|I suppose I don't come here unless I'm unhappy? That has to change
||[Nov. 19th, 2015|07:49 pm]
It began two years ago - an article in US News and World Report mentioned a career - Physical Therapist Assistant as a high demand and income growth employment area - I am a yoga instructor - (one with a couple of injuries) and thinking about the suggestions I've made in my classes that have helped my students over the years.|
Hey - What if I can build a career!
Anyway - that's how it all started, Autumn 2013 - I looked up the criteria for enrollment at Northern Virginia Community College's Physical Therapist Assistant Program.
I enrolled in the pre-requisites - Natural Science 150 (Human Biology) & Basic Medical Terminology - A's in both...
I went to the mandatory information session - in March 2014 - and found out that the deadline had passed to apply for Fall 2014 and I was lacking a prerequisite - English 111 - (Freshman Comp).
Fall 2014 - I took ENG 111 and the (required [for graduation] course) student development 101 - A's in both...
Spring 2015 - Application in progress - it's all good. I'm taking Psychology 200 - again a (required [for graduation] course). Again, another A.
In the interim, I'm volunteering at 2 physical therapy clinics - I logged 57 hours [(4 were required) an email appeared informing potential applicants that 20 to 160 hours would be looked at more favorably].
I apply March 1, 2015 (applications before this date would have been rejected) - I wait until May 1 - I am accepted.