pharmacy school

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    How to be a competitive applicant and how to prepare for chemistry PCAT?

    I worked as a medical assistant for 2 years, currently a pharmacy tech and historian in the pre-pharmacy club at my university. My current overall GPA is a 3.4 I take the PCAT in September and I still haven’t taken organic chemistry yet. Any tips on how to prepare for the chemistry portion of...
  2. 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...
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    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...
  4. jcmhxx

    The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy School class of 2025

    Hey guys, I got waitlist from OSU and was wondering what I should do? I’ve been preparing myself for pharmacy school throughout my undergrad and now I’m not sure what to do if I don’t get a response back. Did anyone else also go waitlisted?
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    OSCE Pharmacy

    Our pharmacy class is taking the OSCE in a couple of days. I heard it's a new skills examination for accreditation. Has anyone else taken this in pharmacy school? If so, any tips?
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    Community college credits?

    Hello everyone! hope you’re all doing well, i wanted to take my orgo 1 and 2 this spring/summer but the classes are full at my university. Does taking them at a community college affect my acceptance to pharmacy school at all? i currently have a 3.3 gpa, have retaken a couple classes (got an A...
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    transfer Classes at community college?

    Hello everyone, I am right now a junior and am applying for the pharmacy fall’22 cycle soon. I have a couple classes soon that i want to complete before applying but due to financial problems, i am thinking about taking 2 or 3 classes this summer at my local community college instead of my...
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    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...
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    If you are considering pharmacy

    1) learn about the job market and what your future salary will be (60k-80k in 5 years is my estimate) 2) assess your final debt to income ratio 3) don’t go to a school with under an 85% Naplex pass rate (Pharmacy School NAPLEX Pass Rates (2009-Present) - ClinCalc.com) I’m not going to beat a...
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    is it too late for me to get accepted to a pharmacy school in california?

    Hello, I hope everyone is having a wonderful day. My post is a little long but please give it a read. I was originally a pre-pharamacy student at a 4-year university in California. I changed my major from pre-pharmacy to bio as a 2nd semester senior because with my low GPA, I wasn't guaranteed...
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    My chance of getting accepted into Pharmacy School

    I am an 18-year-old who is currently applying for a few pharmacy schools in Texas (UT Austin, Texas A&M, UHouston, and Texas Tech). I'm so nervous about admissions and was wondering if I should apply for more schools in case I got denied. Here are my stats: - I'm graduating with my Bachelor of...
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    Howard University Vs Mercer University COP

    Please I need y'all help! i am having it difficult choosing one of these schools,Howard University college Pharmacy school Vs Mercer university College of Pharmacy. Please let me know what schools y'all would have chosen if you was to be in my position.I got accepted to both schools.I don't...
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    University of Iowa Pharmacy School Class of 2023! [accepted/interview]

    Hello everyone! I created this forum just to get a feel of the people who are going to attend or on the track of being accepted into the pharmacy school this coming fall of 2019 at the University of Iowa. I am a current student at the University of Iowa, finishing my two year pre-pharmacy...
  15. ChicPharmDee

    Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE).

    Hey, everyone! So I start my first year of Pharmacy school next semester, but I am not certified at as a Pharm Tech. Honestly, it's super hard getting pharmacy jobs without the license, and I have yet to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. I wanted to know how easy (or...
  16. GodIsBeautiful

    Working The Summer Before Pharmacy School.

    Is it best to work an educational job that requires me to use brainpower or apply myself mentally the summer before pharmacy school? I feel like doing something non-pharmacy related before things get intense in pharmacy school in Fall 2019. I also don't want to burnout before I'm even [a] P1...
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    Which to choose: UT Tyler or UIW Feik?

    I am considering choosing between UT Tyler College of Pharmacy or UIW Feik School of Pharmacy. I know the first still is in the precandidate status so that one con that might deter me from picking the school. However, Feik is a private school and I've heard rumors of it being a diploma mill...
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    Medical school and Pharmacy school at the same time?

    I know there are some combined programs such as MD/MBA, MD/MPH, MD/JD, that are longer than the regular 4 year medical school. I did not find any universities that offer a MD/PharmD junction program. Is it possible to apply for both schools at the same university and do them at the same time...
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    Thomas Jefferson Pharmacy Class of 2023

    Hi y'all. I was wondering if anyone is going to TJU College of Pharmacy in Fall 2019? I'm excited to finally start pharm school :D
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    Need some advice on my current situation!

    Hello! So I just got an acceptance letter from a pharmacy school (let’s call it school A). The letter states that I need to pay my deposit by Nov 29th or I can ask to be waitlisted if I don’t want to make a decision yet. So school A is actually my second choice and I’m awaiting an interview for...
  21. TheOnlinePharmacist

    Worrying about girls during pharmacy school. Talk me out of it.

