pharmacy application

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    Lipscomb vs. Belmont Pharmacy

    I know that both schools were overall and their pharmacy schools were established around the same time. Both their Naplex pass rates are very close with Lipscomb at ~91% and Belmont at ~93% as of 2018. A lot of the threads I see comparing Lipscomb to Belmont pharmacy were nearly 10 years ago...
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    Class of 2024 anyone receive interview invites yet?

    Has anyone received any interview invites thus far and have their interviews scheduled yet? I submitted all my stuff in on 07/31/2019 Coursework verified 08/05/2019 Applied regular admissions, no early decision (ED) Applied to 7 schools (Lipscomb, Belmont, MCPHS-New Hampshire, LECOM-B, LECOM-E...
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    Chances to getting into good pharmacy schools? Success stories?

    Hi all. I really want to go to a good California pharmacy school like USC, UCSF, or UCSD. I am a well-rounded student but my GPA isn't super stellar. I have a 2.8 cumulative and 2.6 for math and science. In terms of my extracurriculars, I'm part of the Pre-pharm club at my school and served as...
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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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    PLEASE ANSWER!!! Dr.Collins PCAT materials

    Hey guys! Please please please I need help. I am so confused. Okay so last year I bought the updated 2017 version of the Dr.Collins PCAT study material. But I was unable to take the PCAT for personal reasons ( I was set to take it the Oct of 2017). Now I am set to take the PCAT Sept of 2018...
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    Western University of Health Sciences Pharmacy Program

    Hello, I recently got an acceptance letter for the PharmD program from Western University in Pomona. Are there any current students or alumni that can give me the pros and cons of attending this university? I live in NorCal and would like to know how the student life is before making a big...
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    UCSF pharmacy class of 2021

    I could not find a thread for UCSF so I wanted to start one. Has anyone gotten interview invites yet?!
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    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...
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    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...
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    Need Help choosing pharmacy school

    Hello, I need a list of good pharmacy schools that will accept 3.0 overall GPA and does not require PCAT please.
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    Chances of getting into pharmacy school

    Hello everyone, I am a Junior looking to apply to pharmacy school. I would like to get into Nova southeastern university My cum. gpa is 3.4 and my pcat score is 77th percentile. I have around 300 hours of volunteering in a clinic. I have no pharmacy experiance. What do you guys think my...
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    UGA College of Pharmacy (Class of 2022)

    Hey guys! I couldn't find a thread for UGA COP (class of 2022), so here it is! I was wondering what everyone's backgrounds were, where else you're applying, and your status for UGA as of now :)
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    ROSEMAN UNIVERSITY INTERVIEW/ACCEPTANCE (ENTERING FALL 2018)

    Hello everyone: let us all start this thread. share your interview dates, experiences, acceptance, and tips. Good Luck to all of us :)
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    Chances of getting into pharmacy school in California?

    Hi all! This is my first time posting on the forum. I have read many similar posts so it made me really nervous/curious about my own stats. I am currently applying to pharmacy schools, and I live in California so I really want to be accepted to schools here in California. However, I'm scared...
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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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    PCAT posted to PharmCAS??

    Hi everyone. I took my PCAT on July 19. My official score is not posted on PharmCAS yet. Is anyone else's posted on PharmCAS?? If so, do you know when it was posted? and how were you notified?
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    Pharmacy School

    I plan on applying to pharmacy school when the PharmCAS application opens on July 18, 2017 but I wanted to know if I had a good chance of getting in based on my resume. I feel like I am pretty well rounded candidate but I have been limited to the amount of extracurriculars I could do during the...
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    what should i do ?!?!? applying to pharm school

    In order to be able to finish all of my pharmacy pre-requisites I would have to take two summer courses (microbiology and calculus) in order to have all my coursework done by winter of 2018.( After the summer I would still have 4 pharm pre-requisites.) My gpa is not the best as I have retaken...
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    Will my past low grades prevent me from getting into pharmacy school?

    Hello! I need some advice. I spent my first two years at a community college where my cGPA is approximately a 3.3 overall.I then transferred to a university were I did not do so well. I kept getting C's after C's and I lost hope in ever becoming an A student. I got a 2.4 and 2.5 in Orgo 1 and...
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    Do I have a chance to get accepted to pharmacy school?

