pre-pa

  1. A

    MD & DO Accepted to 2 med schools...seeking advice about PA now

    I made this account recently pretty much just to get a feel for what the internet has to say about my situation. TLDR: i'm accepted to med school but struggling with the idea of work/life balance, passion, time commitment, etc. of medical school, considering PA school (change my mind). To give...
  2. Parawhata?

    Pre-PA Paramedic Degree?

    Greetings, I am currently an advanced EMT and I am working towards my paramedic AAS degree. I will finish in August. I now realize that I would like to be a PA. my question is in August after my associates should I do a bachelors in paramedic care degree? The paramedic care degree would only...
  3. inquisitivegirl2731

    Pressure from parent :( Switching from pre-med to pre-PA to pre-nurse

    I've been a very hard-working student for a long time (took 11 AP classes in high school and passed them all; currently a 4th year undergrad with a 3.9 GPA for my neuroscience degree), but my focus on years and years of a heavy school workload have recently made me more depressed with not...
  4. K

    Global Health vs. MD vs. PA

    Hello. I am having some trouble deciding what to do after undergrad. I am EXTREMELY interested in Global Health and I'd like to be able to diagnose patients as an MD. Are there any residences/global health tailored medical schools in the USA? I'm having trouble finding these schools. Any help...
  5. redence

    I want to be a pediatrician, should I go to a 6 year caribean med school right after high school?

    Alright so I’m a 17 year old depressed senior in high school, and I’m planning to go to college to do either premed or pre-physician assistant. I’m really interested in the health field and helping people. However, my parents (Indian parents :/) really push me to go to a 6 year foreign medical...
  6. redence

    Is becoming a PA just as hard as becoming a doctor?

    I'm going to be a senior in high school, and I'm deciding whether or not to do pre-med or do pre-PA. I've heard both of those fields are competitive, but isn't the pre-med track more competitive, difficult and more stressful? If i were to become a doctor, I would want to be a psychiatrist. Could...
  7. svr14

    Dental Hygienist to DDS?

    Hey y'all! I'm currently going through a difficult time deciding what I want to be when I grow up. I am a fourth year Biology student at FSU and will be graduating during the Fall 2018 semester. I am seriously unsure of what route to take with my future degree at this point. For the longest...
  8. AspiringPA

    Online "Health Science" Degree

    Hello all, I've searched SDN and the internet over trying to find guidance on my current and somewhat unique situation. I have been working on General Education courses at an online institution (University of Maryland College University) and would like to transfer to Kaplan's online "Health...
  9. M

    PA school applicant

    Hello, I am looking for honest feedback/advice regarding my situation. I graduated from engineering school in 2011. I had one W and one semester of all C's. I took a gap year after graduating where I shadowed and volunteered. I then got an engineering job, but after the training it was not the...