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Updated 9 days ago

Shadow a PA - 63 Replies

[QUOTE who="kmarie408 in Morgan Hill, California"]Hi Claire! I know this thread is pretty old, but I am hoping you can help me. I am in the bay...


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...


Updated 14 days ago

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

I’m in the same boat can u reach out to me pls ? [QUOTE who="heatherb0216 in Boone, North Carolina"]I am 25 years old, and I will graduate...

Nida Hirani

Updated 16 days ago

Shadowing in the Houston/Medical Center Area - 85 Replies

Hi my name is Nida Hirani. I am a student at the University of Houston that is looking for a PA to shadow. I am in the Sugar Land/Houston area but I...


Updated 19 days ago

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

Writing an essay is the best way to show your knowledge level and gained experience. I think that on this interview you should include some personal...


Updated 22 days ago

nurse practitioner or PA? - 57 Replies

My whole goal was to become a nurse and a eventually a nurse practitioner. That was my goal throughout high school, but then I got introduced to the...

Lena J

Updated 22 days ago

Want to become a PA, but am I too old to start. - 94 Replies

Im looking for a part time or weekend PA school. I work full time days 7 to 3 with children. Im hoping there is no GRE requirements. Will travel...


Updated 25 days ago

Admissions with Low GPA - 369 Replies

I am wondering my chances to get into PA school. I graduated from a top university in VA with a 3.4 cumulative GPA as a Premedicine major. I received...


Updated 1 month ago

Low gpa 2.3 - HELP - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="aneesahbuckner@*****.*** in Charleston, Illinois"]Your story is oh so familiar. I'd love to chat via email if thats ok. I'm gearing...

Sam 100

Updated 2 months ago

Shadowing a PA in NYC or Brooklyn - 11 Replies

[QUOTE who="jackie in Baldwin, New York"]i am lucky at this point. i live in long island and got someone from queens. try some hosptial which i...

Nataly Serna

Updated 2 months ago

Any PA's that Graduated from Miami Dade College? - 44 Replies

[QUOTE who="swtalker in Pompano Beach, Florida"]May I ask if you finally got in? Would it be absolutely rude of me if I ask what was your GPA and...


Updated 2 months ago

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

I think Julie summed it up pretty well, no doubt that PA school anywhere is competitive especially in California. However, I do want to add that...

Looking for PA Shadowing Opportunity

Updated 2 months ago

Looking for a PA to shadow in Miami, fl - 57 Replies

Good Evening, I am a current UCF graduate that now lives in Pompano Beach area and I am looking for Physician Assistants to shadow in my area up...

phyllis bouvard

Updated 3 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="SamIAm in Cincinnati, Ohio"]I just started working as a PA after recently graduating from PA school. I was a representative of the...


Updated 3 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="ana in Rosemead, California"]Hi- I have a 2.9 and didn't get into any schools last year, but I did get interviews for both of the...


Updated 3 months ago

women in the PA field/families - 19 Replies

I’m thinking of applying to PA programs but I don’t know if I should wait until I get married and start a family. I’ve been putting this off for too...

Failure is not weakness or incompetence

Updated 4 months 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...

Jen in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 5 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...

Mindy1012 in Milford, Pennsylvania

Updated 5 months 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 5 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 6 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...

Leads in Bartlett, Illinois

Updated 7 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,...

Brie in Webster, New York

Updated 8 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 11 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 15 months ago



Lucy in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Updated 17 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 18 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 19 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 20 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 24 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 24 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 25 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...

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 30 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!

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