DPT Student Stories

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Madison Beckner, DPT24

"The best thing is the sense of community in this program. The faculty are very supportive and are always there to help if needed. My fellow cohort members are all willing to help and guide each other too."
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Hardik Parikh, DPT22

"A good clinician is sympathetic but a great one is empathetic. One of my clinical instructors was diligent about teaching us the difference."
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Johndar Escala, DPT24

"I chose to pursue this degree because it's been my dream since I was a kid to become a physical therapist. The ability to help others and promote positive well-being is so rewarding to me."
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Ashlee Graas, DPT24

"There are many amazing aspects to the DPT-Phoenix program. The instructors, my classmates, the beautiful campus in downtown Phoenix, but if I had to pick a favorite, I would say the hybrid format."
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Ikea Clark, DPT24

"Upon graduating, my goal is to work as a U.S. military physical therapist. I plan to work alongside combat injured and active duty soldiers to optimize their health and quality of life post-traumatic injury."
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Reuben Cheng, DPT24

"The journey to becoming a physical therapist is challenging but rewarding. Tufts offers the opportunity to take on a hybrid, accelerated format that is fast and intensive but offers flexibility and support."
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Bryan Currie, DPT22

"Tufts' hybrid structure has allowed me to maximize the amount of time I spend with my family despite being a full time student."