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I FAILED THE PANCE

 

Having failed the PANCE twice, I would like to tell you about my experience that had a happy ending. I took the PANCE right after graduating from PA school. I thought the test was somewhat difficult but I expected to pass and get on with my life as a PAc.

 

But when I found out I failed by 22 points, I blamed my school because I am an intelligent person, but my school often had me memorize facts and not understand them. I felt down and panicky because of what I had been through with studying and paying all the tuition and fees. I took the test again after studying like crazy and came close to passing, but failed again by 8 points.

I asked my friends who passed and one of them told me to get a tutor like she did before she took the Pance.

She liked the PrecipioLearning.com online tutoring course and referred it to me. It covered just the blueprint as well as multiple choice test techniques. She said it is more of a tutoring course than lectures and I could log in anytime I wanted to and study anytime around my work hours. Plus, if I wanted to, I could also have a one-on-one online tutor from them. The tutor is a good retired doctor who teaches PA students.

I wound up using both their online tutoring course plus the one-on-one private tutoring with Dr Athas. I learned how to take multiple choice tests plus I learned the material. I raised my score by 60 points and passed, Phew!

My school is fairly new and my teachers were really smart but truthfully not that effective for PAs. They talked too fast and didn’t seem to like to answer questions and totally rushed everything. Precipio taught me in a plain and simple way with very few mnemonics.

Apart from all of this, I feel like I’ve aged 10 years, but I’m happy and Yay I’m certified!

I feel like “The World Is At My Doorstep”.

Now my last hurdle is finding a job, but it shouldn’t be too hard (I hope).

Best Wishes!

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