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deedee1124 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 19 months ago

Is is too late? Makes no sense to go to PA school? - 1 Reply

I'm 25, and have two degrees - BS in science and an MHA, which I received in 2013. My whole life I thought I knew I wanted to be on the business...

new in Seaside, California

Updated 19 months ago

Easiest and cheapest PA program to get into in NY with a B.S in Computer Science? - 2 Replies

Easiest and cheapest PA program to get into with a B.S in Computer Science, should I do M.S or B.S? B.S in Computer Science GPA-2.9

Lexi J in Jacksonville, Florida


Hello all! I am starting college in the fall at Florida State University. I have wanted to be a PA for a while now and I know everyone says when...

Sabrina E in Houston, Texas

Updated 19 months ago

Shadowing in the Houston/Medical Center Area - 72 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,...

gatorabel in Ocoee, Florida

Personality types of PA students

Hello, I'm an xray tech currently contemplating PA school. My question is for any Physician Assistants, or current students. Are there, or were...

Nadia T in Spring, Texas

Looking to follow a PA in the spring/ woodlands are in Texas

Hello, I am looking to follow a PA in the woodlands or spring area in Texas. I am interested in becoming a PA and recently graduated from SHDU. I'd...

kamaljitgill in Calgary, Alberta

PA program loan and how to pay

I have medical backround and is it helpful for me

1tpoqd in Albany, New York

Updated 21 months ago

About to graduate pharmacy school, but I want to go to PA school - 5 Replies

Hi, I'm currently a month away from graduating from pharmacy school. Do I need any special prerequisites to apply to PA school? Thanks!

Hobo2012 in California

Updated 21 months ago

Low GPA considering redoing Bachelors Degree - 3 Replies

Hi PA's and future PA's, I have a dilemma that I am fighting with and need some guidance. First here is my background... I have been trying to get...

Devineedsyourhelp in Bristol, Connecticut

Physician Assistant or Forensic Scientist (molecular biology)

Hello, I would like to know my advantages and disadvantages getting into York (CUNY) to do the Physician Assistant program and how difficult is it. I...

Jerjo2014 in Fontana, California

Becoming a Physican Assistant

Im 30 years will have to go to community college, then a University, then PA school. I am extremely bad in math. I was always bad in math even in...

ars92011 in Calumet City, Illinois

Updated 22 months ago

PA Shadowing in Chicago - 7 Replies

I am interested in pursuing PA school and am looking for PAs to shadow in Chicago. I'm also looking for advice on what sort of employment or...

NikJ in Pompano Beach, Florida

Hello! I was wondering are you or do you know of a P.A in the Fort Lauderdale area willing to let me shadow them?

I have received my bachelors in health administration minor in information technology and certificate in risk management from FAU in Boca Raton,...

mandy in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

applying for physician assistant with sience GPA of 3.55 and overall GPA of 3.6

I am planning to apply out of state and is wondering what university would accept me with my GPA. I also have a certificate in phlebotomy with over...

LennyThePA in Piscataway, New Jersey

Updated 23 months ago

B.S. vs. Master's - 54 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...

LSW in Plainview, New York

Updated 23 months ago

I want to become a PA at age 27 w/o a science background - 3 Replies

Hello everyone, So my situation is that I am currently 27 yrs old, have a degree from ucla in political science, and have been teaching for the...

ML914 in Suffolk, Virginia


Hello, I am interested hearing the experiences of Navy Corpsman who have become PA's after leaving the Navy. Specifically what were the...

EsterA in Coral Gables, Florida

Shadowing physician assistant in Miami- area for undergraduate student

Hello, my name is Ester and I am a senior at the University of Miami (UM) finishing my bachelor's in biology. I studied two years at Boston...

Jony770 in Marysville, Washington

Tips to get ahead in trying to go to PA school?

Hello. I'm 18 years old right now and looking at a future as a PA. I was wondering if anyone had any tips for me to get ahead and make myself a more...

Kate in Elkridge, Maryland

Is it possible to have kids and work as a PA?

I am considering becoming a physicians assistant and so far I think I would enjoy working as a pa but I know I would like to have a family sometime...

dn89 in Santa Monica, California

PA interviews

I have an interview at Stanford and at USC? Has anyone interviewed at either one? Can anyone give me any insight as to what the reading/writing...

eagrigg in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 24 months ago

Texas Tech PA program - 5 Replies

I have a applyed for the comming 2011 year. I was wondering if anybody has interviewed or even gotten in already. I am really hoping I get an...

neuroresearch in Saint Louis, Missouri

Clinical hours in research?

Hi, I have a PhD in Psychology and work in Neuroscience research. At almost 40, I'm thinking about changing careers and prepare for a PA program....

Steph Lu in Harrison, New Jersey

Updated 25 months ago

Rn vs pa - 1 Reply

Hello. I need your opinion on going back to school. I currently work in healthcare in a hospital lab as a technician. I make good money don't get me...

