Career Questions tagged Pharmacists

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Steven A. Aug 11, 2018

How hard is it to be Pharmacist?

I am attending college in less than a month and I'm majoring in Pharmacy. Is it hard? Is there any advice for me inorder for me to succeed. #chemistry #pharmacy #pharmacist #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals...

#experience

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Laura W. May 23, 2018

Which companies are the best to work for as a Pharmacist?

I am currently a pharmacy tech and I am going back to school to become a pharmacist. I am also a single mother so flexibility in schedule is important to me? Which companies offer the best benefits and salary with flexibility in schedule? #pharmacy #pharmacists #benefits #flexibility...

#singlemom

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Ruby L. May 14, 2018

Best pre-college volunteer options for aspiring pharmacists?

What can I do to volunteer in high school if possible and what school is best for this career option? I want my application to be as strong as possible for med school, and that includes any experience I can get before applying for colleges, but I don't know where I'd start, how I can do it and...

#pharmacist #pharmaceuticals #pharmacists #medicine #pharmacy

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Ruby L. May 12, 2018

What high school / college courses are best for people wanting to go into Pharmaceuticals?

Hello! I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice on which high school and or college courses could be best for me to take if I wanted to go into a career in pharmaceuticals, as next year I begin high school and want to make my chances as high as possible for getting into a good school...

#pharmacist #pharmaceuticals #pharmacists #medicine #pharmacy

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Ting G. Apr 12, 2018

How do you conquer your weakest subject in school crucial to your interested majors ?

I have always struggled with Math. Since elementary until my sophomore so far, math has never clicked with me. I tried tutors. However, it just doesn't work. I need to improve in math to become a pharmacist as they require crucial ground in math and chemistry. #struggleisreal...

#pharmacists

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Quynh Chau D. Oct 09, 2017

How did you prepare for Pharmacy schools, especially for the PCAT test?

I am a Chemistry major student and am interested in Pharmacy schools. I would like to find out which courses you take for pre-pharmacy and how you have prepared for the PCAT. #pcat #pharmacist #pharmacy #graduate-school #professional-training...

#pharmacists

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Kris M. Feb 08, 2017

Is being a doctor fun or not?

What you love or the fun about this job? #pharmacists #medicine...

#healthcare

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Amber H. Sep 01, 2017

What is the best way to plan my college schedule if I want to become a pharmacist?

I am asking this because I would love to become a pharmacist. I would like to know what classes that would help prepare me the best for my future classes. #pharmaceuticals #pharmacy #pharmacist #pharmacists #medicine...

#college

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Aubrey D. May 21, 2016

What are the pros and cons of working in the pharmaceutical industry?

I am trying to decide between a few different majors and I may want to be a pharmacist. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals #pharmacist...

#pharmaceutical-industry

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Alexa D. May 24, 2016

Will pharmacists get prescribing rights?

The prescribing rights have increased for both physician assistants and for nurses in the hospital setting. Today, pharmacists are still mostly confined to the pharmacy, and there are less pharmacists that are going from room to room and checking on patients. I believe that this will most...

#healthcare #rights #hospital-and-health-care #prescription #prescribing #pharmacists #pharmacy

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Katia D. Mar 19, 2017

What does someone in pharmaceuticals do on a daily basis?

I'm interested in pursuing a career in pharmaceuticals, but I'm not sure what their day-to-day tasks look like. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals #pharmaceutical-industry #clinical-pharmacy...

#retail-pharmacy

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Katia D. Jan 29, 2017

What does a pharmacologist do?

I'm interested in entering the pharmaceutical field, specifically in research. I've heard that pharmacologists research new medicines, but I'm not sure about their specific job description. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals #pharmacist...

#pharmacology

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Katia D. Jan 29, 2017

What is the difference between pharmacology and a pharmacist's degree?

I'm thinking about joining the pharmaceutical field, but I'm not sure about which specific job I should pursue. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals #pharmacist #pharmaceutical-industry...

#clinical-pharmacy

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Alvin E. Dec 02, 2016

What is the good path to follow to be a pharmacist?

Hello! I'm a student about to having is associated degree of science this fall. I would like to pursue a career in pharmacy. I've been told a lot but I want the advices of professional or maybe the experience of a professional. Thank you #graduate-school #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals...

#pharmacist

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Israt A. Oct 30, 2016

Are the golden days of pharmacy really over?

I've been interested in becoming a pharmacist for some time now, mostly based on my interest on Chemistry and help/communicating with others. However, there is a stigma forming about this career-- about how its "golden days" are over and it's not worth the effort, How accurate is this?...

#retail-pharmacy #pharmacy #pharmacists

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Megan G. Oct 30, 2016

Which do you find better when it comes to the pharmacy world, working in a research lab or a pharmacy in a drug store/hospital?

I have been accepted into a pre-pharmacy program and I am hoping to finish school with a Pharm-D. I feel that a research lab will be better for me because I want to help in finding things like the cure to cancer or the cure to Alzheimer's and I believe that the cure is in medicine. I want to...

