Do Not Let the Paranoia Get to You, You are Good Enough!

If I could pass on only one piece of information to a student applying to physician assistant school it would be this: Do not let the paranoia get to you, you are good enough. It sounds simple enough, but when you’re in the midst of application season and you aren’t hearing back from as many […]

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The One Who Changed Me

Today marks 5 years without you.Β It seems crazy to even put down in words, that you have been gone that long. Even in your absence, you have shaped my life tremendously. Kalyn Michelle Nguyen was one of the most faithful, kind, enduring people I have ever met. She battled brain cancer on and off since […]

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Scribe Life

Gaining worth while healthcare experiences is one of the most important parts to preparing for PA school. Many schools require hundreds, if not thousands of hours of healthcare experience hours in order to apply to their program. One of the many things that I did to gain healthcare experience is scribing. Medical scribing is kind […]

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What is a PA?

So many people have been asking me what a PA is so I have a brief little summation for ya about whatΒ a PA is and what they do. PA stands for Physician Assistant, which is a midlevel medical provider, hence the name of this blog, “Midlevel Mindset”. PAs practice medicine asΒ part of a healthcare team […]

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My 5 Must Have Beauty Products

I consider myself to be a fairly low maintenance gal when it comes to my daily routine but there are 5 products that I can not live without! EOS Lip Balm: Seriously the softest chapstick known to man. During the winter my lips get so dried out. With other chapsticks I find myself applying and […]

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Top 5 Things To Do While in San Fran

The Bay Area is undoubtedly one of my favorite places to visit. There is amazing touristy spots, breathtaking nature views, and some tantalizing treats! This short blog post will highlight 5 of my must see/do things in San Francisco. So as basic as it may be, you have to see the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s […]

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PA School vs Med School

“Why don’t you become a real doctor?” or “you’re too smart to be ‘just’ a PA.” These are just some of the phrases I heard numerously when telling people I wanted to become a physician assistant.Β Many people did not quite understand my desire nor do they comprehend all of the immense benefits associated with being […]

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