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Updated 8 days ago

Job Shadow in Sacramento, CA - 3 Replies

Hi, I was pathologist in my country.can I work as pathology assistant?did you find any pathA allow job shadow? Help me if you have any idea near...


Updated 20 days ago

Advice before applying to PathA programs - 1 Reply

Disclaimer: I have only applied to one school and am still awaiting the final decision. But I interviewed and am very confident. You may want to...

Phil Levi

Chances of Acceptance?

Hi my name is Phil. I am a long time lurker and first time poster. I have worked as a lab assistant/technician for 4 years and I am currently...


Updated 25 days ago

Shadowing Opportunity in Riverside County - 1 Reply

I had much luck emailing local hospitals HR departments and emailing the AAPA. Good luck!


Updated 2 months ago

What are typical pathology assistant salaries? - 1130 Replies

If anyone is still active on this thread I would very much appreciate any information about the job itself/shadowing and the masters PA program. I am...


Updated 2 months ago

Rosalind Franklin Interview - 57 Replies

I just interviewed at Rosalind Franklin and had a totally different experience than the one you have described here. 1st- we had individual...


Updated 2 months ago

IUPUI info? - 2 Replies

Thanks for your response! It's good to hear about application numbers being down, honestly. It seems so overwhelming to have so many people...


Updated 2 months ago

Shadowing Opportunity - 2 Replies

Thanks, I have emailed them as well, just exploring all options. :) It's great to hear how quickly they have gotten back and that you have two...

Julia Pa

Updated 2 months ago

Path. Assistant Program Acceptance Statistics? - 5 Replies

Hello all, Would anyone be able to tell me some admission interview example questions please? I have an interview coming up soon and I am...


Updated 3 months ago

Quinnipiac Application Process/Other programs - 143 Replies

[QUOTE who="npathz in Louisiana"]I just got my letter. I got in!!!! I was speechless. I still can't believe this is happening. Congratulations to...


Updated 6 months ago

Opinions and Options - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rogansmitt in Wintalk, Florida"]Thank you all for your help and advice. I know its been a while but I didn't want to necro this post just...


Updated 6 months ago

Current job options - 1 Reply

Pathologyoutlines has jobs posted from time to time for PAs. It's a niche field. Not nearly...


Updated 7 months ago

AAPA Questions NY Licensure of PAs - 11 Replies

HELP! I "think" already know the answer but I just want my answer to be validated. Does a Pathologist Assistant in New York State need a New York...


Updated 7 months ago

Any non-BS degree Pathology Assistant applicants? - 2 Replies

I've looked at the requirements for the schools and a BA would be fine. I actually have a BA and just need to do my science prerequisites before I...


Updated 7 months ago

Shadowing a pathologist - 1 Reply

I would try doing a google search or calling a local hospital. Ask if you need to speak with the pathology depart or the volunteering department to...


Do Pathologist Assistants draw blood?

I think this might be the right career for me. I'm very interested in health, biology, chemistry and working in a lab. I've heard it is a good career...

laarnijoyuy in New Orleans, Louisiana

Updated 10 months ago

Question about "Grandfathering" for the experienced NON-Certified PA's - 16 Replies

I am a Non-Certified PA with almost 10 years of experience at a Hospital with 26000 cases and 2 full-time PA's. I am attempting to gather as much...

Fox23 in Madison, Wisconsin

Pathologist Assistant Jobs in Minnesota

I am interested in becoming a Pathologist Assistant and working in Minnesota. I have searched for job openings around the U.S. just to get an idea of...

Krs1018 in Glenolden, Pennsylvania

Shadowing in Philadelphia

Hi all, I am looking to apply to PA school this summer and am researching opportunities to shadow in the Philadelphia region. I have spent one day...

PathA Enthusiast in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Drexel University Sacramento - Pathologists' Assistant Program Accepting Applications

For those interested, Drexel University Sacramento will be hosting an applicant informational webinar for the Pathologists' Assistant Program. ...

T.B. in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 21 months ago

Finding Pathologists' Assistants willing to give shadowing experience - 2 Replies

So I just recently decided that I would like to be a pathologists' assistant. The problem is that I'm having a really hard time finding a PA who will...

yellowpens in Portland, Oregon

Updated 22 months ago

Getting accepted to a Pathologists Assistant program. - 2 Replies

I have recently been looking into this career. It sounds like exactly what I want to do. I'm an undergrad right now and I've taken bio, anatomy,...

FS in Lynbrook, New York

Updated 22 months ago

Waitlisted at Drexel 2012 - 9 Replies

Hey everyone! My name is Matt, and I was just unfortunately put on the waitlist for 2012. Is there anyone out there that can help a scientist who...

Sara L123 in bayside, New York

Updated 23 months ago

Interview with West Virgina!! - 1 Reply

Hello Everyone I just found out today that I have an interview at the University of West Virginia for there Pathologist assistant program. I am...

PathAssist in Los Angeles, California

Updated 23 months ago

Accredited Programs on the West Coast (Path A) - 6 Replies

I was wondering if anyone knows of any programs on the West Coast that have plans to or are in the process of seeking accreditation for their Path A...


