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Updated 1 day ago

Low GPA considering redoing Bachelors Degree - 3 Replies

Hey how come no one else chimed in? Well you have a 3.0 in the pre req. I assume you took the pre req recently.that already shows you are not a 4.0...

Delicious Mocca

Updated 1 day ago

About to graduate pharmacy school, but I want to go to PA school - 3 Replies

Really? I heard pharmacist is in a great demand (although it is not as great as RN). My husband is a pharmacist and he easily gets job offers in...

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

Updated 3 days ago

Advantages of PA vs Physician - 1127 Replies

Hi Fapps! I would be happy to speak with you. I did not go to PA school until I was in my 30's. My wife was very supportive (thank God for that). It...

Delicious Mocca

Updated 3 days ago

Shadowing in the Houston/Medical Center Area - 70 Replies

Hello, I earned Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance many years ago and I had several work experience in related field. As I did not find job...


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...


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 11 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 17 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 18 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 20 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 1 month 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...


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 3 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 4 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 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 8 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

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