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It’s PA Week — WOOT!

PA week every year is a celebration of the profession and a chance to educate the public about all that PAs do.  According to the American Academy of Physician Assistants ( website: Before it was [...]

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Reference Letter: What do writers see?

What does the reference letter look like? When you ask a professor or a work supervisor or someone to write a PA school reference letter (a recommendation letter) about your to PA schools, [...]

PA Student Interview: Beata

Today I share with you the video interview I did with second year PA student, Beatta. She has now graduated from UC Davis' PA program, but before she did, this summer I [...]

Our New Interviewing Ebook is Here!

Our new ebook has been published and is now available on! The Physician Assistant School Interview: Essential Strategies to Blow 'Em Away and Claim Your Seat in Class launched on Tuesday, November 3rd, just [...]

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PAI 19: How to open your PA School Application Essay

February 13th, 2017|Comments Off on PAI 19: How to open your PA School Application Essay

You don't need to be an English major to write a good essay, but you do need a good beginning to get the reader engaged and to tell them some important things about you. Most [...]

PAI 18: Get Involved!

January 24th, 2017|Comments Off on PAI 18: Get Involved!

Enough thinking about it -- it's time to act. If you're exploring a career as a PA, it's great to read and listen, but there are plenty of ways to get engaged and actually start [...]

PAI 17: Medical Ethics Interview Questions

January 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on PAI 17: Medical Ethics Interview Questions

If you are interviewing for PA school, you can expect questions on ethics.  Medical ethics is the study of right and wrong in the medical setting, and many students stumble on them and show their [...]

PAI 16: Difficult Patients

December 13th, 2016|Comments Off on PAI 16: Difficult Patients

If you plan on going into medicine, you need to know right now, that not all of your patients will be appreciative, communicative, reasonable, or even NORMAL. Most patients are great, but there are also [...]

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