Episode 49: Instagram Live FAQ

Today's episode is an Instagram live Q&A from last October. I'll be answering a ton of questions from my Instagram followers. Make sure you're following @thePAplatform so you don't miss out on the next session!

Leave a voicemail question for The Pre-PA Club Podcast - https://www.speakpipe.com/ThePAplatform

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Episode 48: Interview with Aaron- Soon to be MBKU PA Student

Aaron (@aaronangkor on Instagram) shares his advice for applying to PA school and getting accepted. He's starting PA school at Marshall B. Ketchum any day now, and as a reapplicant and the son of a PA, he has some really great insights to share. 

Aaron's website - http://www.aaronangkor.com 

Leave a voicemail question for The Pre-PA Club Podcast - https://www.speakpipe.com/ThePAplatform

Physician Assistant School Interview Guide Affiliate Link - https://amzn.to/2JctZ2C

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Episode 47: Webinar Series - Types of PA School Interviews - Traditional, Behavioral, MMI

In this episode, we'll discuss the different types of PA school interviews and what to expect, including traditional interviews, behavioral/ethical/situational, multiple mini interviews (MMI), group interviews, and essays.  We'll go over why schools choose to use these types of interviews. Here's a link to the YouTube webinar - https://youtu.be/On_i-EfDTqU 

For more on how to prepare for your PA school interviews, check out this previous webinar - https://youtu.be/b5OFlz6Wlw8 

Get FREE Interview Preparation Worksheets - http://www.thepaplatform.com/downloads 

Purchase and schedule a Mock Interview here: http://www.thepaplatform.com/mock-interview 

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Episode 46: Webinar Series - How to Prepare for PA School Interviews

For this episode, we'll be going over how to prepare for PA school interviews.  I'll go over when to start preparing, how to prepare, and some of my best tips and tricks! Here's a link to the YouTube webinar - https://youtu.be/b5OFlz6Wlw8 

Get FREE Interview Preparation Worksheets - http://www.thepaplatform.com/downloads 

Purchase and schedule a Mock Interview here: http://www.thepaplatform.com/mock-interview 

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Episode 45: Webinar Series - Crafting a Personal Statement for PA School

In this episode, I go over the process of writing your personal statement for PA school, getting over writer's block, what you should and should NOT include, and why the personal statement is the most important part of your application! Here's a link to the YouTube webinar - https://youtu.be/0gZfkhrWQrs 

Personal Statement Preparation worksheets- http://bit.ly/2oNSIDu
Free personal statement workshop - www.myPAresource.com 

Leave a voicemail question for The Pre-PA Club Podcast - https://www.speakpipe.com/ThePAplatform

Physician Assistant School Interview Guide Affiliate Link - https://amzn.to/2JctZ2C

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Episode 44: Webinar Series - All About CASPA

In this episode, I will go over the process of applying to PA school through CASPA.  Everything you need to have prepared and how to be successful! Here's the link to the YouTube webinar - https://youtu.be/J1s842nj4is 

Find opportunities for HCE and PCE now! - http://www.thepaplatform.com/school-search 

Shadowing Log - https://bit.ly/2LUQWsO 
PCE/HCE Log - https://bit.ly/2HPVk9G 

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Episode 43: Webinar Series - Healthcare and Patient Care Experience for PA School

For this episode, I'll be going over everything having to do with the patient care and healthcare experience that is required by most programs. Here's a link to the YouTube Webinar - https://youtu.be/U27whNW2pc0 

We will cover: 
- Where to find hours
- What experience is considered high quality
- How to record hours for CASPA
- How CASPA categorizes hours

To download the FREE Experience Log (Excel file) - http://tinyurl.com/kkn7ejo

Link to purchase Pre-PA Assessment - http://www.thepaplatform.com/new-services/pre-pa-assessment

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Episode 42: Webinar Series - All About Being a Dermatology PA

