2018
69. Casey and Joses: What If I Told You That All You Have To Do Is Show Up?
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 between and what it takes to make sure you are a great applicant! Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
19:51
October 17, 2018
68. Casey and Joses: What Do I Do Next When Everything Starts Falling Apart As A Pre-PT?
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 3 crucial things to ask yourself in this time and how to overcome this hurdle. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
18:22
October 10, 2018
67. Dr. Stacie Fruth: You are Sending a Message
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 and touches bases on what schools look for in applicants and gives a closer look at the what the PT profession has to offer.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
54:30
October 3, 2018
66. Jeremy Sutton: My Struggle to Win
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 an amazing physical therapist and private practice owner, in spite of being told by counselors and other faculty to find a "backup plan". Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
46:00
September 26, 2018
65. Casey And Joses: "What to do when I am drowning as a Pre-PT"
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 regards to time management and explain some of the different ways Pre-PTs feel they are drowning. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
33:01
September 19, 2018
64. Casey and Joses: "Are you flying too low?"
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 your grind to achieve your dreams. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
19:25
September 12, 2018
63. Casey and Joses: "Has Your Education Process As A Pre-PT Set You Up For Failure?"
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 education prepares you for. Tune in to hear more of the interesting topic that Casey and Joses talk about and what they describe as to what you can do to avoid these "failures".  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
22:12
September 5, 2018
62. Casey and Joses: If you stay in your head, you are dead.
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 Casey and Joses give as to how to get out and stay out of your head and take action. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
21:46
August 29, 2018
61. Casey and Joses: The Top 3 Steps to Mastering Your Pre-PT School/ Life Balance!
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 great advice that Casey and Joses give as to how to manage all the things that comes with life, and how to deal with them efficiently. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
28:53
August 22, 2018
60. Casey and Joses: Your true significance as a Pre-PT
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 PTs.  Tune in to hear more of the great advice that Casey and Joses give as to how to gain a birds eye view of why your grind is worth it. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
23:40
August 15, 2018
59. Casey and Joses: What do I do when my self-belief turns into doubt?
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 and Joses give as to how address such self-doubt and come out of it even stronger and more confident than before.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
31:20
August 8, 2018
58. Casey and Joses: Do PT school rankings matter?
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 cycle proceeds and you start deciding what school is the best fit for you!  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
24:02
August 1, 2018
57. Casey and Joses: Ask Us Anything
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 preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
56:22
July 24, 2018
56. Ariana Gomez: Transformation through the Pre-PT success Program
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 through her journey as a Pre-PT with the Pre-PT Grind community.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
30:20
July 18, 2018
55. Bergomy Jeannis: Below 3.0: A Low GPA
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 Berg as he talks about the importance of putting yourself out there by talking to faculty of PT programs and more. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
38:11
July 11, 2018
54. Cruz Romero: The Intangible Parts of the Journey as a Pre-PT
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 touches on the importance of work-life balance, community, and finding your why.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
53:13
July 4, 2018
53: What makes Pre-PT Grind Different
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 is more than just as academic resource, but a way of life and thinking so you can get into PT school without wasting time or money.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
37:41
June 27, 2018
52. Paul Gough: Soccer physio turned business owner: leveraging psychology in PT
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 power of knowledge rather than the collection of information.   Tune in to hear more of Paul's advice at SSPT live and how to think differently as a pre-pt. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
36:41
June 20, 2018
51. Adryana Todd: I want this.
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 passion for physical therapy.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
28:28
June 13, 2018
50. Karl Bourne Jr.: Running with Wolves
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 experience at SSPT live, and how Pre-Pt Grind has helped him develop a winning mindset.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
25:52
June 6, 2018
49. Kaylee Simmerman: The Struggle of a High GPA
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. Tune in to hear more of Dr. Simmerman's story of how she developed resilience in her journey and the importance of self development in becoming an All-Star Pre-PT! Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
24:04
May 30, 2018
48. Greg Pando: Nontraditional Route to Choosing PT
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 regards to the opportunities he found within the PT profession and the perseverance developed on his Pre-PT journey. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
37:30
May 23, 2018
47. Robert Dudley: Leveraging Research as a Pre-PT
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 of Dudley's advice in which he explains what are the key benefits of participating in the research process before PT school and how students can stand out in the classroom. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podca
27:42
May 16, 2018
46. Sam Ramos: Fix What's Broken
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 preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
27:13
May 9, 2018
45. Bria Jackson: Three Feet Away From Gold, Never Give Up
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 situations. Tune in to hear Bria's story and how she speaks about how she improved her application and the benefits of having a mentor.    Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
