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previous misdemeanor and pharm more chance?

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by fosho, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. fosho


    Jun 17, 2008
    hi everyone, i was charged with a previous misdemeanor previously on probation and had graduated with a B.S since. I really would like to consider pharmacy school. As long as this is expunged, would I have any problem obtaining the Intern license later on? thanks
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  3. Aggie07

    Aggie07 5+ Year Member

    Mar 18, 2007
    If you really want to know, just call the state board in your state and ask them. That will be the way to get a definitive answer.
  4. IrishRxMan

    IrishRxMan 2+ Year Member

    May 1, 2008
    I know in Texas, depending on the misdemeanor, our state board doesn't really care much. You still need to disclose everything just in case b/c they may find out about it. If it's a misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, they might not look to favorably on it. If it's a class C or low level misdemeanor it might not raise any eyebrows. I would check with your state board and see what they say. People make mistakes and as long as it wasn't a bad one, it will most likely be OK.
  5. Sparda29

    Sparda29 En Taro Adun Pharmacist Classifieds Approved 7+ Year Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    New York, New York
    As for crime, as long as you are not dealing drugs or running a meth lab out of your basement, you should be fine. If you're convicted of rape/murder, you'll be in jail for a long time before you can even think about pharmacy school.

    But I mean, if you got into a bar fight or got arrested at a protest for rioting, it shouldn't harm you.
  6. Luol Deng Fan

    Luol Deng Fan 2+ Year Member

    Mar 16, 2008
    Try writing to your governor. Tell him you learned your lesson and you need a pardon.

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