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    Should I stay in pharmacy school?

    Hi everyone! I desperately need your opinion. My background: I am 28 year old immigrant. I moved to USA 6 years ago. I got my associates from CC and got accepted to PharmD program (the best school in IL). Now, I am about to be a second year pharmacy student and I am afraid of my future. My...
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    University of California Irvine, PharmD Class of 2026

    Hello all! I had an interview with UCI last Thursday. I wanted to start a thread for PharmD applicants for this cycle.
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    Pharmacy Interviews 2021

    Hi everyone, I applied for pharmacy school early decision and got interviewed by Roseman virtually, on November 9th and got invited to interview at Pacific U on December 10th on zoom, as well. Applied to WSU, but they're still reviewing my application because i'm missing one class, got a...
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    Manchester University Fort Wayne

    Any news on this school and their PharmD dual program with Masters in PGx (pharmogenomics)?, just want thoughts and opinions if its a good program.
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    KGI School of Pharmacy interview class of 2024

    Hi everyone! Has anyone had their interview with KGI's School of Pharmacy? I have mine in a couple weeks and would like to know what questions to expect. Also, in the email it said the interviews would start at 9am and are expected to last until 3pm, and it doesn't seem like the campus tour is...
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    Reputation of Rosalind Franklin

    I was considering Rosalind Franklin for pharmacy school but I heard they don’t have a great reputation and preceptors are not impressed with the students. Can anyone attest to this?
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    Bachelors in Pharmaceutical Science?

    So I am a pharmacy student. I just finished my first year and am now doing my rotations. For a number of reasons, I’ve come to the decision that I don’t want to pursue a degree in pharmacy (PharmD.). After 2 years in my 4-year pharmacy program, we are given a Bachelor’s in pharmaceutical...
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    I can't make up my mind! (Long)

    I am completely unable to decide what career path I would like to pursue. Unlike most of my classmates, I did not have a firm career path in mind during high school, but thought this was normal at the time. After graduating I decided to save money by completing coursework part-time at a local...
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    USF COP Class of 2023

    Hi eveyone! I’m not sure if there is another thread out there but I’m creating this one for anyone who is interested in applying to USF COP for Fall 2019 admission cycle. Good luck to all!!
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    How to Attend Pharmacy School with little to no debt?

    Note: TLDR at the end: This has been discussed with a high constant flow of "it cant be done" to "sign up for loan forgiveness and pay minimum for 20+ years." I'd like to open this discussion up with my own experience as to how I'm getting pharmacy school and cost of living covered at no cost...
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    I listed lab and lecture combined classes on PharmCAS

    I listed biology and human and anatomy classes as lab and lecture combined classes on PharmCAS and I made sure on everything before I completed the finalization. But when I downloaded my application flies to schools I applied for, these classes are shown as lecture-only classes. I don't know...
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    Creighton pharmacy stats help

    hey guys I was wondering if anyone here who has been accepted to the Creighton pharmacy school would be willing to share some insight and answer some questions.. I’m still in the process of taking my prereqs and I’m a strong student now; but unfortunately when I first attended college many...
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    2018 NAPLEX

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    If I choose "no score" option on Pcat, do I have to enter my Pcat CID ?

    Hi All. I plan to choose "no score" option on my upcoming Pcat test, and I already listed recipient schools when I registered for Pcat. So, do I have to enter my Pcat CID into my PharmCAS application after I take the test?
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    Clinical Reaearch Associate CRA salary for Pharm.D?

    I don’t have residency, just pharm.d and B.S plus couple years of clinical experience. I’m really interested in applying for CRA position at a pretty well known CRO, but of course you gotta answer the “desired salary” question on your application. What’s the typical starting range for pharm.d?
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    Applying to PhD in pharmacy

    Hello! I am a recent graduate with a BSc in pharmacy from a foreign university. My goal is to apply directly to PhD programs in the US and pursue a career in academia. However, I've been accepted to a (one year) PharmD program at my alma mater and I have the opportunity to work at a hospital...
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    Wingate vs Shenandoah

    Considering applying early decision to one of these schools but cant really decide which one. i like the area around both schools and all the admission reps i have talked to from both have been really nice and helpful. Shenandoah is about 2 hours from my house while Wingate is about 6 i don't...
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    I am taking the PTCE in less than 3 weeks. So far I have been studying using Mosby's Review for the PTCE by Mizner (2e), studying flash cards on the top 100 drugs, studying flash cards on drug class prefixes + suffixes, and studying through the pharmacy-tech-study website. Is there anything else...
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    Research Opportunities for people With PharmD

    Anybody know what research opportunities/careers there are for people who only have a PharmD degree and are interested in research?
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    Pharmacy is slowly going down. CVS/WAGs is a true def of modern day slavery. What are our options?

