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    Bachelor degree mandatory?

    Hello, So I’m getting my pharmd this semester and thinking about applying to med school after. Most medical schools state that you need a bachelors degree and can apply with any major but I’m about to finish pharmacy school without a bachelors degree. I finished all the prereqs in 3 years and...
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    Pharmacist License 2020 (Score Transfer, Primary State License v. Secondary, Reciprocating, etc... )

    Hello, I wanted to see if anyone knew any detailed information regarding changing a primary license. The info on this topic is so limited. I've asked friends, no one really knows the answers to many of these questions. - What is the process of doing so? Can it be done? - Does the 90 day rule...
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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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    MD to PharmD? Has anyone done it in this order, and is it worth it?

    Hello, There are a few posts out there about people doing PharmD --> MD, but has anyone with an MD done a PharmD after? Is there any sense in doing this? I am an MD student at an accredited international medical school. My fiance is a DO student in the US. We both want to start a family as...
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    West Coast University Pharmacy Class of 2024

    Hello everyone, I decided to start a thread for the class of 2024 to share interviews and information regarding the program. I had my interview on Friday (10/04/2019), and I still haven't heard back and I am so nervous. Please share your experience if you heard back and when you interviewed etc...
  6. productofcommunitycollege

    LIU PharmD class of 2023

    Hey all! The other forum doesnt seem to be very active. I was wondering if anyone who interviewed for LIU on February 22nd has heard back yet? They said 2-3 weeks, and today marks 3 weeks and i havent heard back! I just got an acceptance from Touro, and i want to hear back from LIU before i make...
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    Couples Match MD and PharmD?

    Hi everyone, I am an entering MD student and my SO is an entering PharmD student. I know this is a while away, but out of curiosity and for future refernce, is it possible to couples match for residencies together, with one of us a physician and the other a pharmacist? Apologies if this is in...
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    FDA APPE Rotation 2019-2020

    Hey everyone, I made a FB page for those who got an APPE rotation at FDA next academic year (2019-2020). (https://www.facebook.com/groups/681811828882899/) And wondering if anyone has any advice for housing, transportation, and etc. for Silver Springs, MD? Also my rotation is late Sept-early...
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    License Transfer to California if Licensed Under 1 Year?

    Hi all, I’m currently completing a PGY-1 residency out of state but decided I would like to return to my home state of California after finishing in July. (Went to pharmacy school in another, different state). Do I have to be licensed for a year in order to license transfer? I missed the...
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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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    Career Choices..

    Hi all, Bear with me here as I bring you up to speed for my question. I am a current P2 in pharmacy school and am having some serious reconsiderations for my career path. In high school, I shadowed a pharmacist and thought 'well this isn't too shabby' and from those 3 hours I foolishly decided...
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    Pharmacy Rotation Commute - Is a 1.5 hour commute too much?

    Hey! This is my first time posting, I am a P3 student at UIC College of Pharmacy on the Rockford campus (about 75 miles away from Chicago). We recently learned about a longitudinal APPE where you would do your 4x core rotations at one the UChicago hospital. It sounds like a great opportunity...
  13. CRAZYxPHARMACST

    University of Texas Austin Pharmacy Class of 2023

    I didn't see a thread for this upcoming application cycle so I thought I would start one! I am applying early decision to University of Texas at Austin for the 2019 entering class. Let's see if we can support one another through this long and tedious application process and hopefully get to know...
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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...
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    For Sale 2018 NAPLEX/TX MPJE Study Material-$125

    Selling a copy of the "The Ultimate Texas MPJE Review Guide 2018" and "RxPrep 2018". In excellent condition with minimal markings in the RxPrep book and no markings in the MPJE book. PM for more details
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    Residency or Fellowship?

    Hello everyone! I'm at a bit of a personal crossroads, graduating PharmD May 2019 and initially thought I was 100% going for an industry fellowship, worked in clinical research for 3 years prior to pharmacy school, but now I am missing patient care and am wondering if a PGY1 residency is the...
  17. ImAVet

    Help! Pros and Cons list for Roosevelt University-Pharmacy Program?

    My bestfriend got accepted to this school and I'd like to gather some info on this school for her. Please share anything you have to say regarding it!
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    Passed 2018 Naplex (Free Resources)

    Hi guys, I just wanted to share my experience with the NAPLEX in 2018. I passed using only free resources. Here are my thoughts. Overall impressions of the exam, very comprehensive. You literally have to have a very broad knowledge base. When it comes to specific topics, nothing stood out...
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    Ideas to create an OP clinical practice in an Independent

    Hey gang, I’m trying to add/create clinical services that I will lead to my community independent pharmacy practice which consists of assisted living/LTC and compounding. I have to get the owner approval pending financial analysis suggesting it is a profitable venture. I’m trying to give the...
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    What are my chances of getting into St. John’s University PharmD program?

    Hi, I’m currently a senior in high school interested in six year pharmacy programs. I don’t have pretty stellar grades as I have a 3.67 weighted GPA as well as a 1290/1600 combined SAT score. I recently got accepted into MCPHS (Boston) with a total of $78,000 in scholarship as well as into ACPHS...
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    Whos into Pharmacy Infomatics?

