Category Archives: Sarah P.

Graduation time!

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Well, it finally happened! I GRADUATED! This past Saturday, I finished my journey here at Stevens Point. What’s in my future? Moving back to Racine and looking for jobs in athletic training. Since this is my last post as a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student, I just want to say thanks. There are some specific […]


Top 10 tips for students attending a conference

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This past week, I traveled to Wheeling, Illinois, to attend the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association (GLATA) 48th Annual Meeting and Symposium. This is my third year attending the meeting, and I have loved it each year. There are six states that are in the GLATA region: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota and of course […]


We Are Family – Athletic Training Family

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Hey everyone! I hope that you all have been enjoying the nice weather lately! I know I have! Let’s just hope that it stays around. Now why don’t I tell you a little bit about my family? Nope, not the family you were expecting. I’m talking about my athletic training family! These guys have been […]


When Netflix doesn’t cut it

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Welcome back everybody! I hope that all of you had a wonderful winter break and that you are ready to take on this new semester. I got to stay here and work with the Pointers women’s basketball team as the athletic trainer, and I had a problem. I would come home, park my butt on […]


On the road …

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To Chicago! I recently had the opportunity to travel with the UW-Stevens Point women’s basketball team to the U-Chicago Classic, where the Pointers played against UAA teams Washington University–St. Louis and University of Chicago. This gave me a sense of what exactly an athletic trainer does on road trips. We are continuing to take trips […]


From athlete to athletic trainer

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As I’ve said before, my choice to pursue athletic training stems from me being an active individual. Ever since I can remember, I have been involved in some sort of sport or activity. The spectrum ranges from dance and gymnastics to soccer, basketball and volleyball to tae kwon do. So you would think that I […]