Physician Assistant Information

While advanced practice providers often function in similar roles, physician assistants have some unique practice concerns. Dive into the PA community with these posts.

Getting Admitted to Your Top PA Program: Hint- It’s Not All About Grades

Graduate school admissions, especially when it comes to nurse practitioner and physician assistant programs, are quite competitive. With opportunities for healthcare providers expanding, more and …

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10 Highest Paying Physician Assistant Specialties

The primary factor in selecting your physician assistant specialty should be your areas of interest.  But, there is significant variation when it comes to pay …

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The Average Physician Assistant: How Do You Compare?

Do you ever wonder how you compare to the rest of your profession?  Are most PAs middle aged males, or does that just happen to …

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How to Increase Your Chances of Admission to a Physician Assistant Program

Physician assistant programs are notoriously competitive.  Some PA programs have acceptance rates in the single digits making it seem nearly impossible to get in.  But, …

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Which Prerequisite Requirements Will You Need for a Physician Assistant Program?

Planning ahead is the name of the game when applying to a physician assistant program.  Some programs ask that students complete a laundry list of …

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Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant: Cost of Education

Whether you are planning on becoming a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant, there’s one thing you can count on for your future- bills.  Tuition …

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10 Accelerated Physician Assistant Programs for High School Students

Choosing your career path in high school can be tough.  But, those students able to develop a clear plan for their future can save significant …

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How Long Does it Take to Become a Physician Assistant?

Fortunately, the path to becoming a physician assistant isn’t quite as confusing as that of a nurse practitioner, but if you want to become a …

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How Much Does it Cost to Become a Physician Assistant?

So, you’ve decided to become physician assistant.  The next step on the path to your career is choosing a PA program.  A major factor in …

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