Posts in PA Student Blog
Student Loans & Physician Assistant School with David Duquette

Congratulations! You’ve finally been accepted to Physician Assistant School!  Now the bead of sweat starts and the pit in your stomach forms as you wonder, how will I afford this?! Today, David Duquette, shares about the financial impact of your student loans and what they mean for you during — and after —PA School.

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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 Managed Anxiety in PA School

Anxiety can be a frightening downward spiral if you don’t address it & the unnecessary burden it places on your every day. Anxiety for me was always rooted by the stressor of wanting to do well & accompanied by the fear of failure. For many years it was easy to float by & then PA school approached- I would work myself to extreme limits that were not healthy; I dropped weight, forgot to eat, wasn’t resting at night, and had major anxiety about my performance throughout my didactic year

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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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How to prepare for PA School: For Those Still in Undergrad

Making sure you’re a competitive applicant prior to applying to PA school is very important. Application season is not cheap & making yourself a well-rounded applicant is vital! The following post contains all aspects of the most FAQ I get about how to prepare to PA school as an undergraduate student

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