Physical Therapy Persuasive Letter

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I am writing this letter on behalf of Quentin Goodman, an incoming high school senior who is looking to volunteer at NYU Langone Medical Center, Center for Musculoskeletal Care (CMC), Physical Therapy Department located on 333 East 38th Street, New York, NY 10016. NYU CMC Physical Therapy Supervisor, Dr. James Koo is a professional and personal friend of mine and he gave Quentin your contact information and a tour of the clinic. The reason Quentin wants to become a physical therapist is because his sister, Camille, has had several surgeries when she was younger. He was able to have a first-hand look at how much a physical therapist could impact someone’s life. Camille had to undergo yet another surgery in the summer of 2016, and Quentin was again able to see how different her life would have been without the help of physical therapy. He witnessed her go from not being able to walk, to being on crutches, to finally being able to jog a year later. He explained to me how grateful Camille was for all the help she had received from her physical therapist over the course of this year, and he told me that that was the reason why he wants to become a physical therapist when he grows up.…show more content…
A volunteer opportunity like this could really make his college application stand out from the rest, and would give him a much better chance of getting accepted into this or other prestigious schools. Currently in the top 20% of his class, Quentin is passionate about science as evidenced by his receiving an “A” in AP Biology this year. He feels that this clinical observation opportunity at NYU CMC will provide a deeper context of understanding for his emerging love of the physical therapy

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