Updated 24 months ago

Rosalind Franklin Interview - 73 Replies

So I have an interview coming up next Thursday at Rosalind Franklin University for the Pathologist Assistant program. I have a few questions for...

Bianca in Knysna, South Africa

Bachelor of Science graduate

I have just received my Bachelor's degree in South Africa last year December. Is there anyway to get a Pathologist's Assistant job without getting...

James Pa in Souderton, Pennsylvania

About to graduate with a BS im MLS

Going to work on the bench for a few years see where it goes But the school i'm graduating from will open a Pathologist Assistant program in a...

Sam in New York, New York

Did you get accepted without an interview?

I'm guessing this is highly unlikely but I'm just curious. I am fully expecting (hoping) to get an interview for Wayne State this summer but I just...

Sam in New York, New York

Updated 25 months ago

Going to PathA school 8 years after graduating with a BS - chances of getting in? - 4 Replies

Hi guys! I'm 30 years old and looking to apply to Wayne State Uni's PA program for Fall of 2013. I have a BS in genetics from MSU with an abysmal...

yellowpens in Portland, Oregon

Updated 25 months ago

Pathologist's assistant program tuition - 3 Replies

Hi, I am graduating with a degree in Biology and i'm interested in the PA programs at different schools. I have been reading up on all the...

Double Dee in Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 25 months ago

Qualifications for getting into Pathology Assistant school - 5 Replies

Hello I am very Interested in becoming a Pathologist Assistant. However I am rather nervous about if I would be a good canadite to be accepted into a...

MandyPR in San Juannull

Updated 25 months ago

UMB Admissions - 1 Reply

I was wondering if anyone could share their experience with applying to the pathologists assistant program at University of Maryland, Baltimore. I'm...


How's the job outlook? How's the field?

Thinking about becoming a PA and was wondering if the job outlook is decent. If you are a PA, do you like your job?

Yorkster in Indianapolis, Indiana

Updated 25 months ago

Working while in Path A program? - 1 Reply

I think, for the most part, many students fool themselves in thinking 'there's no way I can work, I have to devote 100% of my free time to studies' ...

michael in Brunswick, Georgia

Updated 27 months ago

Successful Applicant Statistics? - 1 Reply

Hey everyone! I would be considered 'pre-PA' and am a bit disappointed in the lack of information about this profession and it's students on the...

krusten in Madison, Wisconsin

Nontraditional background - Any hope?

This forum seems to suggest that most Path A students were in the clinical lab sciences prior to gaining acceptance to their Path A program. I...

Sarita in College Station, Texas

Any internatinal student applying/studying/completed Path A program?

I am recently thinking about taking Path A as a career. I am a foreign medical graduate (also did my residency in pathology) but away form college...

Jess in Sylmar, California

Am I taking a correct route?

Hello everyone! Well, I am currently attending a community college and just changed my major to biology. All I need is to take all the science...

Emily in East Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 28 months ago

Pathologist Assistant shadowing opportunities - western MA or CT - 1 Reply

Hi there, Any PA's in western MA or CT willing to let me tag along for a day or half a day? Trying to learn as much as I can about the...

jesstorr90 in Brandon, Florida

Text books

Hi guys! I'm studying to take the ASCP's histotechnician test these are the recommended books to use to study does anybody have any of these books...

Di in Ottawa, Ontario

Letter of intent for applying Pathology Assistant school

I am preparing the application of the Pathologists’ Assistant Program in Canada. This program is very competitive, the applicant requested to submit...

Mandy8 in Aurora, Colorado

Lab experience?

Hi, I've been reading some of these posts since this summer when I decided I wanted to become a Pathology Assistant. I was wondering how much job...

zoology_pathA_2015 in Kent, Ohio

Applying to pathologists assitant programs, helpful minors...

Hi :) I'm currently a zoology major at Kent State with a pre-med focus. My GPA is a 3.5, I volunteer at a local hospital, and I'm currently working...

Kristen330 in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Looking for someone to shadow around Ann Arbor

Hi my name is Kristen and I'm very interested in becoming a pathology assistant. I'm hoping someone in the greater Ann Arbor (I might go as far as...

jmb2342 in Henrietta, New York

Updated 32 months ago

WVU Pathology Assistant Program - 43 Replies

I have an interview coming up for WVU and I was hoping for some advice on how the interview will go. What kind of questions should I be asking them?...

Sam Kaiserblade in Venice, Florida

Updated 32 months ago

PA observation in Fort Wayne. IN - 1 Reply

Hi, I applied to IUPUI's Pathologists' Assistant program last year, and I am looking to apply to several Pathologists' Assistant programs for 2013....

mac2010 in boston, Massachusetts

PA Job Outlook in Chicago

Does anyone have any insight on the general job outlook for pathAs in the Chicago area?

smitha7 in Columbia, South Carolina

Personal Statements for Pathologist Assistant program application!

Does anybody else hate when you have to answer the question of why you would like to become a pathologist assistant. I just find those types of...

Michael in Brunswick, Georgia

Updated 33 months ago

Help finding a Pathologist Assistant to shadow in South Carolina!!! - 5 Replies

I will be graduating with my Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Carolina in August and I am looking to apply to the...

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