I Was Rejected From PA School, Now What?

I Was Rejected From PA School, Now What?

Understandably, this is one of the worst feelings you will have. After working so hard, for so long, you’ve been denied your dream. Just like after a breakup, take the time to recover. Give yourself permission to decompress. Take a few days to reflect on your journey, on yourself. It’s okay to sulk! Understand a no isn’t a no forever. Many successful PAs are either waitlisted or turned away from PA programs their first attempts.  So once you're done moping, it’s time to start working to get that post breakup bod back and climb that metaphorical mountain again!

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Top 20 Interview Questions Answered

Top 20 Interview Questions Answered

Last week, we posted a blog article on the most common PA school admissions questions. We have received ton of feedback on how to tackle some of these questions. So, this week, that is exactly what we will be doing.

It is important to note, that these answers are a blueprint for you. In the sense, try to build up and personalize them to your story, to your journey. As always, if you have questions, feel free to contact us. 

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Guest Post: How to be successful as a Pre-PA and PA-S - Jazmine Kwong

Guest Post: How to be successful as a Pre-PA and PA-S - Jazmine Kwong

Jazmine Kwong is currently a PA-S2 at Western University’s PA program. She has gone through the peaks and troughs of PA school applications, she has gone through trials and tribulations of the didactic year. Here are some of her tips on how to succeed!

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5 Most Common Personal Statement Mistakes

5 Most Common Personal Statement Mistakes

Tis the season of personal statements. We have read quite a few personal statements over the month and are quite marveled by the stories we've read and the experience people have gone through to get to this point. It is safe to say, that the future of this profession lies in great hands. There are number of good anecdotes, stories and overall substance in the statements, however, most have similar flaws, which is what prompted us to write this article. Today, we will tackle the most common mistakes made in personal statements.

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3 Characteristics That Will Set You Apart From Others

3 Characteristics That Will Set You Apart From Others

You’ve made it to the interviews. You arrive to the building dressed impeccably, prepared for the interview, sit at a table with several other candidates. You begin conversing with other candidates and find that the person sitting next to you has the exact same credentials as you, highly regarded recommendations, same GPA, same GRE scores. You doubt yourself whether you’re qualified enough.

You will find that most of your co-applicants are very similar in terms of applications. What sets you apart, however, are your qualities that cannot be articulated on paper. These are those 3 qualities that will set you apart from that candidate.

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10 Essential Tips For an Effortless Personal Statement

10 Essential Tips For an Effortless Personal Statement

In terms of applications, most applicants appear nearly similar on paper. They all have high GPAs, lengthy extracurricular activities, numerous patient care hours and solid recommendation letters. When schools are going over these applications, things begin to blur. This is where your essay comes in. You must stand out. These are the 10 ways to create a great personal statement, which will make you stand out.

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Keep Calm And CASPA On

Keep Calm And CASPA On

It is officially CASPA season. Before you start freaking out, realize that today is the first day, NOT the only day. Methodically and logically plan out your target schools, gather all the information necessary, organize and send it out. Most of the anxiety, I’ve found, comes from being unorganized. Have a spreadsheet, to-do list and mainly, your sanity and all will be well. Breathe in, breathe out and CASPA on.

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Oh, so that's what a Physician Assistant is

Oh, so that's what a Physician Assistant is

    Hello everybody! Welcome to the blog. I am so excited to begin this chapter, learn, educate and use our skills to help the beautiful prospective PA students out there. Indeed, this is a great time to be a Physician Assistant (Associate)! But, before I get there, what even is a PA?

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