Submitted 5/29, verified 5/30, confirmation email from Arcadia 6/18.
sGPA: 3.69 cGPA: 3.67, GRE: 316 4.5W. I've worked as a clinical research coordinator for four years so I'm not the typical CNA/EMT (which frankly makes me a little nervous) but its about 1,300 PCE/7,000 HCE. Congrats to everyone, looking forward to meeting you!
National Guard whether Air or Army. I know Army National Guard has a $25 k annual bonis right now, more than actice duty. With NG you are FAR LESS likely to be activated individually and only mobilized as a unit, and usually less often and for shorter periods of time.
This is one of the main reasons that getting in with the VA or DoD after I retire next year. For the most part, Docs in the Army LOVE PAs...because they dont want to be doing our job down in the trenches.