    I am still not done with my PharmCAS application. The reason is because I have been dragging on my PCAT. I did terrible on the one in September and I missed the test on November. -Bachelor's of Science (chemistry) -A year of hospital volunteer experience -Cumulative 3.2 gpa -LOR: from a...
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    Personal Statement

    Any one available and willing to read my personal statement? It would be greatly appreciated! Happy holidays :-)
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    KECK GRADUATE INSTITUTE (KGI) SoP C/O 2021

    Decided to make this thread since it hasn't been made yet, anyone thinking of attending KGI? Or has anyone already been accepted?
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    Drake Pharmacy School Chances

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    Interview at University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS)

    Chances of acceptance after landing an interview with UAMS? Chances of landing interviews with other schools (Creighton, KU, Drake, Iowa?)
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    Chances for Pharmacy School

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    What are my chances of getting into 0-6 Pharmacy program from high school?

    Stats: GPA is 87 (3.3 on the 4.0 scale) SAT: 1,070/1600, but retaking. Took college forensics (though I don't know how that could help me in pharmacy) No AP classes Interested in: MCPHS, LIU Brooklyn (2+4) and that's pretty much it. Let me know which other ones you would suggest. If you don't...
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    Which Pharmacy school to pick?

    Hello everyone, This my first time using this forum. I got accepted into USC and Washington State University. I am waiting to hear back from 2 more schools. I know that USC has a really good ranking, reputation, research foundation, and strong alumni work. But the tuition is extremely high...
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    Belmont University College of Pharmacy: Informatics Students Certify with HIMSS

    Belmont University College of Pharmacy students Josh Burton, Katie Hubbard and Sarah Ratzloff recently became certified by examination in the area of health care informatics. The Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) is the Health Information Management...
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    Pharmacy school location

    I'm currently in the process of applying to pharmacy schools. My state does have a highly ranked (top 10) pharmacy school (currently where I am for undergrad) so I could attend here to get in state tuition. However, I know I don't want to stay in this state after I graduate because it just isn't...
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    Question about the scoring

    It seems like percentile ranking is more important than the actual scaled score, so does a small increase of the raw scale make a significant increase in the percentile ranking? Also, about what percentile is a score of 400 and 450?
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    Pharmacy schools that uses prerequisite gpa or cumulative gpa(not pharmcas cgpa)

    are there any pharmacy schools that uses the transcript cumulative gpa rather than the pharmcas cgpa?
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    What do I do for my current situation? Did miserable on PCAT.

    I took the PCAT today and I did absolutely terrible. I got way below the 50% percentile. I am freaking out right now. I feel incredibly discouraged. Should I just consider applying to schools that do not require the PCAT? Right now is September. Will taking it a second time in November allow me...
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    Question about pharmacy school and PCAT

    Hi, I'm going to be a sophomore in college and I'm a little stressed about what to do. I don't have a pharmacy advisor here to help me so I need some help. I want to apply for pharmacy school this year so that the fall of 2017 I will be going to pharmacy school. When do I start to study for the...
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    Pharmacy School Personal Statement

    Hey everyone. I am applying to the UMKC School of Pharmacy this fall and I was wondering if anyone had tips on what to include in my personal statement/essay. What are some things that you think must be included in your personal statement/essay?
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    Pharmacy Technician hiring process

    Hey! So I went to the interview for pharmacy tech, it went well and a couple days later he called me to offer me the job. The manager asked for my email and said I should recieve an email shortly. It has been a week, I called the manager and he said they are having a problem with the emailing...
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    CVS Pharmacy Tech

    Hi! I just recently got hired as a pharm tech for cvs. I was just wondering if anyone has experience working as one for cvs? I have heard a lot of negatives but I think I can live with them. But.. My main question is.. How long is the hiring process? The manager called me around 4 days ago and...
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    Pharmacy Applications

    Hey guys, hope everyone is doing great out there! So I just took my PCAT the other day and received a 68 percentile and a 412 cumulative score. I am wondering if I should retake the PCAT in September or if this is good enough. Some background info: I am trying to get into the University of Iowa...
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    Do similar scores on each section of the PCAT make it better?

    Hey guys, I'm currently a rising sophomore looking to apply to pharm schools for the class of 2021. I just took the PCAT two days ago and my prelim scores were the following: Bio-58 Chem-72 QA-65 CR-62 Composite-64 Since these scores are all within a fairly close range of each other and because...
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    Decision for pcat and application

    Hi everyone...new on the board....I just took my July Pcat yesterday and didn't do pretty good so my plan is to retake in September...the thing is I don't know if I have to put in the pharmcas application now or after the September pcat...do you get a chance to put in both pcat scores in the...
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    One time volunteer event

    Hey all, So I volunteered twice as an ambassador for my college's admit day, but that event only happens once a year and only lasts about 8 hours. I'm wondering if I can somehow put that into my extracurriculars (because Pharmcas asks for hours/week) or if it's something that I have to just put...