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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 Dress for Success on Your Interview

Everyone always asks me why as a physician assistant I don’t wear scrubs. Mostly it is because I work in an outpatient setting where the physicians are in business professional…

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What every Pre-PA & PA Student should be doing NOW!

Happy New Year!  You have finally made it through the holidays, like with a few extra pounds, but you should be well rested and ready to conquer the months ahead.…

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Tips for Surviving PA School

Congratulations! You got accepted to PA school, now is when the real FUN begins. And when I say fun, I mean the kind only your classmates will understand because no…

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Why every Pre-PA needs a PA Counselor

I had already met my now husband Dave who was on the path to applying to medical school, so I started researching every medical career I thought might be a…

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How to Vacation Healthy

If you follow me on social media (and if you don’t go do it!), you know that I travel a lot. Visiting family, work trips, vacation, even surprise trips! (see…

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Tips for Finding a Job as a New Physician Assistant

When I graduated from Yale Physician Associate Program in 2005, I was one of the few lucky enough to have a job already lined up to start within months of…

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Why to do a PA School Mock Interview

I remember the day I got notification of my first PA school interview. It was at a local university in NY, a newer program at the time, and was definitely…

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How to Find a Physician Assistant to Shadow

You have done your research and you want to become a Physician Assistant. You’ve probably even thought about other healthcare careers like nurse practitioner or medical doctor, but something in…

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How to Transition from Student to Practicing PA-C

Congratulations!! You graduated PA school..now go have a big glass of wine and celebrate. After that, get ready for the real adventure to begin! Transitioning from a PA student into…

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Pre-PA Counseling

Pre-PA Student Counseling Click HERE to BOOK your appointment NOW! If you’re interested in how I can help you with your lifestyle habits in order to take care of yourself…

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PA Student Counseling

PA Student Counseling If you’re interested in help with your lifestyle & school habits, find out how I can help you take care of yourself so you can take care…

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When you’re feeling less than your best

Self doubt.  Don’t you wish it would just F-off? At 40, I consider myself to be the most self-aware and confident that I have been in my life. Yet there…

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The basic differences between a Nurse, Physician Assistant, & Doctor

First things first, you better know the difference between a Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA), and a Medical Doctor (MD) before applying to any school. I think we can…

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How to prevent Burnout as a Physician Assistant

**This post was written in collaboration with content from Margaret Leddy, PA-C**   Before I give you tips on how to prevent burnout as a Physician Assistant, I need to…

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PA School Survival Guide

Congratulations! You got accepted to PA school, now is when the real FUN begins. And when I say fun, I mean the kind only your classmates will understand because no…

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Everything You Need to Know BEFORE Applying to PA School

Starting out on your journey as a Pre-PA can be daunting & I am here to help you with everything you need to know before applying to PA School. I…

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Why you should say NO to the Network Marketing trend!

After a year and a half of Beachbody coaching, I have a few things to say about Network Marketing, and I thought I should share this with you if you…

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How I survived my long distance relationship in PA School

I suppose what I learned from my long distance relationship could be applied to anyone in any stage in their life, but mine was during my time in PA School.…

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