#medical-research #medicine #pharmacy #research #pharmacists #laboratory #pharmacist #pharmd

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Hannah W. Oct 28, 2016

If you get a degree in Pharmacy, can you also conduct drug testing, manufacturing, and/or research?

I am interested in the range of things you can do with a Pharmaceutical degree, besides actually just working in a Pharmacy. #pharmacy #pharmacists...

#pharmaceuticals

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Jermaine W. Oct 26, 2016

Are you able to work towards college of pharmacy credits while in school for your bachelor's?

I am asking because I would like to be a pharmacist, and I know that there is a lot of schooling involved. I was wondering because I heard of pre-pharmacy tracks that could be done while getting your bachelor's. #college-major #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals...

#bachelors-degree

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Allison S. Oct 21, 2016

What is the difference between a pharmacist and pharmacologist?

What types of science courses are taken? #medicine #pharmacy...

#pharmacists

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Emily E. Oct 20, 2016
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Samantha L. Oct 19, 2016

What are the main differences between a retail-pharamacist and a clinical-pharamacist?

I am interested in participating in the pharmaceutical field one day and was wondering if it would be better to work as a pharmacist in retail or clinic. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals #pharmacist #pharmaceutical-industry #clinical-pharmacy...

#retail-pharmacy

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Samantha L. Oct 19, 2016

What degree should I aim for in college to become a pharmacist?

I am a senior in high school who is interested in becoming a pharmacist one day. However, I do not know where to start in terms of choosing a college degree that suits the occupation. Any suggestions and answers are welcome. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals #pharmacist...

#retail-pharmacy

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Krystal N. Aug 19, 2016

Which career pharmacist , nurse practitioner, physician assistant , and nurse anesthetist will be high demand high pay in the future?

I'm thinking between pharmacist , nurse practitioner, physician assistant , and nurse anesthetist career options that will fit my lifestyle but I don't know which career will be in high demand . #nurse #job-search #pharmacists #job-market #choosing-a-major...

#demand-forecasting

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Sharlene M. Aug 01, 2016

For someone who might become a pharmacist at some point could they start off with a bachelors in biology, or do they need to have a bachelors in biochemistry or macrobiology?

I am a rising sophomore in college and I may want to become a pharmacist at some point but I am currently unsure. Should I go for a biology major or should I aim for a biochemistry or macrobiology major? #pharmacy #pharmacists...

#pharmaceuticals

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Sharlene M. Jul 22, 2016

I'm considering going into the pharmaceutical business and I am also interested in environmental science what is the recommended pathway I should take in college?

I am a college student and I just wanted to get a better understanding of direction of I wanted to pursue something to do with the pharmaceutical business. #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals...

#pharmaceutical-industry

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Jazmyne J. May 29, 2016

Will making a few C's hurt a student chance of getting accepted when applying to pharmacy school?

I'm in my junior year of college and I'm trying to be realistic about whether I will be competitive enough to get accepted. I would like to know if I have above a 3.0 with a few C's, would that make me less competive academically? #pharmacy...

#pharmacists

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Tatyana S. May 28, 2016

How do I stand out more to get in a pharmacy school?

Currently, I have my associates of science/arts, and I am hoping to get my bachelor in biology in the next two years! Then my goal is to apply for Pharmacy school! I need help on how I should stand out more! #pharmacy #pharmacists...

#pharmacist

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Jazmyne J. May 25, 2016

Are there many scholarships and grants to go to pharmacy school?

I am about to enter my junior year in college as a chemistry major, and I am unsure if I'll be able pay for the program without obtaining a huge amount of death. I have seen many scholarships opportunities for medical students, but not for pharmacy students. Are there limited competitive...

#pharmacists #experts #students #admissions

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Jazmyne J. May 25, 2016

Is there a minimum number of C's that I can make in the science requirements and still be competitive when applying to pharmacy school?

I am going to be a junior in college in the school year 2016-2017, and I want to be realistic of what opportunities I definitely can pursue. I am at a quality academic college and I have a couple of C's. I am very interested in this field and I plan on volunteering with a pharmacist in a few...

#pharmacists #pharmacy #admissions

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Athena P. May 25, 2016

What is it really like to be a pharmacist? Is it boring? Do you feel like you're doing something rewarding? Is it worth the money?

A lot of people have told me to go into pharmacy, but I'm worried about feeling like it's a non-rewarding job, as well as messing up someone's prescription and potentially bringing them harm. - I'm a bit of a mess in science (chemistry and biology) lab classes. #medical #biology #chemistry...

#pharmacists #pharmacy

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Athena P. May 25, 2016
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Daria K. May 22, 2016

What major would be best to earn a degree in to pursue a career in pharmaceutical engineering?

I want to be a pharmaceutical engineer to make medications to help treat or cure various diseases in humans, but pharmaceutical engineering really isn't a major in itself. Chemical engineering seems to have a large focus on natural resources, like drilling oil, or working wth nuclear materials....

