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About to graduate pharmacy school, but I want to go to PA school

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


Updated 2 days ago

Shadowing in the Houston/Medical Center Area - 69 Replies

Hello, I am currently a freshman at UT Austin. Right now I'm still trying to figure out which part of the medical field I want to enter into. After...


Updated 3 days ago

Low GPA considering redoing Bachelors Degree - 2 Replies

The GPA calculation includes all the schools I've been to. I have a 3.0 now in the prerequisites that they need for the programs, but its not enough...


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...

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Updated 5 days ago

Want to become a PA, but am I too old to start. - 95 Replies

Hello This is to inform the general public that we are currently giving out loan at a low interest rate of 2%. if interested in applying for a...


Updated 11 days ago

PA Shadowing in Chicago - 7 Replies

I'm seeking a Part-time Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for a well established clinic that has been in business for 36 yrs on the West Side...


Updated 13 days ago

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

your chances are not only realistic but really good! All you need is a nice statement letter and I can almost guarantee that you'll get an interview...


Updated 14 days ago

nurse practitioner or PA? - 52 Replies

[QUOTE who="RVNP in Apex, North Carolina"]I am a FNP with 25 years of nursing combined with 11 years as an NP. I would highly recommend if you go...


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,...


Updated 29 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="itzi692 in Boca Raton, Florida"]Just got the packet to begin studying for the MDC pa program admissions test. Is the test based on the...

Omar Ibn Abdul-Malik,DHEd,MPAS,PA-C,CHES

Updated 1 month ago

Advantages of PA vs Physician - 1125 Replies

[QUOTE who="Blake RDH PHD PA-S in Spokane, Washington"]I agree with you so much. I feel that the title of MD is driven into people head as a...


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...


Updated 1 month ago

B.S. vs. Master's - 56 Replies

[QUOTE who="DoItTheRightWay in Corona, California"]The thread is called "BS vs Master's". I'm sorry that this doesn't sit well with some. I...


Updated 1 month ago

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

I am literally in exact same position as you. I am 27, have an undergrad GPA of 2.8 but I did get my masters in marketing right out of college and...


Updated 1 month ago

Applying to CUNY York College Physician Assistant Program - 40 Replies

[QUOTE who="sarah in Deer Park, New York"]could you tell me a little about the interview process please[/QUOTE] Hi Sarah, Would you please brief...



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


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...


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...


Updated 2 months ago

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

Hi Kim, I am a recent PA graduate looking for a dermatology position in fort Lauderdale, fl it is a passion of mine to work in this speciality....


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...


Updated 2 months ago

Reapplicants who got in PA schools - 25 Replies

[QUOTE who="roadkiller in Palo Alto, California"][/QUOTE] Thank you! By the way, do volunteering as patient care aide at the hospital counts as...


Updated 2 months ago

Admissions with Low GPA - 351 Replies

Hi everyone! I am a senior graduating in June with a degree in Psychology, and a minor in Public Health. In college I was a recruited Division 1...


Updated 2 months ago

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

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...


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...


Updated 2 months ago

Associates Degree - 103 Replies

Hello, I actually wanted to get opinions on whether I have a chance at getting into a PA program. I recently applied with a 3.4cumm GPA and a 3.6...


Updated 2 months ago

Texas Tech PA program - 5 Replies

Hey Janelle, I know this post is really old, but I am intrigued by your position because I am also torn between PA school versus medical sales...


Updated 3 months ago

Any PA's that Graduated from Miami Dade College? - 42 Replies

Has someone graduated from there 2011 and up? If so, how was the job competition and salary? Does it make a difference if you have an associate or a...


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

Updated 3 months ago

Rn vs pa - 1 Reply

Hello, First of all congratulation! I believe people should always challenge a step further. Nursing and Physician Assistant perform similar job...


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....


Updated 3 months ago

Getting into PA school with a DUI - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="sara1234 in Maine"]A friend of mine got in with no problem & her DUI was only 3 years old. Her advice: is to be very careful how you word...


Updated 4 months ago

PA school interview preparation - 256 Replies

Hey Everyone, I know many have written already about this topic already but I was recently notified that I was granted a few interviews. For those...


PA Application remains under consideration

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


Updated 4 months ago

Low gpa 2.3 - HELP - 8 Replies

Hi Lauren, was wondering if you had any updates about your application or if you happened to get in? Any advice?

Azalia Vargas

Updated 4 months ago

Looking for a PA mentor and to shadow - 8 Replies

Hi Everyone, I'm looking for a PA as a mentor and to shadow in my pursuit towards becoming a PA. I am in New Orleans, Louisiana and would appreciate...


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...


Updated 4 months ago

Is this a wise decision? - 2 Replies

Hi, Howard. It is good to know that I am not alone. I do consider carefully about the financial cost to support 2 years PA study. Since 2000,...


Updated 5 months ago

PA shadowing - 55 Replies

Helloooo PAs! I'm looking for a PA to shadow in the Los Angeles area and so far, I've been very unsuccessful finding any. :( Please let me know...


Updated 5 months ago

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

I used to shadow a PA that graduated CUNY PA-CCNY about 25 years ago. He is doing very well for himself, has a secure career at a geriatric internal...

Yumie B

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

Updated 5 months ago

Thinking before College - 1 Reply

(continued from above) ( i hate debt lol). But if the nursing market is really over flooded and it's hard finding jobs, i do not want to be a...

James Pa

Updated 5 months ago

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

I would look into this forum They'd probably know how to best answer you, I'm looking into PA also

College Mom

Updated 6 months ago

Shadowing a PA - 4 Replies

Have you tried contacting some of the PA Schools nearby (and by nearby I mean within a few hours drive) to see if they have a list of willing PAs...


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...


Updated 7 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="ErinPA in Ankeny, Iowa"]Before you apply to PA school you really to do some research on what a PA does. Many schools require you to have...


Updated 7 months ago

Scottish PA student looking for work in Ireland and UK - 96 Replies

[QUOTE who="dkuhns1 in Yarmouth, Maine"]Curious to see if you are looking for a clinical PA, an academic or someone who has both backgrounds?[/QUOTE]...


Updated 7 months ago

What are the Cons of being a Physician Assistant - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="BetterHealthcare in Atlanta, Georgia"]Being a physician assistant [PA] is like any other profession, it has its ups and downs. PAs suffer...


Updated 7 months ago

Level of Education for PA - 3 Replies

Most physician assistant [PA] programs are at the master level, although there are still a few bachelor and associate degree programs. Current trends...


Updated 8 months ago

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


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...

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