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Everything posted by sudowoodo

  1. Honestly, just apply. I did NOT think I was going to get in, and I ended up getting in. The worst you could is get denied. I think it’s worth taking a chance!
  2. I am not tied down, just worries about money! Thank you so much for all the information. Soooo helpful. I wish you luck with the rest of school!
  3. You have so much on your plate to begin with!! Do you believe it sets you behind? Losing a couple hours a day? I’m nervous that I will lose those hours since my form of studying is more repetitive and writing. Do you wish you were able to move closer? Thanks so much for the perspective!
  4. So true! Especially when you put it that way.
  5. Thank you so much for the info!!
  6. I’m totally down!!! If you make it, post the link here. Will you def be attending?
  7. Thanks so much for the input. I’m really leaning toward living closer, exactly for the reasons you stated. Just nervous about the money because where I am going to school there is NO rent less than 1500 a month. Did you also feel it was Important to live close during clinical rotations?
  8. How did current PA students deal with an over an hour commute? Starting PA school and wanted to see if it was a struggle for anyone. My ride would be an hour and half, and wanted to know if this would put me at a disadvantage. The rent is SO expensive around the school. Any advice is helpful. Thank you!
  9. I was a dental hygiene assistant for a few months and I put it as PCE. I was directly involved with the patients and assisted in cleanings
  10. I applied to six schools and only heard from 3, I just assumed I was rejected as well. I think some schools don’t send out any rejection letters and just assume you understand your not invited lol. I also would look up schools on this forum and could see how many people got interviews or accepted
  11. I had a zoom interview and it went well. As long as you have a working computer with video and audio, it's pretty similar to an actual interview. I did think I would be less nervous, but I was NOT!! The only downfall for online interviews is there is sometimes a delay with technology. So it can get awkward if you and the interview start speaking at the same time. Anyway, I would prepare how you normally would and practice out your questions. I think really nailing the "tell me about yourself" question sets a good trail for the rest of the interview. Also there are some great YouTube videos tha
  12. I check my email every ten minutes..... good luck to everyone. Hopefully we will all be in the same class!!!
  13. I am working as a PT aide. Counts as patient care hours, easy to get into, and bad pay. Just have to explain to schools why you want to do PA rather then PT.
  14. For some reason I thought it was the 26th! When I asked during my interview, they said they will send acceptances out in a few weeks. I feel the same way though, I want to know so bad.
  15. How did it go? I have mine on the 26th, I'm super nervous since it is my first one.
  16. I haven’t gotten a reply either, I am super nervous! Hopefully they will reply this week. does anyone know anything about the virtual interview? Like how long they are or how big the group will be? I’m assuming they are group.
  17. I have an interview for the 26th! This is my first one, any tips? I also can't believe that the interviews go from 8:30-3:00.
  18. I played a college sport also, therefore I faced the same problem as you. During my summers I focused on gaining my volunteer and shadowing hours. I am currently taking my gap year and have a job as physical therapy aide. I really enjoy the job and it was very easy to adapt to considering I have done half the exercises during my own time as an athlete.
  19. Just wanted some advice. Does anyone have insight to on how different types of PCE are classified? Is having 1000 hours of being a PT aide equal to 500 patient care technician? I guess there is no right and wrong answer, just wanted to see some opinions! Thanks guys!
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