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    Joining the Military to pay for pharmacy school

    Hello everyone! I start pharmacy school in August. As my first day of classes quickly approaches, I have a lot of anxiety about money. How am I going to pay for school?! I don’t have anyone to help me pay for school. I have worked as a pharmacy tech for a couple years now and have not met anyone...
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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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    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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    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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    July 2018 NAPLEX Experience

    I found these posts really helpful when studying for the NAPLEX so I thought I'd share my experience: Materials (not for sale): RxPrep 2018 book RxPrep test bank RxPrep video lectures tldr pharmacy (antibiotics, HIV, etc.) Minimalist Pharmacist blog PreNAPLEX x 2 MedEd practice NAPLEX x 2...
  7. RapidAgain

    Recently rejected from pharmacy school. plan to send email to rejects for guidance to better chances

    what would be a very good title for an email directed for someone who works in the admissions of the school you were rejected by, to see what ways you can improve your chances of getting in and become more competitive? I want to hear directly from the schools I have been rejected by, what tips...
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    Is it necessary to be very smart to become a Pharmacy Professor

    Okay so this is my first time posting here. I just graduated last week and I'm currently attending Pharmacy board review. Until now, I don't really know what`s my future career path since Pharmacy is not really my choice but my parent`s choice. But I`m now inspired and wanting to become a...
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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 schools

    Getting ready to start applying and I’m looking for some insight on pharmacy schools trying to find a smaller school that’s within 4-5 hours of Maryland
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    Assignment Help!

    Hi guys, I just need some help in developing any ideas for the following assignment, any help would be appreciated: Metapharm based in Westminster, Colorado, has positive results from its Phase IIb clinical trial of Placado (dihydrogenoxide hydrochloride) for patients with atrial fibrillation...
  12. WingateadvisorPharmD

    Wingate University Hendersonville Pharmacy Program

    We are having our Spring Open House on March 16th at 5:00pm. You are welcome to join us! If you have any questions about our Pharmacy program, pre-reqs and or PCAT please leave your question and I will be happy to answer it for you. I am the Regional Director for the Hendersonville campus...
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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?
  14. MIMIJONAS

    What am I doing wrong on PCAT?

    Hi everyone, I'm currently a senior chem major at my University and have applied to pharmacy school in october. I also took my pcat oct 2017 in the middle of my semester. However, I took about 4 practice exams and bought the Kaplan book. I didn't score high on the practice exams, however, every...
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    Armed forces pharmacy

    Preparing for pharmacy school and considering a career as a armed forces pharmacist. Does anyone have any info on pharmacist life and duties in any of the armed forces. Also any opinions of it is a good option to consider instead of hospital or retail.
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    Touro ny pharmacy interview/acceptance

    Has anybody that interviewed in November gotten an acceptance/rejection letter? Because I haven't heard anything back and it's about time for Christmas break. If so, when was your interview date?
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    What makes a "solid" recommendation??

    I am applying for admission in 2018 and I keep seeing people talking about a "solid" recommendation letter... but I am kind of curious what makes a "solid" recommendation. I have 3 pharmacists who are doing my recommendations (2 are business partners/owners of a chain of independents, 1 from a...
  18. SwolePharmacist

    The more rec letters the better, or the opposite?

    Of course, as students applying to pharmacy schools, we never really get to ever read what was written about us in our recommendation letters. The pharmacy school I am applying to has a requirement of 1 letter from a pharmacist and 1 letter from a teacher. I heard a rumor that I should not over...
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    St.John, UB or LIU for pharmacy?

    Hi, I know there are many comments on this topic already. But I am still not very sure which one I am going to attend. Right now I am a freshman in Stony Brook University major in biology for pre-med, but I decided that I want to go back for pharmacy. I got Albany School of Pharmacy, UB, St.John...
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    PCAT NEXT STEP

    Has anyone tried taking the PCAT practice exams on NEXT STEP? I was wondering how similar is it to the actual one.
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    Pharmcas Special Life Circumstances....do you think this is okay to write?

    My mother brought my siblings, and I to America to have access to some of the best education in the world. Not only was I expected to go to college, I was expected to be a doctor of some sort one day. Fast forward 24 years later, the youngest of four, I am the first person in my immediate family...
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    Did Pharmacy school before, should I include in application if I hated it and grades tanked?

    Here's a tl;dr about my situation: I did a year of pharmacy school at a pretty good university. Hated it. Got depressed, grades tanked, and I've basically quit. I moved to another city with my girlfriend because she's doing her PhD in Harvard now, and I'll be working meanwhile. Basically, I just...
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    Larkin University Pharmacy Class of 2021

    Hey, I just applied to Larkin University through PharmCAS. I know I am early, but it is a 3 year program and it is located in Miami. My application is still being verified but I hope my chances are good, because I submitted wayyyy before the early decision deadline. So I guess I did early early...
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    Chances of Early Decision for pharmacy school?

