When I was reading responses to a question about PANCE preparation, one person was very strong and positive on Exam Masters. They used the slogan that Exam Masters uses on its site “If you can pass Exam Masters you can pass the Exam”. They prep students for many different tests. In their PA section they had two things to offer I think are really great. First, you can take a 360 question online practice exam Read More→
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Kaplan has a long history of prepping students for important exams. They have been quite successful. Many PA’s responded to a Q, in the Facebook Physician Assistant group about what they used to prepare for the PANCE. Kaplan books and online was a popular choice. I created this screen shot video 5 minutes in length to show you what Kaplan has to offer. If you have experience with this please tell about your experience with Read More→
The American Academy of Physician Assistants has a section on its website on exam review materials. They recommend several books but one is out of print and one was published in 2008 which leaves two, both include about 1000 written questions and a CD of more questions in the computer format. Then there are two review courses totally digital. I have the one from Emory and in this video show a demo of the one Read More→
Physician Assistant School is very competitive. Only 5% of applicants get into top 10 schools and around 9% for all programs. You have to separate yourself from the pack. Over on my Squidoo lens I wrote an article of the same title. Here is a audio version of that article.
How do you answer behavioral interview questions? With specific examples of what you did in that situation. You need to go to the interview prepared. What skills do PA’s need to have? Think about that, answer me in the comments area and lets have a discussion about what communication skills are needed. Interviewers are looking for someone who can think on their feet but who are grounded through maturity, experience, and training. These types of Read More→
If you visit PA program sites you will find that most offer a Masters Degree as the entry level degree as a PA. This video compares Miami Dade College, Pennsylvania Technical College and Duke University web sites. In Duke’s case it was a PDF download from the program site. The Masters degree is the basic degree for PA’s now. Big medical centers like Duke require it of all new hires. You can qualify to take Read More→
If you are reading this, then you are interested in the occupation of Physician Assistant. Chances are you are a good student, are highly motivated but I bet you don’t know what skills will get you into PA School. I have made a one minute video to help you to understand what sets you apart and what I might do to help you.