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Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by RoadRageR, Aug 9, 2016.

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  1. RoadRageR

    RoadRageR

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    Hello!

    Has anyone received any interview requests yet from any Pharmacy Schools? (Early decision OR Regular decision)?

    If so, list what schools!

    Good luck to everyone!
     
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  3. NCPanthers8

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    Wingate (Early Decision)
     
  4. piggy88

    piggy88 2+ Year Member

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    When did you apply/ how long after you applied did you get notified for an interview?
     
  5. NCPanthers8

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    I think I submitted on Aug 2nd/3rd. I received a call for an interview a day or two later. Interview isn't until September though.
     
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  6. piggy88

    piggy88 2+ Year Member

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    Wow only 2-3 days later? PharmCAS was able to process your GPA that quickly?
     
  7. RoadRageR

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    PharmCAS verified my GPA in 3 days! Submitted 7/25 and got verified 7/28.. Still waiting for July PCAT to post though...
     
  8. NCPanthers8

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    Yes, I guess because not a lot of people had submitted yet. I'm also waiting for the PCAT score to show. Wingate had me fax an unofficial score to them.
     
  9. immunogold

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    Hi there, I was wondering for them to verify your GPA, does this happen after you input all your courses manually or after they receive all your transcripts?
     
  10. NCPanthers8

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    After doing both. Plus you have to e-submit your application and pay the fees
     
  11. RoadRageR

    RoadRageR

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    Has anybody who took July 21/22 PCAT had their scores reported to PharmCAS? Pearson said they sent the scores on August 9th, but there is still nothing in my file. I keep getting emails saying my application is incomplete.. :arghh:
     
  12. mjkez

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    I took the July PCAT, still waiting for them to be reported to pharmcas as well :/
     
  13. RoadRageR

    RoadRageR

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    FYI, PCAT scores for July 2016 have been posted to PharmCAS!
     
  14. wysock10

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    just got an interview for UIC!
     
  15. Statin

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    May I ask what your stats are and when did you submit your PharmCAS application and supplemental?
     
  16. wysock10

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    I have a 3.91 GPA and a 97th percentile composite PCAT score. I have done multiple years of volunteering and shadowing and I was a pharmacy technician this summer.
    UIC received my supplemental application on September 6th and I just found out about my interview yesterday morning
     
  17. Doctor Mario

    Doctor Mario 2+ Year Member

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    I just received an interview for Roseman University. I interview on October 18th at the Henderson campus. They mentioned a writing assessment portion, whats that about?
     
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  18. aless

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    I just received this morning an invitation for UF
     
  19. Iris Z L

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    is it early decision?
     
  20. sulgi1993

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    I got an interview for Midwestern-Glendale which I did this past week, I have an interview for Texas Tech on the 30th, and I'm scheduling my interview with UIC right now, which I think I'm going to schedule on the 6th!
     
  21. aless

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    Yes it is
     
  22. wysock10

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    My interview is on the 6th as well!
     
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  23. sa806215

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    I got an interview to Howard
     
  24. sulgi1993

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    Congrats!! I'll see you there!
     
  25. MI4966

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    I received 2 interviews; one at Rosalind Franklin Chicago & the other at Midwestern downers grove il. Does anyone has an idea what type of interview questions do they ask?
     
  26. RoadRageR

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    So far i have gotten inteviews from Shenandoah, Howard, Chicago State, Albany, High Point, and Northeastern
     
  27. Belinnaa

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    Ohmygosh I really want to go to Roseman so bad...I just sent my supp on 09/20...Hopefully I get interview(the thing is my PCAT isn't that impressive) other than that Im good....if you don't mind me asking what's GPA and PCAT scores?? Thanks
     
  28. Belinnaa

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    Any one got Interview from California Northstate University? Mine is next week(09/30)....lawd
     
  29. Crims0n5

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    Western University of Health Science. I got my invitation to interview on 9/20
     
  30. Doctor Mario

    Doctor Mario 2+ Year Member

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    My major (non science) GPA was a 3.7, cumulative GPA was a 3.4 and my science GPA was a 3.4! No PCAT score, because I have a Bachelors degree, so that requirement was waived. Good luck, my friend! Roseman has a very hands on and impressive program. I'm excited! Hope you get an interview! I'm sure you'll be fine!


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    Last edited: Sep 23, 2016
  31. YTAZ

    YTAZ 2+ Year Member

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    The writing portion isn't that bad. Simple question for example; describe one of your qualities? Something like that. Let me know if you need anything. I am a P1 at RU. Best of luck!
     
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  32. YTAZ

    YTAZ 2+ Year Member

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    Even if you have a low PCAT, you might still be invited for interview. It's not a big deal.

    Good luck!
     
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  33. wysock10

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    I got an interview at University of Pittsburgh and University of Michigan as well! :)
     
  34. chocolatetherapy

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    What were your stats if you don't mind me asking? UMich is one of my top choices!
     
  35. sulgi1993

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    Just got an interview offer to U of A!!
     
  36. wysock10

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    stats are posted above, but I have a 3.91 GPA and 97th percentile PCAT score!
     
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  37. fre33way

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    Is PCAT not required if you already have a bachelors? I was in the middle of studying for the PCAT in late Oct. Is the PCAT requirement waived for majority of the schools or are there only a handful that don't require it?
     
  38. fre33way

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    I've seen most schools require upper level biology courses such as microbio, physiology, anatomy, etc. Does anyone have a list of schools that shows their requirements? I know pittsburgh doesn't have anything required in upper level biology courses. Wondering if there are more schools around that do the same.
     
  39. Doctor Mario

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    PCAT is not required at Roseman if you have a bachelors. About 10 prerequisite classes were required, however. If I recall correctly:

    Anatomy
    Physiology
    Gen Chem 1
    Gen Chem 2
    Organic Chem 1
    Organic Chem 2
    Calculus
    Microbiology
    Speech
    English Composition 1


    Other schools, it will depend. Not all schools waive the PCAT requirement.


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  40. Rx2021

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    I have an interview with UIC on Oct 11th
     
  41. waynewarrior13

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    Early decision interview at Wayne State University
     
  42. Doctor Mario

    Doctor Mario 2+ Year Member

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    Thanks! Appreciate it. Ill keep you in mind for sure! How has your experience been thus far? Particularly curious about the exams. Have any trouble passing with that 90% and above?
     
  43. cinco555

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    Early decision interview with u of Colorado
     
  44. fre33way

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    Got it. Also, I am almost complete with my Pharmcas application. How long does the verification process take? And is it too late to be applying late october?
     
  45. Doctor Mario

    Doctor Mario 2+ Year Member

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    It depends on the volume of applications coming in. Mine only took a week to be verified, but I submitted my application literally the day Pharmcas opened back in July. October I assume
    Is one of the more high volume months, so plan for 4-5 weeks. It could be less, but it's always better to be prepared for the worst.

    Not too late, in my opinion. I got an interview last year and I applied in October.


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  46. Belinnaa

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    Hopefully! How long did it took you to get the interview invite after you submitted all your apps? I haven't heard anything yet
     
  47. dthepharm

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    nvmnd
     
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2016
  48. franfranny

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    Congrats! Could I ask your stats please? UIC is one of my top schools!
     
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  49. aless

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    I've got my interview with UF on Friday and I got my acceptance today, for any questions message me :)
     
  50. dzal24

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    Had my interview at U.Tennessee Health Science Center on monday Oct 3rd, and received admission around 3 hours after my interview!
     
  51. tkaitlyn14

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    LECOM Distance (Early Decision) :)
     

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