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Is it feasible to go straight into a Pharm D program from a community college? I will have all the pre-reqs done and I have already taken the PCAT once and was in the 88th percentile (will be taking a second time anyway for a higher score). My Cum is a 3.9 Science is a 4.0. Is it absolutely necessary to take your sciences at a public college or 4 year school?

Any help would be greatly appreciated....Thanks!
 

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Is it feasible to go straight into a Pharm D program from a community college? I will have all the pre-reqs done and I have already taken the PCAT once and was in the 88th percentile (will be taking a second time anyway for a higher score). My Cum is a 3.9 Science is a 4.0. Is it absolutely necessary to take your sciences at a public college or 4 year school?

Any help would be greatly appreciated....Thanks!
Yes it's possible, and no it is not absolutely necessary to take the sciences at a 4 year school.

Congratulations on a very nice PCAT score, also. =]
 

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Is it feasible to go straight into a Pharm D program from a community college? I will have all the pre-reqs done and I have already taken the PCAT once and was in the 88th percentile (will be taking a second time anyway for a higher score). My Cum is a 3.9 Science is a 4.0. Is it absolutely necessary to take your sciences at a public college or 4 year school?

Any help would be greatly appreciated....Thanks!
Sure it's feasible. Especially with a PCAT like that to back it up.

In the future when talking about your cummulative gpa, don't refer to it as your Cum...

I'm 24 yrs old I swear.
 
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Sure it's feasible. Especially with a PCAT like that to back it up.

In the future when talking about your cummulative gpa, don't refer to it as your Cum...

I'm 24 yrs old I swear.
LOL at least say cum. gpa and don't forget the dot.

if you have all of your pre-requisites and a good PCAT score and also a great GPA, i don't see why you wouldn't be accepted.
 

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Is it feasible to go straight into a Pharm D program from a community college? I will have all the pre-reqs done and I have already taken the PCAT once and was in the 88th percentile (will be taking a second time anyway for a higher score). My Cum is a 3.9 Science is a 4.0. Is it absolutely necessary to take your sciences at a public college or 4 year school?

Any help would be greatly appreciated....Thanks!
Search function? WAMC thread? No?

Well, yeah, you have a good chance. What is your exposure to pharmacy?
 
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I'd say slim to none, and trust me, I would know

At age 12 I weighed 319 pounds, I had bad skin, low self esteem and no self respect. Now, I eat success for breakfast, with skim milk.
 

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I'd say slim to none, and trust me, I would know

At age 12 I weighed 319 pounds, I had bad skin, low self esteem and no self respect. Now, I eat success for breakfast, with skim milk.
Why are you even on the pharm forums if you're pre-med?
 

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I'd say slim to none, and trust me, I would know

At age 12 I weighed 319 pounds, I had bad skin, low self esteem and no self respect. Now, I eat success for breakfast, with skim milk.


OP-Yes, you can get into a pharmacy school with those stats. Pharmacy experience would help though. And make sure you prepare for the interview, because blowing the interview will land you on a pretty little waitlist. Not fun.
 
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if you people knew anything about anything then you would know that tony percocet is ben stiller from heavyweights, and what I said was a quote from tony.

Get a life and watch move movies, and anyone who says the word "trolling" can suck my hose and berries
 

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if you people knew anything about anything then you would know that tony percocet is ben stiller from heavyweights, and what I said was a quote from tony.

Get a life and watch move movies, and anyone who says the word "trolling" can suck my hose and berries
I have a life. It's called working out and going to school.

My bad on missing the reference. But Heavyweights sucked anyway.
 

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Oh my god. Get Boxxy off the pharmacy forums. :eek:
 

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unless it varies by schools I think it should be fine. In fact once I complete this upcoming year at my CC i will be starting on my Pharm D
 

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if you people knew anything about anything then you would know that tony percocet is ben stiller from heavyweights, and what I said was a quote from tony.

Get a life and watch move movies, and anyone who says the word "trolling" can suck my hose and berries
Perhaps the densest statement anyone has ever posted.
 

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I also see nothing wrong with "trolling". I believe "To Troll" is a verb in many languages. Perhaps Cali can help us out with the Spanish root. Is it a cognate?
 

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I was accepted from CC into Samford, so it's very possible. If you have any pharmacy experience whatsoever and some volunteer stuff, you should be fine.
May I ask what your PCAT scores were? I'm trying to do the same thing but the PCAT is giving me problems although I have a cum. 3.96 and 4.0 science and math. But yeah, it is definately possible. At least 3-4 get in from my CC every year but the reputations of the teachers help out a lot...