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    MCPHS Boston vs. Northeastern: chances?

    Hi guys I'm currently a junior at a top 15 university, applying to pharm school next year (Jan 2021). I'm only applying to schools in Boston, and yes I understand it's a saturated job market, I'm from Korea so I'll be going back there after graduation (pharmD is respected especially from the...
  2. PCATPrepClass

    Dr. Collins 2020 PCAT Prep Program - $275 NEW

    The NEW Dr. Collins 2020 PCAT Self-Study has been fully updated and refined so you get the best PCAT study material available, with more passage-based test questions in the Chemistry and Biology practice tests, and additional practice exams for Quantitative. Get the fully revised, 2020 Dr...
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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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    In need of some input? Pre-pharm chem grades

    Mid-semester blues happening right about now. Worries for daysssssss. My overall cumulative GPA is 1 3.65 and my science grades are... Gen chem 1: B+ Gen chem 2: B+ Bio 1: A Bio 2: A Orgo 1: B- Heart breaking I know :( I would get A's on several exams in all my chems but somehow get screwed...
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    MCPHS Worcester Pharmacy Class of 2022

    For any one who has had interviews or will having be, please keep me updated!
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    I chose my pcat result to PharmCAS but I haven't created PharmCAS account

    Hi everyone. I made a huge mistake by not prioritize and plan what to do to apply for Pharm school. A few months ago, I was very excited that I had just realized that I wanna be a pharmacist. First thing came to my mind was that I had to take the Pcat test, so I went straight to apply for Pcat...
  8. J

    Pharmacy Application

    Hi. So I was wondering what you guys think of my chances at getting into pharmacy school based off my PCAT and current GPA. Obviously more goes into this, but I would like feedback on these aspects. I currently have a 3.784 GPA and still have to take orgo 1&2, microbio, biochem, and anatomy &...
  9. J

    Wingate vs Shenandoah

    Considering applying early decision to one of these schools but cant really decide which one. i like the area around both schools and all the admission reps i have talked to from both have been really nice and helpful. Shenandoah is about 2 hours from my house while Wingate is about 6 i don't...
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    I am taking the PTCE in less than 3 weeks. So far I have been studying using Mosby's Review for the PTCE by Mizner (2e), studying flash cards on the top 100 drugs, studying flash cards on drug class prefixes + suffixes, and studying through the pharmacy-tech-study website. Is there anything else...
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    Personal Statement Review Request!

    Hi everyone, I have begun working on my personal statement and I am seeking to apply this cycle. I was hoping if anyone could take a look at my personal statement and give me some good critique. I am guilty of losing my structure and overall theme when I'm writing and I think i need outside...
  12. GodIsBeautiful

    LIU Brooklyn C/O 2023.

    Hi, is anyone looking to apply to LIU Brooklyn - Pharmacy in Fall 2019?
  13. GodIsBeautiful

    PCAT date coming soon; I'm scared!

    Am I the only person frightened to take my PCAT? I live in New York, and my test day is on July 18th. I'm so frightened, I feel like I've studied a lot, but nothing is retaining. If you have any tips of how I can overcome this burdening fear, please comment below! It would be much needed; much...
  14. aktwenty47

    July 2018 PCAT

    Hey guys! So I'm planning on taking the PCAT for the first time in July and have a few questions. Even if you don't have answers, feel free to post your own opinions to my questions or any other questions you might have about the upcoming PCAT! 1. When did you first take the PCAT? I've been...
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    Northeastern University Pharmacy school class of 2022

    Just wondering if anyone heard back from Northeastern Pharmacy school? I had interview two weeks ago, probably it is the last round, but I didn't find too much info about class of 2022. Any input?
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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...
  17. vangolgi

    Deciding between 3 pharmacy schools

    I am very fortunate to have been accepted to a few different pharmacy schools, however I am having a tough time making a decision and am looking for some advice. Right now, I am deciding between ACPHS (Vermont Campus), LIU and SUNY Buffalo. I'm evaluating these schools based on cost of...
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    I've been trying to compare these two great schools but would really like the community's input for the pros and cons/ experiences from each college. I am an out of state applicant to both schools. It would be my first time at both locations. My goal is to get into an inpatient residency and...
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    PHARMCAS Application Verification

