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Hannah, Mayo Clinic Physician Assistant Program

Name: Hannah Thompson Accepted to: Mayo Clinic Physician Assistant Program Major: Child Psychology Undergrad University: University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Work at ACR (length of time, experience gained): Almost 4 years at Barclay –I was a shift supervisor and mentor for over half of my time there! Total PCE hours: ~2000 at ACR and…

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Cailin, Mayo Clinic Physician Assistant Program

Name: Cailin Austin Accepted to: Mayo Clinic Physician Assistant Program Major: Genetics and Human Physiology Undergrad University: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Work at ACR: June 2019-September 2020 Total HCE hours: 300 hours (including an ACR Homes Internship!) Total PCE hours: 950 hours at time of application Shadowing hours: 35 hours Other volunteer hours: 150 hours…

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Samantha, Central Michigan University College of Medicine

Name: Samantha Hess Accepted to: Central Michigan University College of Medicine Undergrad University: University of Minnesota Major: Neuroscience and Psychology Work at ACR: Direct Care Professional at Winfield 2015-2019 Total HCE hours: 6000 including an ACR Homes Internship! Shadowing hours: 40 Other volunteer hours: 350 Research hours: 125 How many programs did you apply to?…

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Olivia, Doctorate of PT – Bond University, Australia

Name: Olivia Ferrer Accepted to: Doctorate of Physical Therapy- Bond University, Australia Major: Kinesiology Undergrad University: University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Work at ACR: 9 months Shadowing hours: 100+ (Courage Kenny Rehab Insititute) Other volunteer hours: 50+ (Animal Humane Society) How many programs did you apply to? 1- It was my top choice and since…

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Samantha, Drexel University PA Program

Name: Samantha Fredrickson Accepted to: Drexel University PA Program Major: Biology Undergrad University: Concordia – St. Paul Work at ACR: I worked at ACR for 4 years; Some skills I gained were communicating with nonverbal individuals, public speaking (classroom speaking events as an On-Campus Recruiter), vitals and other medical equipment knowledge, medical abbreviations, end of…

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Kate, UW Oshkosh Accelerated BSN

Name: Kate Simonson Accepted to: UW Oshkosh – online program Major: Accelerated BSN program – 1 year program for those who already have a previous Bachelors degree. Undergrad University: Buena Vista University, Human Services & Sociology Work at ACR: 12 1/2 years, 11 years as RS, 3 years at PD, 5 years as UMN HR Office Manager Total HCE…

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Jessica, UMN School of Public Health MPH Program

Name: Jessica Livingston Accepted to: University of Minnesota TC School of Public Health MPH Program Undergrad Major: Biology Undergrad University: University of Minnesota TC Work at ACR: 1 year Additional Involvements: study abroad program focusing on global health, work study at children’s hospital on campus How many programs did you apply to? 1 How many…

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Chloe, University of Northwestern- St. Paul Nursing Program

Name: Chloe Bakker Accepted to: University of Northwestern – St. Paul Nursing Program Undergrad Major: Biology Undergrad University: I graduated from University of Northwestern in 2016. Work at ACR: I’ve been working for ACR since October 2014. I started as a direct care staff and was a weekend supervisor for about a year before I…

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Aliyah, College of St.Scholastica PA Program

Name: Aliyah Stephens Accepted to: College of St. Scholastica PA Program Major: Biology Minor: Science and Theology Undergrad University: University of Northwestern St. Paul Work at ACR: I began working at ACR three years ago. I was hired as a full-time staff at Jennifer Court after graduating from Northwestern. After my background working at an…

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Holli, Northwestern Health Sciences Doctorate of Chiropractic School

Name: Holli Ramseth Accepted to: Northwestern Health Sciences University- Bloomington Major: Doctor of Chiropractic Undergrad University: University of Northwestern- St. Paul (different schools) Work at ACR: Started October 2016. It will be four years this fall Total Direct care hours: Right around 5,000 hours! Not including Admin and everything else Additional Involvements: Started as a…

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