Pre-Physical Therapy Education Homepage
I am the type of individual who always knew what I wanted to be when I grew up, even though it changed about fifteen times until I decided on my current field of study. As a child, I wanted to be a cheerleader, then it switched to a vet, to a nanny, all the way to a teacher. Once I started to really think on what I wanted to do with the rest of my life around my junior year of high school, a job in the medical field constantly came to mind. I thought of tackling medical school and being a pediatrician, but I decided I wanted to have more direct and interactive patient care. Nursing then crept into my mind, until I realized that I would have to deal with blood and other bodily fluids that made me sick to my stomach even thinking about. Finally, about half way through my senior year, the notion of being a physical therapist was discovered. I loved exercise, being at the gym, making "fitness plans" for my family members, and encouraging others to reach their goals. Being a physical therapist actually sounded like a logical idea. After doing some shadowing and talking to my hometown physical therapists, I decided with both my mind and heart that I was passionate about this growing field and wanted to pursue an exercise science degree with an emphasis in physical therapy. Although it is going to take extremely hard work and dedication, I believe that I am equipped to pursue this field of study, for I have the heart, work ethic, and support to be successful. Throughout my undergraduate career, I will post pictures and any awards or events related to physical therapy on this page. I also have two subpages, observation hours and PT/OT club, for more information and activities participated in during my time at MSU. I am beyond excited for this amazing adventure of college and all the memories and lessons learned along the way!