UCSF Pharmacy Questions

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by Oneday_9, Nov 12, 2004.

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  1. kevintech

    kevintech Member 5+ Year Member

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    ICA, would you mind posting your stats?
     
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  3. tomrocks

    tomrocks Member 5+ Year Member

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    I honestly think that UCSF doensn't look just at one thing but they look at the whole person. You might be weak in one area but strong in another. If I had to choose one thing to focus on, it would probably be extracurricular activities. They want people who are leaders, who show commitment, and who show care for the community. I think they look for more than just pharmacy experience and look at life experience. Good luck everyone.
     
  4. blizz

    blizz Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Hmm.. that has me worried because I sent my application out Oct 28th, and I know they received it in their office on the 31st. So far, no complete application email. Do you think I should call?
     
  5. ICA

    ICA Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Do you know if your PharmCAS was mailed out to them already? I submitted my PharmCAS in late July so it was practically sitting in their office this whole time.

    They specificaly stated that they DO NOT want people to contact them regarding the status of their application. As long as you submitted everything they asked for (two copies of Form A w/ check stapled to it, etc.) :rolleyes: and made personal photocopies of everything, you should be fine.
     
  6. ICA

    ICA Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    PM sent.
     
  7. blizz

    blizz Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Okay, thanks. I submitted my pharmcas in september, and they mailed it out on Oct. 12. I'll be patient and keep waiting... although it's nervewracking! :scared:
     
  8. coconut509

    coconut509

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    when you guys applied for UCSF, did you have to fill out something like background check which cost 150$ ? Help me please
     
  9. jmcfa002

    jmcfa002 UCSF SoP c/o 2014 2+ Year Member

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    Behind you
    Did anyone NOT do the optional supp? pt D i think
     
  10. rycetrix

    rycetrix 7+ Year Member

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  11. jmcfa002

    jmcfa002 UCSF SoP c/o 2014 2+ Year Member

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    Behind you
    oops, i thought that was the thread I was posting in. I had to search to find this thread. misread the titles...
     
  12. pvn1

    pvn1 2+ Year Member

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    Hi Oneday_9,
    My interview is on Feb 12. Could I attend the class at 9 am with you? Please email me at [email protected] to set up a meeting!!! Thank you so much for doing this!!!:thumbup::)
     
  13. uknowyamapi

    uknowyamapi 2+ Year Member

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    I am trying to reapply for ucsf this year. Dose anyone know how many letter of recommendation letters i need for reapplying? Is it still same as a new applicant?
     
  14. Project2015

    Project2015 5+ Year Member

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    You will need four, with one of them being new.
     
  15. regine

    regine

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    Hi, I'm really confuse what to do right now. Should I get my bachelor first or go straight into a graduate school. I'm taking all the requirements to get into UCSF, but I'm not sure if it's good idea to go straight.
     
  16. sswass

    sswass

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    please help!!! I desperately want to get into my first choice UCSF . I have avg. GPA but hear UCSF looks at entire app. Given my extracurriculars, is this enough for UCSF to overlook the avg. GPA and consider me a candidate? Should I apply under early decision? Please be real in your responses, I can handle it. (applying fall 2015)
    • Undergrad: UCI (BS in Public Health Sciences)
    Overall | Last Year
    cGPA: 3.28 | cGPA: 3.75
    sGPA: 3.0 | sGPA: 3.75
    • Experiene: (Pharm)
    -8 months associate at an independent pharmacy
    -10 day medical mission (lead pharmaceutical volunteer)
    -20 hours shadowing pharmacist
    • Other:
    -4 years administrative work at primary care office
    -6 months intern at optometry office
    - Lead coordinator of youth group
    -2 years pre-pharm society (club)
    -1 years genetic divergence lab research
    PS: Strong--(details personal growth, leadership potential, and personal experiences w/in field.)
    --anything UCSF is specifically looking for/I should stress?
    LoR: (1) Pharmacist (9.5/10). (2) research professor (average) . (3) speech professor (good). clergey (average-good)
    ------Do I need to include specific prof. (ie. science/ math)? Does the research LoR make up for it?
    Interview: If I get it, I will nail it
     

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