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Welcome to your information source for all things relating to the physician assistant profession. While it's very desirable to become a PA, it's not easy to get there. From the extensive requirements of difficult prerequisites to having thousands of hours of experience, becoming a PA can be quite the challenge. Savanna Perry from The PA Platform Blog reveals all of her advice on how to reach your goals of becoming a PA. Savanna has been where you are and understands what it takes to look good on paper, and dazzle in an interview to land a spot in a PA program. While Savanna admits that she doesn’t know everything, she has successfully helped hundreds of Pre-PA hopefuls with personal statements and interviews to help them gain acceptance into PA school and start successful careers. Some of the topics that will be covered on this podcast include CASPA, personal statements, GRE, how to study effectively, interview skills, shadowing, letters of recommendation, how to find jobs, and interviews with other practicing physician assistants.

The Pre-PA Clu‪b‬ Savanna Perry from The PA Platform | Dermatology Physician Assistant | Pre-PA Coach

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Welcome to your information source for all things relating to the physician assistant profession. While it's very desirable to become a PA, it's not easy to get there. From the extensive requirements of difficult prerequisites to having thousands of hours of experience, becoming a PA can be quite the challenge. Savanna Perry from The PA Platform Blog reveals all of her advice on how to reach your goals of becoming a PA. Savanna has been where you are and understands what it takes to look good on paper, and dazzle in an interview to land a spot in a PA program. While Savanna admits that she doesn’t know everything, she has successfully helped hundreds of Pre-PA hopefuls with personal statements and interviews to help them gain acceptance into PA school and start successful careers. Some of the topics that will be covered on this podcast include CASPA, personal statements, GRE, how to study effectively, interview skills, shadowing, letters of recommendation, how to find jobs, and interviews with other practicing physician assistants.

    RT/Mom/First Generation College Student to PA Student

    RT/Mom/First Generation College Student to PA Student

    Jessie (@jessiesanatomy on Instagram) is a mom of 3, respiratory therapist, and soon to be PA student! As a first generation student with no family in medicine, Jessie had doubts along the way about whether she would be able to achieve her goals, but she's proven that she can absolutely do it. By applying to only 2 schools, and getting an acceptance her first cycle to her first choice, Jessie is an amazing example and sharing her story today.






    Pre-PA Conference 2.0 Replays - www.prepacourses.com
    Personal Statement - 2 Week Free Email Course - www.thepaplatform.com/personalstatement
    Free GPA Calculator - https://www.thepaplatform.com/pa-school-gpa-calculator
    What is my CASPA GPA? - https://bit.ly/39wJ0v5
    Link to my Amazon Storefront - https://www.amazon.com/shop/thepaplatform
    Get a free eBook! - audibletrial.com/thepaplatform 
    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 - facebook.com/groups/theprepaclub/
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    Instagram - @thePAplatform
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    • 37 min
    PA School Experience Webinar - PCE, HCE, Shadowing, Volunteering Q&A

    PA School Experience Webinar - PCE, HCE, Shadowing, Volunteering Q&A

    **Experience Deep Dive!** This week's podcast episode is taken from the January Experience webinar. We explored patient care and healthcare experience, shadowing, volunteering and the other categories of hours that you need for PA school. There are so many great questions answered in this episode!






    Free Experience Log: https://www.thepaplatform.com/free-download-healthcare-and-shadowing-experience-log
    Watch on Youtube - https://youtu.be/e64v40YpEP0
    Day in the Life with Archana Patel, PA-C - https://event.webinarjam.com/register/60/6vr3ns0p
    Pre-PA Conference 2.0 Replays - www.prepacourses.com
    Personal Statement - 2 Week Free Email Course - www.thepaplatform.com/personalstatement
    Free GPA Calculator - https://www.thepaplatform.com/pa-school-gpa-calculator
    What is my CASPA GPA? - https://bit.ly/39wJ0v5
    Link to my Amazon Storefront - https://www.amazon.com/shop/thepaplatform
    Get a free eBook! - audibletrial.com/thepaplatform 
    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 - facebook.com/groups/theprepaclub/
    Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
    Discount for http://www.PAschoolPrep.com - FUTURE PA for $35 off The PA Platform on
    Instagram - @thePAplatform
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    UK Physician Associates with UK Doctor Sina Ghadiri

    UK Physician Associates with UK Doctor Sina Ghadiri

    Can we all agree that PAs love a supportive doctor? @sina_thedoc reached out because as a UK physician, he has studied and worked with physician associates and sees the value of teamwork in healthcare. We have a great conversation on YouTube and the podcast today about how PAs function in the UK and what Dr. Ghadiri sees as the future of medical collaboration.






