Pre-PA: Tips and Tricks to Help You on the Path to Becoming a PA

Resources to Set You Up for Success

You’ve set your sights on becoming a PA student. You’re working hard on passing prerequisites, gaining healthcare experience, and doing everything you can to stand out on your PA school application. We know applying to PA school can be daunting, but we’re here for you along the way. Here are some tips and tricks to help make your journey to PA school as seamless as possible.

PRE-PA RESOURCES

9 Reasons to Become a PA
If you need a list of reasons to become a PA, repeatedly voted one of the best (and most needed) healthcare professions in the future, we have you covered.

Do’s and Don’ts for Writing a Strong CASPA Personal Statement
The CASPA personal statement is a chance to simply be yourself and demonstrate your commitment to becoming a PA. Invest some time in writing and polishing so the admissions committee will say, “I want to meet this applicant in person.”

What Does it Take to Get into PA School?
In AAPA’s webinar, Accepted: The Secrets to a Successful PA School Application, PAs Brian Palm and Savanna Perry share the wealth of knowledge they’ve gained from helping pre-PA students get in the door to PA school.

6 Steps to Become a PA
Becoming a PA is a long process that will pay off once you obtain your white coat and your certification. Follow these steps to join a flexible, in-demand profession.

5 Things to Do Before PA School
While it’s no secret that getting through PA school is one of the most difficult tasks you’ll ever accomplish, there are a few things you can do to ensure that you pass with flying colors.

Prepare for Your PA School Interview with These 5 Tips
Congratulations, you’ve scored the interview! While the waiting may seem interminable, it’s a great chance to prepare yourself to make a good impression and connect with your interviewer. Here, five tips to ensure you’ll impress your future PA school.

On My Way to PA School: Surprises I Encountered
As I prepared to apply to PA school, I did not have guidance from any academic institution or counselor about the necessary steps to prepare for PA school. I hope sharing my experience with you will provide insight into the roadblocks you may encounter.

Which PA School is For You? 5 Factors to Consider
With over 200 accredited PA programs throughout the country, how do you decide which one is right for you? Here, five important factors to consider.