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  1. PDocs

    PDocs

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    Hi guys! I'm applying to ACPHS Albany campus for next fall 2015. I have a cumulative GPA of 3.86, my PCAT score is 70th percentile, and I am still looking for some pharmacy experience. I was recently accepted to Temple Pharmacy but i couldn't go there. Do I have any chance of being accepted to ACPHS? Please help!!
     
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  3. nwandopriam

    nwandopriam 2+ Year Member

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    I also applied to ACPHS but the Colchester campus. For pharmacy experience you could apply to like CVS or Rite Aid or any type of pharmacy. That's what I did. I tried to go the volunteer route but everywhere I went I was told I couldn't volunteer because it would violate the HIPAA law. And with basically a 3.9 you will get in anywhere as you can see with Temple so you shouldn't worry
     
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  4. PDocs

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    Thanks!!
     
  5. domdan33

    domdan33 Banned Banned

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    why can't you go to temple pharmacy man ?
     
  6. Maruko

    Maruko 7+ Year Member

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    ACPHS has a program that allows you to enter PharmD after 2 years of Bachelor's. You only need PCAT in 26th percentile.
     
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  7. RxStudentatUB

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    I think that's the problem with most programs. Most cost $40,000+ per year, professors come straight out of residency so they have no teaching experience, and the students that get accepted have 26% PCAT which is very low considering we are dealing with a professional school.
     
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  8. Maruko

    Maruko 7+ Year Member

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    The 26th percentile for PCAT is the cut-off for those admitted straight from 2-year BS program without going through admission process.
     
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