For this episode of the webinar series, I'll be going over everything that has to do with being a dermatology physician assistant, including how to prepare, resources, where to find a job and how to get one, what my daily schedule looks like, and why I love working in dermatology as a PA. Here's a link to the Youtube webinar - https://youtu.be/8IoaIlNILqI

Dermatology Resources - http://bit.ly/2jUD6NQ
The PA Job Search: What to Look For - http://bit.ly/2xxIWJz
The PA Job Search: Where to Find Jobs - http://bit.ly/2y0TLWm

Leave a voicemail question for The Pre-PA Club Podcast - https://www.speakpipe.com/ThePAplatform

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Episode 41: Webinar Series - How to Get into PA School with a Low GPA

In today's episode of the webinar series, we're discussing grades and GPAs and how it affects your chances to get into PA school. Here's the link to the Youtube webinar - https://youtu.be/p6eIpfYU9KE 

Here are some resources to help you out: 
- Getting into PA School with a Low GPA - http://bit.ly/2vSSv3t 
- What is My CASPA GPA? - http://bit.ly/2wrCCUb 
- Accepted!: Marian - Low GPA to PA Student - https://bit.ly/2t58tYj
- Pre-PA Assessment -https://bit.ly/2JENHsP 
- Phone Consult with PA Program Director - https://bit.ly/2sXbV6S 

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Episode 40: Webinar Series - What is PA School Really Like?

Welcome to the first episode of the Webinar Series! We're talking all about PA school, and what it's really like. If you would rather watch on YouTube, here's the link - https://youtu.be/n694IUr1Yik 

Leave a voicemail question for The Pre-PA Club Podcast - https://www.speakpipe.com/ThePAplatform 

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Episode 39: Interview with Pre-PA Coach Hanna - Urgent Care PA in California

I'm so excited to introduce you to Hanna - one of The PA Platform's interview coaches! After attending the University of Georgia, Hanna attended PA school at Pace University in New York. She then worked in sports medicine in New York before recently moving to California and taking a new job in Urgent Care. Hanna also recently completed a Spanish immersion program in Peru.

Schedule a Mock Interview with Hanna now! - https://thepaplatform.as.me/?calendarID=1841427 
Information about Peru trip - https://medical-electives.net/ 

Learn more about Hanna and the other coaches - http://www.thepaplatform.com/13/ 

Leave a voicemail question for The Pre-PA Club Podcast - https://www.speakpipe.com/ThePAplatform 

Physician Assistant School Interview Guide Affiliate Link - https://amzn.to/2JctZ2C

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Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
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Youtube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/thepaplatform

Episode 38: Personal Statement for Physician Assistant School and CASPA

Today we talk about tips and tricks for getting started with your personal statement and what should be included to make the best impression with the PA school admissions committees. 

Personal Statement Worksheets - Free Downloads - http://www.thepaplatform.com/downloads 
Free Video Workshop and Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
Youtube Personal Statement Webinar - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gZfkhrWQrs 

Blog Posts:
Personal Statement 101: Getting Started - https://bit.ly/2IN7CB9 
Personal Statement 101: Content - https://bit.ly/2s89nCM 
Personal Statement 101: Editing - https://bit.ly/2IP0tAu 
Personal Statement Tips for Reapplicants - https://bit.ly/2GPNWKZ 
Guest Post from Lorae: Do's and Don'ts of Writing Your Personal Statement - https://bit.ly/2xeQRNS 

Physician Assistant School Interview Guide Affiliate Link - https://amzn.to/2JctZ2C

The Pre-PA Club Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/theprepaclub/
The PA Platform on Instagram - @thePAplatform
Youtube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/thepaplatform

Episode 37: Instagram Live FAQ from 10/17

Today's episode is a throwback to an FAQ from @thePAplatform on Instagram Live! Lots of great questions answered and addressed. 

