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  1. Hey guys, So I took a 6 credit CNA course to become certified as a CNA at a local community college. I want to know if it counts under my sGPA and if I HAVE to put that in my PA application. Thank you!
  2. Yes, I am aware that scribing is not accepted universally as HCE. I have researched and asked admission counselors from the schools I wanted to apply to and they all have told me that being a medical scribe is acceptable. I can also take into the account that I get to shadow numerous PA's in the ER.
  3. Thanks for the response guys. I recently got a job as a ER scribe. I'm going to focus on accumulating my HCE through scribing while taking some high level science classes to boost my sGPA and cGPA. Thanks for all the encouragement and advice!
  4. Do you guys think doing the nursing route then applying to PA school is a good decision? I was thinking about getting an associates and then working as a RN before applying to PA school.
  5. I really want to apply this year and see if I get in. My GPA is very low with a cGPA of 3.19 and pGPA of 3.09. I have 500 hrs as a pharm tech, 200 hrs as a volunteer, 50 hrs as a CNA Seeing this, I know I would have to work on my HCE 2-3 years in order to get into PA school. My question is, even if I put in the commitment of working 2-3 years and accumulating HCE, will it be worth it??? Seems like the average GPAs to get into PA school are getting higher and the average HCE among applicants are getting lower.. I am also considering going into nursing first and working a few years to get exper
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