PA PROFILES • WITH HANNAH, PAS1

Interview with Hannah, 1st year PA Student at University of Toronto’s PA Program

Hannah is a 1st year PA Student at University of Toronto’s PA Program. She shares her journey to acceptance into the PA program. You can follow Hannah on Instagram at @hannah.the.pa.

Watch or listen to the interview Hannah:

Choosing to Pursue PA:

  • 0:56 Deciding to Pursue the PA Profession
  • 3:33 What drew me to the PA profession
  • 5:54 Self-Reflecting on PA vs. MD
  • 8:50 Speaking to My Parents about Pursuing PA
  • 10:06 Attending McMaster PA Info Night

Having a Competitive PA Application: 

  • 12:48 What helped me stand out on PA Admissions
  • 21:12 My GPA and PA Admission Statistics
  • 23:02 My Pre-PA Health Care Experience Hours
  • 25:55 Tips for Obtaining Pre-PA Health Care Experience Hours

The PA Admissions Process:

  • 28:22 My Timeline for Canadian PA School Applications
  • 32:18 Using Journaling to Prepare for PA Admissions
  • 34:14 Tips on Writing Effectively for PA Admissions
  • 36:05 Choosing between two PA School Acceptances

Experience in the PA Program

  • 39:09 How Difficult is PA School?
  • 41:58 What Specialty I am interested in working in
  • 44:00 Documenting my PA Journey on Social Media

Why I chose to pursue the PA Profession

How I stood out on PA Admissions

Timeline for Ontario PA Admissions

Tips for Writing Effectively for PA Admissions

Documenting my PA Journey on Instagram