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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Into Physician Assistant School, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Into Physician Assistant School, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Andrew J. RodicanAndrew J. Rodican
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Learn how to become the perfect applicant for Physician Assistant school

In The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Physician Assistant School, Andrew Rodican, a pioneer in PA school coaching, reveals everything you need to know to dramatically increase your chances of being accepted into the physician assistant school of your choice.

Clear and concise, this book which has already helped thousands of applicants achieve success provides insights, information, and advice you won’t find anyplace else – but, may well make the difference between acceptance and rejection of your application.

Make-or-break advice on:
• The qualities PA programs look for
• How to set goals for getting into PA school
• How to select a PA program that is a good fit
• Tips on completing the CASPA application
• How to write a “killer” essay
• How to ace the PA school interview
• Financial aid
• Websites that will help you become an educated PA applicant

There is no better way to avoid the common pitfalls and mistakes that can prevent you from entering PA school than The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Physician Assistant School.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781259859847
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 05/16/2017
Edition description: 4th ed.
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 337,831
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Andrew Rodican, PA-C is a graduate of the Yale University School of Medicine Physician Associate Program, served for three years on the admissions committee of Yale's PA program, and is considered an expert on the school admission process. Through his books, national seminars, and individual coaching programs, he has helped thousands of Physician Assistant school applicants achieve success.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: So You Want to be a Physician Assistant
Chapter 2: What Do PA Programs Look for in a Competitive Applicants?
Chapter 3: Your PAth to Success: Setting Goals
Chapter 4: Selecting a PA Program
Chapter 5: The Application Process: The Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA)
Chapter 6: The Essay
Chapter 7: The Interview (part 1)
Chapter 8: The Interview (part 2)
Chapter 9: Financial Aid
Chapter 10: The Internet for PA School Applicants
Chapter 11: Frequently Asked Questions
Appendix 1: Listing of Postgraduate PA Programs
Appendix 2: The Tournament Draw Technique Format
Appendix 3: PA Programs' First-Time PANCE Rates as of 2016
Appendix 4: PA Programs Utilizing Rolling Admissions (2016)
Appendix 5: Writing an Effective Letter of Recommendation
Appendix 6: Sample Essays

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