Our guest blogger is Miye Fonseca, PT, DPT.  Miye is the Founder and CEO of Therapy Exam Prep, a provider of online NPTE and NPTAE exam prep courses and practice exam simulations focusing on the clinical thinking aspects, test-taking strategies and addressing factors on confidence, fear and test anxiety. She has spoken at student conclaves,…

Studying for the National Physical Therapy Exam can feel overwhelming especially when having clinical rotations at the same time. Being able to manage your time between the two can be challenging; however, it is not impossible to do. You’ll want to be realistic about how much time you can dedicate to studying and being able…

Preparing for an interview is important. And asking the right questions during an interview is important for two reasons. First, it shows the interviewer that you are prepared and sharp! Second, it will help you avoid surprises after starting employment. Here are 9 questions to ask your potential new employer about its department’s Productivity Expectations….

Grand Rapids, MI Grand Rapids is a great place to gather your family and experience many activities. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be out in the cold – there are plenty of indoor activities too. From Beer Tours to live music, Griffins games to ice skating in Rosa Parks Circle – experience the winter…

When travel therapists first begin negotiations they often find themselves getting nervous. Heart rates increase and you may suddenly discover that you have a “pit in your stomach”.  Negotiations can be nerve-racking because there can be a lot at stake. Compensation, practice setting, location, housing, and benefits are all open to negotiation in the travel…

NPTE

You’ve passed your classes with flying colors, kept up your GPA, and spent hours in clinical internships. You’ve walked across the stage and received your diploma. You might even have a job all lined up. The only thing standing between you and your first paycheck is passing the dreaded National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE).  As…

travel therapists

Last year I spent some time skiing in Revelstoke, British Columbia with a good buddy of mine, a fellow therapist that I met while on one of my travel assignments. We ended up hiking to the top of Mt. Mackenzie on a sunny bluebird day out of bounds. Between the two of us, we have…

Travel therapy is very good for your resume. In addition to providing you with a wide range of work experience, it also offers the benefit of soft skill development, such as good communication and independence. Still, many therapists and other healthcare workers may shy away from travel work, fearing it will appear on a resume…

Student loans and college debt are hot topics in the United States these days. It used to be (way, way back) that a college education guaranteed a job with enough income to pay off student loans in a timely manner. Deciding whether or not to take out loans to finance a college education was easy….

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