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Zeee in Pennsylvania

Interested in becoming a pathologist assistant

Hello I was looking for some advice. I'm really interested in becoming a pathologist assistant. Growing up, I thought I would end up as a doctor,...


Updated 35 months ago

Want to learn more about being an assistant.... - 21 Replies

Hi, I am going to be coming out of high school in a few months, and I wanted to know more about what education I know, what schools I should go to,...

tamparrish in Los Angeles, California

Help finding a Pathology Assistant to Shadow in Los Angeles

Hey, Does anyone know of a Pathology Assistant in the Los Angeles area that I can reach out to about shadowing? I contacted the the AAPA, still...

lalala in Los Angeles, California

Updated 36 months ago

Pathologist's Assistants in the West Coast? - 2 Replies

Are there many job opportunities in the West Coast to find someone to shadow? I live in Southern California and I can't seem to find anyone to...

Takayoshi in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 37 months ago

How important is "shadowing" experience for admissions? - 5 Replies

Hello, I am planning to apply to 3 universities in the States for the PA program: Rosalind Franklin, Univ. of Maryland and Indiana. I have already...

Madi in Columbus, Ohio

UMB July 2012!!

I was just wondering if there are any other PA students accepted to Maryland for this year looking around on here. I haven't heard a lot from the...

Michael in Brunswick, Georgia

Updated 37 months ago

Orchard Software - 2 Replies

Hi all- Does anyone out there use Orchard Software? If you do, can you comment on how you like it? What do you not like about it? What would...

Michael in Brunswick, Georgia

Updated 37 months ago

Top pathology assistant skills needed to get the job. - 4 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every pathology assistant must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your pathology...

annomy in atlanta, Georgia

Updated 37 months ago

WVU Path A Program - 3 Replies

Anyone hear about interviews for the class starting in 2013?

ANLef in Dublin, Pennsylvania

Updated 37 months ago

Question about this field - 1 Reply

Hey I'm new to this board and I just wanted to ask a few questions. I graduated last May with a degree in Biology and a 3.2 gpa (2.95 in science...

Michael in Brunswick, Georgia

Updated 37 months ago

The military and Pathologists' assistants? - 4 Replies

Does anyone know anything about military health scholarships offered to pathologists' assistants? You know the same scholarships that are offered to...

Michael in Brunswick, Georgia

Updated 38 months ago

Interview Questions - 1 Reply

Hello! I am a recent graduate of a PA masters program and I am currently searching for my first jobs as a Pathology Assistant. Does anyone have any...

Michael in Brunswick, Georgia

Updated 38 months ago

PA jobs - 2 Replies

I am accepted to a PathA program starting fall of 2012. I am from Iowa, and I'd like to end up back here someday. I know most of the jobs available...

jjshamoon in Portland, Oregon

Updated 38 months ago

PA Shadowing - 1 Reply

Hello! I am currently looking for pathology assistant shadowing opportunities. I am located in Denver. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to go...

Faviola in New York, New York

Updated 39 months ago

Anyone familiar with the program at the University of Maryland? - 4 Replies

HI everyone happy 2012! Is anybody familiar with the program at the University of Maryland? My top 3 options are Univ. of Maryland, Duke and...

bepa in Houston, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

Which BS emphasis is advocated for PA Grad school and other fun questions... - 14 Replies

Hello. I have researched NAACLS, AAPA and ASCP (and many more), however I think my questions are better suited for people in or trying to be in the...

Lexi in Perkasie, Pennsylvania

Updated 39 months ago

Questions regarding Wayne State University's Pathologist Assistant program. - 1 Reply

I have recently begun exploration into pathologist assistant programs. My major question lies with my investigation into Wayne State University's PA...

Lexi in Perkasie, Pennsylvania

Updated 40 months ago

Grad School Interviews - 2 Replies

Hi guys, First of all congratulations to everyone who has made it into a program and good luck! I get very nervous for interviews. Job...

taneisha_g in Shreveport, Louisiana

shadowing opportunities in shreveport, La

Hi, I am currently an undergraduate student and I am looking at entering a Pathologists Assistant program upon my graduation in 2013. I am looking...

alex in Woodside, New York

Shadowing in New York City

Hi, I'm a college student looking to shadow a pathologist's assistant. I live in Queens and go to school in Manhattan so I'd have easy travel...

Nadja W in Salt lake City, Utah

Updated 42 months ago

Is shadowing a path a really necessary? - 8 Replies

Don't get me wrong, I would LOVE to shadow a path A because I would like to get a feel of the profession except that around where I live the...

N. W. in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 42 months ago

Best bachelors degree for the Pathologist Assistant program and other info - 2 Replies

This is my first time using this forum and I have quite of few questions about the pathologist assistant career. I am planning on getting a...

Tammy in Durham, North Carolina

Updated 44 months ago

Western Ontario - 1 Reply

Has anyone applied to the PA program at Western Ontario? I would love to go there, but the minimum average of 80% is really throwing me off. Every...

CWUKUSI in Vermilion, Ohio

Updated 44 months ago

M(ASCP) and PATH A - 3 Replies

My name is Shannon. I am currently working towards my B.S. in biology with a concentration in microbiology. Once I get my B.S. degree, I want to...

