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PAmed99

Going from community college to PA school.

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Hello everyone, this is the first time I am posting on this site/forum and I hope to get a few responses from helpful individuals. 

My situation is that, I have been attending a CC and have been taking prerequisites while here because honestly I could not afford university and did not want to take out loans before getting into a profession school. Either way, I have been doing ok at the community college with cGPA of 3.3 and sGPA of 3.6. I have been working as a pharmacy tech for awhile but I may switch to more hands on with patient type of job. Now, my question is: what is the likelihood of me getting into PA school directly from community college? I have not taken the GRE yet but I will be doing that soon. I am in no rush to applying soon but I just want to clear my situation and get some input on that beforehand (Fall of 2019 is my goal). Thanks in advance for your responses. 

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I would think your chances of doing that are probably nil. 

A good course of action is to check the schools you are interested in going to, look at their requirements, that should answer your question. You generally need a Bachelor's degree to apply. I don't think they give those at Community Colleges (unless things have changed since I haven't paid attention considering our new government leadership). 
Understand that doing the bare minimum for application is not in your best interests. I'm a current PA student and quite a few of my classmates have MPH degrees. Point being that the pool of applicants are getting more and more competitive. 

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