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I heard that is a good idea to apply to at least five or six pharmacy schools.

1. Wegmans School Of Pharmacy (St. John Fisher)
2. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences
3. Hampton University School of Pharmacy
4. Howard University School of Pharmacy
5. Florida Agricultural & Mechanical Univ School of Pharmacy
6. Albany College of Pharmacy
7.LECOM (Maybe)
 

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PharmacistApril said:
I heard that is a good idea to apply to at least five or six pharmacy schools.

1. Wegmans School Of Pharmacy (St. John Fisher)
2. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences
3. Hampton University School of Pharmacy
4. Howard University School of Pharmacy
5. Florida Agricultural & Mechanical Univ School of Pharmacy

Mine:

1. University of the Pacific
2. Touro University
3. UC San Francisco
4. University of Southern California
5. Western University
6. UC San Diego
 

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PharmacistApril said:
I heard that is a good idea to apply to at least five or six pharmacy schools.

1. Wegmans School Of Pharmacy (St. John Fisher)
2. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences
3. Hampton University School of Pharmacy
4. Howard University School of Pharmacy
5. Florida Agricultural & Mechanical Univ School of Pharmacy

I hear that Howard is on probation. Everything is a mess. I would suggest against applying there...

I heard Shenandoah is a good school to apply for minorities because they desperately want diversity :p
 

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Mine:

1. University of the Pacific
2. Touro University
3. UC San Francisco
4. University of Southern California
5. Western University
6. UC San Diego

how u come up w/ ur list?
 

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Mine were:

1. University of Florida
2. Palm Beach Atlantic
3. Wingate University
4. Mercer
5. Xavier :oops:
 

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I actually applied to 8 but my top 6 are as follows:
1) University of maryland
2) Howard University
3) Temple University
4) Shenandoah University
5) University of pittsburg
6) LECOM
 

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PRINCESS_IJ said:
I actually applied to 8 but my top 6 are as follows:
1) University of maryland
2) Howard University
3) Temple University
4) Shenandoah University
5) University of pittsburg
6) LECOM

Princess_IJ, are you from MD? :)

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1. University of Maryland
2. University of Pittsburgh
3. Virginia Commonwealth University
4. Shenandoah University

I'll be adding schools after I find out my PCAT scores :)
 

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yes, i am from maryland. Were do u currently attend school.Did u take the June pcat or about to take october?
Utterdevotion said:
Princess_IJ, are you from MD? :)

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1. University of Maryland
2. University of Pittsburgh
3. Virginia Commonwealth University
4. Shenandoah University

I'll be adding schools after I find out my PCAT scores :)
 

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1. UCSF
2. UCSD
3. Rutgers
4. UNC-Chapel Hill
5. SUNY-Buffalo
 

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1. University of Washington
2. Washington State U
3. Pacific U
4. Midwestern
5. UOP

I'm liking the whole 3 year idea...
 

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1. Oregon State
2. Pacific U.
3. UCHSC
4. UCSD
5. USC
 

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LiliaKT said:
how u come up w/ ur list?

Well, you may have noticed those are schools located in California and my top three schools are in northern Cali. This is because I'm from the bay area and I would prefer schools closer to home. I'm not applying to any out of state schools, only if I don't get accepted next year.
 
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Here's where I find the smartest students around the country....
1) Wisconsin
2) Ohio State
3) Kentucky
4) Pittsburgh
5) Texas

I can't include WVU because I know everyone and the facade of prestige has worn off. You know...
 

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Well, you may have noticed those are schools located in California and my top three schools are in northern Cali. This is because I'm from the bay area and I would prefer schools closer to home. I'm not applying to any out of state schools, only if I don't get accepted next year.

Why not applying to more schools? You will waste another year if you don't get in any school in CA. There's no guarantee you will get accepted to CA schools if you reapply next year.
 

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1-5) Any school I get in to.
 

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ageldred said:
1-5) Any school I get in to.

Exactly right. What you will find out is that all that really matters is getting that Pharm. D. It's what you do AFTER school that really establishes your credentials.

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In order of which I would attend if I got accepted to all.. :rolleyes:

1)UCSF
2)UCSD
3)USC
4)UOP
5)Western
6)Midwestern - Glendale
7)Touro
8)Loma Linda
 

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Without taking money into consideration:

1. Northeastern
2. Albany School of Pharmacy
3. SUNY-Buffalo
4. Wegman's School of Pharmacy (St. John Fischer)
5. MCPHS
 

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Utterdevotion said:
I hear that Howard is on probation. Everything is a mess. I would suggest against applying there...

I heard Shenandoah is a good school to apply for minorities because they desperately want diversity :p

I will have to look into Shenandoah. Thanks
 

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the b man said:
Without taking money into consideration:

1. Northeastern
2. Albany School of Pharmacy
3. SUNY-Buffalo
4. Wegman's School of Pharmacy (St. John Fischer)
5. MCPHS

Are you from Ny? If so what part?
 

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Well, you may have noticed those are schools located in California and my top three schools are in northern Cali. This is because I'm from the bay area and I would prefer schools closer to home. I'm not applying to any out of state schools, only if I don't get accepted next year.

yea, im from cali too, so have a decent idea of all the schools. just surprised ucsf is #3 considering it's a really good school and tuition would be lower than say touro (i assume uop is #1 cuz its 3 yrs?). and then ucsd #6 was a shock to me too.
 
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Mine are:

1. Virginia Commonwealth
2. LECOM
3. Temple
4. MCPHS
5. Temple
6. Rutgers
7. NOVA
 

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PRINCESS_IJ said:
yes, i am from maryland. Were do u currently attend school.Did u take the June pcat or about to take october?

