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im about to be a 4th year university student pursuing a career in pharmacy. I am in this field because i have always wanted to become a pharmacist since high school and it is just something i really want to do. However my first year of college didnt go so well, i was going through a lot my first semester and ended up on academic probation with a 1.96 gpa and got out of it as soon as i could. i ended up having to retake a couple classes like chemistry, psych and a bio class. During my first bio class, my lab professor cited me for academic code of conduct because i said i took an online quiz when in reality i missed it by accident and it slipped my mind; i know it was a horrible thing but live and you learn. I was not kicked out of the class or recieved an F, he just said he will be reporting me and there will be citation on record. I did end up retaking the class and getting an A in it. my sophomore year last year, i was on the road to getting an A in my general chemistry class but i wasnt prepared for the final because i contracted cellulitis so my professor allowed to make it up after break and he would submit a grade change form; however he never did and it shows as XE on my transcript and i have emailed him numerous times before and i got no response, even showed up to his office and left a note. I did take the class the following semester and got an A+ in it. I am currently standing at a 3.6 gpa and a solid 515 on my pcat score, im debating on taking it again to get a more perfect score. From my first few semesters i have redeemed myself and have been getting 4.0's and A's in all my classes ever since i got my life together. My issue is due to my past semesters, did i ruin my shot at pharmacy school? will i manage to land an interview anywhere? i feel like i dug a hole i cannot get myself out of and i need some advice since ive been stressing none stop. i know i messed up in the beginning but mentally i was going through it and i have been striving to become the best ever since. would appreciate any feedback please.
 

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You can't be serious? Pharmacy schools will gladly take your $200,000. Some of them don't even require the PCAT so I wouldn't even bother with that.

Do you want to risk $200,000 for a small shot at a job that pays $78,000 per year before taxes in the middle of nowhere?
 
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You can't be serious? Pharmacy schools will gladly take your $200,000. Some of them don't even require the PCAT so I wouldn't even bother with that.

Do you want to risk $200,000 for a small shot at a job that pays $78,000 per year before taxes in the middle of nowhere?
i have heard that it has become overly saturated recently but i really do not see myself doing anything else. I am just worried if my previous semesters just completely destroyed my chances. I also have 4 pretty good letters of recs if that means anything.
 
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Good luck trying to find a job making $30/hr in 4 yrs. You have been warned.

Anyone will take you with 2+ GPA. They just want your loan.
 
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Seriously, hese diploma mills can’t fill their seats. They will take anybody:

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You have nothing to worry about but the garbage job market you’re heading toward.
 
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i have heard that it has become overly saturated recently but i really do not see myself doing anything else. I am just worried if my previous semesters just completely destroyed my chances. I also have 4 pretty good letters of recs if that means anything.

You have a very real chance of ending up with $200,000 + high interest debt and no job. Think very hard about this. You will need a backup plan. What happens if you are unemployed, how will you pay back that $200,000? You'll have 4 years of empty employment history on your resume and a useless pharmD.
 
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i have heard that it has become overly saturated recently but i really do not see myself doing anything else. I am just worried if my previous semesters just completely destroyed my chances. I also have 4 pretty good letters of recs if that means anything.
1. Please work as a tech in either hospital or CVS/Walgreens. I suggest you work as a tech in a high volume CVS/Walgreens before you think pharmacy is right for you. Also ask pharmacists in the store if going to pharmacy school is a good idea, if don’t believe any of the posters. The pharmacists who are working in high volume stores in your area have nothing to gain by deterring you away from pharmacy. But the pharmacy school has everything to gain from you- your tuition money and can get away with lying that there are a shortage of pharmacists.

2. Are you sure you have not considered anything else? Doctor of Osteopathic medicine? PA? Your GPA is not bad, but you need some clinical experience. Heck, you can still shoot for MD programs with an addition of a post-bacc and a great MCAT score. I am recommending these other health care professions like medicine and PA school because these professions are in demand.

3. What makes you passionate about pharmacy? Is it hospital/clinical pharmacy?
 
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I am in this field because i have always wanted to become a pharmacist since high school and it is just something i really want to do.

I am very curious as to what made you want to chase pharmacy since high school? Can you explain because if its just for the money, please calculate the debt to income ratio and the job market.
 
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You aren't going to get any advice in this forum OP.

Do you have a full ride scholarship?
 