    How long did it took for your PHARMCAS app to get verified? I submitted mine on December 27, 2017 and it finally reached COMPLETE status on monday after one of my transcripts finally arrived. Will taking so long hurt my chances at getting into pharmacy school??
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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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    Should I try to transfer

    I was accepted into Concordia's pre pharm to pharm program, but decided to go to Madison instead for undergrad. Is it a good idea to try and transfer back and avoid taking the PCAT or try Madison or MCW. Another factor in my decision is what each school prepares one for, I would like to be...
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    How to prepare for PCAT using Dr.Collins

    Hi, I'm takind the PCAT soon and I have about 6 weeks to study for it. I do not know if that will be enough time to prepare for the test! I bough dr.collins prep, can you please tell me the best way to study and plan my time using dr.collins? I will be studying for about 7 hours a day. would...
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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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    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...
  25. SwolePharmacist

    Personal Statement Review - true emotional story (1 paragraph!!)

    Deleted for anti-plagiarism purposes! Thank you everyone who commented and helped!
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    Is pharmacy school worth it?

    Hello! I am in my first year of pre- pharmacy school and I hate it. I did poorly on my first chemistry and calculus exams. I'm really struggling to adjust to college and I don't know if pharmacy school is worth the stress. I have read about the saturation in the pharmacy job market and I am...
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    Getting a pharmacy internship after my first year of pre pharmacy

    I am a student at St. Johns (6 year PharmD program). I am a freshman, but I don't want to waste my summer and I wanted to look into a pharmacy internship. Do pharmacies or any companies accept interns, or when should I look to get an internship (what year).
  28. swiseman

    PCAT January 2018 without all Prereqs

    Hey guys! First thread here. I'm taking the PCAT on 1/3/18 with only the following prereqs: Gen Chem 1&2, Gen Bio 1, A&P 1, and Microbiology. I will not have Organic 1&2 or Calculus in yet, but I have College Alegbra/Trig pretty fresh. I learned the base of organic chemistry in another...
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    UT (Toledo) Fall 2018 P1 Class

    I don't see anyone ever talking about my school so I figured I would start a thread. This upcoming admission cycle will be the first time UT's pharmacy school will be accepting applications through PharmCAS and taking students that aren't UT students. I'm just curious as to how many other non-UT...
  31. CommyO

    For those not taking Gap years..

    How do you guys do it? I mean how to do maintain a decent gpa and do research? What are the time demands for the research? Also, would research be good to have for applying MD non PhD? Honestly, I know people say don't check boxes but I'm not lab savvy at all and I honestly dislike labs...
  32. B

    Chicago State University or Midwestern University

    I've been thankfully accepted to the two pharmacy schools I wanted to be in, however it's a tough decision deciding which one I should go to... As a person with little slow learning capabilities what would anyone recommend, even though of course pharmacy school is still a challenge. Thanks!
  33. The Recoverer

    GUIDE on FINDING A Pharmacy Technician JOB for Pre-Pharmers (for dummies)

    Depending on the area you live in, finding a pharm tech job may be easy or close to impossible. A few years ago when I decided on pharmacy, I remember the drive I had to find a job in a pharmacy as a tech, heck even as a volunteer or a shadower. Bottom line, many applicants overlook the...
  34. P

    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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    Hey, Anybody willing to edit or let me know general comments about my personal statement. I learned English in school and Spanish at home so needleless to say I am master of none. lol Applying for Fall 2017 entry Thank you everyone
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    Pharmacy School in california?

  37. PNW_

    What factored majorly in your decision?

    Hello SDN, This is my first post so please bare with me. I'm currently a high school senior holding a 3.67 GPA with an unimpressive 1180/1600 SAT through my first 6 semesters. I plan on retaking the SAT this coming month as I was horrendously unprepared the first time I took it. The first...
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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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    3 Questions for Pharmacists!