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I am currently a Junior at a college where I am earning my Health Sciences (Pre-PA) degree. I am just worried that after I receive the degree I won’t get accepted into a PA program. So, I’m thinking of Plan B’s in case I don’t get accepted. I was thinking of transferring to a university with a direct entry program? Will universities allow this? What ideas do you have to facilitate the process of getting accepted into the PA school?

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Here is something you really need to understand, MOST of us did not get into PA school right away or in the first cycle. It took me 3 years to get in. A gap year to get PCE and figure out yourself and your passion for medicine is not a bad thing. Stop panicking about not getting in ASAP. A lot of people I know specifically took a year off between PA or medical school to gain experience. Just breathe. It is not the end of the world if you don't get in on the first try.

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