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Pre-PA Student Symposium!

April 10 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Connecticut Academy of PAs would like you to invite you to participate in our Pre-PA Student Symposium!

This virtual event will take place on Saturday, April 10th from 11:30am – 4:00pm and will consist of lectures and open forums featuring current PA students, recent graduates, PA educators, and long-time PAs. Topics will cover the timeline from Pre-PA student to practicing PA.

Tentative Schedule of Events
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Symposium Registration • Introduction video with explanation of platform, raffle prizes, etc.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Maximizing your PA School Application and Resume • Learn what it takes to get into PA school from the experts – current PA students and recent graduates who just did it! In this session we will explore the application process and discuss ways to enhance your resume to highlight the strengths that make you an excellent candidate for PA school.

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Maximizing your PA School Experience • Learn how to make the most of your PA school experience from current students who are making the most of theirs! In this session you will hear from different PA students in Connecticut who hold leadership positions at the school, state, and national levels. They will share their experiences in these roles, as well as their day-to-day experiences as current PA students.

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM: Break

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM: Social Media and Planning your Career • Learn about the pros/cons of social media from a practicing Emergency Medicine PA and ConnAPA Legislative Committee Chair, Jason Prevelige, PA-C. In this session you will learn about the importance of proper social media etiquette in today’s connected world.

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM: A Day in the Life of Local PAs • The PA profession is desirable to many because of the variety of ways one can utilize their education. Hear from PAs in different roles and specialties across the state and catch a glimpse of what life may look like when you become a PA yourself.

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM: Break

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM: Question and Answer Panel • Save all questions for the end! This session features an interactive Q&A panel including a PA student, recent PA school graduate, long-time PA and a PA educator. Pre-PA students



ConnAPA Pre-PA Student Member $20.00

Non Member $50

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April 10
11:30 am - 4:00 pm