Pre-PA Boot Camp 2020

    March 28, 2020
    8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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    Live Webinar


    Please join us for our first annual Pre-PA Boot Camp hosted by Texas Gulf Coast Physician Assistant Association!

    Due to the increasing concerns regarding COVID-19 (corona virus), the United Way Center has asked that we cancel our in person Pre-PA Boot Camp. We will now be hosting a live webinar on Zoom for $25. A link for the event will be sent for the Zoom Webinar on Thursday March 26th.

    Timeline and lectures to be covered:

    8:30-9:00am- Registrants log into Zoom, trouble shoot with IT if needed

    9:00-9:05am- Introduction by TGCPAA President, Melissa Hall, MPAS, PA-C

    9:05-10:00am- Launch your PA journey Lecture by Brooke Schweitzer, DMSc, MSPA, PA-C 

                What does the PA profession look like today? What are the hot topics in the PA world? What does your CASPA application really look like to the admission committee? Let us give you a backstage tour to map it all out!

    10:05-11:00am- Personal Statement: How do YOU stand out? Lecture by Deborah Horwitz, MSPAS, PA-C Assistant Professor and Founder of

                What to write in the application essay? How to best tell your unique story? Should you use an editing service? How to even start?! Don’t panic! We are here to help!

    11:05-12:00pm- Day in the of a PA Student Lecture by UTMB PA-S2 John Cuenca and Baylor PA-S2 Sofia Carretero

         They say PA school can be tough! But what is it really like on a day to day basis as a PA student?

    12:05-1:00pm- You got an interview! Now what? Lecture by Stacia Gollihar, PA-C, MMS

                What are some of the common interview questions? How to stay calm if you are nervous? How to plan for the trip if you need to travel? We will get you ready!

    1:00-1:30pm- Question and Answers by TGCPAA Volunteers


    $25.00 Pre-PA Student