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Hello everyone! I am a newly engaged applicant who's been accepted to an inaugural program starting in January (fingers crossed nothing falls through) and am looking for advice from any PA-S or PA-C on whether to plan a wedding during didactic year to get married during clinicals or plan during clinicals and get married post graduation? I come from a cultural family so wedding's tend to be big and I am assuming planning will take at least a year or 6 months prior to the date. For what it's worth my program is set to graduate March 2023 and my fiancé is projecting 2022 to be the best for him, f
Anyone had trouble qualifying to take the PANCE because proof of 'program completion' wasn't yet available? Does this hold things up? Here is the situation: I'll be completing my program requirements on December 18th (assuming all goes well!) and was told by the NCCPA people that I could take my exam as early as January 2nd. However, my program is telling me that I need to have documentation of said completion, and therefore the earliest I could schedule the PANCE would be mid-January. Why am I in a hurry to take this test? - baby on the way, due early January, hoping (if I'm lu
Doctors Work Together on Plane to Help Passenger in DistressMaria Schamis Turner March 20, 2017Jeffrey Aycock, DMD, was on a plane in conversation with a fellow passenger when he heard a ruckus a few rows behind him. He didn't know what was happening, but the former paratrooper, who served as a dentist in Afghanistan, said that his first instinct was to see what he could do to help. Dr Jeffrey Aycock The commotion turned out to be a frightened woman calling for a doctor because her husband, 74-year-old retired Air Force Colonel Thomas McCay, appeared to be losing consciousness. The cry
First thanks to everyone on this site for advice and expertise. When I graduated with my BA in communications I had a 2.31 GPA. A few years later I wanted to become a PA but thought I never stood a chance to get in. Last April I put all my cards on the table and put my heart and soul to giving it my all and at least make an attempt at my dream. I applied late during the 2011 cycle after completing my prerequisite to 8 schools and received 1 interview but was not selected. This year I applied early to 2 schools and I've been accepted! If I can do it from a 2.31 GPA you can too! Here are my