For the next few posts, we will go over common mistakes people make when writing their personal statements. In the world of Physician Assistant schools, the personal statement is one of the key components for gaining admission. The problem with the essay is that the minuscule 5000 characters is never enough space to convey how important this profession is to… View Post
Why Healthcare Experience Matters
Physician Assistant school is one of the most competitive medical graduate degrees out there. People have caught on to what a wonderful career PA school offers. In fact, people have gotten so caught up in the coolness of the career that they forget to ask themselves if it is the right career. That is why health care experience is such… View Post
Welcome to the PA Trek Coaching Blog!
Welcome to our brand spanking new website!!! This is an exciting time for PA Trek, so thank you for coming along on the journey! We will keep you up to date on the latest info for getting into PA school and what to do once you get there. We love the PA profession and are proud to be a resource for you current… View Post
What To Do When Your Crew Wants a Few
After graduating from a PA program in 2007 a peculiar thing happened. Everyone wanted a prescription. Parents, siblings, spouses, neighbors, the garbage man….they all seemed to think that I could help them out. “I just need an antibiotic!”, they say. “I’ve been coughing for a week!,” they say. “I know its a sinus infection!”, they say. Well, all you… View Post
Wounds and Generators: My Health Care Experience
Becoming a Physician Assistant is not a light decision. It makes sense that programs would expect you to have experience in healthcare prior applying for school. Seeing as this is a decision that may guide you to happiness or your own destruction, you should check it out first! No pressure. I never knew about the PA profession until my sister… View Post
It’s awful when it happens but sometimes being told no is for the best. Here are some tips on surviving rejection and how to move forward.
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