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I am currently on track to go to PA school directly after college, but I want to know whether or not I should decide to take a gap year. I am only a college sophomore but I already have my CMA certification and working this summer in medical records. This fall, I also already have a job in line for a MA position and I will also be able to shadow the PA there. My question is am I rushing things? Should I just focus on my GPA or should I continue to work and shadow during the school year? Or would taking a gap year be the most beneficial?

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14 hours ago, rev ronin said:

First: "Gap year" is medical school terminology, NOT PA application terminology, so...
* Why are you on a PA track instead of an MD/DO track?

Sorry! I was not aware that "gap year" could not be used in other contexts, but I chose the PA route because I want to be a PA not an MD/DO. I was just searching for advice on the next steps to take considering I am only 17 and already a sophomore and I have a good amount of time to make different decisions. 

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1 hour ago, Tijha said:

I am only 17 and already a sophomore and I have a good amount of time to make different decisions

Yeah, rushed. 

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