    I graduated last year with a 3.79 GPA (Biochemistry Major) PCAT score of 97th percentile I worked as an associate scientist at a large biotech/pharmaceutical company for the past year in research and development for immunoassay development. I have another job lined up for the next year for a...
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    Nova Southeastern P1 year

    Can any NSU pharm students describe their first year schedule please? For instance, the times and days per week? Thank you!
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    For Sale Selling Dr.Collins 2016 Updates, Kaplan 2016-2017, PCAT Destroyer 2015-2016

    Hi, I'm selling Dr.Collins 2016 Updates Good condition Few Highlighting Erased all writings Few tests are missing from biology and math section, but I still have 4 for both of those sections Biology section should not be used as your primary study tool, ONLY USE AS A REVIEW GUIDE, USE...
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    Selling Dr.Collins PCAT and Kaplan Material

    I'm selling Dr. Collins material & Kaplan book with notecards as well. It's the updated 2015 version. The material helped me to increase my scores 50+. Message me if you're interested!
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    PharmD without a BS (having a low GPA BS)

    Hi all, I graduated UCLA with a 2.67 cGPA (all pharm pre-reqs complete) and I knew that I was not in a great position to apply to PharmD programs with such a low GPA. Since then I have taken the Pharm pre-requs at my local community college and finished off with a 4.0. I have been studying for...
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    Worried about my chances of getting into a pharm school

    Hey everyone! I am currently in undergrad as a sophomore at CSULB. My gpa so far is a 3.63 and my science gpa is about a 3.4. I have done some volunteer work at a local pharmacy over the summer. This semester I am afraid I may encounter my first C ever in Orgo Chem II. I am in a pharmacy club...
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    Majors/Careers similar to Pharmacy?

    I had my sights on becoming a pharmacist. I'm in my 3rd year of a 6 year pharmacy program. Unfortunately last semester I failed a class that was a prerequisite for 3 other classes so I have to take them this summer. I've never failed a class before but the thing is I knew this would happen...
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    Workload in Pharmacy School

    Hello I am new to this forum and I apologize if I make any mistake regarding the rules and regulations of this forum. I also apologize for any grammatical mistakes that may happen in my query as english is not my first language. I happen to stumble on this forum as I was curious about the...
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    Pre-Pharm Student in NYC area looking for advice.

    Hey, I'm a pre-pharm Student. I'm majoring in Biochemistry at Seton Hall and will be graduating in the Spring of 2018. I'm planning on taking the PCAT later. I will be taking a Pharmacy tech course and will be volunteering at a hospital following some pharmacists. I don't have any research yet...
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    For Sale Dr. Collins PCAT 2016 and Pearson tests

    Hello, I got accepted to my top choice university *yeah* so now I am selling my Dr. Collins 2016 and with all the study guides, solutions and updates for Fall 2015, July 2015 and January 2016. I've kept them very careful with no notes or highlights at all. I also have a CD of Pearson 2015...
  34. Phoefe

    How long does it take for a Pharmacy School to receive the PharmCAS application?(after e-submitting)

    Hello! I recently submitted my PharmCAS application and I wonder how long it usually take for schools to receive it. I'm also waiting for the supplemental application, but it says I won't receive it until the school that I'm applying to has my PharmCAS application. Thanks!
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    Getting into a Canadian Pharmacy School. Low GPA but with Biochem Degree

    I'm not sure how many canadian's are on here but I am wondering. So I am a dual citizen of the US and Canada and in Spring 2018 I will be graduating at my school in Utah with a Bachelors in Biochem. Now I have had some rough semesters where I had to take care of estates since family members died...
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    Pre-pharmacy Help!!

    Hello, I wanted to take some summer classes and I need to take calc and I was thinking about taking it at the community college near my house, is this a bad idea? I wanted to get it over with in the summer and I know it will tranfer because I checked with the schools but does this look bad? I...
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    Pharmacy school!!

    Hi everyone, I want to get an idea of what pharmacy school is like. Do all the students take the same courses there first year of pharmacy school and how many credits do they take? I'm in undergrad and I take 12 credits each semester to make me full time but I don't schedule so many difficult...
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    Working way up to Pharmacist Position

    Hello All, So we all know the job market is tough. I met a senior Pharmacist recently and he told me that in my huge city, his (major) chain hardly hired anyone. This goes to show how badly the market has become in major cities (where obviously most people want to work). So my question is...
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    KU Pharmacy School Class of 2021 (Fall 2016 Applicants)!

    Hi guys! No one has created a page for KU Pharmacy Class of 2021 yet so I thought I would start a thread to discuss interviews, acceptance, ect! I know they're priority deadline ends December 31, 2016 and they don't accept applications after February 1st! Has anyone heard anything about an...
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    Alternative options with a PharmD

    I recently began doing research into attending pharmacy school, and there is a lot of negativity on here about the current state of the industry (mostly market saturation in some areas for pharmacists). I'm thinking though that the degree is pretty versatile and there will be good options in a...