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The articles you'll find in my blog are meant to be helpful, insightful, and a source of inspiration to keep you going on your journey to becoming a physician assistant.

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How to Prep for the PANCE

Wondering how to prep for the PANCE? You’re in the right place. Successfully completing PA school is an amazing achievement and should be celebrated! But before new graduates can officially…

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PA School Interview Pro Tips

Congratulations!  You just received notice that you have been invited to interview for a coveted spot at your top choice PA Program.  All your hard work navigating your CASPA application,…

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How a Masters In Public Health Can Help Physician Assistants

“Can a Masters in Public Health help a Physician Assistant“? This is a frequent question I get asked in both my personal and professional life. Keep the Net Wide After…

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Nurse

From Nurse to PA & Beyond

On this episode,  I sat down with Krystal, RN and soon to be PA recently accepted to the Yale Online PA program. We talk about her journey to being a…

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Practice

A Physician Assistant, with Her Own Practice?!!

I am so excited I have Katie Martin on this episode. She is a PA in dermatology who has opened her own practice, and is California based. I cannot wait…

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Community

Finding your Community as a Physician Assistant

On this episode, I discuss finding your community with Jonathan Baker. Jonathan is up in New York City. His a PA in Colorectal Surgery and with COVID-19 he has been…

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From DAT to Dentists with Emily Meyer and Louis Spear

On this episode, I had the pleasure of sitting down and talking to dentists, Emily Meyer and Louis Spear. These guests and I discuss the very important preparations to make…

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Grad

Beyond the Scope: Ep. 3 | Secrets of a PA School Grad

In this episode I interview Joel Ciolek. Joel is a PA out in Washington so he’s been on the front lines of COVID out there in Washington and we’re going…

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Street

From Student Mentor to Street Medicine as a Physician Assistant

I am super, super excited to have Anthony Manacho on this podcast. Anthony is a Family Medicine and Street Medicine PA. He practices in Woodland, California. Anthony also serves as…

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PhD

PhD, The Other Doctor

I’m super excited to talk to Dr. Rick Barrett today otherwise known as Ricky Rick PhD on Tick-Tock and Instagram. The PhD Journey Just a little bit of background is…

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Anesthesist

Wake up happy, become a Nurse Anesthesist

On this episode,  Chrissy Massaro, CRNA shares all the details on how she decided to go from RN to Certified Nurse Anesthesist and what it takes to be happy and…

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Becoming a PA: Top 10 FAQs

As a PA counselor, I often get asked a lot of questions by students either looking into a career as a PA or from PA students about entering the profession.…

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Applying to PA School During the Covid Crisis

As if applying to PA school wasn’t stressful enough, let’s throw a pandemic into the mix. With patient care jobs, shadowing opportunities and standardized tests being cancelled, the level of…

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Can Nurses Become Physician Assistants?

“Should I become a nurse if I want to be a Physician Assistant (PA) in the future?” This is a question I get asked on the regular by pre-PAs looking…

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How to Pay for Your PA Education with Income Share Agreements

One of the most important things to consider when deciding on whether or not to apply to PA school is how you plan to pay for it. If you’re like…

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How to Get Into PA School with a Low GPA

Understanding the Hard Truth and What You Can Do About It One of the most common questions I receive as a pre-PA counselor is regarding GPA and how to be…

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PA School Survival Tips from First Year PA Students

Congratulations!! You’ve been accepted into PA school and you are one step closer to your dream of becoming a PA. Suddenly, the anxiety starts to settle in as you realize…

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Tips for CASPA

It is the moment you have been working towards for what feels like an eternity…CASPA is OPEN and its time to apply to PA school! Suddenly, all of the anticipation…

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