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.Read More
When I found out Pediatrics was my first rotation, this was a HUGE relief. As the majority of my patient care prior to PA school was completed in the Pediatric After-Hours clinic at UF Health.Read More
Tips that improve not only the way you will retain material, but keep you engaged in it as well! These are a few that have been my secret to success in PA school thus farRead More
“Why PA and not MD?” - the most frequent question I’m asked in my inbox daily. And my answer is quite simpleRead More
I get so many messages daily asking about my statistics that got me in to my program. While these statistics matter so much, it doesn’t take a genius to make it in to PA school.Read More
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.Read More
I'm so stoked to introduce one of my very close friends to you! If you know Sarah, you also know she is poised, full of Southern charm, and her tiramisu is essentially manna from heaven.Read More
By being granted an interview, you’re already one step closer to becoming a PA; you’ve effectively translated your personal strengths and academic achievements to the faculty - now they want to meet YOURead More
No matter how small or seemingly unimportant, every individual on this earth has something to contribute and is thus, deserving of acknowledgment and admiration.Read More
As I add to the collection of blog posts I hope to provide a more comprehensive answer to what the ‘daily grind’ is actually like.
But for now, let’s talk about the daily life this Physician Assistant student has lived Quarters 1 through 3Read More
Every day I receive questions from students asking about the next steps they should take in determining if they should pursue a Pre-PA track versus a nursing or Pre-medical track in undergrad.
My advice is this:Read More