pharmacy admissions

  1. Mr.Smile12

    What if you got a tuition-free P1 year?

  2. L

    Rethinking and regretting everything (PLEASE HELP ME)

    hey everyone i’ll try to make this as short as possible and cut the sob story but i could really use some advice I’m starting pharmacy school this september and though, a few weeks ago I was really happy to finally start the school that matters, I don’t know if I want this anymore and it’s...
  3. Alessandra20


    Hey everyone so i haven’t been able to get much confirmation from anyone but regarding the Fall Academic deadline for pharmcas, is that for applicants who haven’t been accepted yet or the latter? I got accepted and committed into my program in November 2021 but am still in my last semester of...
  4. Alessandra20

    Pharmacy School dropping courses concern

    Hey guys i just got a quick question it’s probably really stupid but oh well. I’m currently in my very last semester before i begin pharmacy school in the fall and i committed already (Committed to Wayne state university). Right now i’m taking a biochem class and this professor is God awful and...
  5. Alessandra20

    C- in a class after i got accepted?

    Hi everyone, I recently got into Wayne state pharmacy school and am currently in the process of finishing up my last pre-requisite courses. I currently am taking orgo-lab but I am scared of the fact of getting a C- in the course. I do currently have a B but my professor has not put in much of...
  6. diana2000

    open file or closed file???

    i have interviews coming up and i am pretty nervous regarding the whole open file and closed file type thing. I checked the SDN pharmacy school interview feedback where it shows what type of interview it was and it gave me a mixed response for the schools. But my question is, even though i did...
  7. diana2000

    Application on hold

    Roosevelt university reached out to me and said my application is on hold until they get my fall semester grades (current semester) in? is that a good sign or bad sign?? i’ve been asked for interviews for 6 other schools i applied to but this is the first time i’ve ever heard of a hold? my...
  8. diana2000

    Pharmacy School

    hey everyone so i submitted my pharmacy school application just a couple days ago and just got verified for my grades and here are my stats Science GPA: 2.80 Pharmcas Cumulative: 2:95 University transcript Cumulative: 3.31 also apart of clubs and am president of a minority relief org. I...
  9. Alessandra20


    Hey guys, I'm pretty sure most of us know how annoying pharmcas is but I have a question hopefully someone is able to answer me about this. Regarding the program material section, there is a part for each school for selecting your pre-requisite courses that may fulfill their requirement or...
  10. Alessandra20

    dreaded secondaries

    how did you guys tackle the diversity essay? I'm currently applying and have been targeted and hit with the "we value diversity in strengthening our community. Share your experiences or perspective on this topic." I know I can just talk about my diversity regarding being a minority but I feel...
  11. Alessandra20

    prereq confusion? does it matter?

    Hello everyone :) I am pretty sure this is a stupid question but doesn’t hurt to ask but I am applying to pharmacy schools this cycle and am currently in my last year That being said, will it hurt me if I take biochem after I apply? i currently am taking genetics, Orgo lab, and bio stats and...
  12. diana2000

    Pharmacy Application

    Hey everyone i’m currently applying for the 2021-2022 cycle for pharmacy school and was wondering if it matters on when i apply? the pharmcas application opens july 14 and realistically i could apply then but my summer classes aren’t finalized till august 20 and i want those classes to show up...
  13. diana2000

    Pre-Pharmacy school advice? pls help :)

    Hello everyone! very new to SDN (please go easy on me) I joined this site in hopes of getting some insight on what to do. I am a prepharmacy student and am planing to apply for the coming cycle. I’ve been really anxious on whether or not i’d get an interview or even accepted so here are my...
  14. L

    Prepharmacy PLEASE HELP!!

    Hello everyone, I'll just get right to the point, I'm applying for the next cycle for pharmacy school without the pcat since the schools I wanna apply to removed their pcat requirement for this cycle for whatever reason. My only dilemma that's been weighing heavy on my mind is well, I retook a...
  15. L

    Pursue pharmacy? need help

    Hello everyone, i’m a senior at my university and am in a situation. I have been pre pharmacy my entire college career and was planning on applying for the fall 2021 cycle but lately i’ve been questioning whether or not i should really pursue pharmacy. I have shadowed a couple of retail...
  16. Alessandra20

    Pharmacy school advice!

    Hello :) I’m currently a junior at my university pursuing pharmacy hopefully and i’ve been really stressed. My two schools i am aiming for have removed the obligation for a PCAT score for 2021 applicants (Wayne State University and University of Michigan) i have a 3.5 gpa score as of right now...
  17. L

    Multiple mini interviews: what do the schools want to hear?

    One of the most frustrating aspects of the pharmacy school interview process is the MMI's it seems to be VERY AMBIGUOUS in terms of what they ask and the parameters within which one can answer them. So my question is this: what do they want to hear? Do they want us to answer the scenario within...
  18. A

    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...
  19. 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...
  20. PCATPrepClass

    Dr. Collins 2018 PCAT Prep Class

    Use code "DEAL25" to save $25.00 at The PCAT has changed again for 2018! The Dr. Collins 750+ page self-study course with practice exams is all new, fully revised for 2018, and includes direct access to the professors to make sure you are successful! Dr. Collins' PCAT...
  21. 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...
  22. W

    Deferred from ED admission. Chances?

    Hi, I applied ED back in sept and got deferred from the school. Does it mean I was waitlisted? Or is it something like a rejection from the school? It’s been a month and I don’t get a further conversation after I was deferred. Is there any chance still?
  23. Dre@mer

    UCSF pharmacy class of 2021, applied Nov. Fall 2017

    I could not find a thread for UCSF so I wanted to start one, I am assuming since they are a three year curriculum now the class is the same as last years threads. I applied November 2017. Has anyone gotten interview invites yet?!
  24. R

    low 2.7 gpa, any pharmacy school or dental school (with postbacc) I might have a chance at?

    (Hey guys, so this is my first time posting on this forum, so please if I've asked an already answered question, forgive me, I'm still trying to figure my way around on this lol) So currently looking at the pre-req classes that I have left and given that my gpa is pretty low :( would...
  25. K

    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...
  26. J

    Chapman University M.S. Pharmacutical Sciences vs. California Northstate Pharmacy Program??? Help!

    Hello everyone, I am in a currently in a tough situation. I understand that these schools are new and heard about their reputations so far. I had applied to these schools due to my GPA so I understand what I am getting myself into (newer schools). BTW, I got accepted for Spring 2018 to Chapman...
  27. D

    Retake PCAT? Nov 2017

    Not sure guys, just took the Nov.17 PCAT today, 1st time taking it, and here are my preliminaries and my GPA. Feeling kinda low, thought i had done better not sure if I should retake the PCAT. Also, is 74 a competitive Composite score these days? Thanks in advance for the advice! PCAT...
  28. P

    Pre pharmacy prereqs Help!

    Hello, I was wondering if it looks bad if I take the human physiology prereq at a different university for my pre-pharmacy courses as an undergraduate. The reason I am thinking about taking it at another university is because I have already went to the course at my university and the same...