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Tony in Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Can i apply for a pa program if i jad my degree over 13 years ago?

I have a biochemistry degree from 2003 in which i took all the prerequisite courses needed for a pa program. Is the length of time of my degree going...

Stefanny99 in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Updated 15 days ago

Admissions with Low GPA - 352 Replies

I have a 2.5 gpa and I really want to get into pa school. Im trying to stay in school for an extra semester inorder to take the pre-reqs I need and...

rab11e in Tampa, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Looking for a PA program which is easy to get into with a 3.14 GPA - 93 Replies

I am an applicant of PA program starting in 2009 with a GPA of 3.14 and worked as a Medical assistant/Phlebotomist. I also shadowed PA's and...

ttrinhknguyen in Chalmette, Louisiana

Looking for a PA preceptor in Southern California

Hello! I am currently a PA-S2 studying in New Orleans but I hope to move to SoCal after graduation (May 2018) because my family is there. I'm...

William D'Antonio in Katy, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Shadowing in the Houston/Medical Center Area - 74 Replies

Hi all! I am wondering if there is a Physician's Assistant in the Houston, Texas area that would allow me to shadow them. I am a current student,...

SH27 in Miami Beach, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

Looking for a PA to shadow in Miami, fl - 47 Replies

Hi, I am currently a University of Miami senior and I am looking for a PA to shadow in the area. Are there any PAs on this forum that are available?...

natpack in Bronx, New York

Updated 3 months ago

How to go about becoming a physician assistant? - 1 Reply

Hey guys, I'm 24 years old and right after high school I started working. As I got higher in retail management, I put off school longer and longer,...

abiabe in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Updated 3 months ago

Scottish PA student looking for work in Ireland and UK - 96 Replies

Im a scottish PA student currently enrolled at Harding University in Arkansas. After graduation I am considering returning to the UK or to Ireland. ...

tammy in Ocala, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

I am trying to get into Nova Southeastern PA program? Anybody with a 2.8 overall get in? - 330 Replies

I have a 3.8 science gpa from the past 60 hours ive taken but my overall gpa is a 2.8 due to my first 4 years degree in business where I didn't care....

Chris in Cuero, Texas

30 years old and starting college.

Hello everyone. Before I ask my question I wanted to give a little background as to what lead me up until this point, and see if someone could help...

chungpa in Flushing, New York

Updated 5 months ago



hnwaokoh in Miami, Florida

Shadowing a Physician or Physician Assistant

Hello Everyone, I am in desperate need to find a physician or physician assistant to shadow in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale region. If you may know...

chovey in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 6 months ago

Want to become a PA, but am I too old to start. - 87 Replies

Would apreciate any feed back about going back to school to become a PA. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and a grade point average of 3.1. I...

Suki in New Market, Maryland

Updated 6 months ago

nurse practitioner or PA? - 55 Replies

I am in a dilemma. I am 42 and looking for a new career. I currently work in a hospital as a Nuclear Med Tech but that is not going anywhere. I...

Sandy in Houston, Texas

Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

I would like to hear everyone's opinions on a career change I am currently in the middle of. I recently became a CNA in TX because I am looking for...

Anolan in Spartanburg, South Carolina

PA shadowind in upstate South Carolina

I was wondering if anyone knew of any PA shadowing opportunities in near Spartanburg or the surrounding areas, or of any sources or websites to find...

yanikbm in Georgia

Will I have a hard time getting into a PA program?

I will be getting ready to start applying for PA schools within the next month. I am 22 years old. I have a 3.39 GPA. I have taken all of the classes...

Melissa in Delray Beach, Florida

In Search of Physician Assistant Shadowing Opportunity

To whom it may concern, My name is Melissa Erdman, I am a Senior at Florida Atlantic University pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Biology. I plan...

jamisa in Lindenhurst, New York

Updated 8 months ago

Finding a job after failing PANCE - 12 Replies

I am a reasonably new grad (May 2009) who failed the PANCE, but I passed in March 2010 and I am now on the job market. I have had several...

Arjmand in Oakland, California

Few questions on Physician Assistant jobs

Hi Everyone, A few questions on PA jobs, 1) How flexible is this job? 2) What do average working hours look like? 3) How much patient...

Ray in San Bernardino, California

Updated 9 months ago

Navy Corpsman - 14 Replies

Is anyone else on here a Navy Corpsman or former Navy Corpsman? I already have a BA but am interested if anyone on here has a similar background!

Whitney in Homestead, Florida

Updated 10 months ago

Any PA's that Graduated from Miami Dade College? - 42 Replies

I was wondering if there are any PA's on this forum that graduated from Miami Dade College's PA program. I got accepted in to their pre-select but...

PrePATeacher in Memphis, Tennessee

Looking for a PA-C to shadow in Memphis, TN!

Hello all! I am looking for a PA-C to shadow in Memphis, TN. I've lived in Memphis for less than a year, so I don't know anyone that could put me in...

