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Updated 6 days ago

PA school - Already have an AS in cardiac/vascular ultrasound and BS in healthcare administration - 4 Replies

I'm about to start an AS to BS program in Diagnostic Sonography. In my interview, the head of the department mentioned that they are looking at...


Updated 12 days ago

I want to become a PA at age 27 w/o a science background - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Starting Over in Carol Stream, Illinois"]Dale- Wow, I am in almost the exact situation as you. I am currently a 23 year old Social...


Updated 17 days ago

Anatomy & Physiology - 10 Replies


taking an unrelated job

have a bit of a career dilemma that I was hoping you could help provide info on. The question I have is will joining the police academy hurt my...


Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="Mike Y. in Las Vegas, Nevada"]Am interested in becoming a P.A. after i finished my current degree. I'm a young 20 right now....


Updated 1 month ago

Any PA's that Graduated from Miami Dade College? - 45 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nataly Serna in Miami Beach, Florida"]What do you guys mean that we need to try as close as 4.0 GPA? They mean for the actual admissions...


Updated 1 month ago

any MBAs here? what exactly do you do? - 1 Reply

Sorry, I accidentally posted this here in the physician's assistant thread, the forum set-up here is super confusing, I meant to create a new job...


Opera singer interested in becoming a PA.

Long story short, I am a 24 year old professional opera singer with a Master's degree in Music. I currently love my career, but I am fairly confident...


Updated 1 month ago

Respiratory Therapist to Physician Assistant - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jobless RT in Los Angeles, California"]I'm currently an RT here in Los Angeles and I want to go back to school and become a PA. I have my...


Updated 1 month ago

Looking for a PA to shadow in Miami, fl - 59 Replies

Hi, I am applying to the PA program in Miami Dade this year, if by any chance are there any PA that are willing to give me a helping hand in...

novajones001 in Burbank, California

Updated 2 months ago

Admissions with Low GPA - 370 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...

kmarie408 in Morgan Hill, California

Updated 3 months ago

Shadow a PA - 63 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

ErizaN in Brooklyn, New York

Advice on What to do

I have gone to countless counselors at my school but they are all rushed when I manage to have a talk with them in their office hours. My problem is...

Denee in Buffalo, New York

Updated 3 months ago

What is your advice for a social work student wanting to pursue Physician Assistant (PA) School? - 7 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...

Nida Hirani in Sugar land, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Shadowing in the Houston/Medical Center Area - 85 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,...

LenaAbbot in Newark, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

Writing an essay at a Physician Assistant School Interview - 67 Replies

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

Becks in Poughkeepsie, New York

Updated 3 months ago

nurse practitioner or PA? - 57 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...

Angel in Cordova, Tennessee

Updated 4 months ago

Low gpa 2.3 - HELP - 13 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...

Sam 100 in New York, New York

Updated 5 months ago

Shadowing a PA in NYC or Brooklyn - 11 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...

Jay in Vallejo, California

Updated 5 months ago

PA schools in California (Davis and Western) - 3 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...

phyllis bouvard in Lake Elsinore, California

Updated 6 months ago

Should I wait another year to get into PA school or get my MPH first? - 5 Replies

I graduated from college last May and I graduated with a 2.9 overall gpa and 2.7 science gpa. I took a year off to get more clinical hours as an...

wj186 in Union, New Jersey

Updated 6 months ago

Looking for a PA program which is easy to get into with a 3.14 GPA - 97 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...

Joan in Joliet, Illinois

Updated 6 months ago

women in the PA field/families - 19 Replies

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

Failure is not weakness or incompetence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 7 months ago

Finding a job after failing PANCE - 16 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...

Jen in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 8 months 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...

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 9 months 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 9 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...

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,...

Brie in Webster, New York

Updated 11 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...

Jonathan in United Kingdom

Updated 14 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 18 months ago



Lucy in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Updated 20 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 21 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 22 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...

ProspectiveCLSApplicant in Davis, California

Updated 23 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 27 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 27 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 28 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...

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...

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