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Updated 4 days ago

Admissions with Low GPA - 361 Replies

Hi. I’m interested in applying but due to some C and C- I will have to retake some science courses. I’m thinking of doing a postbac program and was...

F. GL in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Updated 25 days ago

Want to become a PA, but am I too old to start. - 90 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...

Jakobi Felton in Missouri City, Texas

Updated 26 days ago

Shadowing in the Houston/Medical Center Area - 79 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,...

TomBlue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 28 days ago

What is your advice for a social work student wanting to pursue Physician Assistant (PA) School? - 4 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...

moma in Richmond, Texas

PA Shadowing Opportunity in Richmond TX or near Houston area.

Hi, I am a recent graduate with Bachelors in Respiratory Care degree. I am super excited about Physician Assistant profession. I am looking to...

Hailey in State College, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 months ago

Shadow a PA - 58 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

O'Brian in Apo

Updated 2 months ago



Lucy in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Updated 4 months ago

Too old to do this - 83 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...

Jamesa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

Looking for a PA to shadow in Miami, fl - 51 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?...

Johana in Lodi, New Jersey

Updated 5 months ago

PA shadowing in New Jersey - 2 Replies

Any PA's in the central Jersey area willing to let a student shadow them? I am going to be a college senior in the fall and am leaning towards PA and...

Carmella B in Kenner, Louisiana

Updated 6 months ago

Salary of a P.A. in DERMATOLOGY - 284 Replies

Hi, I was wondering what a Dermatology Physician's Assistant made on average. I also was wondering what the difference between a Doctor's salary...

Alisha12 in Queens, New York

In Search of PA Shadowing Opportunity in NYC/Long Island Area

Hi everyone, I'm a sophomore biology major in NYC trying to find a PA to shadow. If anyone would care to let me shadow them or know of a PA that I...

rbachan718@*****.*** in Tampa, Florida

Updated 7 months ago

Looking for a PA program which is easy to get into with a 3.14 GPA - 96 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...

Millie De Dios in Old Bridge, New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago

PA shadowing - 56 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!

ProspectiveCLSApplicant in Davis, California

Updated 7 months ago

Bachelor's Degree - 152 Replies

I thought I already posted this, but I'm not seeing it on here anymore, so I'm not sure what happened. Anyway, I am really interested in becoming a...

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...

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...

natpack in Bronx, New York

Updated 11 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 11 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 12 months ago

I am trying to get into Nova Southeastern PA program? Anybody with a 2.8 overall get in? - 328 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...

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...

Suki in New Market, Maryland

Updated 14 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 16 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 17 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 18 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...

michaelk in Greenville, Rhode Island

Updated 18 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 19 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 23 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 23 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 24 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 24 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 25 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 26 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 27 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 27 months ago

Can a Physician Assistant specialize in surgery? - 4 Replies

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

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 28 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...

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