Emma Yingling

Name: Emma Yingling

Position: Admissions Assistant

Major: Physical Therapy

Hometown: Irondequoit

Activities: Student Alumni Ambassadors, Tennis Team, Orientation Leader, District Representative of SPTA

1. Why did you choose Daemen?

I chose Daemen because I liked the small class size and the relationships you can form with the teachers.  I enjoy having the ability to go to the teachers office hours and have them know my name after a week of classes.  It was helpful that they knew my name already and had started a relationship while lecturing in class.  To have that opportunity made going to office hours less stressful for myself.  I knew that the professor wanted to help me succeed. 

2. What excites you about the Admissions Assistant position?

Being an admissions assistant has taught me many valuable lessons on working in a group.  It has taught me how to put on an event at a campus and some of the work that goes into it.  The position also allows me to meet with prospective families and help them find information about Daemen for their children.  I have been able to give tours to different people who have eventually chosen Daemen as his school.  This experience has allowed me to help families with the difficult college choice.

3. What are you most proud of?

I am most proud of how far I have come in school.  I am over halfway done with finishing my doctor of physical therapy degree.  From my classes at Daemen I was able to accomplish my first clinical experience and help patients with many different injuries.  I am proud of how far I have come in the past 5 years and how close I am to finishing my degree from Daemen College

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Wow! Did you know that Daemen Physical Therapy students excel on the national licensure exam?

The Daemen College Weighted Average Ultimate Pass Rate based on the most current data as reported by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (2009-2011) is 100%, with our graduates demonstrating first time pass rates above both state and national averages each year.

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