Sorry for the late reply there!!
I go to UMCP :) I took the June PCAT and I've been like a cat. I pounce at the mailbox once the mailman walks by haha. I do hope they come sooner, so I know if I can apply early decision to MD, or take the Oct. PCAT. What about you?
 

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1) VCU
2) Auburn
3) UF
4) Mercer
5) South

....Kinda skewed since being in-state for VCU, it was also the easiest for me to get into.....the Auburn/UF choices were more trying to be closer to my boyfriend
 

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Well, since Illinois only has 3 pharmacy schools, I only have 3 options. Out of state is wayyy to expensive, I cannot really afford that.

1) Midwestern university in Downers Grove
2)UIC
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3)last resort: SIUe
 

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1. UCSF
2. U of Washington
3. USC
4. UCSD
5. UIC, if I decide to apply there

I'm just hoping I can get into UW at least, I'd be only semi-excited to head back to USC and LA if I got into there (since it's expensive to live there and I'd have to get a car with EXPENSIVE insurance).
 

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Mine were:
1. USN
2. Midwestern
3. USC
4. Madison (this would have probably been my 1st or 2nd choice if my husband would have wanted to move to Wisconsin...home sweet home :love:)
 

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1. ACP
2. LECOM
3. Midwestern-glendale
4. Pacific U
5. UACP

Probably going to apply to a 4 years school as a backup to those three year ones. :)
 
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UCSF
UM Ann Arbor
UCSD
USC
UW Madison
 

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PharmacistApril said:
I heard that is a good idea to apply to at least five or six pharmacy schools.

1. Wegmans School Of Pharmacy (St. John Fisher)
2. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences
3. Hampton University School of Pharmacy
4. Howard University School of Pharmacy
5. Florida Agricultural & Mechanical Univ School of Pharmacy
6. Albany College of Pharmacy
7.LECOM (Maybe)

Any idea of how to apply for St. John Fisher? I asked them to send me an application but no response was heard from them...
 

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My choices are
1) Long Island Univeristy Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy
2) University at Buffalo
3) Albany College of Pharmacy
4) LECOM
5) The one in Chicago that accepts PharmCAS application :D
 

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jedijoe said:
Any idea of how to apply for St. John Fisher? I asked them to send me an application but no response was heard from them...

I believe you have to use thier common application and specify pharmacy and put your recommendation letters in there. Then I think they will probably send the supplemental application.

I think they don't have a pharmacy application because they are brand new and not set up yet. Im not sure though cause Im not done with my pre-reqs yet so hopefully when I apply they will be more established.

Call them today they are open til 4pm eastern 585-385-8064
 

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I am applying to (with not particular order--- I have not seen the schools yet)
Purdue
UMinnesotta
UWisconsin
UWashington
UOklahoma
 

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Wester univ
UCSF
UOP
LLU
USC
Albany college
Campbell
Colorado
Madison

Lol... longest list
 

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1. USN
2. UOP
3. LLU
4. Touro
5. Pacific
6. U of Colorado

See a pattern? :laugh:
 

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1. Wingate
2. South
3. Nova
4. Mercer

That's all I applied to... I got into Nova and Wingate and am going to Wingate. South started out as my first choice school, but after I interviewed at Wingate I knew that I wanted to go there. Soooo glad I got in!
 

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1. SIUE
2. Nova
.... more to come, i will be finished with applications by the january, february deadline. :D
 

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Knickerbocker might get upset if you keep qouting him :cool: :cool:
 

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1- Wherever I can get in
2- Wherever I can get in
3- Wherever I can...
4- Ditto
5- USC (LMFAOROTF!!!!)

:D
 

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I only applied to two schools so i guess my top 5 are:

1.UCSF
2.UCSF
3.UCSF
4.UCSD
5.UCSD

:):):):):)
 

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1) UCSF
2) UCSD
3) USC
4) UOP
5) Loma Linda

Hoping to go to UCSF though....:):):)
 

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I only applied to two schools so i guess my top 5 are:

1.UCSF
2.UCSF
3.UCSF
4.UCSD
5.UCSD

:):):):):)

Hey Cheburashka,

I'm applying to those two schools next year...how was the application process for those schools? Any suggestions? I'm going to be graduating next year so yeah, it's going to be stressful this summer (not really since it's only two schools but still...) Thanks...:):):)
 

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Hey Cheburashka,

I'm applying to those two schools next year...how was the application process for those schools? Any suggestions? I'm going to be graduating next year so yeah, it's going to be stressful this summer (not really since it's only two schools but still...) Thanks...:):):)

I am graduating this year so I am going through right now what you will be next year. Application process - I pretty put all my effort into UCSF application and half assed the UCSD one within the last 2 days of the deadline. UCSF supp is much harder and time consuming with essay-type questions whereas UCSD is more straight forward. However, both supps have totally different questions so you can't really use the ones you asnwered for one for another. UCSF one also has its own personal statement - shorter than the one for pharmcas though.

My suggestion is start writing you stuff early, do not wait for fall.
 

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1) UCSF
2) UOP
3) Pacific (Oregon)
4) UCSD
5) USC
6) Any other CA Pharmacy school
 

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I am graduating this year so I am going through right now what you will be next year. Application process - I pretty put all my effort into UCSF application and half assed the UCSD one within the last 2 days of the deadline. UCSF supp is much harder and time consuming with essay-type questions whereas UCSD is more straight forward. However, both supps have totally different questions so you can't really use the ones you asnwered for one for another. UCSF one also has its own personal statement - shorter than the one for pharmcas though.

My suggestion is start writing you stuff early, do not wait for fall.

UGH!!! There goes my summer....lol....thanks cheburashka....just need to plan ahead....start applying to all the California schools like all the other Californians...LOL...:laugh::laugh:;)
 
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