Tammy in Durham, North Carolina

Updated 45 months ago

Is the University of Western Ontario program still accredited? - 2 Replies

I was looking at the list of accredited programs on the NAACLS site and noticed the UWO program isn't listed anymore. It is still on

shadowPA in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

any one looking for shadow for short term

looking for short term shadow

DannRodney in Germantown, Tennessee

Pathology OJT work

I am near 50, with a B.S. in Biology, an ASCP certified Histotechnologist, who worked in Pathology for 25 years, have 2 kids in college...I can't...

Mikey Gorilla in Mcdonough, Georgia

Updated 45 months ago

Interested in becoming a PA? Get educated! - 3 Replies

Hello everyone, I am a certified Pathologists' Assistant, and I thought I would help guide you in your career search. If you are interested in...

jglspnay in Sacramento, California

Updated 45 months ago

Need Job Shadow in San Francisco Bay Area - 1 Reply

Hello, I am interested in shadowing a PA and willing to travel in order to do it. Please let me know if anyone would be willing to let a student...

artmanatyale in Hamden, Connecticut

Updated 45 months ago

Autopsies only?? - 11 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...

SM2 in Springfield, Missouri

Updated 46 months ago

Rosalind Franklin Pathologist Asst. Program - 1 Reply

Is anyone currently enrolled in the Pathologist Assistant program @Rosalind University? If so, I would like to know what you think about the program...

SM2 in Springfield, Missouri

Updated 46 months ago

Rosalind Franklin Pathologist Asst. Program - 1 Reply

Is anyone currently enrolled in the Pathologist Assistant program @Rosalind University? If so, I would like to know what you think about the program...

LW in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 46 months ago

Looking for PathA to shadow in Indianapolis area - 6 Replies

I graduated from IU last spring with a B.S. in biology and a minor in chemistry. I'm interested in becoming a PA. I've read that it's strongly...

Tammy in Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 47 months ago

Wayne State - 2 Replies

Does anyone know the typical response time for Wayne State applicants? Classes are slated to start in the fall and the deadline for applications are...

Anna Wildrew in Houston, Texas

Updated 48 months ago

Confused - 2 Replies

I plan to obtain a bachelor's in clinical laboratory science (medical technology); thus, I will be working as a med tech for a while. My goal is to...

caw317 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 48 months ago

Any one looking for shadow - 6 Replies

If any one interested for short term shadow let me know

Whipple in Huntington, West Virginia

What type of volunteer service do you do?

Seems most applications want to know what sort of volunteer community service you perform. I was curious what other people do.

Tammy in Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 49 months ago

Quick question about prereqs - 2 Replies

Most of the pathA admissions sites casually list subjects, all of which I have taken. However my biochem course at my undergrad didnt even have the...

Kristen55 in Newburgh, New York

Looking to shadow a PathA

I am looking to shadow a Pathologist's Assistant in the hudson valley area. Anyone on here know of one or is one that I can contact?

Tammy in Columbia, South Carolina

Updated 50 months ago

MT become PA - 15 Replies

Does anyone have suggestions about a Med Tech becoming a PA? I passed my ASCP, and like being a Med Tech - I would like to pursue more options. I...

Column in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 50 months ago

waitlisted at drexel - 1 Reply

hello all, does anyone have any insight on housing, both on and off campus at drexel (for the pathologists assistant program) pending acceptance? ...

PKammeyer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 50 months ago

Travel Jobs - What's that all about........Pathologists' Assistant Positions - 1 Reply

First off, yes, I am a recruiter and I am always looking for qualified Pathologists' Assistants to work with, but right now I would be happy to...

pathotoko in Morgantown, West Virginia

Updated 50 months ago

Working while in a program - 2 Replies

hello everyone, I am currently a MLS in Chicago and looking to apply to a program soon. I was wondering if anyone out there is in a program and...

travis in Korea, Republic of

Newbie Looking to Break in

Hello out there, This forum is a wealth of information. I only wish it was sorted a little better. I have seen similar questions but not quite...

Kyanne in Asheville, North Carolina

Looking for shadowing opportunities

I'm interested in applying to PA programs and am hoping to get experience shadowing a PA. AAPA helped me find people in Chapel Hill, but I live in...

A in New Haven, Connecticut

Updated 54 months ago

Looking to shadow Pathologist/PathA in Chicago-land area - 1 Reply

I am trying to shadow a pathology assistant or pathologist and so far have no luck. Can anyone advise me to a person they have shadowed before or...

Janet in Van Nuys, California

Updated 54 months ago

Broke my arm a few years ago... - 2 Replies

I injured my arm a few years ago resulting in the tendons being caught in the scar tissue...the doctor says he wouldn't be able to fix it since it'd...

julez4.0 in Yuma, Arizona

Updated 55 months ago

Help! Need some advice! - 13 Replies

Okay I am interested in entering one of these programs but i do not know if I should apply this year or wait another year. I do not feel my...

julez4.0 in Yuma, Arizona

Updated 55 months ago

Job Share for Pathologists Assistant in Scottsdale Arizona - 3 Replies

Hi to all of you fellow Pathologists Assistants! We are looking to see if anyone in the area would be interested in a job sharing / part time...

chelsey in Temple, Texas

Updated 56 months ago

PA programs in California? - 1 Reply

I was wondering if anybody knows if there is a Pathologist Assistant program offered in California? It is a VERY long term goal for me because I am...

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