Archive for March, 2013

Helpful Thoughts on Student Debt

Helpful Thoughts on Student Debt  by: Peter Gorynski, PA-S Although salaries for Physician Assistants are on the rise, many new graduates will find themselves burdened by six-plus years of accumulated student loan debt.  For many graduates, this means owing well over $100,000. While many students are aware of scholarships, grants, and programs such as the […]

Maintaining Healthy Relationships while in PA School

Get some great advice on maintaining your relationship during PA school by a 1st year PA student.

A Call for Standardization of PA School Requirements

Will the standardization of PA school pre-reqs be beneficial?

Why More PA Schools Should Require Hands-on Patient Care Experience as a Pre-requisite…

Why More PA Schools Should Require Hands-on Patient Care Experience as a Pre-requisite… By: Nicole Weston, PA-S1 I’ll begin with a full disclosure. I’m probably biased as I currently attend Northeastern University, whose pre-requisites require 2000 hours (one year full time) of hands-on patient care experience. In comparison to other programs, Northeastern’s requirements are becoming […]

Tips/Tricks from a Pre-PA Student

Great blog entry if you are interested in getting some more information on the application process, recommendations, etc!

Heard of the Harlem Shake?

Heard of the Harlem Shake? According to YouTube: The Harlem shake, originally called the albee, is a dance introduced in 1981 by a Harlem resident named “Al B”. The dance was initially referred to as “albee” after his name, but later became known as the Harlem shake as its prominence grew beyond the neighborhood. The […]