25:31
April 25, 2018
44. Kevin Garcia: The PTA Student Life: What is it really like?
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 preparing to apply to PTA school.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast!
17:39
April 18, 2018
43. Carol Passarelli: Student admissions rep & the Regis Univ DPT Blog
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 hear Carol's story of what it's like to  be the admissions rep and how she offered value to her DPT program. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast.
27:52
April 11, 2018
42. DeAnna Hickman: The Admissions Point of View
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 the side of a University and advice that will help guide you in the application and interview process.  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast.
32:03
April 4, 2018
41. Katie Avila: How a Simple Story Turned into a Huge Blog!
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 Katie's story of how she began blogging and her advice on what you can do to stick out as a Pre-PT!  Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast.
35:08
March 28, 2018
40. Dr. Alyssa Arms: You can do it all
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 candidate for PT school, scholarships, and other skills essential for success in physical therapy.  Thank you for joining us on this episode and visit us at www.preptgrind.com
33:34
March 21, 2018
39. Pre-PT Kevin Hamidi: What we Learned
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 his journey as a Pre-PT thus far and his revelations of the importance of personal development, motivation, and accountability.  Thank you for listening! Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast.
27:56
March 14, 2018
38. Jose Martinez: All you need is an opportunity
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 schools! and how is high GRE score made him stand out.Find Jose on instagram @josemartinezpt Thank you for listening to this episode of the Pre PT Grind Podcast. Find us at www.preptgrind.com
28:13
March 7, 2018
37. Dr. Meredith Castin: The Non Clinical PT - Play by your own rules!
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 physical therapy. Meredith is the co-founder of newgradphysicaltherapy.com, former head of content for covalentcareers.com, and Founder of thenonclinicalpt.com Thank you for joining us on this episode and visit us at www.preptgrind.com
36:35
February 28, 2018
36. Zaniah Bradshaw: "Accepted Now What?"
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 without wasting time and money, and how the Prgram has prepared her to be an allstar student PT all throughout PT school
34:01
February 24, 2018
35. Sara Stankoskey: "Multiple Acceptances & the Pre-PT Success Program!"
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 into PT school without wasting time or money, and how the Pre PT Success Program is setting her up to thrive in DPT school and even as a future clinician. Find us at preptgrind.com and enjoy this episode of the Pre-PT Grind Podcast
41:16
February 14, 2018
34. ORIGINS_2.0: "Why Not!"
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 started it all! We are also excited to announce the official launch of the Pre-PT Success Program! 'Pre-PT Success Program': https://preptgrind.mykajabi.com/p/pre-pt-success-program-landing-page-web
42:53
February 7, 2018
33. Jenna Kantor: "Take Action!"
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 the path she should take. Learn about how to blend passion with profession, the power of taking action as a Pre-PT and much more!  'Pre-PT Course' Waiting List: https://preptgrind.mykajabi.com/p/pre-pt-success-program-waiting-list
32:38
January 10, 2018
32. Dr. Leor Giladi: "Get To The Point!"
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. Learn how one letter of recommendation became a difference maker. Understand what schools really want, the secret to an excellent essay, the value of a strong "WHY!"
36:11
January 3, 2018
31. Dr. Aaron LeBauer: “It’s Never Too Late!”
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 experiences shaped him into being an excellent Pre-PT, DPT and overall entrepreneur. Dr. LeBauer discusses studying the GRE in a week, being a non-traditional Pre-PT student and more!
50:58
December 27, 2017
30. Dr. Alex Engar: "The Art of Balance as a Pre-PT!"
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 Pre-PT journey. Learn when to say YES and NO to opportunities, marketing yourself as a Pre-PT, conveying your story to that it Sticks in the minds of the DPT programs you are targeting and MUCH more!
