How To Get Over Interview Jitters and Excel Your Way to PA School

How To Get Over Interview Jitters and Excel Your Way to PA School

 We have received quite a few emails and messages over interviews recently, mainly getting over the nervousness before a big interview. It’s understandable. All of you have poured time, sweat, energy, maybe some tears to get to this place, to get to this scenario. You have taken time away from your family, friends, taken detours in life to achieve the goal of becoming a PA. It takes hard work and tenacity to get here. We get it. But, the goal isn’t to get interviews, the goal is to be admitted. Admittedly, the stakes are high and it is absolutely understandable that you feel nervous to get over the last hurdle between you and your future as a medical provider. Let’s go over how to reduce the stress and anxiety, get you excited for the interviews, change your perspective and give you the tools to excel at interviews.

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This is how much PA school ACTUALLY costs.

This is how much PA school ACTUALLY costs.

This is a topic not many speak about as money is quite a taboo in our culture. Now, some of us are very lucky to come from affluent families, but most of us will have to tackle this hurdle ourselves. So, I think this is something that needs to be spoken about openly so everyone benefits from each others opinions. 

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You're accepted to PA school, now what?!

You're accepted to PA school, now what?!

Oh, the feeling when you receive the phone call that you’ve been accepted for PA school! Arguably, one of my most favorite memory. I remember I was in the checkout line at the grocery store to pick up a redbull. I was on my way from my house to the library to study for a biochemistry exam. I picked up the redbull, waited in the line and felt my phone vibrate in my pocket. It was an out of state number. I answered. On the other line was the director of admissions.

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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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