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2 hours ago, Shinkadink said:

Yes, I got a phone call today letting me know I was accepted. Congratulations to everyone else that was accepted and I'm looking forward to meeting you all real soon! Once again, if anyone from out of state has questions or concerns about Wichita and where to live I would be happy to check on things for you.

 

Who did you interview with?

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20 minutes ago, Mamandap said:

Who did you interview with?

Dr. Hale, on Monday. The phone call came from the Program Director Prof. Darden. Didn't get any details other than I can expect the official letter sometime next week. No idea if they have made all of their selections yet.

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21 hours ago, jkrestine said:

I got a phone call today!! 

 

20 hours ago, Shinkadink said:

Yes, I got a phone call today letting me know I was accepted. Congratulations to everyone else that was accepted and I'm looking forward to meeting you all real soon! Once again, if anyone from out of state has questions or concerns about Wichita and where to live I would be happy to check on things for you.

 

Congratulations! I did too - can't wait to meet you guys!

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12 minutes ago, chelsrausch said:

 

Congratulations! I did too - can't wait to meet you guys!

Did you get yours today or yesterday?

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25 minutes ago, Madough said:

I haven’t heard anything either!

This stresses me out so bad!

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I'm wondering if all acceptances went out today in some form--whether that be via call or email--and those wait listed or denied will be notified Monday

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4 hours ago, Bat10 said:

I'm wondering if all acceptances went out today in some form--whether that be via call or email--and those wait listed or denied will be notified Monday

Just seems weird because they told us that everyone would know one way or another by the 18th at the latest.

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Hello everyone! Sorry to get on here late but I’m a current student in the program and wanted to let everyone know that while all acceptance calls when out in Thursday/Friday there are usually a few students that choose to attend other programs and give up there positions so there are usually a few people pulled off the waitlist every year. 

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So for those of you who were accepted could you please remind us of your stats so we can see where we need to improve our applications before the next cycle?  What unique experiences did you bring to the table?

 

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37 minutes ago, DSW1969 said:

So for those of you who were accepted could you please remind us of your stats so we can see where we need to improve our applications before the next cycle?  What unique experiences did you bring to the table?

 

I probably fall outside of normal applicant bell curve. I'm 36 years old and have had more time to get experience.

GPA: 3.7ish

Science GPA: 3.8

Health Care Experience: 12 years as a military medic...so like 20,000+ hours

Volunteer Hours: Around 100

Shadow: I didn't shadow a PA because I worked with them daily

During my undergrad I was on student government and worked as an organic chemistry TA. (both show leadership)

Honestly, I think my real world experience was what helped me the most. Understanding how a PA operates in health care and some of the daily struggles they deal with is very important. Also, find some aspect of healthcare you are passionate about and have that be shown through out your application and interview. I'm from the state and it was clear that I will be practicing in the state after graduation. 

If you have any other questions feel free to ask. I met so many highly qualified applicants during my interview that I can't imagine how hard it was for the admissions committee to make their selections.

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I received my acceptance phone call Thursday morning! Congrats to everyone else on their acceptances! I am so excited to meet everyone and tackle the next 26 months together! I am from out of town so any housing suggestions, preferably close to the school, would be greatly appreciated! 🙂

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14 hours ago, AJPA20 said:

Hello everyone! Sorry to get on here late but I’m a current student in the program and wanted to let everyone know that while all acceptance calls when out in Thursday/Friday there are usually a few students that choose to attend other programs and give up there positions so there are usually a few people pulled off the waitlist every year. 

Is there any way for us to find out why we didn’t get accepted? 

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