This can be one of the hardest questions any pre-PA student has to answer. Applying is a HUGE undertaking, both in the time / energy it takes and the amount of money! It’s super important to have some method to try and gauge whether or not you’re actually ready to apply and hopefully be successful.
Since I applied during my junior year of undergrad – which meant I was trying to go into PA school without a gap year – I really want to make sure I actually had a chance of getting in! So I developed some steps that helped me figure out what kind of candidate I actually was, and I wanted to share them with you guys!