It is not my best work, but it served its purpose. I was invited to interview at five very competitive programs and was accepted to three I turned down the other two interviews.
By hmtpnw Last week I got my first official application decision of the cycle.
Opening the email, I scanned the words frantically until I found the sentence I was fearing the most. Not only was this program one of my top choices, but it is also the only school in my home city. The realization that I would not have the opportunity to interview hit me like a ton of bricks.
After the news, I began to question my application strategy entirely. I chose to apply more intentionally to a handful of carefully selected programs landing on the lower side of things - 6. As the September 1st deadline for many programs was only a few days away I sent my GRE scores off to an additional school that I was going back and forth on, hoping that they would arrive on time.
I was relieved to have everything complete with one other program, but I still questioned if 7 would be enough to land me an acceptance or even an interview. At this point I was doubting myself, my personal statement, my clinical experiences… everything. I wondered if there were red flags in my application or if I said the wrong things in the answers to the supplemental questions.
I tried to stay optimistic, but I was disappointed and feeling insecure. My first rejection was certainly humbling, planting seeds of doubt that were becoming overwhelming. And then I saw it. My heart started racing and my palms were sweating.
After seeing the date provided, only 3. Their initial email contained a typo and in a follow up email with a correction the admissions director revealed that I was the very first applicant to be offered an interview. I was over the moon.
Here I am now, in the midst of the cycle with one interview scheduled and one rejection. Things are still up in the air, but I feel that I am at least back in the game.
The ups and downs of this roller coaster ride will continue, and I couldn't be happier. Thus far, this process has been unpredictable.
Although I have heard this repeated many times here by those wiser than myself, this experience has definitely shown me that there is no such thing as a sure thing when applying to PA school.Physician Assistant Program Tuition and Cost Comparison Tuition and cost data of resident and nonresident tuition including length and duration of all US PA programs.
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