#chemical-engineering #choosing-a-major #biomedical-engineering #pharmacists #pharmaceutical-industry #pre-med

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Abigail G. May 22, 2016

Will being a certified pharmacy technician help me know if i would do well in pharmacy school?

I am currently in school to be a pharmacy tech and I'm trying to decide if I want to go to pharmacy school #pharmacy...

#pharmacists

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Emon D. May 21, 2016

As a chemistry major, what would be the best internships to aquire as a future pharmacist?

I am currently in school to obtain a bachelor's in chemistry. I plan on studying pharmacy in graduate school, and I would love more insight on my future endevours. #medicine #pre-med #chemistry #pharmacy...

#pharmacists

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Arielle O. May 16, 2016

What are some ways to stand out during college applications?

I'm a high school freshman, and I want to know what are some things I should get involved in. Especially, if I'm planning to major in Pharmacy. #college #pharmacy #pharmacists...

#extracurriculars

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Destiny O. May 16, 2016

is taking the fast track pharmacy program in college doing to further me in my field or put me behind?

I have decided to becom a pharmacist, but the fast track does not award me with a degree. Instead, I will compete the program in six years instead of 8 and end with a phd in pharmacy. Will not having a bachelors limit me? #college-major...

#pharmacists

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Joelle B. May 12, 2016

Which will better the chance of one getting into pharmacy school or even getting a good job in the pharmaceutical field. Experience working at an independent pharmacy or working at a corporately owned pharmacy (such as Walgreens)?

As a high school senior, I believe I should get a job that will prepare me for my future. I would like to know which will benefit me more when it comes to college and the real world. #college-admissions #pharmacists...

#admissions-counseling

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Joelle B. May 12, 2016

For someone wanting to pursue a career in pharmacy, is it more beneficial to attend undergraduate school for two years and go straight to pharmacy school, or complete the whole undergraduate program and then go to pharmacy school?

I have wanted to become a pharmacist for as long as I could remember, it runs in the family. But back then, it was much easier to become a pharmacist and I am now wondering what the most efficient way is to reach my goal. #pharmacy #pharmacists #clinical-pharmacy...

#retail-pharmacy

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Devrick W. May 12, 2016

What is the best option in pursuing a career in pharmacy? Should I complete the coursework in 2 years and then apply to pharmacy school, or should I get a bachelor's degree first?

I'm asking this question because I want to know what is the best route for pursuing a career in pharmacy. #pharmacy...

#pharmacists

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Yogeshwari S. May 12, 2016

Are there promising jobs after completing M.pharm? And is there more future in research or pharmaceutical company ?

I am doing my F.Y.B.Pharm now. I wanted to know the job opportunities is this field of pharmy. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmacist...

#clinical-pharmacy

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Tia M. May 11, 2016

Is Pharmacy a competitive job market? How competitive?

I plan on pursuing a career in Pharmacy and just want to know if the pharmaceutical field is competitive and to what degree. It is not that I think it may be too rigorous for me; I know I am capable. If anything, more rigor will only make me more humble and determined to succeed. My questions...

#pharmacy #pharmacy-technicians #clinical-pharmacy #pharmacists

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Tia M. May 11, 2016

How many additional years of schooling does one have to undergo to become a Pharmacist?

I am considering becoming a Pharmacist and would like to know how many years are required of me to attend school following my obtainment of a Bachelor's degree. #biology #pharmacy #pharmacists #clinical-pharmacy #retail-pharmacy...

#pharmacy-technicians

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Biak U. Mar 03, 2016

When should I get my first internship if I want to become a doctor?

I wanted to become a doctor. #doctor #science...

#pharmacists

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Biak U. Feb 26, 2016

What would be a good career to be? Why?

I am 10th grader and in High School. #doctor #engineer #nurse #scientist #pharmacists...

#botanist

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Olivia . Oct 22, 2015

How much do pharmacists get paid?

Because i want to be a pharmacist #doctor...

#pharmacists

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Jung L. Sep 17, 2015

What is the education level and training needed to become a Pharmacist?

I would like to know the order of process that is needed to become a Pharmacist. #pharmacy...

#pharmacists

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Anna K. Aug 21, 2015

What personality suits a pharmacist?

Hi, I was considering pharmacology as a career option, and I was wondering what sort of people would be best suited to that job. What personality traits must you have? What sort of people would enjoy a career as a pharmacist? What sort of people would enjoy studying pharmacology in college? Are...

#career #pharmacist #pharmacists #college #personality #pharmacy

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Anna K. Aug 16, 2015

Is the cost of schooling worth it for becoming a pharmacist?

I'm considering becoming a pharmacist, and I would like to know about the full cost of college compared to the income, and if it's realistic that a pharmacist can pay off all of their debt. How much does undergrad/pharmacy school generally cost, assuming no scholarships? Can the average...

#financial-planning #pharmacists #college #pharmacy #financial-aid