Summer came and you didn’t go on that vacation with your friends. You were invited to an expensive restaurant and left hungry after ordering a small salad. An awesome continuing education course was within driving distance, but you didn’t go.
PT school loans (and often undergrad loans) suck. We go to school for seven years and can’t afford to do the things our peers do (and oftentimes, they can’t actually afford to do them either). When we finally do get an income, too much of it goes to paying off our student loans.
Since I graduated PT school, one of my main goals was to have paid speaking opportunities. It had been recommended by multiple people to take a professional speaking course as a step to achieving that goal.
Everyone raved about how much it would help me, but this wasn’t a cheap course. It cost $2,000 dollars, was only offered once a year across the country, and required four full...