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  1. Good resource for A&P exam prep: The Noted Anatomist videos on YouTube.
  2. Hello! Yes! I did get accepted, and I don't know that it matters about date of preference. I believe the candidates are all chosen at or near the same time (doesn't matter if you are in the early dates or later dates for interviews). The majority of the acceptances go out at the same time. However, I do know that in the past they have offered early acceptance to one or two very select candidates immediately following interviews. It all goes very quickly though. I had my interview on a Thursday, and was notified of acceptance the following Monday. Good luck!
  3. Q: What's worse than waiting to find out if you got an interview? A: Being on the alternate list and having to wait even longer to find out if you get a chance. (happened to me last year) I feel you everyone! Hang in there!
  4. I don't know if this year will be different. With COVID who knows? Traditionally all the invitations are sent at the same time.
  5. Hi everyone! I know it's so stress-inducting to wait right now! To my knowledge, invitations to interview have not gone out yet. However, the admissions team is very organized. They run a tight ship, so take heart! It will be sent soon. In the meantime, here is the corrected URL for the current class demographics for your viewing pleasure. The URL on the website isn't working. https://medicine.utah.edu/dfpm/physician-assistant-studies/program/files/class-51-composite-demographics.pdf
  6. Well hello there fellow classmate! Hang in there folks! It's definitely a stressful time! Many of the staff are still working from home, so it may take a little longer to get the interview invitations sent. In the meantime, I posted some interview tips based on my interview and subsequent acceptance to Utah last year. I think it's on page 3 for reference. Good luck everyone! Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions.
  7. You will be okay. They go through every application with a fine-tooth comb to make sure nothing is missed. I did this very thing last year, and was still okay too. Don't sweat it, and good luck friend!
  8. If you have enough other chem credit at a "C" grade or higher you should still be fine. Still put this one on your application, but it won't count toward preq requirements. Good luck!
  9. Here's just a few friendly suggestions, but I'm not an expert by any means. 1. Watch a few good mock interviews online. Watch a few bad mock interviews online. 2. Write out your answers to the big 5 (biggest strength, biggest weakness, best quality for a PA to have, Why PA, Why UPAP?) Then format your answers into bullet points of your main ideas including a personal example to support your answer. Then you will be ready to answer with some key points when you get asked the question in a format that you maybe didn't prep for exactly. 3. Know yourself and what motivates you. Start now and think about all the experiences that have shaped your character up to this point and what you have learned from those experiences. How can this carry over into qualities that will make a great PA, or a great PA student? 4. Practice answering your questions out loud, either by yourself in front of a mirror or with a friend. Recording yourself on your phone is also painful but helpful. 5. The UPAP website lists a series of bullet points for specific background factors. This school is highly mission-driven. Know the mission, the bullet points and how you fit that mission. Best of luck to everyone!!! Sounds like interview invites will go out in October. I wonder if they will be online interviews?
  10. It won't look bad on the application, but just know that if you put down only Salt Lake, they may pass you up if the seats in SL are filled but there are still spots open in St. George (and vice versa). It's up to you though. I do know that at last year's interviews they were given one last chance to change their campus preference on their applications, but I don't know if they will do that again this year. Best of luck to you!
  11. Hey Elsa51! Thanks for setting it up! I don't see it on Facebook though.
  12. Someone said they took 8 people off the wait list last year. I'm not sure if that's accurate though. Fingers crossed for you!
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