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Even if pharmacy school is free at this point, wasting 3-4 years of your life wouldn't be worth it..

It's like that Batman vs Superman movie that I saw. Even if they had paid me to watch it in 3-D IMAX theater, I shouldn't have done it. It was that bad!
 
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i have heard that it has become overly saturated recently but i really do not see myself doing anything else. I am just worried if my previous semesters just completely destroyed my chances. I also have 4 pretty good letters of recs if that means anything.
Don’t worry. You’ll get in. They just want your money. You’ll regret going though. You’ve been warned.
 
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1. Please work as a tech in either hospital or CVS/Walgreens. I suggest you work as a tech in a high volume CVS/Walgreens before you think pharmacy is right for you. Also ask pharmacists in the store if going to pharmacy school is a good idea, if don’t believe any of the posters. The pharmacists who are working in high volume stores in your area have nothing to gain by deterring you away from pharmacy. But the pharmacy school has everything to gain from you- your tuition money and can get away with lying that there are a shortage of pharmacists.

2. Are you sure you have not considered anything else? Doctor of Osteopathic medicine? PA? Your GPA is not bad, but you need some clinical experience. Heck, you can still shoot for MD programs with an addition of a post-bacc and a great MCAT score. I am recommending these other health care professions like medicine and PA school because these professions are in demand.

3. What makes you passionate about pharmacy? Is it hospital/clinical pharmacy?
i have thought about prior to opting for PA school or maybe even optometry but my only issue is with my past of academic probation and my professor telling me a year ago he will be writing me up for academic code of conduct i dont think any school would let me in. Did i ruin my shot at all or am i bound to get in somewhere? my gpa by the end of this year will boost up to a 3.7 if i stay on the 4.0 track.

and yes, i wanted to hospital/clinical pharmacy, and am going to be working as a tech later this fall.
 
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I am very curious as to what made you want to chase pharmacy since high school? Can you explain because if its just for the money, please calculate the debt to income ratio and the job market.
i have always liked chemistry and such and it has always been between doctor or pharmacy but seeing how competitive med school is, how med school is a life long commitment and you never really stop studying, and the inconsistent hours; it was never something i was interested in and didnt really wanna put myself through that many years of school. With pharmacy the hours are not bad and clinal/hospital pharmacy has always been something i have been interested in.
 
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You aren't going to get any advice in this forum OP.

Do you have a full ride scholarship?
i was just looking to ask if i would get in to a school or not.
my university gives full ride scholarships to merit students, i got the highest offering scholarship for undergrad students though.
 
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i have thought about prior to opting for PA school or maybe even optometry but my only issue is with my past of academic probation and my professor telling me a year ago he will be writing me up for academic code of conduct i dont think any school would let me in. Did i ruin my shot at all or am i bound to get in somewhere? my gpa by the end of this year will boost up to a 3.7 if i stay on the 4.0 track.

and yes, i wanted to hospital/clinical pharmacy, and am going to be working as a tech later this fall.
Don’t worry about the academic misconduct. You can still get into DO and MD programs and PA programs if you stay on the 4.0 track. Do well on MCAT, as in get a 500-510 for DO programs , 511 MCAT score or above for MD programs. Also for PA schools, they accept good to great MCAT scores too.

2. Make the academic misconduct as minute as possible because that is not on in your control. But a High gpa of 3.7, a good MCAT score and clinical experience as a Emergency Medical Tech is in your control and physician/PA shadowing is in your control .

3.And you can do it! Don’t give up. Don’t think you cannot get in to PA school.. I know a person who was a high school drop out, did jail time for four years as a meth addict, and still got into medical school in a USDO school. He had a good GPA, leadership experience in Prehealth organization, and tons of clinical hours at a hospice and shadowing hours

4. If admissions to PA asks about the academic misconduct, explain to them what steps you took to overcome the situation without blaming professors and tell them how this situation will never happen once admitted to the program. BTW, You never know what admissions committee evaluate on candidates with respect to these programs. They might overlook the disconduct and look at the upward trend in GPA. Don’t sell yourself short
 
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i have always liked chemistry and such and it has always been between doctor or pharmacy but seeing how competitive med school is, how med school is a life long commitment and you never really stop studying, and the inconsistent hours; it was never something i was interested in and didnt really wanna put myself through that many years of school. With pharmacy the hours are not bad and clinal/hospital pharmacy has always been something i have been interested in.