    Dr. Ghadiri's PA Article - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7571733/
    Watch on Youtube - https://youtu.be/CQUpzHNkGJQ
    February Personal Statement Webinar link - https://event.webinarjam.com/register/59/mlzknfzw
    Pre-PA Conference 2.0 Replays - www.prepacourses.com
    Personal Statement - 2 Week Free Email Course - www.thepaplatform.com/personalstatement
    Free GPA Calculator - https://www.thepaplatform.com/pa-school-gpa-calculator
    What is my CASPA GPA? - https://bit.ly/39wJ0v5
    Link to my Amazon Storefront - https://www.amazon.com/shop/thepaplatform
    Get a free eBook! - audibletrial.com/thepaplatform 
    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 - facebook.com/groups/theprepaclub/
    Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
    Discount for http://www.PAschoolPrep.com - FUTURE PA for $35 off The PA Platform on
    Instagram - @thePAplatform
    Medelita 20% off code - PAPLATFORM1 - Link to get $20 off first purchase over $70 - https://www.medelita.com/?ref=aEJqZjZWSUsyWkE9
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    • 47 min
    Low GPA to PA School Acceptance - Reapplicant Tips with Hanna Lewis

    Low GPA to PA School Acceptance - Reapplicant Tips with Hanna Lewis

    Hanna Lewis is on the podcast today to share how she bounced back from a disappointing first application cycle. With a low GPA, Hanna made some changes and improvements to gain acceptance during her second application cycle and is sharing her reapplicant tips as well! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen now!






    Watch on Youtube - Youtube link - https://youtu.be/mMjgBzUEvaI
    February Webinar link - https://event.webinarjam.com/register/59/mlzknfzw
    Pre-PA Conference 2.0 Replays - www.prepacourses.com
    Personal Statement - 2 Week Free Email Course - www.thepaplatform.com/personalstatement
    Free GPA Calculator - https://www.thepaplatform.com/pa-school-gpa-calculator
    What is my CASPA GPA? - https://bit.ly/39wJ0v5
    Link to my Amazon Storefront - https://www.amazon.com/shop/thepaplatform
    Get a free eBook! - audibletrial.com/thepaplatform 
    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 - facebook.com/groups/theprepaclub/
    Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
    Discount for http://www.PAschoolPrep.com - FUTURE PA for $35 off The PA Platform on
    Instagram - @thePAplatform
    Medelita 20% off code - PAPLATFORM1 - Link to get $20 off first purchase over $70 - https://www.medelita.com/?ref=aEJqZjZWSUsyWkE9
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    • 31 min
    How to Make Your Next Presentation Better Than the Last - Public Speaking and Interview Skills with Dr. Scott Litin

    How to Make Your Next Presentation Better Than the Last - Public Speaking and Interview Skills with Dr. Scott Litin

    Add listening to this episode to your to-do list! It is one of my favorite episodes ever. I heard Dr. Litin give this talk at an AAPA conference, and I had to get him on the podcast to share. Presentation Expert Dr. Scott Litin shares his tips on how to improve your medical presentation and speaking skills for school presentations, clinical and conference presentations, and interview skills. He is a pro and will address fear of public speaking, body language, how to be interesting and keep your audience's attention. All of these tips are applicable to interviews as well! Look up the Pre-PA Club on Apple Podcasts or Spotify to listen or watch with the slides on YouTube now!
    Contact Dr. Litin to book for speaking and presentation workshops, and if you enjoy this episode, please send him a thank you email! - litin.scott@mayo.edu






    Watch on Youtube - Youtube link - https://youtu.be/dtaFG9nv0Do
    February Webinar link - https://event.webinarjam.com/register/59/mlzknfzw
    Dr. Litin at Emory Grand Rounds - https://youtu.be/dtaFG9nv0Do
    Paramed Amazon store - Use code SZU6J3MJ for 15% off through 2/16/21 - https://amzn.to/3iISQOQ
    Pre-PA Conference 2.0 Replays - www.prepacourses.com
    Personal Statement - 2 Week Free Email Course - www.thepaplatform.com/personalstatement
    Free GPA Calculator - https://www.thepaplatform.com/pa-school-gpa-calculator
    What is my CASPA GPA? - https://bit.ly/39wJ0v5
    Link to my Amazon Storefront - https://www.amazon.com/shop/thepaplatform
    Get a free eBook! - audibletrial.com/thepaplatform 
    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 - facebook.com/groups/theprepaclub/
    Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
    Discount for http://www.PAschoolPrep.com - FUTURE PA for $35 off The PA Platform on
    Instagram - @thePAplatform
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    • 51 min
    Part Time PA School? Interview with Alison fro @aw_to_aspire_pa

    Part Time PA School? Interview with Alison fro @aw_to_aspire_pa

    Did you know some PA schools offer part time options? Alison from @aw_to_aspire_pa is on the podcast and YouTube to share about her experience as a part-time PA student. We discuss what her process has been like, especially with changes due to COVID-19, and the pros and cons of doing a longer program. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or your favorite podcast platform!
    Any questions for Alison? Drop them here!






    Paramed Amazon store - Use code SZU6J3MJ for 15% off through 2/16/21 - https://amzn.to/3iISQOQ
    Pre-PA Conference 2.0 Replays - www.prepacourses.com
    Personal Statement - 2 Week Free Email Course - www.thepaplatform.com/personalstatement
    Free GPA Calculator - https://www.thepaplatform.com/pa-school-gpa-calculator
    What is my CASPA GPA? - https://bit.ly/39wJ0v5
    Link to my Amazon Storefront - https://www.amazon.com/shop/thepaplatform
    Get a free eBook! - audibletrial.com/thepaplatform 
    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 - facebook.com/groups/theprepaclub/
    Discount for www.myPAresource.com - “prepaclub”
    Discount for http://www.PAschoolPrep.com - FUTURE PA for $35 off The PA Platform on
    Instagram - @thePAplatform
    Medelita 20% off code - PAPLATFORM1 - Link to get $20 off first purchase over $70 - https://www.medelita.com/?ref=aEJqZjZWSUsyWkE9
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    • 27 min

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