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  1. When does an application cycle actually end for physician assistant programs (especially in NC)? I know there is a certain date for medical schools to have either offered an acceptance, rejection, or waitlist spot...so I was wondering if Physician Assistant programs were similar. Thank you!
  2. Thank you for the replies and I appreciate the link. It was very informative. I have four Fs, which were received 10 years ago.
  3. Hello, I am brand-new to the idea of applying to PA programs. I am worried about my horrible academic past (Ws, Fs). My main concern is my overall GPA, not my prerequisite GPA as I have not taken any of the science prerequisite courses yet. I am currently a non-traditional undergraduate student and have the goal of finally completing my undergraduate degree within the next 1.5 years. As I stated earlier, my academic past leaves much to be desired. I withdrew a couple of semesters and also failed semesters (the reason I failed was due to not completing withdrawal forms because I was
  4. Hello, I live in the Raleigh area. I have contacted Physician Assistants personally and have also contacted the surrounding Physician Assistant schools. Each response has basically been the same. Either the Physician Assistant has already promised others that they could shadow or they only provide shadowing experiences to people already in a Physician Assistant program. The university I am attending does not have a pre-health program so they're not sure how to help me. Please, if anyone has any advice, I would greatly appreciate it. If there is a Physician Assistant reading this that
  5. In North Carolina a person can challenge the NA exam, which means that the person does not have to have any formal training and can educate at home or within a group and then take the exam and be listed on the registry. Has anyone done this? I would really like to be listed on the registry so that I may have paid HCE. If you've done this, do you have any advice? It would be wonderful if I could be listed on the registry so that I may work somewhere other than a nursing home, but I am worried that I won't be prepared to take the exam. Money is the reason I do not want to take the semeste
  6. Does anyone else have information on shadowing experience for undergrads? I am an undergraduate student in Psychology and I am having difficulty finding someone to shadow. It seems everyone I've "cold e-mailed" already has someone shadowing him/her. :-/
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