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Is anyone interviewing for Heritage University's PA program in February? I don't see any other posts for this school or program so hopefully all of us can touch base here. =)

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Hello, it would be a good idea to meet up before the interview. I know one other applicant. How's Wed, Thurs, or Fri. in Yakima? Please list a few available times, let's say at at McDonalds on 16/W. Lincoln or Starbucks at 56/ Summitview.

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Hi! Sorry for the late response, I lost hope after a couple of days of not seeing any responses so I stopped checking! So glad to see someone who is attending! 

 

Friday would work well for me. I am not from the area though, so all I really know is that I am staying off of I-82 on Valley Mall Blvd. On a map, The road you said Starbucks is on seems nearby. I should be in town by 4 PM or so. Would sometime after that work for the both of you?

 

I assume you both are from the area? Any insight as to what the day will be like? I am wondering what that "team activity" will be!

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Hello, how does 4:15 in either your hotel lobby or the new McDonalds on 19 E Yakima Ave, 98901( by First St. and Yakima Av) work?

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The McDonalds sounds good. 

 

What kind of background do you guys come from (undergrad school/work experience/etc.)? Have you guys visited the school/met with the PA faculty at all?

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Hello,

 

I am also interviewing at Heritage on Feb 22nd and would be interested in meeting with you all on Friday. In case anything changes, My number is 530 521 8034.

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Hello,

 

I am also interviewing at Heritage on Feb 22nd and would be interested in meeting with you all on Friday. In case anything changes, My number is 530 521 8034.

 

So glad to hear from another fellow interviewee! =)

 

Are you from the area? What kind of background do you come from? I'll be sending my number via private message to both of you. 

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Sdave6-

I am not from the area, I am currently living in Portland, OR. My background info includes :

Gonzaga University - B.S Biology/Research

Work experience- surgical pathology lab asst. and I am currently employed as an EMT Basic

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Hey!  I am interviewing as well.  I am able to meet anytime friday.  If you guys wanna meet at MdDonalds, I'll be there!

 

Awesome! Looking forward to meeting all of you!

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Sdave6-

I am not from the area, I am currently living in Portland, OR. My background info includes :

Gonzaga University - B.S Biology/Research

Work experience- surgical pathology lab asst. and I am currently employed as an EMT Basic

 

Thanks for replying! Will do you be driving into town? 

 

I'm from Chicago, attended University of Illinois - Health Information Management. Currently work as a health advisory consultant but have experience as a medical assistant, surgical scrub, biometric screener and pharm tech. I'm looking forward to coming out to PNW, it's going to be my first time! 

 

Any insight as to what the interview day will be like? I wonder what the team building activity will be like.... 

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Anyone interviewing on 2/22 is welcome to meet other applicants.

 

Friday, February 21 4:15pm at new downtown McDonalds, 19 E Yakima Av. (Corner of 1st and Yakima). No RSVP needed. I'll be wearing a striped top ;) You can too! See you then.

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I just learned about this program. I know the academic coordinator. Nice guy. pretty strong EM PA. we worked together at another pa program about 15 years ago.

good luck to everyone applying . the rural focus on rotations at critical access hospitals sounds excellent.

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Who all heard the good news today?!? =) Congrats to everyone that got in and very hopeful for those that are looking to take a spot!!

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How did everyone complete the recommendations?  Theirs are different then most other schools, so I'm not sure what to submit via CASPA; either way I'll be leaving a school without the required recommendation  

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Wondering if anyone has any information/tips about this program in terms of applicants they are interested in and general interview information...

 

My husband and I will likely be relocating to the Yakima area from Bellingham WA and after being denied by MEDEX for the past 2 cycles I am SO EXCITED there is another option in Washington state, not to mention the focus on working in rural area! very cool.

 

I plan on attending an info session asap but won't be able to for quite a while and am curious regarding their last few classes, what other applicants experiences have been, etc.

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Heritage has a great program plan and I love it's forward (or backward, depending on your perspective) approach to its preceptor/clerkship training.

 

 

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Hi I'm thinking of applying here! What do you mean the LOR are different than most school all I see is that they want three from a PA, md, or supervisor.

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Some of my schools wanted a letter from a professor, and said PA or MD, not both.  Needing a PA, MD, supervisor, AND professor added up to 4 LORs, so I had to submit the one from an MD directly to Heritage since I already had 3 others in CASPA.    It wouldn't be a problem if you have an MD or PA as a supervisor and can count that for both requirements.  

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I'm glad I finally discovered the thread for Heritage University! I applied a couple months ago, and am looking forward to hearing back. I'm applying from out of state, and would love to hear more about the area if anyone knows anything!

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Has anyone finished their supplemental for Heritage? I am having difficulty getting past the pre-req section because it requires me to put something into the statistics/algebra category but it has 2 spots.... but we only need one... But then I can't continue forward without entering 2! Frustrated. Anyone have guidance?

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