Free Downloads - http://www.thepaplatform.com/downloads

Physician Assistant School Interview Guide Affiliate Link - https://amzn.to/2JctZ2C

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Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
The PA Platform on Instagram - @thePAplatform
Youtube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/thepaplatform

Episode 36: Interview with Onyi - Urgent Care PA, Mom, and Blogger

Onyi's bio on Instagram says, "Just call me Superwoman," and that is so accurate for her! We talk about lateral mobility and how Onyi has been able to switch specialties as a PA, how she balances being a mom to 2 precious boys, and running a blog! She seriously does it all. 

Instagram - @sincerelyonyi

Website - http://www.sincerelyonyi.com 

Free Downloads - http://www.thepaplatform.com/downloads

Physician Assistant School Interview Guide Affiliate Link - https://amzn.to/2JctZ2C

The Pre-PA Club Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/theprepaclub/
Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
The PA Platform on Instagram - @thePAplatform
Youtube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/thepaplatform

Episode 35: Interview with Gaby from @healthymode.pa - Soon to be UDM PA Student

Gaby has such a great story! She is originally from Venezuela, but now lives in Michigan and works as a dietician. Not for long though because she is starting PA school at University of Detroit Mercy in the fall! Gaby was accepted on her first attempt after applying to only 2 schools. We discuss what influenced her decision to switch from being a dietician to PA, the TOEFL exam, and what made her stand out during the application process. 

Instagram - @healthymode.pa 

To hear from a current UDM student, check out Episode #16 with Jamie. 

Free Downloads - http://www.thepaplatform.com/downloads

Physician Assistant School Interview Guide Affiliate Link - https://amzn.to/2JctZ2C

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Youtube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/thepaplatform

Episode 34: CASPA Tips

Since the 2018-2019 cycle of CASPA is now open, let's dive into some tips to make sure you know what you're doing. It can be a stressful process, but the more information you have the better. We'll address how to enter information and mistakes you want to avoid making if possible. Here are some CASPA resources to help as well:

CASPA Webinar - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1s842nj4is

Free Downloads - http://www.thepaplatform.com/downloads

Physician Assistant School Interview Guide Affiliate Link - https://amzn.to/2JctZ2C

The Pre-PA Club Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/theprepaclub/
Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
The PA Platform on Instagram - @thePAplatform
Youtube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/thepaplatform

Episode 33: Interview with PA Student and Soon-To-Be PA Erin Rachel from @stethoscopeandsparkle

Erin Rachel has a month to go of PA school at GWU, and then once she passes boards, she will be an official physician assistant! She shares her journey to PA school, why she chose a program far away from home, and what's next for her after PA school. She also discusses what inspired her to start her blog Stethoscope and Sparkle - http://stethoscopeandsparkle.com/ 

And make sure to follow @stethoscopeandsparkle and @thepaplatform on Instagram! 

Physician Assistant School Interview Guide Affiliate Link - https://amzn.to/2JctZ2C

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Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
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Youtube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/thepaplatform

Episode 32: Interview with Hannah from @palindrome_pa (PA student + Reapplicant)

Huge thanks to Hanna from @palindrome_pa on Instagram for coming on the podcast for an interview about her experience with getting into PA school and her journey so far. Hannah shares insights on being a reapplicant and how to overcome fears to pursue medicine. 

Physician Assistant School Interview Guide - https://amzn.to/2JG3XGg (Affiliate link)

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Episode 31: Mock Interview with @jamienicole_pa.s

Hey guys! In honor of the release of the Physician Assistant School Interview Guide (https://amzn.to/2GZR7Uz - affiliate link), I teamed up with Jamie, who you may remember from Episode #16 to do a live mock interview on Instagram. We recorded it to be a podcast episode so you could refer to it when needed. 

You can also get the PA School Interview guide through The PA Platform - http://www.thepaplatform.com/services-1/ 

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Episode 30: Interview with PA Student Skyler - @pa.skyler

Huge thanks to Skyler, who is a current PA student in Savannah, GA. He shares his journey to PA school and has some great advice for anyone interested in becoming a PA. 

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