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anyone accpeted to wetern or touro with below 3.0

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by moldovanits, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. moldovanits

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    ?if yes let me know if not tell me anyway.
     
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  3. moldovanits

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    excuse my spelling for western late night studying for final tomorrow in ochem
     
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    my gf's brother's friend got in with a 2.7 i think. Then again it was his 4-5 time applying there. Western that is.
     
  5. moldovanits

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    4 or 5 times how long was that for?
     
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    I got in to both schools and i only have a 3.11. I think most schools are looking for a 3.0 or above to be considered competitive.
     
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    last i heard, and that was this year applying. you need a 3.0 in overall and science as well as a BS or BA to be accepted to touro. there are exceptions, but i think very little though.
     
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    i have a 2.8 gpa science 3.2 overall plus alot of volunteering at the braille institute with the blind and disadvantaged.do i stand a chance or i need to take retake my general chem?
     
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    the braille institute in los angeles?
     
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    thts a tough one. your activities sound great. still, i would retake g-chem or take some other science classes and ace them cuz california schools are already competitive as it is. i know that last yr (when the school was only into their first year) a friend of mine got in with stats similar to yours. why dont you call the school and ask them urself. they may just tell u the truth about ur chances even better than any of us can.
     
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    did you have any other experiences/volunteer/pharm tech/ECs?
     
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    yes why?
     
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    I called western and they said the competitive gpa is 3.2 bcpm but then again its competitive they say 3.0 should be ok but that sounds to iffy though.
     
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    I got accepted to Touro. I have a BS in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 3.1GPA 64%PCAT. Shadowed Pharmacists, Worked in a research lab at my school, Interned two summers at the National Institute of Health and volunteered delivering meals to the elderly.

    I know that Touro only accepts canidates with a BS or BA. And most pharmacy schools say 3.0 GPA's to be competative.
     
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    oh cool. i go to LACC and after taking a tour of the braille institute, i thought about volunteering. maybe this summer when i have more free time.
     
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    what does it mean when they applied 4-5 times? i thought you can only apply once then if rejected try again next year? 4-5 times= 4-5years?
     
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    probably. It would have to mean 4-5 years of reapplying. But wait, that doesn't make sense because Touro has only been open for a couple of years. I don't know then.
     
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    you definitely should you will get a lot of out it. talk to joann volunteer services she'll hook you up.:thumbup:
     
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    I think he got into western>?
     
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    Is that correct? Touro only accepts candidates with a BS or BA?? It does not say that on their site, it just says that candidates without a BS or BA are required to take a list of other classes... plz clear the confusion somebody. thnx..... and is there anyone here that got accepted to touro without a BS or BA? thanx
     
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    their profile of accepted students shows that 100% of their incoming class have a degree. no school will tell u not to apply b/c they want ur app money.
     
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    im out of state..wld it affect my chances of gettin into touro or western?
     
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    where can i find a list of with and without bachelors acceptance rate at vairous schools. thnx
     
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    a list like this does not exist. look at each school's site, and very very few of them release that info. u might even wanna call each school to ask.
     
  26. Farmercyst

    Farmercyst On with the Poodles already
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    They're both private, your chances are just as good as in-state students. Private schools generally don't give preference.
     

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