    It’s starting to sound like the new area that has growth potential. Anyone have experience in this arena? My colleague recommend the University of Illinois Master’s program. Also, the ASHP certificate program in infomatics. I’m stuck in my current trajectory of independent...
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    Dr. Collins pcat prep help!

    Hello, I am thinking about taking the pcat in january or in the summer next year. I know that the new Dr. Collins book comes out in January but I was thinking about purchasing it now in case I end up taking it in January, however I am worried that if I change the date and have to take the pcat...
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    PCAT best study materials?

    Hello, I wanted to know what the best study materials are for the pcat? I heard about dr. collins, perarson and kaplan. I was going to buy dr. collins but my friend took her september pcat for 2017 and she said it really didn't help her as much as people said. I have heard this from other...
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    West Coast university c/o 2022

    Hello, did anyone apply for West Coast university for entering fall 2018? Is there any current students at West Coast would like to share some experience the school? Thanks!
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    Jobs for Pharmacists in Public Health??

    Hi everyone.... I’m currently pursuing my PharmD and am, as always, considering what I am actually going to do with it. I know right now I am going to get my MPH (Masters of Public Health) dual degree. So now I’m left wondering... what all can a pharmacist do in the public health sector? I’m not...
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    PharmD Chances???

    Hi, I am thinking about applying to PharmD (2+4 program) colleges and was wondering whether I would have chances of getting in as I am extremely nervous. I am ED ing to Northeastern, and I am EAing to Rutgers, MCPHS, URI, SUNY Buffalo, St. John's Univ, and ACPHS. My 9th grade grades are 3.62...
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    D'Youville College of Pharmacy class of 2022

    Hey, I recently got accepted into D'Youville College of Pharmacy for August 2018, anyone have interviews or have been accepted already??
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    PCAT prelim score

    Hey guys, I just took my PCAT today and got my prelim score Bio 90 Chem 98 CR 84 Quant 88 Composite 95 I was wondering how accurate are these scores? Also how did everyone think of the essay? Thats what is scaring me the most and I think I went off topic :(
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    University of Pacific Class of 2021 (Fall '17 Applicants)

    Hi ya'll, I realized nobody has made a thread for this year so here it is... Anyone submitted their application for Early Decision yet?
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    Law School After PharmD

    Hello everyone, I am currently a P4 and will be graduating with my PharmD in May of 2018. I have been spending a lot of time thinking in about my future after pharmacy school and am really interested in going to law school and obtaining my JD. In short, I have always wanted to help people and...
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    Accepted to several pharmacy schools with 2.1 GPA & criminal history

    Hi all, I wanted to share my story with any future applicants to show that even in the most unfavorable scenario, it is possible to get admission offers. Last cycle I was a nervous wreck and I scoured these forums for any insight into my chances. I was certain that it was impossible for me to...
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    Job Outlook: PGY-2 Ambulatory Care vs. Transitions of Care

    Hi everyone! I am currently a PGY-1 resident at a community teaching hospital in NJ. I'm currently considering two career paths and wanted to get SDN's outlook on them. I have a couple parts to my question. My current program has longitudinal activities in the family medicine clinic and with...
  33. Mlush0004

    ???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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    Foreign Pharmacy Fresh Graduate

    Hi, I just graduated from a four year pharmacy program in another country, and my goal is to become a licensed pharmacist in the U.S.. I was planning on taking the FPGEE exam, but a site says I'm not qualified to take it since I graduated after 2003. So I think the only option for me right now...
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    Foreign Pharmacy Fresh Graduate

    Hi, I just graduated from a four year pharmacy program in another country, and my goal is to become a licensed pharmacist in the U.S.. I was planning on taking the FPGEE exam, but a site says I'm not qualified to take it since I graduated after 2003. So I think the only option for me right now...
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    Pre-req Question

    So I guess I am getting a little lost in the weeds in terms of the requirements to apply to a PharmD program. I recently (December 2016) graduated with a B.S. in Biochemistry, which covers all the pre-reqs for pharmacy except microbiology. I had not planned on going this route, but after working...
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    Nuclear pharmacist patient interaction, job security, and job flexibility (to also do research)?

    To those who work in the field of nuclear pharmacy, I have been searching nuclear pharmacy forums like crazy since I found out about some months ago. I am finding somewhat older and broad forums. I'm hoping for an updated and more specific answer to my lingering questions. I'm aware of the...
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    CVS Interns

    Interview Q; why do you want to work at CVS and not Walgreens? How did you answer this? what other questions do they ask?
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    Nova waitlisted

    Got a call just now saying I am waitlisted. Anyone else get waitlisted?
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    Excited and Afraid

    34 years old BS in sports and health science 2.49 gpa, C (lack of effort due to divorce & guardianship of disabled mother, not intelligence, LOL!) I've been a personal trainer for over 15 years and I've worked for healthcare supply chains and currently, at a hospital. Found a school that...