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Updated 17 hours ago

This year's application cycle - 297 Replies

Thanks for the update. Hopefully we can be classmates :). Best of luck to you.


Updated 18 days ago

Quick Ref Sheet!! - 6 Replies

QU doesn't require GRE scores and the matriculation start date is summer 2017, not 2018, no?


Updated 1 month ago

EVMS Path Assistant Program - 23 Replies

I finally had my interview with EVMS. I thought the admissions committee was really nice, but they did ask some tough questions. I can see how...


Updated 1 month ago

Getting into pathologist assistant school with less than steller GPA - 4 Replies

Your welcome! You are more than just a number! If you have any other questions about the application process let me know!


Updated 1 month ago

Interested in Wayne State's PA program; Do I have a chance? - 4 Replies

Hi Vanessa, I know this is months after you've initially written but I'm just finding these threads now. Not many people seem to give Wayne State...


Updated 2 months ago

Clinical Rotation Sites - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="pathaoneday in Texas"]Hi all, I was wondering if anyone knew the clinical rotation sites for each program. If not specific locations,...

Path mama

Updated 2 months ago

Loma Linda University Pathologists' Assistant Program - 3 Replies

Also, NO GRE is required at LLU!


Updated 2 months ago

Formaldehyde exposure - 5 Replies

Everytime I hear the word embalmer I think of that mad scientist from Frankenweenie and imagining him bathing in 10% formalin bath naked is......


Updated 2 months ago

Shadowing difficulties - 10 Replies

I agree with AthenaClimbs JaneyL. I had almost 40 hours that I accumulated over the course of 3 months at 2 different settings. During my interviews...

Path mama in Oceanside, California

Updated 2 months ago

What do graduate programs like to see? - 1 Reply

Hi all, I am currently 3 semesters away from graduating with my BS in Biology (specialized in Physiology/Pre-Health), and I plan to apply to...

Path mama in Oceanside, California

Updated 2 months ago

Chances of acceptance - 2 Replies

Hi all, I just applied to RSU and Quinnipiac's Pathologists' Assistant program and planning to apply to WVU shortly (once I take my GRE, all the...


Updated 2 months ago

WVU Pathology Assistant Program - 46 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?...


Updated 3 months ago

Lab experience? - 2 Replies

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...

PathA hopeful in Michigan

Updated 3 months ago

Pathologist's asst. to M.D. or D.O.? - 1 Reply

Hello, I'm just curious if there are any bridge programs that allow patha students to become M.D. or D.O. in a shortened period of time like they do...

AthenaClimbs in Brooklyn, New York


Does anyone know when WVU and QU start conducting interviews?

Future PathA in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

GRE - 4 Replies

Hi everyone, I'm curious what your methodology is for studying for the GRE. I'm studying now and planning on taking it this summer and find some...

Future PathA in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Duke Applicants

Is anyone else anxiously waiting to hear from Duke about their application status? Just want to see who else out there is checking their email daily...

Future PathA in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Duke Applicants

Is anyone else anxiously waiting to hear from Duke about their application status? Just want to see who else out there is checking their email daily...

AthenaClimbs in Brooklyn, New York

Essential Functions Page

This may be a weird question. I'm submitting my application to WVU and I'm confused as to where we upload the signature page of the essential...

Neh23 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 4 months ago

Applying for PathA: Shadowing Issues + Recommended Courses - 1 Reply

Hello, everyone. I've been very interested in the PathA career and I planned on using this year to get some shadowing in before applying for the 2017...

Sray28 in New York

Updated 5 months ago

PA Programs: Clinical Rotations - 1 Reply

I am currently living in Texas, pursuing my undergraduate degree. I plan to apply to several Pathologists' Assistant programs once I'm closer to...

Neh23 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 7 months ago

Chances of being accepted to out-of-state PA program? - 1 Reply

I am thinking about applying to several PA programs once I finish my bachelors degree and was wondering what the chances are of being accepted to one...

deannaallen742 in Providence, Utah


Board certification American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1993 Recertified, 2003 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada,...