43:43
December 20, 2017
29. Dr. Chanelle Norman: "Don't Romanticize Your Reality!"
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 Pre-PT, 5,000 plus observation hours, the value of customer service Jobs and So much more! This is a loaded episode that you won't want to miss!
49:31
December 13, 2017
28. Dr. Will_Boyd: "It’s Going to be OK!"
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 Online Platforms to Leverage Yourself, the Pro’s and Con’s of PT, the Unlimited opportunities as a Pre-PT, and much more!  Join us on this enlightening episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and [T]ransform the world!
42:27
December 6, 2017
27. Chloe Moreno: "Im Capable, I'm Able, This Is What I'm Supposed To Do!"
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 Anxiety and Depression as a student and how she was able to conquer! Learn how you can overcome any hurdle as a Pre-PT student and much more.
30:46
November 29, 2017
26. Dr. Ben Fung: "The Biggest Myth in PT/ Rise of a Generation!"
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 full potential of how he could better serve as a PT. Through his journey, Ben shares why Purpose and Attitude is Key! We discuss HOW to know if PT is the career for you, An extremely successful application strategy, The Biggest Myth in PT and much more!
55:17
November 21, 2017
25. Garrett Jay: It Took Me 4.5 Years. How Bad do YOU want it?
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 highlight the 4.5 year journey that led Garrett to become more than just the average Pre-PT! Tune in to learn what led Garrett to Dominate despite the initial challenges, and how his experience turned him into a stellar DPT candidate!
45:11
November 15, 2017
24. Dr. Clay Holton: The TRUTH About Your Acceptance And The Secret To An "A"!
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 answered in this episode. We go on to talk about the POWER of Consistency as a successful Pre-PT Student. Learn more about GRE preparation, and obtain a GOLD-mine of information regarding studying strategies and much more!
38:50
November 1, 2017
23. Dr. Chantel Yearwood: Relentless, Chosen, Limitless!
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 becoming a PT Technician at Renewal Rehab in Tampa FL. This job would lay the foundation for her current job in a very successful private practice in Tampa! Learn how to identify what you want and pursue it!
43:33
October 25, 2017
22. Dr. Andrew Tyler: Standing Out, Planting Seeds, & Building Relationships
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 guest's first and current job as a PT. Andrew goes on to explain how you can leverage your observation experience while leaving a lasting impact! We cover how to target your top PT programs, relationship building, self development, study strategies and much more!
43:56
October 18, 2017
21. Andy Seraphin: Decisions, Early Acceptance and Global Impact!
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! Find out what to look for as you prepare for your application process. Our episode goes on to highlight, team-based learning, becoming well-rounded as an applicant, side-hustles, as well as early decision, how it may fit your plans as a Pre-PT and much more!
29:52
October 11, 2017
20. Building Your Pre-PT All-Star Team! Dr's Joses, DJ, Gabi and Adam
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 Hawaii. If you are a current Pre-PT, this is an episode that you will not want to miss!  In this episode, we look into the life of 4 recent DPT graduates who from the beginning of their Pre-PT journey knew that they would not be able to succeed without each other. Although they did not know it yet at that point, they built a friendship and academic partnership that led to a number of successes as not only Pre-PT's, but as DPT students and now new Doctors of Physical Therapy! Without them, Pre-PT Grind as you know it would not exist. Tune in to learn how YOU too can build a Pre-PT All-Star team!  Join us on this reflective and wisdom-filled episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and [T]ransform the world!
45:06
October 4, 2017
19. Dr. Jeff Moore: "Just a Little Better!"
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 candidate and clinician, practicing what you preach and getting comfortable with failure. For those still unsure of what schools to apply to, we discuss a new 2 year DPT model that is absolutely brilliant! Don't miss out on this and more on this episode!
41:38
September 27, 2017
18. Jared Aguilar: A DPT Dream Delayed!
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 fit his goals and dreams as a young gym rat! We then proceed to talk about Ego, first impressions, dressing to impress and the overall interview process. Academic detours were taken in pursuit of his dream.