Cindy in Fountain Valley, California

Looking for PA to shadow in Orange County

I had no luck with and I do plan on joining CAPA soon so that I can start networking on there. Just wanted to try my luck on here....

lunar in Randolph, Massachusetts

Updated 25 months ago

Getting into PA school with a DUI - 4 Replies

Has anyone gotten accepted to a PA program with a DUI on there record? I got a DUI (misdemeanor) about 7 years ago and am concerned I will not get...

winnyy in Quincy, Massachusetts

PA Application remains under consideration

Anyone have any advise on what this means? I know the school has not started interviewing. Thanks

Alexis in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 26 months ago

Low gpa 2.3 - HELP - 8 Replies

Hi everyone, I feel so lost, dont know what to do. I have a 2.3 gpa with a b.a in biology and seriously want to get into PA school. I have retaken...

Betty213 in Miami, Florida

PA Shadowing

Hello, I am desperately looking for a PA to shadow in the Miami area. I'm really interested in the profession and would love to learn what they...

Sharona in Los Angeles, California

Updated 27 months ago

PA shadowing - 55 Replies

Anyone in the NYC/New Jersey area care to let me shadow them?? I work days so those working later shifts would be ideal. I promise I don't bite!

izit in Boca Raton, Florida

Updated 27 months ago

How are the job prospects after graduating from a CUNY PA program; CUNY York or CUNY City? - 1 Reply

Did anyone graduate from a CUNY PA program? CUNY York or City College? If so, can you tell me how job recruiters look at your resume? Both schools...

Yumie B in Springfield, Missouri

The oddities of working as a PA

ok weird title.. but i am interested in becoming a PA. but i was curious what happened if.... -you have a patient, and you know what they have,...

Yumie B in Springfield, Missouri

Updated 27 months ago

Thinking before College - 1 Reply

I realize this forum is for PA's already working in the field, and such. But i need the advice of seasoned PA's who have been through college and...

James Pa in Souderton, Pennsylvania

Updated 27 months ago

What types of clinical job experience should I look into doing for PA programs? - 1 Reply

I currently am taking the required preq for a Radiology program. My plan was to first do Radiology and then maybe a specialization. In the near...

College Mom in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Updated 28 months ago

Shadowing a PA - 4 Replies

Hello all, I was wondering if anyone knows of a PA in the orlando area that's available for students to shadow. I have tried emailing all the PA's...

Evergreen3 in Bayside, New York

Looking for PA Shadow Experience (NYC/Queens/Brooklyn)

Hey there! I'm highly interested in the PA program, but wanted to see if I can try to shadow a PA in any of the 3 boroughs. I'm already a...

Evergreen3 in Bayside, New York

Updated 29 months ago

Considering PA, but unsure. Any advice would help! - 2 Replies

I graduated with a BS in Biology and haven't really had much PA shadow experience, but was considering applying to PA programs. My grades aren't too...

earthur92 in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 29 months ago

What are the Cons of being a Physician Assistant - 2 Replies

receipt I am currently in my freshman year of college and I am considering a career as a Physician Assistant. I was thinking about getting a...

BetterHealthcare in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 29 months ago

Level of Education for PA - 3 Replies

I was trying to ask a question but It says that I am saying vulgar language so i will try to send this message and original message

ren33 in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 30 months ago

How intense is the PA program for a MA? - 6 Replies

I live in NY and I already have a BS in bio and was looking into getting a MA in PA, but I heard that the PA programs are like Medschool programs! I...

Evergreen3 in Bayside, New York

PA Shadowing

Hi there! I was interested in the PA programs in NY, but thought it'd be a good idea to get some shadowing done first just so that I can see first...

CA in Abilene, Texas

Updated 30 months ago

In Search of Physicians Assisstant for Overseas work - 10 Replies

I am looking for a Physicians Assistant to work overseas. This will be a full time position. 10 weeks on 3 weeks off for one year with this rotation....

SSG_Rod in Oakland, California

Updated 31 months ago

Want to get into PA but have had no related education/experience? - 1 Reply

Hi all, I'm already 28, and i graduated from college with a BA in Economics & Communication. I understand that there would be pre-reqs that i need...

SSG_Rod in Oakland, California

Updated 31 months ago

looking for PA in denver colorado to shadow - 1 Reply

I am looking for a PA to shadow in Denver Colorado. Any suggestions on how to get the ball moving on this? Thanks

jennypenny in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 31 months ago

Which program should I choose? Drexel vs. Northeastern - 1 Reply

Hello all, I've recently been accepted to both Drexel and Northeastern's PA programs. I really enjoyed both programs from the interviews, and I am...

Laura in Denver, Colorado

Updated 31 months ago

PA-C or Master Program - 56 Replies

What is the difference between a PA-C program (like the one at Stanford Medical School, where a Bachelor's is not required for entry to the program)...

Misswifie in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 32 months ago



SSG_Rod in Oakland, California

Updated 32 months ago


I currently graduated from college and received my degree in Biology as well a minor in Chemistry. I so desperately want to attend PA school in...

kk in Portland, Maine

Updated 32 months ago

Who makes more - PA or OT? - 1 Reply

As far as I know, I thought PAs were paid a lot better than OTs (occupational therapists). However, the national statistics confuse me- every time I...

WDCW in Ballwin, Missouri

Updated 32 months ago

PA with a Doctorate in Chiropractic - 2 Replies

I have a doctorate in chiropractic and practiced for 3 years, however; I have been in surgical sales for the last 7 years. I miss the contact that I...

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