    Hello, RPh community, After a couple of months with CVS as a floater, I quit due to what I felt was a mental and physical abuse to the RPh and techs. I told my DM it's not ethical to understaff every pharmacy I go in order to save more money. Hence, it could overwork the pharmacist and might...
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    hey ! What would be my gpa for pharmcas if I have the following math grades: 1. Calc I -F (3crds) 2. Calc I- D (3crds) 3. Calc I- B (3crds) 4. PrecalculusI- C (3crds) 5. Precalculus II- C (3crds) I know my math grades are horrible but I have a 3.40 overall GPA and 92% Pcat but I would like...
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    Hey I am an undergrad student and I am going to apply this semester, I want to know if I took 12 credits of math but I repeated calculus I, then how PharmCas is going to calculate my gpa? They average my gpa or not? If i repeated that class then is going to be 15 credis instead of 12?
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    Hey!. I am an undergrad student and my overall gpa is 3.40 and my science gpa is 3.20 and I want to apply for Nova Southeastern for the Pharm D prgram and they ask for a specific gpa of 2.0 science and math . I was wondering if its' math and biology together or they want 2.0 in math and 2.0 in...
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    University of Maryland eastern shore pharmacy school

    Taking the pcat in less than a month(send prayers) then plan on applying to some schools Maryland eastern shore is one of my top 5 just wanted to see if anyone had any insight or an opinion of it. Thanks!
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    Xavier pharmD fall 2018?

    Anyone applying for Xavier pharmD COP 2022 ?
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    Pre-med or 0-6 pharm program?

    I got accepted to the Rutger 0-6 program which I will be paying in-state tuition for and will have a PharmD by the time I'm 24. It has a 91% job placement rate and $115k starting salary. Also don't have to take the PCAT and I have guaranteed admission to the pharm school (huge plus). However, I...
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    Pharmacy questions.

    Hello all, I am currently a college freshman and have had interests in becoming a pharmacist for the past two years now. Currently I have shadowed clinical pharmacists and a few retail pharmacists. The job seems so interesting. I now have a few questions 1. Will pharmacy be still too...
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    USC vs UCSD for class of 2022

    I got admitted to both schools but I'm really lost between them. I have heard that USC is very disorganized in terms of the professors teaching the classes (Many resident students and PHD student teaching parts of a class with some that have barely understandable accent) Also I was told that...
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    USC vs UCSD for class of 2022

    I got admitted to both schools but I'm really lost between them. I have heard that USC is very disorganized in terms of the professors teaching the classes (Many resident students and PHD student teaching parts of a class with some that have barely understandable accent) Also I was told that...
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    need help for the school decisions

    Hi folks, I have four pharmacy schools to decide and I would appreciate all your thoughts and inputs. MCPHS at Worcester, Northeastern U, Temple U and Jefferson. The location, cost and residency are what I considered, and I will have to take loan. Also, does anyone know how much of the...
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    Lecom Erie and Bradenton Interview

    Anyone have interviews here and mind sharing the interview process and the questions they ask?
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    Second Acceptance: University of The Pacific PharmD Program

    I also got an acceptance letter for the PharmD program from University of the Pacific in Stockton. Are there any current students or alumni that can give me the pros and cons of attending a 3-year program (UOP) vs a 4-year program (Western University)? Your advice will be highly appreciated...
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    Concordia U in WI or Albany College in VT (PharmD)

    Hi everyone, I need help in deciding between the two schools for my Doctor of Pharmacy. Love Vermont, familiar with the area. But super EXPENSIVE to live there. I love downtown Burlington, and all my friends live in New England. My boyfriend and I vacationed there once and fell completely in...
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    Attending a pharmacy school that just got FULLY accredited?

    It seems a majority of people think that West Coast University School of Pharmacy in LA is a terrible choice. I was accepted, and I really liked the campus, the teachers, and research opportunities. They are still Candidate status, but they may be fully accredited this June if all goes well...
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    UTHSC Pharmacy Interview

    Any advice someone can give regarding this school's interview style? I hear there is a writing portion. What is that writing essay about?
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    Trying to getting clinical position is a challenge

    I mean, tough. Been looking for 9 months, networking, calling on all contacts, yielding very little actionable leads. I have even received BCPS in that time as I have some clinical experience but all/most employers are wanting “recent inpatient experience”. It’s nuts, in 15 years we’ve gone...
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    Student Athlete with pharmacy/other work experience

    I know schools look at volunteer hours as part of the application process. I was a Division I athlete and worked part time as a RA (resident assistant) for 3 out of 4 years. I majored in Bio and minored in Spanish. My schedule didn't leave much room for volunteer time... do you think lack of...
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    pcat without ochem

    hello, I wanted to know if organic chem 1 or organic chem 2 were tested heavily on the pcat? I have not taken the courses yet and want to know if I should wait and take the course if I will be able to learn some stuff on my own. I am familiar with some organic 1 topics but not the majority of...
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    pharmacy interview

    Hello, I have an interview next week at South University in Columbia, South Carolina. This is my first interview! Did anyone go there for interview? How do I prepare for it and what are the topics for the writing prompt? Thanks
  40. TheOnlinePharmacist

    Personal Statement Review - true emotional story (1 paragraph!!)

    Deleted for anti-plagiarism purposes! Thank you everyone who commented and helped!