Posts in Medical
New PA On the Block: Part 1

Whether it’s finding the PA position that you’ve dreamt up for years now, prepping for your first interviews as a PA, or not knowing what to do now that school is done having all of these ‘adulting’ tasks are ahead of you — I’ve addressed it inside!

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HOW I PREPARED FOR THE PANCE (and passed)

Preparing for the PANCE is honestly the 2.5 years of schooling you receive from your PA program + long nights spent studying for the hundreds of exams alllllll packed into a 3+ hour exam. This is how I chose to tackle the PANCE….but first I’ll include the timeline leading up to my exam to give some perspective

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How to prevent burnout

I have been receiving this very frequent question since I was studying in didactic. Quite honestly, I felt like I couldn’t even answer honestly until this year because of the simple truth: Didactic year is exhausting. And that’s okay to admit. The purpose of this blog isn’t to make everything look easy or simple and you know I will keep it 100% real with you…

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Personal Statement Tips

This part of the application feels like so much pressure. In fact, I’m so glad you guys have reached out about this subject. You only have 5,000 characters to work with to explain “Why do you want to be a PA?” and each is vital to make sure it’s worth being included.

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TO THE QUARTERS THAT SEEM IMPOSSIBLE

To the quarters that seem impossible:

Approaching any quarter in PA school always carries that moment when the excitement of new courses & information is suddenly crushed by the overwhelming expectations of what is required throughout the new quarter that accompanies- whether that’s getting new syllabi, marking up your calendar with deadlines, exams, long days of classes- it’s exhausting.

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