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Failure is not weakness or incompetence

Updated 1 day ago

Finding a job after failing PANCE - 16 Replies

I strongly suggest skip studying and just review as many questions as possible. overstudying will not help you increase your chances. practice taking...

Viv in Bronx, New York

Updated 10 days ago

Low gpa 2.3 - HELP - 9 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...

Jen in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Going to PA school as a single parent? - 3 Replies

HI, my name is Tara and I am a single mother of an almost 1 year-old daughter. I still have 2 years before i will graduate with my Bachelor's degree...

deangulo.juan in Katy, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Shadowing in the Houston/Medical Center Area - 82 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,...

Gabriella Torres in Miami, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Looking for a PA to shadow in Miami, fl - 55 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?...

Jennifer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

women in the PA field/families - 18 Replies

Hi, any women out there that are PAs and what to offer insight on starting a family after becoming a PA?

Jason in Dobson, North Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Admissions with Low GPA - 367 Replies

I have a 2.5 gpa and I really want to get into pa school. Im trying to stay in school for an extra semester inorder to take the pre-reqs I need and...

Mindy1012 in Milford, Pennsylvania

Updated 1 month ago

PA school - Already have an AS in cardiac/vascular ultrasound and BS in healthcare administration - 3 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)...

Kelly in North Richland Hills, Texas

Registered Dental Assistant to Physicians Assistant

Hi! So I'm currently working as an RDA, but in the future I'm interested in becoming a PA. Would my Dental Assisting background work out when I'm...


Updated 1 month ago

PA school interview preparation - 257 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...

Gabriela in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 months ago

PA shadowing - 58 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!

Laurenco in New Paltz, New York

PA Shadowing

Hello, I am looking for a PA to shadow after work or on the weekends. Preferably in the Ulster, Dutchess, or Orange County areas of NY. Work by...

LaurenCor in New Paltz, New York

PA shadowing

Hello, I am looking for a PA to shadow after work or on the weekends. Preferably in the Ulster, Dutchess, or Orange County areas of NY. Work by...

Jessicayanqui92@*****.*** in New York, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Shadow a PA - 61 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


Updated 2 months ago

Want to become a PA, but am I too old to start. - 93 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...

Leads in Bartlett, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Respiratory Therapist to Physician Assistant - 8 Replies

I'm currently an RT here in Los Angeles and I want to go back to school and become a PA. I have my A.S., so what are the pre-requisites on going to...

Jordan G. Roberts, PA-C in Chicago, Illinois

PA-C Non-Clinical Careers

Anyone transition out of a patient-care role to a non-clinical career in healthcare/medicine? I'm talking about things like medical writing,...

Heather in Tacoma, Washington

Updated 3 months ago

PA schools in California (Davis and Western) - 2 Replies

Hey everyone. I just wanted to know how competitive the PA schools in California are. I currently go to a UC in southern california and i am a Bio...

Brie in Webster, New York

Updated 4 months ago

D'youville College PA Program?? - 12 Replies

Hi! Anyone who has/is currently attending the DYC physician assistant program, 1) How did you like it? 2) Is the work extensive, as you are...



I am currently looking to shadow a physician assistant in the so-cal regioin, ranging anywhere between los angeles to san diego, preferably san...

farahjules in Jamaica, New York

Updated 4 months ago

Shadowing a PA in NYC or Brooklyn - 8 Replies

Hello! I've been currently searching for a PA to shadow in Brooklyn or Manhattan, but have had no luck :(. Please, if anyone knows of any or any...

TomBlue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 6 months ago

What is your advice for a social work student wanting to pursue Physician Assistant (PA) School? - 6 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...

Jonathan in United Kingdom

Updated 7 months ago

personal statement sample - 4 Replies

Can any kind person give the sample of physician assistant personal statement.I would be very greaful to you.Thx

Shannan Dieselberg in Dallas, Texas

PA Shadow DFW

I am currently looking for a PA to shadow in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. I am open to all types of practices and specialties. If anyone has any...

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...

O'Brian in Apo

Updated 11 months ago



Lucy in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Updated 13 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...

Johana in Lodi, New Jersey

Updated 14 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 14 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 16 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...

ProspectiveCLSApplicant in Davis, California

Updated 16 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 20 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 20 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 20 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 23 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...

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 26 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 27 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 27 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...

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