Let me provide some financial perspective. Hopefully this will help you out when deciding on PA school vs clinical pharmacy
If you want to do clinical pharmacy, it is just as long of a commitment as medicine or PA school. Pharmacy just as grueling as PA school but a higher cost in tuition compared to PA school

I will compare PA and clinical pharmacy with respect to debt and earning potential

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PA school debt: $150,000-$200,000 for two years
PA residency: $45,000 per residency year for one or two years
PA earning potential: $125,000-$130,000 for full time 40 hrs per week, student loans paid off in 5-10 years.

Pros: due to COVID -19, PAs are keeping their full time hours and salary plus getting $13,000 additional pay for extra hours. They are not getting furloughed nor hours are getting cut for PAs

Pharmacy school: $200,000 debt
Pharmacy residency: $45,000 per residency year. Remember 2 years for clinical pharmacy specialist
Clinical pharmacy specialist earning potential: $78,000-$80,000 for Full time 40hrs per week, if lucky . Student loans paid off in 20-25 years

Problem: due to COVID-19 hospital pharmacist hours are cut from 40hrs to 32hrs and furloughs are happening to hospital pharmacists. Google furloughs happening to pharmacists. Google rural areas think pharmacists are expensive over head. Google Walgreens closing 200 stores
 
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i have always liked chemistry and such and it has always been between doctor or pharmacy but seeing how competitive med school is, how med school is a life long commitment and you never really stop studying, and the inconsistent hours; it was never something i was interested in and didnt really wanna put myself through that many years of school. With pharmacy the hours are not bad and clinal/hospital pharmacy has always been something i have been interested in.

Nearly all the prepharm and pharmacy students ive talked to (>50) throughout my career wanted to go into hospital for "clinical" stuff. Only a couple of them were actually able to land a job in hospital after residency... You don't really use chemistry once you work in pharmacy unless you do research. You don't know if the pharmacy work hours are bad because you haven't worked in pharmacy yet lol.

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This will be you in pharmacy school once you realize you've taken out so much loans and theres a good chance you'll be employed or work part-time until who knows when... I can't make this stuff up man.
 

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Let me give a role perspective and job growth on PA vs clinical pharmacy

PA Pros: able to prescribe medications, considered a health care provider, and 10 year job growth according to Bureau of Labor statistics: 31%. Also able to bill insurance for services and generate revenue for hospital ( you help hospital generate profit). Can become a independent licensed practitioner in some states, have you own private practice. PA residency match acceptance rate: 80% of PA students get into 1 or 2 year residency programs

Clinical pharmacy: after two years. No prescribing authority, can only recommend medications, not able to bill insurance for services. Co dependent on physicians and nurses. Not recognized as a health care provider nor independent practitioner. Cannot have your own private practice. Considered by hospitals as expensive overhead. Your role is to help the hospital save money, not generate profit. Clinical pharmacy specialist residency match acceptance rate: less than or equal to 60% get into pharmacy residency programs

Job growth for ten years for both retail and clinical pharmacy according to Bureau of Labor statistics: 0%
 
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Kids keep saying they always dreamed of becoming a pharmacist but never really explain why.
They probably saw an ad from a pharmacy school growing up which said that pharmacists are in high demand but never really explain why.
 
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Please pay attention to this video by Paul Tran, he was a hospital pharmacist for five years, but he is now laid off or furloughed from work. He talks how much it costs for pharmacy school, at a top pharmacy school like UW. If you graduate from UW pharm school, you will be in $337,000 in debt with a negative earning potential at $80,000 or less for a full time job as a clinical pharmacist. PA is compensated more with less schooling and a physician is compensated significantly way more with the same amount of debt.
 
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Please listen to this podcast by Tony Guerra. He did a residency at a hospital and could not get a job at a hospital, but instead is teaching pharmacology at a community college. His wife did a residency in a hospital and is still working for a grocery chain where she interned during school! Can you believe that, no hospital job after residency? Keep in mind these pharmacists graduated back in 2008. Now, the market is a complete disaster for residents

 
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Please listen to this podcast by Tony Guerra. He did a residency at a hospital and could not get a job at a hospital, but instead is teaching pharmacology at a community college. His wife did a residency in a hospital and is still working for a grocery chain where she interned during school! Can you believe that, no hospital job after residency? Keep in mind these pharmacists graduated back in 2008. Now, the market is a complete disaster for residents

Could you imagine someone that is this accomplished can't even get a job ?
 
