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  1. Just wondering how many other schools do a Summative Week before graduation and how similar or different it is to ours at Penn State. I wrote a blog post describing my experience with Summative Week. Please feel free to share yours below.
  2. KAPLAN Qbank AVAILABLE !!! For Rent or Full Purchase !!! If you are worried about passing, or want to make sure you've got the best practice questions available - THIS IS IT !!! I was out of the game for 2 years after graduation, and this helped me pass on my FIRST ATTEMPT! I have 10.5 months of KAPLAN Qbank access available! For only $150! Regular price is $200. Or Just Rent it for : 1 Week = $30 1 Month = $50 3 to 11 months = $150 (Transfer Complete Ownership to you.) Payment can be made via PayPal or ClearXchange. PM me, and I will get back to you within the same day. - AMD
  3. Hello! I found out I passed the PANCE a few days ago and I want to share how I prepared for it, hopefully this will help someone out there! -After the end of our didactic year we took the first PACKRAT and I got a score of 110, which was really disappointing. I had really good grades in school and I didn't understand why that was not reflected on this test.... -Thus, I started reading during rotations: A Comprehensive ReviewFor the Certification and Recertification Examinations for Physician Assistants. -After our clinical year was over we took a second PACKRAT, I got a score of 136, better than the last one but not high enough. I found the PACKRAT formula to correlate very closely to my second score. I actually did a little bit better than the predicted score. -I studied for 5 weeks after graduation. I would study for 12 hours from Monday through Saturday and took Sundays off. I started with the subjects that had the least percentage weight per the PANCE blue print and finished with Cardio. -After reviewing each chapter from the review book, I would do 1 or 2 blocks of 60 questions based on that subject and I timed myself (1 minute per question). I had a hard time finishing all the question during the PACKRATS on time so I knew I had to practice practice, practice! I probably did a total of 1,300 questions using exammaster, and Davis. I was scoring 60s to mid 70s on both. -12 days before taking the PANCE, I took the NCCPA practice exam and got an overall proficiency in the lower side of the green (high) section. Then I focused on my weakest areas for the next 7 days and took the other NCCPA practice exam 6 days before the PANCE (which I found wayyy more difficult than the first one). I got an overall proficiency in the yellow (borderline section) with part of the bar falling in the red (low section). I freaked out after getting this result but I kept focusing on my weakest areas until PANCE day. - I read the Davis book during the last 10 days before the PANCE. -The day before the PANCE I reviewed the notes I had written through out the past 5 weeks of reviewing all the subjects. I know a lot of people take the day before the PANCE off, however I could not just sit there or do nothing knowing that I had such a big test coming up the next day!...I did go out to dinner at the end of the day and went to bed super early :) Overall I highly recommend taking the NCCPA practice exams and focusing on your weak areas based on your result. This was the closest thing to the real thing for me. Make sure you make a study schedule and weigh your time and focus according to the PANCE blue print....and stick to it! Good luck to everyone and just know hard work does pay off at the end! :)
  4. Looking to sell study questions and guides I used to study for (and pass!) the PANCE. Email me if you're interested, I'll send you a list of what I have: nosoylentgreen@gmail.com
  5. Hello Everyone, I am selling brandnew question bank for PANCE/PANRE preparation. The material was updated on July 2013. It is in a ebook format (PDF); in other words, I could be printed, stored on your tablet or smart phone--your choice. It includes approximately 2600+ questions with full explanations for all answers. All major modules are included, cardiology, pulmonolgy, GI, GU, nervous, hematology/oncology, EENT, endocrine, psch/behavrioul, dermatology, reproductive, musculoskeletal. You can buy online as well; however, it will come in a CD format or in a browser format---which means either way you would need an access to a computer and internet connection. Also, looking at 20+ quetsions on the computer can tire out your eyes real fast, real quick. Email me at sjaffe2@Gmail.com if you are interested. Sample included. Thanks, SJ Sample.pdf
  6. Is the PANCE in any way similar to the PACKRAT? Is the PANCE of 2012 more difficult than that of preceding years?
  7. Does anyone know what scores on the Kaplan tests, the PANCE review tests in the PANCE book, exammaster, or other correlate with passing the PANCE? I am considering rescheduling my PANCE date and want a good assessment of my preparation.... Also, I see that many people have listed "taking the packrats". Are you taking packrats you have already done and reviewing them, or are there additional packrats online that you can take! Thanks!
  8. I looked a lot for things like this when studying/stressing about pance..so figured I would post to help others. I studied using the green/black AAPA book- mostly just scanning topics I was unsure of. My school also offers a 4 day review. AAPA pretest 65% Post-test 75% Packrat 68-79% NCCPA Practice- overall: right in the middle of the high BUT borderline in all subjects (just different ones on each of the two test) except cardiology and plum (always High) PANCE 600 Hope this can ease some fears, happy studying :)
  9. cbuscher

    Packrat!

    Any chance anyone can send me some packrat tests? I'm seriously in desperate need...failed twice. cherylandchris71@hotmail.com. Thank you so much!
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