47:37
September 20, 2017
17. 'Let's Talk About Money!' with Joseph Reinke: CEO of FitBUX
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 address the purpose and value of FitBUX and Fit PT for Pre-PT and DPT students, as well as how you can get a free student loan analysis today and more!
40:41
September 13, 2017
16. Matt Hodgens: 3rd Time's a Charm. Persistence, Passion & Personal Development
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 begins with his love for baseball and how being cut from his school's team for 2 consecutive years, set him up for his current success. We discuss customer service and its vitality as a Pre-PT, as well as the Abundance vs. Scarcity Mindset and more!
41:57
September 6, 2017
15. Alyssa Dickens: Denied 17 times! Know your "Why" and NEVER give it up!
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 fuel to her passion for the profession. We then jump into Alyssa's 18 PT school applications. 17 rejections ending up with her acceptance into her Number 1 DPT program of choice! Learn what pushed our guest to rising above what would have crushed many!
34:22
August 23, 2017
14. Jess - PT Contender: Blogging & Networking as a Pre PT
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, networking and breaking through fears! Join us on this episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and [T]ransform the world!
33:05
August 16, 2017
13. Coach Sean Light: Sports, Service and Purpose
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 coach. We go on to discuss the value of continued learning, networking, the mamba mentality and much more! Join us on this enlightening episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and [T]ransform the world!
56:53
August 9, 2017
12. Dr. Kelly Duggan: Young Pre-PT turned Business Owner!
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 and Don'ts with your observation hours, tips on how to stand out as a PT-Tech/ Aide applicant as well as owning a clinic/business in the future. Join us on this fun yet informative episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and [T]ransform the world!
49:22
August 2, 2017
11. Dr. Dave Kittle: The Ultimate Side-Hustle
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 triumph as well as the power of communication, surrounding yourself with the right people and more! Join us on this educational and mind opening episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and [T]ransform the world!
52:50
July 26, 2017
10. Alex Jasper: Relentlessness, Risk, and Emotional Intelligence
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. Alex is not only a DPT school applicant, but a Smart Success Physical Therapy alumni amongst a number of DPT Students, professionals and Business Owners. In short, Alex is no joke.   In this episode we highlight Alex's eventful journey to the Physical Therapy profession. An initial desire to be a Pro Baseball player, transitions to him becoming a PT school candidate simply because a physical therapist took the extra time to provide quality care. Find out what ultimately compelled him to be on the other side of the patient therapist relationship, as well as the role that PT and Emotional Intelligence played in one of his most challenging times as a student. We discuss the long term value of documenting and investing today as a Pre-PT Student, and more!  Join us on this informative and exciting episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and [T]ransform the world! 
48:45
July 12, 2017
9. Dr. Kyle Rice: 'You Are The Answer Key' Part 2
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. After battling and conquering his own deep struggle with standardized exams, Dr. Rice has become a consultant for the PT Board Exam and more. After failing his MCAT several times, our guest was able to completely transform his test preparation and taking approach, leading him to obtain a perfect 800/800 on his PT Board Exam.  In this episode we highlight the ups and downs, obstacles, technicalities, necessary mindset, key tools to thrive on your standardized exams, and the resiliency needed to succeed. The two main exams addressed are the GRE for Pre-PTs and the NPTE for DPT graduates. Both exams serve as passageways towards becoming a Physical Therapist.  Join us on this exciting and fuel-filled two-part episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and ultimately [T]ransform the world! 
43:10
July 5, 2017
9. Dr. Kyle Rice: 'You Are The Answer Key' Part 1
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. After battling and conquering his own deep struggle with standardized exams, Dr. Rice has become a consultant for the PT board Exam and more. After failing his MCAT several times, our guest was able to completely transform his test preparation and taking approach, leading him to obtain a perfect 800/800 on his PT Board Exam.  In this episode we highlight the ups and downs, obstacles, technicalities, necessary mindset, key tools to thrive on your standardized exams, and the resiliency needed to succeed. The two main exams addressed are the GRE for Pre-PTs and the NPTE for DPT graduates. Both exams serve as passageways towards becoming a Physical Therapist.  Join us on this exciting and fuel-filled two-part episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and ultimately [T]ransform the world!   