    Hello, Yes. I actually made this post on SDN. Because I need adult help, and not any of that Reddit or Yahoo answers fake ****. This post is pretty self explanatory. I’m currently a P1 in pharmacy school. I highly doubt I have time to worry or fall for some of the cuties in my class...
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    Pharm Schools that dont require a 2nd inorganic chem

    Hello all, I took General (inorganic) Chemistry 1 and the lab and am looking to apply for Pharmacy School. I see that many schools require 2 semesters of inorganic Chemistry, Im thinking the 2nd inorganic chemistry is Physical chemistry. Can anyone name US Pharmacy Schools that don't require 2...
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    Might Fail Organic Chemistry II Twice. Will this ruin my chance of going to Pharmacy School and Grad

    So I am currently taking Organic chemistry 2 lecture for the 2nd time and it is finals week. I believe I am going to get a D or C in it. The first time I completely failed it. I didn't really try because I was focusing on my other classes. My priorities were all screwed just like it is this...
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    Gangstalked in pharmacy school and post

    I am a pharmacy school student who literally went through hell to finish pharmacy. I gotten on the bad side with the pharmacy school (and a couple other ppl I was going to school with). This led to to some serious efforts from them to try to stop me from graduating. Some of the things they...
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    For Sale Dr. Collins PCAT self-study (July 2016 update) $175 or best offer

    I took the January 2017 PCAT and scored in the 95th percentile using the Collins books. They have been spiral bound for convenience. There is some writing and highlighting from the previous owner, but as far as I can see, it is mostly pencil (some highlighter) and can be erased. Retails for $375...
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    What are decent pharmacy schools with the LOWEST TUITION possible in the US?

    I am in the middle of deciding which pharmacy schools to apply to. How do you research for pharmacy schools in the US? Is there a website with a legit pharmacy school ranking including tuition and everything? I used to use startclass but the website is no longer working, and is not legit as...
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    Awkward classmates

    The good news: I got into my dream pharmacy school! The bad news: I'll be stuck with several of my classmates from undergrad. During undergrad, these classmates were always in their clique, which I'm pretty sure they'll continue during pharm school, and were mostly rude (always talked or left...
  28. Kevin.Mero

    2017 Student Applications, Enrollments and Degrees Conferred are now available from the AACP!

    Pharmacy Student Tipping Point Accelerating / Every Metric DOWN Except Attrition Rate - Highest EVER Profile 2017 - 6,600 faculty, 63,800 students enrolled in professional programs, and 5,8000 individuals pursuing graduate study. Fall Enrollments 2017 - 63,087 students were enrolled in the...
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    Advice on my situation

    I graduated from college with a chemistry pre-med degree in 2013 my cGPA was a 3.23. I did a few years of research in an Ochem lab and my favorite classes were my pharmacology classes. After college I was unsure which path I wanted to take so I didn’t do anything. I ended up getting involved in...
  30. Kevin.Mero

    Head of the class: Top pharmacy schools

    "Whether they work for community drug stores, supermarkets or big-box stores, managers have one thing in common: Hiring the right pharmacist is one of the biggest decisions they will ever have to make." Head of the class: Top pharmacy schools - Drug Store News
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    Pharmacy School Decision: Howard or Creighton

    I got accepted to Howard University Class of 2022 in Washington DC. In addition I have at interview at Creighton University in Nebraska (applied to the long distance program). Still going to the interview, but in case I get accepted there also. Which school is better? I chose to apply to the...
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    Accepted students and pre-pharm students, What are your stats?

    To all accepted pharmacy students and students who are planning to go into pharmacy, what are your GPA, PCAT score, extracurricular activities, pharmacy experiences, leadership experience, etc? It would be great to know the general stats of all fellow pre-pharm students and accepted students so...
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    Multiple ear piercings in pharmacy school?

    Hello guys, I was wondering whether it's "off-putting" to get multiple earlobe piercings (3) and a cartilage piercing to get into pharmacy school? I have one earlobe piercing right now but I'm thinking of getting more ear piercings but I want to make sure it's not deemed as unprofessional or if...
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    Out of State vs. California Pharm School

    What would be a better pick if you had to choose, out of state school or stay in Cali? I am having a hard decision picking one considering which school would give me the best opportunity to network and land a job in Cali (eventually) and residency.
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    Getting in to pharmacy school with low GPA

    I was enrolled at a university for 4.5 years and accumulated a 2.33 gpa. My last semester at the university, I had many personal problems the affected my grades and ended up failing 12 of the 16 credits I attempted. I decided then that I needed time away from school to mature as a student before...
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    Decision To Make Between Pharmacy Schools. Help!

    Hello everyone! I am done with interviews finally and hearing back from schools. I unfortunately did not get into my top choice so I must decide between the remaining choices. Anyone have any thoughts on Manchester University in Indiana? Marshall B. Ketchum in Fullerton, CA? Northstate...
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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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    What if I don't get into pharmacy school/fail pharmacy school?

    I'm from Alabama and the only 2 pharmacy schools in my state are Auburn and Samford. I'm currently a Senior, graduating class of 2018. I haven't decided what I wanted to be/do. I already got accepted into college and got some scholarships. I'm a very nervous/anxious person. I always doubt...
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    Surprised pregnancy at the beginning of pharmacy school

    Suprised pregnancy at the begging of pharmacy school
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    FDU Pharmacy Entering 2018 (Class 2022)

    Thread for anyone entering (or applying) to the 2018 cycle for FDU Pharmacy School.