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Becoming a P.A. (Physician Assistant)

Join me from day one of school all the way to graduation day as I go through P.A. (Physician Assistant) school! Follow me along my 30 month journey, and tune in each week for relevant tips and real life advice that I discover along the way. If you’re an aspiring P.A., curious about what it’s really like in P.A. school, or just want to learn more about the P.A. profession, then this show is for you! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

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Episode 21 - Starting my Final Semester of Didactic Year + PA Name Change: BIG NEWS!

Join me as I reflect on my first year of PA school, and as I look ahead to my final semester of didactic year. Hear about some of my favorite memories, my hardest class, and my favorites too! Also, tune in to hear the big news about the official PA name change! As always, use code PA_Leira for discounts at The PA Platform, Med By Liv, My PA Box, and more! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

15mins

24 May 2021

Rank #1

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Episode 20: Interview with Jordan Fisher: PA-C and Author of PA Next Steps

On today’s episode we hear from practicing urgent care PA, Jordan Fisher, about how to succeed during clinical rotations. Jordan is also a PA school instructor and clinical preceptor & shares his insights on the critical next steps to take after graduation in his new eBook: PA Next Steps, available now at www.panextsteps.com with 20% off using the code “earlyadopter20” . You can also find him on FB and IG @PANextSteps --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

41mins

7 Apr 2021

Rank #2

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Episode 19: Post-Spring Break Vibes in Third Semester + GIVEAWAY ALERT!

As third semester begins to wind down, tune in to hear how I spent my first spring break as a PA student, as well as how to stay sane and survive in the long journey known as PA school. Also, find out how YOU could win my newest giveaway! Plus 10% & 15% off discount codes: PA_LEIRA (My PA Box, The PA Platform, & Med By Liv) and 20% off Picmonic: https://www.picmonic.com/viphookup/PALeira--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

20mins

19 Mar 2021

Rank #3

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Episode 18: Surviving Third Semester (And a Winter Storm) in P.A. School

Tune in now to find out how things have changed since we last spoke! Did I survive storm Uri? Did I survive my neuro course? Tune in now! Plus get 20% off Picmonic membership with the link: https://www.picmonic.com/viphookup/PALeira & 15% off my PA Box, 10% off Med by Liv & 10% off now with The PA Platform using code: PA_Leira--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

21mins

22 Feb 2021

Rank #4

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Episode 17: How to Prepare for Your P.A. School Interviews

On today’s episode learn how I prepared for my PA school interviews, as well as tips on how you can prepare and succeed in your own PA school interviews, whether it be online or in person! Picmonic 20% off link: https://www.picmonic.com/viphookup/PALeira--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

25mins

27 Jan 2021

Rank #5

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Episode 16: Start of Third Semester + The Best Way to Spend your Breaks during P.A. School

Third semester has officially begun for me, and my four weeks of winter break has sadly come to an end. Hear how I spent my break and how I plan to tackle this semester. Tune in for updates and tips on how to survive and thrive in all semesters of didactic year! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

21mins

11 Jan 2021

Rank #6

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Episode 15: How to Prepare your P.A. School Application + Winter Break Updates

Applying to P.A. school is a daunting task, and overwhelming to say the least. Tune in now to hear how I prepared for my CASPA application along with tips to make the whole process less overwhelming and more doable. Also, hear about how I’m spending my winter break off from school! Happy holidays! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

27mins

22 Dec 2020

Rank #7

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Episode 14: Surviving the First Half of Didactic Year

I am officially a half way through didactic year of PA school survivor! Tune in now to hear how it went and what my plans are for winter break as well as for next semester. Exciting news, updates, and tips included in this episode too! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

28mins

9 Dec 2020

Rank #8

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Episode 13: How to Stay Positive During P.A. School (and life)

I often get asked how I stay so positive despite many setbacks in my life, and today I’m sharing with you my secrets to staying positive! P.A. School (and life) is hard sometimes, I’m not going to lie, but you can and will get through it! Tune in now for my 6 month update & positivity tips. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

28mins

23 Nov 2020

Rank #9

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Episode 11: Things I wish I knew before starting PA School/Giveaway Winner/2nd semester updates

Hey guys! In Today’s episode I am so happy to announce the winner of the giveaway! I also have some more exciting updates about a future podcast cameo I’ll be doing, how second semester is going now that I’m officially halfway done, as well as some advise on what I wish I had known before starting PA school! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/becomingapa/support

28mins

16 Oct 2020

Rank #10