29:01
July 5, 2017
8. Dr. Cindy Zhang: Passion-Fueled Success!
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 podcast, our underlying theme is 'It Is Possible!' Dr. Zhang goes on to describe her journey leading up to PT school. After graduating with her bachelor's degree in Biology at the University of San Diego, Dr. Zhang persisted through a 3 year period where she did everything in her power to set herself apart as DPT school candidate. In that time she persisted through what may stop many other students in their tracks. This was simply because her passion for the PT profession was stronger than her challenges!  We also highlight how to identify and leverage personal strengths and weaknesses as a pre-pt student applicant and more. Join us on this exciting podcast episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and ultimately [T]ransform the world! 
30:31
June 28, 2017
7. Felicia Wenah: School-Life Balance
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 Human Performance, Mental Health and Psychology, Felicia currently works as a PT Technician for a private practice in Houston Texas. Felicia is also one of the most socially active DPT students on social media & attends numerous health conferences around the country. Felicia is also a passionate advocate for women leadership in physiotherapy. Join & support her facebook group 'Women leaders in physiotherapy' In this podcast, we highlight the process of finding a calling a purpose in Physical Therapy, Felicia's experience and advice regarding PT observation house (she had over 500), becoming more Valuable to your school, the value of a Mentor, and most importantly, how to thrive as a Pre-PT and DPT student while living your life simultaneously!  Join us on this exciting podcast episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and ultimately [T]ransform the world!   
33:49
June 21, 2017
6. Jerry Durham: Why PT School may NOT be for you
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 physical therapy business world. As you can already tell from the title, this is NOT an episode that you want to miss out on especially if you are a Pre-PT student still wrestling with whether or not PT school is right for you, and if so, what should you do about it? We talk about our NBA finals predictions before the series began (one of us was correct), we highlight what PTs / clinic owners look for in Pre-PT students during observation hours, how to set yourself apart as a Pre-PT student, Key Tips for PT school interviews, self investment, letters of recommendation, business opportunities in PT, doing more work on the front end, and most importantly, why PT school is NOT for everyone! Join us on this LOADED episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and ultimately [T]ransform the world! 
46:41
June 14, 2017
5. Greg Todd 'Pre-PT to Business Owner': Habits of a Successful Future PT
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 Physical Therapy (SSPT), a course that has changed both of our lives and is a major reason why we started Pre-PT Grind! In this episode, among many other topics, we dive into the value of self development, and why investing in yourself is easily the most important first step towards becoming an excellent future PT. Greg goes on to share the habits of a successful future PT as well as the power and importance of capitalizing on opportunities.  Join us on this FIRED up episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and ultimately [T]ransform the world!
45:52
June 7, 2017
4. Yusra Iftikhar: Mental Health, DPT School & Self Worth
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 relate to others in a way that many can't. As a first year DPT student at DUKE University this fall, Yusra has chosen to use her passion for Physical Therapy, along with her experiences, to inspire many to do the same and more. Her involvement in social justice advocacy including her role in the 'World Changers,' sets her apart not only as a future Physical Therapist but as a young woman willing to do what is right to leave the world around her in a better place. 
45:41
May 31, 2017
3. "Pastor" Hillary Sujo: Trauma birthed a passion for PT
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 to completely switch the career path that she was already on, in pursuit of the PT profession that helped her re-gain her life as she spent weeks in Inpatient-Rehab. Hillary also drops some wisdom for those desiring to get into physical therapy school, as well as those who still don't know if PT is for them or not. Join us on this episode as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and [T]ransform into the future Physical Therapy Student and professional that you desire to be! 
42:43
May 24, 2017
2. How we got here!
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 Therapy school despite a few speed bumps along the way. Stories are powerful and speak to an experience. Join us on our journey as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and ultimately [T]ransform the world. 
32:14
May 17, 2017
1. Pre-PT Grind Origins
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 on this journey with us as we help you [D]ecide, [P]repare, and [T]ransform the world.
16:52
May 10, 2017