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Please pay attention to this video by Paul Tran, he was a hospital pharmacist for five years, but he is now laid off or furloughed from work. He talks how much it costs for pharmacy school, at a top pharmacy school like UW. If you graduate from UW pharm school, you will be in $337,000 in debt with a negative earning potential at $80,000 or less for a full time job as a clinical pharmacist. PA is compensated more with less schooling and a physician is compensated significantly way more with the same amount of debt.
I currently attend the university of michigan ann arbor and wanted to go to their pharmacy school but after watching and reading these comments the last day, i dont even know if i am willing to put in this much money, stress and time for a career im not even promised. this is insane... i never knew it was this bad. Thank you so much, i have been just working on my pharmacy pre reqs the last couple of years if i switch out wouldnt i need to get a major? what do you reccommend and where i should start in terms of PA school?? would my past academics my first few semesters and citation affect me? i have been on the 4.0 track and scored in 90th percentile for the pcat, i know i can do good on the mcat or any other entrance exam.
 
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Please listen to this podcast by Tony Guerra. He did a residency at a hospital and could not get a job at a hospital, but instead is teaching pharmacology at a community college. His wife did a residency in a hospital and is still working for a grocery chain where she interned during school! Can you believe that, no hospital job after residency? Keep in mind these pharmacists graduated back in 2008. Now, the market is a complete disaster for residents

this terrified me... i would have never guessed it was to this extent wow. Would PA school be something to look into??
 
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Kids keep saying they always dreamed of becoming a pharmacist but never really explain why.
i was exposed to the pharmacy industry at a young age, both my parents own an independent pharmacy chain as well as a couple other family members who went into the field; it was just something i found pretty cool and figured i should head towards that route. However after reading these comments and talking to a few others; people havent been able to barely find a job or end up becoming a "traveler" where they go from a walgreens one day and then a hospital the next which does not sound like a stable enough income and work ethic. These comments have been making me second guess everything right now...
 
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I currently attend the university of michigan ann arbor and wanted to go to their pharmacy school but after watching and reading these comments the last day, i dont even know if i am willing to put in this much money, stress and time for a career im not even promised. this is insane... i never knew it was this bad. Thank you so much, i have been just working on my pharmacy pre reqs the last couple of years if i switch out wouldnt i need to get a major? what do you reccommend and where i should start in terms of PA school?? would my past academics my first few semesters and citation affect me? i have been on the 4.0 track and scored in 90th percentile for the pcat, i know i can do good on the mcat or any other entrance exam.
1. Pre-Pa has less number of pre-reqs to do compared to pre-pharm. But you need a bachelors. University of Michigan PA program does need a bachelors. I would major in chemistry or biochemistry , since you seem interested in chemistry. Pick any science major. What ever science classes you took for pre-pharm should count towards your major, so no need for another retake of those classes.

2. Academic misconduct: Don’t worry about it. What has happened, has happened. If admissions to PA school ask you in a interview, talk about how you overcame this situation. Plus, you did retake those classes and made As in them, so that is the positive thing.

3. Pre reqs for PA for Michigan program
Human Anatomy- one lecture course
Human Physiology-2 lecture courses- high level science course,300 or 400
Chemistry- either an organic chemistry class or biochemistry
Microbiology-one lecture/one lab
Developmental Psychology- one lecture course
Statistics: one course
Medical terminology: one lecture course

$ Keep in mind when you major in chemistry, for example, you will be taking more science courses than what is required for PA school. This is good because if you can get As in those additional high level science courses and your PA preqs, you will be competitive for PA school

4. You need Health Care experience. Your state PA school requires minimum 500 hours on direct patient care experience. Michigan PA program has a whole list of these items. Paid experience preferred. pharmacy tech is appropriate as patient care experience. Many PAs were EMTs. EMTs is more of a direct patient care experience, but the school takes one to two years. If you are interested in EMT, I suggest you start applying now. You can take undergrad classes during the day and EMT classes during the night. Pharmacy tech is also appropriate according to your state schools PA school. Either EMT or Pharmacy tech is fine. There is whole list of options on UM-PA program website. Also, Make sure you shadow some PAs in various settings, ER, ICU, and Operating Room etc.

