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Hello! My name is Katie Avila.

I was born and raised in California, and moved cross country to Maryland for physical therapy school. I graduated with a B.A. in Integrative Biology from UC Berkeley in 2014, and recently graduated with my Doctor in Physical Therapy from University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2018.

Since graduation, I have been actively pursuing a job in traveling physical therapy. Make sure to check back if you’re interested in reading about my future adventures!

Why Did I Start Blogging?

I initially created this blog as a creative hobby and a cool way for me to look back my adventures when I am finished with school. I love writing, blogging, and web design, and am hoping to incorporate these hobbies with my future career as a DPT.

Thanks to readers like you, my blog has slowly gained more and more followers! I’ve been honored to help many pre-PT and PT students in the US and internationally, which pushes me to continue writing.

What are my favorite hobbies?

I love everything to do with arts and crafts, specifically painting, drawing, and photography. I take some of the photographs on this blog with my Nikon D3000, and the rest with my cell phone camera.

My favorite types of exercise include rock climbing, running, hiking, and Dance Dance Revolution. Yep, DDR is a form of exercise, and it’s so much fun!

Do you have any questions about PT school or being a new grad?

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6 Comments

    • Katie - My Road to PT

      Thanks so much for reading! 🙂 I really appreciate it, and I’m so happy that it’s been helpful!

    • myroadtopt

      Sorry for taking so long to reply! I had my notifications turned off, and haven’t checked my blog in a few months.

      I love your blog, and I’ll definitely take the time to read through your posts! I just requested to join the group, thanks for inviting me!