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  1. Hey everyone, I am putting together my application for the upcoming cycle. I am at the part where I am inputting my transcript and can't figure out how to classify some courses taken as part of my Health Sciences major which kind of 'umbrellas' subjects under health care. The course in question is: Marketing in Healthcare. My dilemma is classifying this under either: Health Science Marketing Health Science Administration Please help
  2. Hello! I Pre-Pa majoring in cell and molecular biology. My school offers an online course in medical terminology over the summer and I'm considering taking it (the course is not required for my degree). In your experience, is this a useful course and is it worth taking? Thank you for any advice!
  3. Sooooo I took Gen Chem I and II, plus both labs (8 credits worth) at a local community college. When entering them into CASPA, do the A's add into my Science GPA? Or is it a separate category? It'd be reallyyyy nice to have 8 more A's to boost my sciences. THANKS FOR ANY HELP <3 and yes, I will check with CASPA to be sure :)
  4. So while the jury is still out for this application cycle, I was denied an interview at my preferred school and I will need to register for spring classes very soon if I'm going to work on improving my GPA to attempt the next cycle. I have been working as an RN for over 4 years, a majority of my pre-reqs are from prior to nursing school (so next cycle, some may need to be retaken just because they're too old) and I've got a couple C's in my older sciences. Most recent sciences have been almost all A's (including O-chem) so I think I've demonstrated much improved study habits. All in all I
  5. Hi everybody, At my university, I have to take a human/mammalian physiology class as one of the requirements for a Molecular Cell Bio major. Without realizing that I had to take that class (because I was being stupid and not double checking), I enrolled myself into a regular Human Physiology class (for PA school) and am currently getting a C. I know for sure that I would eventually have to take the Human/Mammalian Physiology course that is required. 1. Would PA schools consider the Human/Mammalian Physiology course as a Physiology class? Or is it strictly suppose to be focused on huma
  6. I am a first year applicant and received two interviews but was waitlisted at both schools. I am still waiting on decisions from a few schools but need to start thinking of how i'm going to improve my application. I believe i have a pretty strong application except for one or two courses, core biology 1 and biochemistry. Didn't do so well in those two classes, so i'm deciding between retaking them or taking some other higher level courses. Any advice would be appreciated.
  7. Hello everyone. I graduated in May of this year where I had to take Human Physiology and lab for my neuroscience concentration. I took this in the fall of last year. With one semester left in my undergrad, I had planned on taking Vertebrate Anatomy, but at the last second, the biology department cancelled the class due to a lack of registered students. I had no time to take A&P 1 or 2 at that point, so I took microbiology instead. I'm currently taking A&P1 and lab at a community college and plan on taking A&P2 and lab at the same community college next semester. I had done
  8. Hey everyone! So this is my situation :) I graduated from a 4 year university (UMD) where I took some pre-reqs. I now go to a community college where I am taking the rest of the pre-reqs PLUS higher level science courses. Should I complete the higher level science courses at the community college or a university? Would it make a difference? Thank you for your help! :)
  9. Hello, newbie here seeking some advice. I did a search on this forum and didn't find anything that related to my concern, so forgive me if this has already been posted. I live in NYC and I am currently taking post-bacc science classes at local city colleges to boost my low undergrad GPA from 3 years ago. (BA Psychology GPA 2.8) Often, the classes that I wish to take at one college such as Chem I is already filled with no available seats since as a non-degree student I get to register later than everyone else. However, I was able to find other available courses at other colleges. For
  10. Literally, as it says, everything. From study tips to general information, lists of courses, lists of books to study from, lists of test/question bank resources (free and paid), phone applications and web applications (including other helpful blogs). I've compiled a list of it all. Hopefully this will get you through the PANCE and through every PANRE you'll ever take. Good luck fellow PA students and PA-C's! http://doseofpa.blogspot.com/2014/04/everything-you-need-to-know-about.html
  11. I still need to take Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) and most schools require it, if not strongly recommended. GPA: 3.63
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  13. Hello, I have recently decided to go to school to become a PA, specializing in dermatology. I have worked for a dermatologist for the past 8 years as a medical assistant/esthetician in chicago. I also assist in MOHS Surgery. I have a long road ahead but know this is the dream I have always wanted. I only have medical assistant school behind me, NOTHING more. Can someone please talk with me about what I need to do to get started with school? I dont know what is needed or where to even begin. I did set up a meeting with a academic advisor at the university, but I would like to go in with some kn
  14. I am currently pursuing a degree in chemistry as an undergrad, and I was wondering what the difference was between biochemistry and biological chemistry. Also, which course do you guys think would prepare you more for PA school?
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