Physician Assistant School Essay: What to Write About

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 assistant”? […]

Program Update: Graduation Nears

As you can see from the graduation invitation above, we will complete our 2-year physician assistant school odyssey in just 12 days.  I have […]

PA School Application Tip #5: Network

To get into PA school, you must network. Forget being a wallflower, or braving it alone so you can prove to the world that you did it all by yourself.  The world doesn’t care how you do it.  Do you want to get in or not?  […]

Getting Into PA School: Paul’s Story

It's easy to get caught up in the demands of physician assistant requirements.  With all the exams for prerequisite classes, researching PA programs, filling out CASPA applications, chasing down letters or recommendation, and paying the bills any way you can, things can turn into a grind.  Do you feel that way?  I remember how clearly [...]

Getting Great Letters of Recommendation For PA School

Getting Great Letters of Recommendation for Your PA School Application So you've decided you want to become a physician assistant, and soon you'll be sending out PA training program applications. Letters of recommendation for PA school are a pivotal, so there are things to keep in mind to maximize your chance of acceptance. The following [...]

PA Student: Inject Thyself

One of the best parts of being a PA student is all the fun new things you get to do; today, we got to give ourselves shots. I know, that wasn't what you expected, but it wasn't that bad, and there was a point to it.  Get it?  A point? Wow, tough crowd... Anyway, the [...]

Getting Your Physician Assistant School Essay Noticed

Your CASPA physician assistant school essay is your chance to make yourself irresistible to a CASPA PA school admissions committee.  Unfortunately, many of the most qualified applicants don't.  Instead, these bright Pre-PA minds are rejected all the time.  Their high GPAs, great letters of recommendation, and great medical experiences should leave you wondering: What are [...]