PathA hopeful in Michigan

Updated 8 months ago

Does anyone know what the job market is like? Also, how would I go about finding a path a to shadow? - 2 Replies

I've just discovered this and I'm EXTREMELY interested in applying to these path a programs. However, job offers on indeed, monster, etc. are VERY...

pre-md in Lynbrook, New York

Updated 9 months ago

Question about "Grandfathering" for the experienced NON-Certified PA's - 21 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...

Olivia in Naperville, Illinois

Updated 10 months ago

Autopsies only?? - 12 Replies

Does a PA work mainly with autopsies. I'm thinking of becoming an MT or a PA. I don't like the idea of working with corpses. Can a PA work on the...

Priti in Sunnyvale, California

Updated 13 months ago

Job Shadow in Sacramento, CA - 3 Replies

Hi everyone, I am looking for PathA's willing to let me job shadow in the Sacramento area. I am willing to commute 1-2 hours away for this. I...

caylaj88 in Farmington, Missouri

Updated 13 months ago

Advice before applying to PathA programs - 1 Reply

Hello! I will be graduating in Dec. with a B.S. in Biology, a minor in chem, and a 3.1 gpa. I am very interested in being a pathologist assistant. I...

Phil Levi in Indianapolis, Indiana

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...

Sray28 in Plattsburgh, New York

Updated 13 months ago

Shadowing Opportunity in Riverside County - 1 Reply

Hello! I am currently looking for a shadowing opportunity in the Riverside County area. I'm going to be applying to a PA program this year and...

RobertCast in Cork, Ireland

Updated 15 months ago

What are typical pathology assistant salaries? - 1129 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

AustinGal2015 in Austin, Texas

Updated 15 months ago

Rosalind Franklin Interview - 57 Replies

So I just got confirmation that I have been offered an interview for Rosalind Franklins PA program. I am very excited but also nervous since it will...

caylaj88 in Farmington, Missouri

Updated 15 months ago

IUPUI info? - 2 Replies

I am applying to IUPUI with semi-hope that I get an interview. I have an MS degree, a first-author publication, had a Master's fellowship, and did a...

Sray28 in Plattsburgh, New York

Updated 15 months ago

Shadowing Opportunity - 2 Replies

Hello all! I'm a long time lurker and first time poster. I'm currently a junior at SUNY Plattsburgh and I want to be a pathologists assistant....

Julia Pa in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 15 months ago

Path. Assistant Program Acceptance Statistics? - 5 Replies

I'm a Junior student and am preparing to start applying to Path. Assistant programs next winter. I was hoping anyone who has gone through one of the...

cdvorsky in Manhattan Beach, California

Updated 17 months ago

Quinnipiac Application Process/Other programs - 143 Replies

Hi, I just submitted my first application to QU for summer 2012 two weeks ago. I was notified about them receiving my application packet but am just...

njbiodude in New Jersey

Updated 19 months ago

Opinions and Options - 8 Replies

Hi everyone. I am a long time lurker and a first time poster. I currently work in a small hospital with a Unified Science Degree (Physics,...


Updated 19 months ago

Current job options - 1 Reply

I'm curious to know the market for this field. I'm currently an MLS and if you dont care about good hours or pay (relative to schooling) theres tons...

Melissa in Orlando, Florida

Updated 20 months ago

AAPA Questions NY Licensure of PAs - 11 Replies

The latest news about the AAPA's desire to negotiate with New York over licensure of Pathologist's Assistants is below. What are your thoughts? Is...

Cloudsx in Michigan

Updated 20 months ago

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

Any non-BS applicants out there who applied to PA school for their masters? What was the result? Would a BA degree with additional science classes be...

Cloudsx in Michigan

Updated 20 months ago

Shadowing a pathologist - 1 Reply

I'm new to this whole thing and I was wondering if anyone would give me information on how to shadow a pathologist if I'm not in the program. I am...

Cloudsx in Michigan

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...

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 34 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 35 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 35 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 36 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 36 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...

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