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  2. I think what makes most sense is whatever your percentage of receipts is relative to the whole practice, that’s what you should get of the net profit. 40% is a great number, unless you are seeing 60% of the patients.
  3. perhaps next year more programs may start using it for admissions. Its definitely coming just a matter of when. I’d contact them if you have more questions about it.
  4. Right now it is being pilot tested at around 10 programs. They are not using scores in admissions decisions. In fact they are still deciding how to score the test. I doubt that it would be used in admissions decisions next year because outcomes of the pilot wont be really avaliable for 2 years or so (once the people taking the pilot this year have graduated and taken the pance and inferences/correlation can be made regarding pacat performance and pance performance). Which program are you talking about?
  5. Will they let you restart next year? Is there any appeals process?
  6. We use a machine and also only get 1$ per test. Not sure which code you are talking about to give the 4$, but i’ve never seen it reimbursed that high unfortunately anywhere.
  7. 20-25 is reasonable i would say for any provider, PA or not, with those time slots. Depending on the providers experience it may take some time to get up to that speed.
  8. 75$ and it turns into a student membership once you enter into a pa program without an additional fee. If you join definitely put on your apps. It looks good, but isn’t a large part of admissions decisions .
  9. “Ask them how many students began their program last year and how many are currently in it (hint 44 and now about 35) My guess is they had no intention of ever graduating 44 students. Their strategy: screen the best they can, let in more students than they can support, weed out the weaker students, and at the end of the 28 months have the best shot at a 100% PANCE pass rate. Meanwhile, many potential PA careers are destroyed. “ Just a bunch of lies. Here’s the facts: I’ve done admissions work and interviews for the program. They would love everyone to succeed and do the best they can to make sure that will happen. It’s not to their benefit to have students fail out. They lose their tuition money over the two + years. They develop a bad reputation. They could even risk losing accreditation. Faculty could lose their jobs without enough students enrolled to support the overhead of the program. Programs are not allowed to “accept more students than they support”. They can lose accreditation if they do so. ARC-PA also looks at deceleration and attrition rates, and found the program to be acceptable for full accreditation. Every program will have some students that don’t make it, despite the best intentions of the faculty. Students in PA programs are expected to be adult learners and take control of their own academics. Some students have unrealistic expectations about PA school coming in and realize they can’t handle it. Some are academically dishonest, like the original poster, and are rightfully kicked out. Time to stop spewing hate.
  10. You will lose your money if you get into both, unfortunately thats part of the game. Rarely schools will refund the deposit. It’s part of how they recoup for having to accept another student, pay for admissions costs, and also hopefully keep those that have comitted to the program from switching to others. In the grand scheme of things with how expensive PA school is, 1k here or there isn’t going to make much of a difference in overall debt burden.
  11. Not possible to work clinically in the US unless they completed an ARC-PA accredited program and passed the PANCE. There are a handful of UK PAs around the US working in PA education.
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