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Congrats to those who received an acceptance and will be committing to USF PA School! Welcome to the USF PAmily :) 

For those still waiting for a call or an interview, don't lose hope! Again, if you have any questions, feel free to DM me. 

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On 10/11/2017 at 9:53 PM, Lionel said:

Haha, we both interviewed on the same day 9/21. I haven't heard back but I'm hoping I hear soon too T.T

Have you heard anything back yet, like good or bad? Cause it’s going to be 4 weeks on Thursday and I haven’t heard anything

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23 minutes ago, caseyg5 said:

Has anyone else from 10/11 interview day heard anything yet?

I interviewed 9/21 and still haven’t heard anything, good or bad, so idk what that means...

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hello everyone,

I interviewed on 10/11 after rescheduling due to the hurricane, and received an acceptance call from Dr. Wills on Tuesday 10/17. USF is my top choice, so I'm stoked to have this opportunity!

Good luck to everyone who is interviewing, or awaiting a decision.

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Accepted! Interviewed Oct. 19, got a call the next day!

My GPA is on the lower end (sGPA 3.18, cGPA 3.34) but I made up for it with healthcare experience, my essay, letters of recommendations, and lots of practice interviewing so I came in confident and prepared. Just want to show an example that GPA isn't everything and they really look at you as a person and what kind of clinician you will be. Everybody was extremely nice and looks like a great program!

Submitted my app June 18, got the invite sometime late September.

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30 minutes ago, GFprePA said:

Accepted! Interviewed Oct. 19, got a call the next day!

My GPA is on the lower end (sGPA 3.18, cGPA 3.34) but I made up for it with healthcare experience, my essay, letters of recommendations, and lots of practice interviewing so I came in confident and prepared. Just want to show an example that GPA isn't everything and they really look at you as a person and what kind of clinician you will be. Everybody was extremely nice and looks like a great program!

Submitted my app June 18, got the invite sometime late September.

 

30 minutes ago, GFprePA said:

Accepted! Interviewed Oct. 19, got a call the next day!

My GPA is on the lower end (sGPA 3.18, cGPA 3.34) but I made up for it with healthcare experience, my essay, letters of recommendations, and lots of practice interviewing so I came in confident and prepared. Just want to show an example that GPA isn't everything and they really look at you as a person and what kind of clinician you will be. Everybody was extremely nice and looks like a great program!

Submitted my app June 18, got the invite sometime late September.

Do you mind me asking your stats? 

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15 hours ago, nvocgka said:

 

Do you mind me asking your stats? 

GRE 307, writing 4.0. About 2500hrs working as a medical scribe and medical assistant. Volunteer ~120 hours.  ~100 hrs of research for a senior thesis in my Bio major. ~100 hrs shadowing PAs and lots of hours shadowing physicians in the OR. I think also despite me having a low GPA my grade improved a lot towards the end of my undergrad and in the classes I took after graduation. So there was a positive trend which helps!

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[mention=142878]DianaUSF[/mention] [mention=138447]baoxhoang[/mention]
I think you both got accepted around the same time as me.. I'm wondering if either of you have received anything in the mail yet? I got the initial congratulations email but nothing since then. 

Yes. I received an envelope in the mail yesterday with some forms we have to sign and instructions to pay the seat deposit.


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45 minutes ago, DianaUSF said:


Yes. I received an envelope in the mail yesterday with some forms we have to sign and instructions to pay the seat deposit.


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Great! Thanks for letting me know. Hopefully then I will get it sometime early next week :) 

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Has anyone been waitlisted by USF yet? I'm not feeling too hopeful about an acceptance since it seems the calls went out for my session and a couple after mine already. I'm holding out hope for a waitlist spot, but not sure if they would send those out via e-mail or a letter. Just curious if anyone has any input :)

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16 minutes ago, MeganKB said:

Has anyone been waitlisted by USF yet? I'm not feeling too hopeful about an acceptance since it seems the calls went out for my session and a couple after mine already. I'm holding out hope for a waitlist spot, but not sure if they would send those out via e-mail or a letter. Just curious if anyone has any input :)

I don’t think they have sent out rejections or wait lists yet. I interviewed on 9/21 which was this first week of interviews and I haven’t heard anything good or bad.

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Just got my acceptance call from Dr. Wills! Came down from Boston to interview 10/17. I couldn't be more excited. 

Submitted 6/28. Received interview invite 8/31.

GPA: 3.48, sGPA 3.29,

GRE: 161V 168Q,

6500 hrs as a medical tech/clinical research assistant

 

 

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Congrats to all who have gotten interviews and who have been accepted as well! I just got my acceptance call from Dr. Wills today! Interviewed on 10/19 and received a voicemail the next day.

Good luck to everyone!

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I am applying late in the game, but I contacted admissions and was informed they are still reviewing apps and sending invitations. Good luck to everyone!

Fingers crossed :)

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