Tina Marie in Fort Myers, Florida

Updated 10 months ago

Shadow a PA - 57 Replies

I'm having difficulties finding a PA to shadow. Do anyone know of a PA I can shadow during the summer? You can email me at

michaelk in Greenville, Rhode Island

Updated 10 months ago

B.S. vs. Master's - 55 Replies

Hi, I'm looking at becoming a PA and was wondering if anyone could advise me on whether or not a Master's degree is required. I'm looking at a...

desouzac in Seattle, Washington

Looking for a PA to shadow/be a mentor

I have tried many websites and emailed many hospitals for some shadowing experience with no avail. I am currently applying for PA school and I would...

charlize in Glen Oaks, New York

Updated 11 months ago

PA school - Already have an AS in cardiac/vascular ultrasound and BS in healthcare administration - 2 Replies

Hey everyone, Im curious if anyone knows of any fast track programs into PA school. I have an associates in cardiovascular ultrasound (3.92 GPA)...

dboyz0123 in Youngstown, Ohio

Updated 15 months ago

Associates Degree - 105 Replies

I live in Florida and there are three Physician Assistant Programs in this state. One being in Miami Dade. Miami Dade is a two year program that cost...

Elizabeth in Baytown, Texas

Updated 15 months ago

Looking for a PA to shadow in Houston - 1 Reply

Hello, I have a BS in Kinesiology and am looking to shadow any PAs in the Houston area, including Katy, Sugarland, Galleria, and the Medical...

Olga in Miami, Florida

Updated 16 months ago

Miami Dade PA Program (AS) - Admissions Test - 9 Replies

If anyone has taken the admissions test to Miami Dade's AS PA program, can you please let me know what it's like? I've been studying the Chung Gross...

chimas in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 16 months ago

Deferring Admission at Touro College? PLEASE HELP - 3 Replies

I want to know if it is possible to deffer admission for the PA program at Touro College? For example defer the admission from january 2012 to...

vrichards in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 17 months ago

PA school interview preparation - 256 Replies

I have a PA school interview next week and I'm starting to get a little nervous... I was selected for early admissions interview, so I feel that my...

Alain in Miami, Florida

Shadowing a PA

I am a student at Barry University finishing perquisites to apply for PA school. I have emailed a few PA from different sites, but have not heard...

Meri113 in Piscataway, New Jersey

Updated 18 months ago

Advantages of PA vs Physician - 1130 Replies

I am wondering if anyone would be willing to share their opinions on what they like the most about being a PA. More specifically, what is it that...

Minh H in West Palm Beach, Florida

Shadowing opportunities in South Florida, west palm beach - boca raton area

Hello all, I was wondering if any one knows physicians or doctors who let a third year pre med student shadow them. I'm having a bit of trouble...

Jmatlin in Jersey, New Jersey

PA school. RN background

Hi all. Reaching out for some advice. For a few years i have had PA school in my mind. As time goes on I feel more confident that becoming a PA is...

LeAnn Cintron in Rego Park, New York

Updated 19 months ago

Applying to CUNY York College Physician Assistant Program - 41 Replies

Hi, I am currently a freshman in York and want to apply to the PA program next year. Im just wondering what are the odds of me getting accepted in...

Victormascot07@*****.*** in Newark, New Jersey

Updated 19 months ago

Can a Physician Assistant specialize in surgery? - 4 Replies

and is it harder to specialize, or require further schooling?

JayPT in Manhattan, New York

Updated 19 months ago

Too old to do this - 84 Replies

I'm 42 and have a BA in Business - haven't worked in almost 15 years - yes I know. Military wife and so on. Trying to find a new path and I...

pgups in chicago, Illinois

Butler Pre-Physician Assistant program (direct admit)

I'm applying to the Butler direct admit PA program. Does anyone know if this is a good program? and if graduates of this program get good jobs in the...

acc0unt in Antelope, California

Do I even HAVE A CHANCE to get into PA school?

hi guys, i am a bio sci major that completed all but my ochem and transferring from a CC to SDSU, and have a 3.15 GPA. not sure what my science gpa...

dimmerra in Sacramento, California

Interview process for PA schools: Do they have to be done in person?

Hello, I plan on sending out applications to many PA schools across the country to increase my chances at being accepted into a program. If and...

healthcareer2011 in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 20 months ago

Clinical experience - 7 Replies

I am considering a possible career as a PA. Part of the application requirements require clinical experience. I was wondering if anyone had any...

Running1987 in Springfield, Massachusetts

Interested in P.A. school, but worried about the cost

Hi, currently have an EMT B and have a B.S. in Justice and Law Administration. I debating on going for my nursing and taking some prerequisites....

Saron in Beaverton, Oregon

Updated 21 months ago

Re-Entry into Clinical Practice - 4 Replies

Hello, I was wondering if I could get some suggestions on how to go about re-entry into clinical practice. I live in NJ, which is the pharma...

TomBlue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 22 months ago

What is your advice for a social work student wanting to pursue Physician Assistant (PA) School? - 2 Replies

I am 25 years old, and I will graduate with my Bachelors degree in Social Work in May 2015. I will graduate with a 3.45-3.50. Currently I have a 3.47...

SamIAm in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 22 months ago

Should I wait another year to get into PA school or get my MPH first? - 3 Replies

I graduated from college last May and I graduated with a 2.9 overall gpa and 2.7 science gpa. I took a year off to get more clinical hours as an...

Barbara in Davis, California

Looking for a PA job in UK

I have 13 yrs of experience working as a PA in urgent and acute care, as well as acute intervention for chronic disease management. I have a resume...

Excel in Punta Gorda, Florida

PAs want to find out what your worth ??

I am looking for a PA that has finished their florida state licensure and resides close to port charlotte FL. Must have already established Medicaid...

Aphex in Falls Church, Virginia

Getting into a PA program with an online degree in Virginia

Hey guys, I've wanted to be a PA for a while now, but haven't completed my bachelors degree yet. I was wondering whether it would be a good idea...

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