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My Road to PT


My name is Katie Avila and I am a 3rd year Doctor of Physical Therapy Student. I have been blogging about my life adventures since October 2013, and I don’t plan on stopping anytime soon!

What will you find on this site?

  • PT School Application Advice
  • Study Tips & Tools
  • My Notes from PT School
  • Top Websites to Follow

Most Viewed Blog Posts

20 Study Tips for PT School

Are you looking for new study tips & tricks? Learn about the study techniques that helped me be successful throughout PT school.

Interviewing 101: Everything You Need to Know to Rock the PT School Interview

Interviews are stressful, especially when you have spent so much time, money, and energy just to get to this point. Read these tips to help guide you through the process!

The Ultimate Guide to Writing PT School Application Essays

Do you struggle with writer’s block? Use these tips to compose your amazing application essays!

The Beginner's Guide to the GRE with 15+ Study Resources

The ultimate guide for study tips, free resources, and paid materials to help you conquer the dreaded GRE!

Guide to Observation Hours

Are you looking to begin observation of physical therapists, or improve your overall application for PT school? This article is for you!


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