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Switching Pre-Med to Pre-Pharm, Late in College

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by Suffusion, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. Suffusion

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    I'm finishing up my junior year...I've got a 3.6 GPA overall and similar in science, absolutely no ECs, and I will have taken two semesters of Bio, Chem, Orgo, and one of Genetics on graduation. I'm premed, but thinking of switching in Pharmacy...is this a viable option or is it a with-phenomenal-test scores thing? Thanks
     
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    Ah, sorry, this was meant to be in pre-pharm. my bad
     
  3. J ROD

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    Just a minute ago you were trying to get into med school?

    Playing both sides?

    Pharm school is easier. 80+ on PCAT. Your GPA is competitive.

    Maybe work some in a pharmacy, I did not and still got in.
     
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    Your GPA is fine. You'll just have to do well on the PCAT. Also, you'll have to take anatomy/physiology, economics, and a few other courses to account for the differences between pre-pharm and pre-med.
     
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    Yea your fine... just remember you still have to take physics, maybe calc... etc. With your scores, you are probably top 25% of applicants easy. However, I would try to get some ECs in.
     
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    I went ahead and moved this to pre-pharm for you.
     
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    Pharmacy>>>>Dentistry>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Medicine

    Good Switch! ;)
     

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