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Updated 7 days ago

Salary of a P.A. in DERMATOLOGY - 307 Replies

Annels: If you are still looking for a derm PA job, simply google my name, mary, and the 4 words, dermatology physician assistant jobs, and I can...


Updated 17 days ago

Admissions with Low GPA - 351 Replies

I'm very sorry to hear about your medical problems. But you should be looking at schools profile for accepted students and see where you match up. I...


Updated 24 days ago

Clinical experience - 5 Replies

does anyone know any PA program that dont require clinical experience? I just have some volunteer and shadowing experience. Also, I am going to...


Updated 29 days ago

Too old to do this - 86 Replies

If you have children, are they still of school age? Being a familiar face in your child's school can help if you're wanting a job in the school...

xboxer in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 1 month ago

nurse practitioner or PA? - 54 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...

Dustin587 in Tennessee

Looking for some advice

I am currently a medical technologist. I've been debating since graduating from med tech school about what to do next. I did extremely well in med...

Landon in Traverse City, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

Reapplicants who got in PA schools - 28 Replies

I know there are many people out there, like me, who did not get into PA schools on their first try. I want to get feedback from those who reapplied...

bill in Los Angeles, California

Updated 1 month ago

Is this a wise decision? - 3 Replies

Hello, I am new on this forum. I want to know if it is a wide decision to apply for an physician assistant program at 50 years old? Let me... in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Looking for a PA mentor and to shadow - 9 Replies

Hello, I am so glad to find this forum after months of searching and calling hospitals and clinics without success. I am currently living in...

DreamingPA in New York, New York

Updated 2 months ago



ssarasani1 in Cumming, Georgia

PA vs MD Caribbean

Hello, I recently graduated with an Undergrad degree in Biology and considering a career in Medicine. I was wondering if it would be worth going...

new in Seaside, California

Updated 2 months ago

Want to become a PA, but am I too old to start. - 96 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...

deedee1124 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 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 2 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 2 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,...

Shrikant Patil in Miami, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

Looking for a PA to shadow in Miami, fl - 45 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?...

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...

VanessaGS in Valencia, Venezuela

Updated 3 months ago

Any PA's that Graduated from Miami Dade College? - 41 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...

kamaljitgill in Calgary, Alberta

PA program loan and how to pay

I have medical backround and is it helpful for me

dfad adfd in Miami, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

Advantages of PA vs Physician - 1131 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...

1tpoqd in Albany, New York

Updated 4 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!

Rene in Bronx, New York

Updated 4 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...

Hobo2012 in California

Updated 4 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 5 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...

danielC in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

I am trying to get into Nova Southeastern PA program? Anybody with a 2.8 overall get in? - 327 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....

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,...

desireehunter05 in Missouri City, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

Miami Dade PA Program (AS) - Admissions Test - 6 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...

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 6 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...

LSW in Plainview, New York

Updated 6 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...

dmn in Santa Monica, California

Updated 7 months ago

Writing an essay at a Physician Assistant School Interview - 65 Replies

Hi Everyone, I am going to an interview at Nova Southeastern University - Orlando, and part of the interview process will include writing an...

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...

ALMC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Updated 7 months ago

Associates Degree - 103 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...

eagrigg in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 8 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 8 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 9 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...

John in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 9 months ago

PA school interview preparation - 254 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...

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 9 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...

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