5. You do need to take GRE, minimum acceptable GRE score is 285, 3.5 writing score. You also need to take a CASPEr test, which is basically a web based situational judgement test. These questions judge your quick decision making. There isn’t no right or wrong answer to these questions. I did mention some PA programs take the MCAT. But I retract my statements. MCAT is not needed for most PA schools. All PA schools accept and require GRE and CASPer scores

Hope this helps with respect to getting to PA school. I am glad that my information was helpful to you.
 
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i was exposed to the pharmacy industry at a young age, both my parents own an independent pharmacy chain as well as a couple other family members who went into the field; it was just something i found pretty cool and figured i should head towards that route. However after reading these comments and talking to a few others; people havent been able to barely find a job or end up becoming a "traveler" where they go from a walgreens one day and then a hospital the next which does not sound like a stable enough income and work ethic. These comments have been making me second guess everything right now...
If you guys are still in business, do it. If not, don`t.
 
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this terrified me... i would have never guessed it was to this extent wow. Would PA school be something to look into??
Yes! I would definitely look into PA school. PA is also a good profession and your return on investment will be better than pharmacy school. Less time in school, and more in demand profession and less liability compared to medicine if you are under physician supervision. Plus, PAs are needed in this pandemic COVID-19.

I apologize OP for not adding this statement. I agree with poster El-Rami about PA schools are increasing in number. Could this mean saturation like pharmacy, could happen because they are making the same mistakes as pharmacy. But, PA is better than pharmacy no doubt. So ask working PAs about the job market, the number of PA schools popping up. Don’t want you to end up in a another potential saturated market.
 
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Could you imagine someone that is this accomplished can't even get a job ?
Can you imagine someone that is this accomplished being called just a colledge graduate by a hospital pharmacy manager after two years post graduate training? ASHP pharmacy residency is officially a scam.
 
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Please pay attention to this video by Paul Tran, he was a hospital pharmacist for five years, but he is now laid off or furloughed from work. He talks how much it costs for pharmacy school, at a top pharmacy school like UW. If you graduate from UW pharm school, you will be in $337,000 in debt with a negative earning potential at $80,000 or less for a full time job as a clinical pharmacist. PA is compensated more with less schooling and a physician is compensated significantly way more with the same amount of debt.

where did you hear he's fired
 
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If you guys are still in business, do it. If not, don`t.
yeah they are still in business, they have 4 that are opened. I know a lot of pharmacies who have been closing down but their business is in the same building as a clinic so it seemed like a good idea to continue in that route.
 
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1. Pre-Pa has less number of pre-reqs to do compared to pre-pharm. But you need a bachelors. University of Michigan PA program does need a bachelors. I would major in chemistry or biochemistry , since you seem interested in chemistry. Pick any science major. What ever science classes you took for pre-pharm should count towards your major, so no need for another retake of those classes.

2. Academic misconduct: Don’t worry about it. What has happened, has happened. If admissions to PA school ask you in a interview, talk about how you overcame this situation. Plus, you did retake those classes and made As in them, so that is the positive thing.

3. Pre reqs for PA for Michigan program
Human Anatomy- one lecture course
Human Physiology-2 lecture courses- high level science course,300 or 400
Chemistry- either an organic chemistry class or biochemistry
Microbiology-one lecture/one lab
Developmental Psychology- one lecture course
Statistics: one course
Medical terminology: one lecture course

$ Keep in mind when you major in chemistry, for example, you will be taking more science courses than what is required for PA school. This is good because if you can get As in those additional high level science courses and your PA preqs, you will be competitive for PA school

4. You need Health Care experience. Your state PA school requires minimum 500 hours on direct patient care experience. Michigan PA program has a whole list of these items. Paid experience preferred. pharmacy tech is appropriate as patient care experience. Many PAs were EMTs. EMTs is more of a direct patient care experience, but the school takes one to two years. If you are interested in EMT, I suggest you start applying now. You can take undergrad classes during the day and EMT classes during the night. Pharmacy tech is also appropriate according to your state schools PA school. Either EMT or Pharmacy tech is fine. There is whole list of options on UM-PA program website. Also, Make sure you shadow some PAs in various settings, ER, ICU, and Operating Room etc.

