Episode 59: Interview with Katie + Emily: Orthopedic PAs from @theboneafiedpac

Emily and Katie are both graduates of Barry University’s physician assistant program now practicing in orthopedics and sharing their journey on Instagram @theboneafiedpac and www.theboneafiedpac.com with all kinds of ortho and PA tips.

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

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 58: Pre-PA Q&A

Today is a solo episode and I’m answering your Pre-PA Questions from the voicemail and instagram.

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

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 57: Interview with Joshua - Infectious Disease/HIV PA

Thanks to Ngan from Episode 54, we were able to get Joshua on the podcast today to talk about his position as an infectious disease PA, specifically working with HIV patients. Joshua was able to help out with interviews at his PA program so he shares some insight into what he observed when interacting with applicants.

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

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 56: Interview with Shelby (@student_shelby) - MCPHS PA Student

In today’s episode, I’m joined by Shelby Subry, a current first year physician assistant student at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS). She is also known by @student_shelby on Instagram. She shares about her journey to becoming a PA student and the roadblocks she encountered with some difficult semesters.

Shelby’s Guest post - How Research Helped Me Get into PA School - https://bit.ly/2DDsIDX

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

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 55: Interview with @the_PA_professor - Wes Johnson

For today’s episode, I’m joined by a guest with very special insight into the PA school admissions process. Known as @the_pa_professor on Instagram, Wes Johnson is a PA who has recently transitioned from working clinically to working in academics as faculty for a PA program. We discuss what he’s looking for in candidates for PA school, and what stands out on applications when it comes to personal statements and interviews.

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

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 54: Interview with Ngan - ENT PA and Interview Coach

Today's guest is very special because she is one of our interview coaches at The PA Platform! I'm excited to introduce you to Ngan (@ampersand.pa on Instagram), a recent grad who practices as an ENT physician assistant. She has been a delegate for the AAPA and shares some great insight about some current events surrounding the PA profession. We also discuss some interview tips and how Ngan is adjusting as a new grad. 

Ngan's AAPA post - https://ampersandpa.com/2018/06/20/2018-aapa-house-of-delegate-report/
Book a mock interview with Ngan! - https://ampersandpa.com/pre-pa-coach/ 

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

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 53: Interview with Anna from @prescribing.health - Internal Medicine PA and NHSC Scholar

Today, I'm joined in episode 53 by Anna, PA-C from @prescribing.health on instagram. Anna is an internal medicine physician assistant in Arizona, and she is also an NHSC scholar. We discuss her background in nutrition and how that impacts her job, as well as how she used the NHSC scholarship to pay for PA school. 

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

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 52: Interview with Stephanie - OB/GYN PA

Today's episode features Stephanie Howard, an OB/GYN physician assistant. Stephanie is on Instagram @thegyn_pa and shares all kinds of pearls about working in women's health. Make sure you check out her podcast too - At Your Cervix! (the name is too good) and her website - www.teenagefemalehealth.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

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 51: Interview with Brian Palm - ER PA and Founder of myPAresource

In today's episode, I'm interviewing Brian Palm, an ER nights PA an the founder of myPAresource (www.myPAresource.com) and PA School Prep (www.paschoolprep.com). We discuss his journey to becoming a PA and how he overcame a low GPA, and then get in to some of our best tips (and pet peeves) for personal statements for PA school! 

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

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 50: Interview with Picmonic CEO - Ron Robertson

Today's guest is the CEO and creator of Picmonic, Ron Roberston. Picmonic is a visual study tool that has content tailored specifically for PA students. One of the cool things about Picmonic is the research behind why it works. Make sure you're following along so you won't miss out on our upcoming webinar! 

Picmonic link - https://bit.ly/2vMvm44 
Discount code for $30 off Picmonic - "picmonicforpa"

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

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 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

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 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

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 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 

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

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 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 

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

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 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

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 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 

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
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 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

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

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 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

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 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 

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

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 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 

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