Hello, I am still a n00b for SDN, which is a great source to research my career path. Let me introduce myself first. I came to United State when I was 16 years old as an exchange student in Pennsylvania. After a year, I came to California to keep pursue my high school education. Since I was not good at English, they put me in as 10th grade when I was 18 years old. During my junior year, I decided to get the hell out of high school and get GED then go to Community College since it would be waste of time and money (I went to Private School). To be honest, I didn't know what to do after I came to Community College. I researched what I wanted to do. I came up with either RN or Pharmacist. I choose to be a Pharmacist because of money and reputation. When I research for some factors that Pharm school look at on the "Sticky" thread. http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showpost.php?p=1700959&postcount=13 *Academic rigor *Extra curricular activities *Enthusiasm *GPA (overall, prerequisite, or both) *Interview quality *PCAT score *Personal motivation for pursuing pharmacy *Pharmacy experience *Prerequisites complete or planned for completion *Recent academic performance *Recommendations *Research opportunities *Residency *Special achievements *Volunteer work My GPA is bad at this moment, but I only did General Chemistry and First semester of Organic Chemistry. I got A in Communication and Sociology. In General Chemistry, I got B and C. Probably C in first semester of Organic Chemistry. And I will be transferring to either UC Davis or UC San Diego in fall of 2009 as Chemistry major. I heard that Pharmacy Technican can be one of the great Pharmacy experiences, but I also heard that International Students cannot do Pharmacy Technican because of Visa issues. Any ideas for solve this problem? And, can I take PCAT during my pre-reqs? Can I take that in California (I know that CA school don't require them). Thanks for taking time reading this.