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Rachael Hewson

Athletic Trainer
Healthcare Support Occupations - Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Chicago, Illinois
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Vincent Mar 18 536 views

What are the majors are sports related?

I want to be an Athletic Trainer but also explore other options

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Alessandra Mar 07 1094 views

What advice do you have for people in high school who want to be athletic trainers?

What is your biggest advice for those who want to be athletic trainers but are still in high school? Advice on majors? Colleges? Job-Shadowing? Anything else? Any help or answers are much appreciated!

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Alessandra Mar 07 565 views

How do I reach out to job shadow athletic training for baseball?

What do I do to find someone to job shadow in athletic training, but I'm still in high school? (Particularly baseball if possible at all)

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Molly Jan 07 746 views

How do I get into athletic training?

I am a sophomore in highschool and I am highly interested in sports medicine, more specifically athletic training. I don't know where to even begin for this profession and am looking for guidance!

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Josie Oct 13, 2023 265 views

Are people usually mean to you or hard on you in the medical field?

Do people take their frustrations and anger out on you? I'm asking because I'm a pretty sensitive person.

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Daisy Nov 17, 2023 358 views

Do colleges accept injured athletes?

I want to do wrestling for a college but many people say they won't take injured athletes and want to know if it's true or not. I've had 2 concussions in the past and injured knees.

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Cassidy Oct 04, 2023 472 views

What was the first job you had in the sports medicine field? Did it benefit your career and where you are now?

I am looking into a career in sports medicine but don't know where to start.

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Emma Sep 29, 2023 482 views

Is a Fitness Coordinator basically a Physical Therapy equivalent without a Doctorate Degree?

I have been sold on Physical Therapy for a while now, but recently I have begun struggling with the idea of going to Medical School and all of the debt and excessive studying that entails. I took a career quiz and it recommended Fitness Coordinator rather than Physical Therapy. I love studying...

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Karina Aug 31, 2023 1364 views

What should I major in to go through the pathway of becoming an athletic trainer for the MLB? Is it only one major that I have to pursue in order to become one?How long does it take to study?

I want to pursue becoming an athletic trainer for the MLB since I realized that me trying to be an anesthesiologist is too much for me. Am I also going to have to major in one or two to ensure I would get a job in the MLB also?

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Brianna Jul 05, 2023 953 views

I have DPT - is there a way to get ATC without having to go through 2-3+ years of school again?

I currently have doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) and right now the company I work for is looking to hire an athletic trainer (ATC) for my location. I was always interested in either doing DPT or ATC - now I am thinking about getting both certifications. I know that there are a bunch of...

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Anna Jun 12, 2023 374 views

What is a career that could provide human interaction and also allow me to use medical knowledge to solve problems? #Spring23

I'm a junior in high school seeking help on deciding a major for college to help drive my college search. Also hoping to win some scholarship money! #Spring23

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Adora Jun 11, 2023 1284 views

What high school classes should I take if I want to major in the field of sports medicine?

I want to have a career in the field of sports medicine and i’m currently a rising junior.

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harlie Oct 31, 2022 352 views

sports med

What kind of schooling do you need to go into sports medicine?

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Natalie Oct 04, 2022 7886 views

whats the pros and cons of being a Athletic trainer?

whats the pros and cons of being a Athletic trainer?