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Quick Health Care Experience for PA School?

Time’s a waisting…

Dear Paul,

I am currently completing my junior year of undergrad as a Biology major and I’m psyched about becoming a Physician Assistant.  The trouble is, after looking at the requirements, it seems that every school wants to see something like 1000 hours of Continue Reading…

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PAI 07: Grade Problems

Okay, so one of the most popular posts we’ve ever done was an article called “Applying to Physician Assistant School With a Low Grade.” It addressed a specific problem, such as what to do if you bombed organic chemistry, or maybe you had a semester when all your grades Continue Reading…

Whether you’re just looking into a career as a physician assistant, or you’re already in PA school, it’s never too early to start thinking about a specialty.  But what about the biggest specialty of all – Primary Care?  Primary Care has had a bit of a public relations problem Continue Reading…

Okay, the next video in our series on writing your essay is here, and it’s aim is to help you decide what to actually write about.  How do you choose the subject matter?  How do you answer the question they ask you: “Describe your motivation for becoming a physician Continue Reading…

What does a Hospitalist Physician Assistant do?

In October, I was fortunate enough to get a week off of work to attend the California Academy of Physician Assistants annual conference in Palm Springs, California.  It was a blast, and I ran into my friend and former PA school classmate, Jevon, Continue Reading…

We’ve written at length at Inside PA Training about how important your physician assistant school interview is.  It usually represents the last hurdle in sealing your seat in a class.  If you do well, you’re going to be a PA.  If not, it’s back to the drawing board.  Today Continue Reading…

Today’s video, The Physician Assistant School Essay: How Important Is It?  is the first of more to come about making the most out of your essay when you submit your CASPA application.  How are essays reviewed?  How does this affect your essay creation process?  Well, bear with me – Continue Reading…

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Physician Assistant Salary Update

Well, it’s time again to review the numbers for physician assistant salary.  I won’t try to keep you in suspense – they’re promising!  And what’s more, if you follow these stats you begin to learn some interesting things about the field, the economy, and more.  I hope you find Continue Reading…

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GRE Self Study

Today’s article will focus on studying for the GRE on your own.

Not all physician assistant programs require the GRE for admission, but if you are applying to one or more that do,  maximizing your score through good GRE preparation is crucial.  For me, the GRE felt like another hoop Continue Reading…

Getting good health care experience (HCE) is crucial to getting into PA school and to one day becoming a solid PA.

What’s the best form of health care experience (HCE) if you want to get into Physician Assistant School?  To answer this question, you need to Continue Reading…

Sometimes it’s no fun being the giving tree

Since Inside PA Training’s inception, we’ve tried to keep it positive, since that’s how it’s been.  Our readers are fired up about physician assistant careers, and we’ve worked to harness that enthusiasm whenever possible.

But another tenet we’ve tried Continue Reading…

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