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    Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment® (PCOA®)

    Dear fellow Pharm.D. Candidates, I am a P3 student in the United States of America in the Midwest. I am reaching out to you to see if anyone has any study guides for the PCOA exam. I know that almost everyone advises against studying or preparing for this standardized exam, unfortunately, my...
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    Possession of Control Substances charge as a pharmd Student

    Hello, It is extremely embarrassing and shameful to be writing this on a website of such highly respectable people, but at this point in time, any advice I could get would be of nothing but help. I am a PharmD student in a 0-6 program, completed 2 years, supposed to be entering p1 year this...
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    Hey Guys Im kinda worried because between my undergrad and start of pharm school I had almost a 2 year break. I am worried I forgot EVERYTHING in my sciences and maths. My first semester is Biochem and I barely got thru Mechanisms in Orgo, it was the worst! Please dont be harsh, I just need...
  4. vangolgi

    Pharmacy School to Medical School

    So ultimately, I am a first year PharmD student at a good school wanting to apply to medical school. I have long considered medical school but thought I would be satisfied with what the PharmD degree has to offer and didn't think I had what it takes to do well in Med school. Ultimately, I...
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    Continue with Pharmacy Tech Certification?

    Hi all. My name is Ashley and I have been working as a retail pharmacy technician for about 3 years. Last year I went ahead and got PTCB certified in order to continue working in Illinois. However, in May I finished undergrad and will now be attending Midwestern COP in August. My certification...
  6. 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...
  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...
  8. Wynnn

    Looking to form an online study group!

    Hey guys! I am going into my third year in the pharmacy program and would like to find others to start a weekly casual study session to prepare for the NAPLEX. I am super nervous about it and would like to start prepping if anyone wants to join me! Please let me know and we could exchange...
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    Best Resource to Prepare for APPEs & to Brush Up On My Education?

    So I’m starting rotations soon and I want to prepare / brush up on my knowledge. What’s the most recommended way of going about this? I also want to use the next 12 months to study for the NAPLEX. Obviously the last 2-3 months before the exam is where I will study more intensely, however I don’t...
  10. Capsule_Podcast

    Podcast for pre-pharmacy and Pharmacy students!

    Hey guys! I am a third-year pharmacy student and I just started a podcast that explores different aspects of pharmacy school as well as all the opportunities available to students! On my first episode, I interviewed a fourth-year student that was selected for 10 different residency interviews...
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    Ideal Resume and GPA for a Biochemistry Student Applying to Pharmacy Schools

    I was just curious about the ideal resume and GPA to getting accepted by pharmacy schools? What type of volunteering or internships, etc. should be on my resume? Also how many volunteer hours and how much experience (jobs, internships, etc.)? What is the lowest GPA accepted by most pharmacy...
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    Join Army as a pharmacy student (permanent resident)

    Hello, I am a PY-2 student (Pharmacy). I am a permanent resident here. Height: 5ft 9ich, Weight: 180 lbs. I am interested in joining the army. 1) Am I eligible to join the army? 2) If I am eligible, what kind of benefits I can get? 3)Am I eligible for some other forces like NAVY, Air Force or...
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    ???Marriage and Pregnancy in Pharmacy school...

    Hello... My fiancé and I will both be starting pharmacy school this fall. We are planning to get married the summer of 2019 (we already live together). And after, of course, planning to start a family. When we get married, we will both be entering our PY3. I know 2 years isn't that long to wait...
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    Help!! Skipping the first day of class

    I would really like some advice on this! I am an incoming P1 student and I am considering skipping the first day of class. I have this huge family reunion I planned to go to and would have to miss the first day of class. I already booked the tickets and everything and emailed one of the peer...
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    White coat recommendations

    I start my IPPE next semester and I was looking to get a new white coat to keep for experientials - does anyone have any suggestions of a good place to get one? I was looking for something that's fairly decent quality but not too expensive. Thanks!
  16. AllyLynnn

    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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    How good are my chances for PGY1?

    Hello. I'm sure many people ask this question but I just wanted feedback from people that have experience with applying to/completing a residency. I am currently a PY3 at a small private pharmacy school. My GPA is my biggest setback for residency at a whopping 3.25. I didn't do so well my first...
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    My boyfriend doesn't understand how difficult pharmacy school is... How do I help him understand?

    I'm in my P1 year of pharmacy school. It's going well grades-wise but my relationship is on the backburner. I do what I can but I have ADHD and studying/school is incredibly difficult for me to begin with and it seems like in order to do well and not fail out of school, the rest of my personal...
  19. Rudina93

    pharmacy technician

    My pharmacy technician license is about to expire, and i just started working as a pharmacy technician, its gonna be 2 years in march, is there anyone i can renew my license without taking the certification exam since i will be a pharmacy student in the fall? please help
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    DR COLLINS 2015 PCAT Review for SALE!!

    Hey guys! I am selling my Dr Collins PCAT Review! It is last years edition (2015). Looks brand marks or writing on it! Email me at [email protected] for more info if you are interested :)
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    Feeling lost and hopeless :-(

    Hi everyone, Hope you all had an amazing holiday so far! Here's my story: I graduated from an undergrad program in Canada and applied to pharmacy with a GPA of around 3.9 in the last 3 years. I was accepted, and was SO excited-- I absolutely loved pharmacy. I was passionate and enthusiastic...
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    Where to do Pharmacy...?

    So I was think of going into pharmacy school,but in Canada and the States the chances of being accepted are low (due to competition), and you never know after what year you will accepted. I.e after first year, second year, or third, or after you complete the four years of Bsc. So, I was thinking...
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    My experiences as a 4th year pharmacist student on rotation

    I plan to be as transparent as possible in my blog to provide current and future APPE students a window into each of my rotations. I will share my experience, insights, and valuable information as I progress. In addition, efforts will be made to upload materials and discuss topics I deem...
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    My advanced pharmacy practice experience

    For current APPE students, I hope my blog will aid you in reaching your goals on the homestretch. As for future APPE students, I hope that this blog can offer you a jump-start on your forthcoming journey. I would appreciate comments and feedback. thanks guys. good-luck!