5. You do need to take GRE, minimum acceptable GRE score is 285, 3.5 writing score. You also need to take a CASPEr test, which is basically a web based situational judgement test. These questions judge your quick decision making. There isn’t no right or wrong answer to these questions. I did mention some PA programs take the MCAT. But I retract my statements. MCAT is not needed for most PA schools. All PA schools accept and require GRE and CASPer scores

Hope this helps with respect to getting to PA school. I am glad that my information was helpful to you.
this helped way more than you can imagine! however since i havent been working on a bachelors and i will soon be in my fourth year, is it too late at all? Also i know the pharmacy business is pretty saturated and anyone willing to open their wallets for them is guaranteed a spot but would it make a difference if my family owns a couple independent pharmacies inside medical clinics? i know i would have a job or some sort of pay when i graduate.
 
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this helped way more than you can imagine! however since i havent been working on a bachelors and i will soon be in my fourth year, is it too late at all? Also i know the pharmacy business is pretty saturated and anyone willing to open their wallets for them is guaranteed a spot but would it make a difference if my family owns a couple independent pharmacies inside medical clinics? i know i would have a job or some sort of pay when i graduate.
I would talk to your family about how the independent business is going for them. Ask them if it is worth it going to pharmacy school? Are your parents pharmacists?

Many independents are closing down and getting bought out by CVS or Walgreens due to low reimbursement from dispensing services and Pharmacy Benefit Managers charging high DIR fees to pharmacies. YouTube independent pharmacies closing down. Now, since your family owns independents in inside medical clinics, this may not be a issue for now. But again, check with family how the business is going for them. If any one of your family members is a pharmacist, ask them about the job market and is pharmacy school worth it.

It is not too late for working on a bachelors. Many of the prepharm courses will counted towards your chemistry or biology major. However, you might have to spend about two or three extra years if you take 18 credit hour semesters and finish with straight A’s.

Those three extra years are worth it plus working as a pharmacy tech. It would be less expensive than going the pharmacy route and then pursuing PA afterwards.

If you decide to go the pharmacy route, it would take you four years to complete and then if you decide to apply to PA school afterwards, then the stakes are higher. The PA program would expect you to have a job lined up as a pharmacist, which you will have if you work at your family owned independent pharmacies. However, you would have to retake all the pre-reqs due to 5 year expiration date on pre-reqs and get a bachelors. And that is more expensive than working on a major now.

Basically, reinventing yourself and transitioning to PA school now avoiding pharmacy school is less expensive than reinventing yourself to go the PA route after completing pharmacy school.
 

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Lucas98989898, I just answered this question in another thread. There have been lots of threads with a similar question as yours. Mods should probably sticky one of those threads.

Bottom line, while certain pharmacy schools are selected, there are pharmacy schools who will *literally* take anyone who has a pulse. Pharmacy schools have been running the past couple of years with empty seats....this means they do not care what your background is, they do not care what your grades are, they will waive any "minimum" requirements, they will ignore any red flags you have, because they lose money by not filling those seats.

No one need have any worries whatsoever of being accepted to pharmacy school. Now worries about actually graduating, worries about passing NAPLEX, worries about getting any pharmacist job, worries about paying off $300,000 debt? Those are valid worries, but you don't have to worry about being accepted into pharmacy school.
 
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I consider myself a man of faith - so I have a high tolerance for spiritual reference.

However, this is gross pandering to ignorance and I find it disgusting.

To Lucas9898989098,

I would recommend to look into becoming a professional television weather man. No seriously.....
 
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This is the third time I've seen a video by this guy. Is this you?

Why are we getting opinions from a nobody YouTuber?
He is a hospital pharmacist and has five years experience. What he says is true. Are you trying to discredit me because you want OP to continue pharmacy and have no job so you guys can be miserable together, lol
 
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He says his full time job isn't affected. He's just no longer being scheduled for per diem shifts...and definitely not laid off/fired. The title of the video is very misleading.

For now, he is not fired, for now. His hours are getting affected. Pharmacists who have done residencies in hospitals are still unemployed and their advice is go work at a bank. What Paul Tran says in the video is true and what Tony Guerra says in his podcast is also true.

OP should not do pharmacy at all period, other wise OP will be unemployed.
 
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He is a hospital pharmacist and has five years experience. What he says is true. Are you trying to discredit me because you want OP to continue pharmacy and have no job so you guys can be miserable together, lol

No I want to know why you don't give your own opinion instead of promote a YouTuber.
 
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