Congrats, you’re interested in joining one of the fastest growing career fields in the US. According to the US Department of Labor, physician assistant jobs are projected to grow by a whopping 31% is the next 10 years. With a median salary of $108K annually (as of 2018), job security and a six figure income is really nothing to sneeze at. If you’re interested in science, medicine, and helping others, the PA path is a great, rewarding option.
Now that you’ve decided you want to pursue PA school… the work begins. It can take years to prepare your application, and potentially several years until you successfully gain admission. Over the next few weeks I’ll be doing a series on the various aspects of the PA school application and keys for success. Stay tuned!