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No probkem you guys! I figured we are all in this together, might as well share the news. Good luck to all of you! Hoping Monday's the day!

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BIG UPDATE!! Just called the PA dept (AGAIN) ..lol. I was told the first interview date is October 11th, and invites will be out via email today or latest Monday. Hope that settles that. Happy Weekend!

Thank you for the update.

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If you don't mind me asking for those that have received an interview invitation, when did you guys submit your applications? And did you get the email today or yesterday? I didn't realize they were sending out emails on the weekend. 

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Hanhd90 My CASPA was verified in April and the UTHSCSA application the first week of May. I received the email today at 8:30 pm. 

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If you don't mind me asking for those that have received an interview invitation, when did you guys submit your applications? And did you get the email today or yesterday? I didn't realize they were sending out emails on the weekend.

My CASPA was verify and the supplemental submitted in early June. I also received the email today around 8:30pm. Good luck to you!

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I submitted my app pretty late, so i probably won't hear back for a while. Thanks for responding and good luck with your interviews! 

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Congrats!!For those that got an interview could you please tell us when your app was verified and your stats if you guys don't mind?? It gives those who haven't heard anything yet an idea exactly where they are with the interview process.

 

 

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I received an email 9/20 with the invitation to interview Oct. 11! So excited. Here are my stats for those that are requesting information!

 

Undergrad Degree: BA in Biology and BA in Athletic Training 

Undergrad Cumulative GPA: 3.93

Undergrad Science GPA: 3.96

 

Graduate Ed School: M.S. in Athletic Training (courses in DPT program) 

Graduate GPA: 3.56

Graduate Science GPA: 3.5

 

Overall GPA: 3.87

Overall Science GPA: 3.88

 

Direct Patient Care: (type & hours): Athletic Training - 5,915 hours


Health Care Shadowing: 236 hours 

 

Volunteer/ Extracurricular/Research Activities: Total hours = 525

 

 

Application Submitted Date: CASPA verified 7/18. Supplemental Received 7/16.

 

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Of course I will share.

 

CASPA submitted: 6/27

Supplemental: 7/2

Confirmation email/App in review: 8/5, 8/28

Interview email: 9/20 for interview on 10/11

 

B.S. in Biomedical Sciences

Undergrad GPA: 3.2

Post-Bach (retook a few pre-reqs & more): 4.0

 

Health Care Experience: >1000 & counting as a Clinical Assistant ("patient care tech"), I float to different floors of hospital

- 2000 hours as a CNA in skilled nursing home/rehab

~ 450 as a Phlebotomist

~ 450 as a Patient Care Assistant

 

- 2 years as a research assistant in undergrad (strictly lab work)

 

PA Shadowing: 180 hours (internal medicine, primary care, dermatology, plastic reconstructive surgery).

Also shadowed an OB/GYN (60 hours)

 

Community Service: Hospice volunteer, hospital volunteer, medical mission trip to Mexico, ER volunteer, AED health honor society, rotoract club, tons of other volunteer stuff.

 

My personal statement is strong. I'm from San Antonio & most of my HCE & shadowing was done in SA at several different hospitals.

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