DPT Student Stories

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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."
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Karl St. Phard, DPT22

"My drive now is the belief that physical therapy will be a key tool in combating health inequities within my own community."
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Hardik Parikh, DPT22

"I have always been a self-paced learner and having a hybrid program allows me to set my own study schedule and learn at a pace that is comfortable to me."