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Saw this was a new program on caspa, was wondering if anyone has heard anything about it. I couldn't find any information from the university's website directly about the program. 

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Sorry, was thinking of the developing program at Sacred Heart University when I wrote this post for some reason...

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I have heard great things about the program and Program Director.

 

Care to elaborate? Moving back home for school is intriguing. 

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Care to elaborate? Moving back home for school is intriguing. 

 

Carrie helped establish the Bryant University PA program. I have good friend in his second year and is part of the first class of the program. He had nothing but awesome things to say about her and that the Bryant community definitely misses her. I was fortunate to meet her in person and she is a very nice down-to-earth individual.

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I've worked with both the program director and clinical coordinator for years. Both are outstanding PA's as well as genuinely nice people; with their involvement I have no doubts that they will put together a great program.

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To those who received any interview invite-

 

Can I ask how your stats were in terms of science and cumulative gpa, healthcare hours, and experience?

 

Thank you so much,

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Congrats! I'm interviewing 7/18

 

 

Would you mind giving us details about your interview? Thanks!

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It was MMI style: 6 interviews (all 1:1), a group activity, an essay and a tour. Applicants will be split up into different groups and some will do the interviews first and some will tour first. They told us the response time was about 2 weeks to hear if you got in, wait-listed, or reject! 

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It was MMI style: 6 interviews (all 1:1), a group activity, an essay and a tour. Applicants will be split up into different groups and some will do the interviews first and some will tour first. They told us the response time was about 2 weeks to hear if you got in, wait-listed, or reject! 

 

 

 

Thank you for sharing and good luck!

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For the 7/18 group, there were ~20? I'm not exactly sure but around there. We were split into groups of 5. Some groups tour first, some interview first. The group activity is NOTHING crazy and if you can read/write you can do the essay lol. 

As far as stress-level goes, I don't know how you feel about MMI's because there is no way to prepare for them. It's on the spot thinking. To be honest, it was one of the hardest interviews so far, but most fun! My advice is to just be practical, like think/say what you would HONESTLY/actually do in the reality when answering questions, not what you think the Adcomm wants to hear or the "pristine" "goody two-shoes" answers. 

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