Career Questions tagged Pharmacy

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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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar Vicki Tillman’s Avatar Patricia Dorch, M.S.’s Avatar
Active Nov 06 '17 at 01:06 AM

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Posted by Quynh Chau D.’s Avatar Quynh Chau D.
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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani | Pharmacist In Charge at Benzer Pharmacy Hello, Chau 1. Pre-requisites courses for pharmacy school differ with each ...

Is a pre-pharmacy major in college a lot of work?

I understand that all college majors are a lot of work but i am a senior that will be going to a Division I school for athletics and I am very interested in doing something in the pharmacy field. But, I am a tad bit worried about the work load. #pharmacy #pre-pharmacy...

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Active Sep 29 '17 at 03:14 PM

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Posted by Peyton E.’s Avatar Peyton E.
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Jaclyn Schiffour, Esq. | Sr. Analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hi Peyton, A pre-pharmacy major, while playing sports, will be difficult ...

If you were looking to become a pharmacist, what majors would you take in college?

I'm not sure whether I should major in pre-pharmacy studies, pharmacology, or pharmaceutical sciences if I'm looking to become a pharmacist in the future. I am also looking to attend pharmacy school after I graduate with my bachelor's degree. #college #major...

#pharmacy

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Jaclyn Schiffour, Esq.’s Avatar Herman Liu’s Avatar
Active Oct 31 '17 at 03:51 AM

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Jaclyn Schiffour, Esq. | Sr. Analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hi Kaitlyn, Most of the people I know that went into ...
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Herman Liu | Clinical Trial Management Associate Hi Andrew, I believe you need a bachelors degree to apply ...

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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Active Sep 18 '17 at 01:02 PM

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Posted by Amber H.’s Avatar Amber H.
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James Chafin, Jr. | Pharmacist at Coram CVS/specialty infusion services just take the basics required for admission. Major in something that ...

Any help with scholarships?

Hi, i am currently transferring to UC Irvine and want to know of any scholarships out there that can help me with tuition since it is so expensive at the moment. I really want to go into the pharmacy field and thats why im trying to get my BA in chemistry. It is really hard to keep working at a...

#scholarships #latinasinchemistry #pharmacy #pharmaceuticals #financial-aid #womeninchemistry #chemistry

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Active Oct 16 '17 at 12:26 PM

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Posted by Gabriela P.’s Avatar Gabriela P.
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James Chafin, Jr. | Pharmacist at Coram CVS/specialty infusion services I would check with the school financial aid office they usually ...

Where can I find good amounts of scholarships?

Hello, my name is Edona B. and I am currently a senior in high school. Stress and anxiety has been accumulating throughout the days as a senior because college is around the corner.... I am very nervous and anxious to go into college because I keep thinking about the loans and payments I will...

#medicine #pharmacy

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Active Sep 01 '17 at 11:35 PM

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Posted by Edona B.’s Avatar Edona B.
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Dianna Slater | Clinical Pharmacist Check with the financial aid and scholarship office at the school ...

What is a direct pathway of becoming a phamacist?

Since I was young I have always wanted to become a pharmacist. My mother is a pharmacist and I might've asked her every question that I can think of but I really want to hear from other pharmacist to find way to get through college trying out pharmacy. I just wanted to know how many years...

#pharmacy

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Active Aug 31 '17 at 08:54 PM

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Posted by Jarad P.’s Avatar Jarad P.
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Saira Masood | Medical Information you should aim for about 6 years of schooling including your ...

What the difference between medicinal chemistry, pharmacology and pharmaceutical chemistry?

I want to study chemistry and like the idea of medicine, but I want to avoid going down a path that is somewhat like biochemistry since I am not a fan of biology. #medicine #chemistry #pharmaceuticals #pharmacy #medicinal-chemistry #pharmacology #pharmaceuticals...

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Erika Dobbins’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar Sesha Arathi Paluri’s Avatar Lisa Misiewicz, DPT’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 06:50 PM

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Posted by Wrayzene W.’s Avatar Wrayzene W.
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Erika Dobbins Funny you should say that. I am a biochem. major, who ...

What is the difference between biomedical engineering, medical research, and the pharmaceutical industry?

I'm interested in pursuing a career path in one of the above fields, so I would like some clarification as to what these specific careers entail. #biomedical-engineering #pharmacy #pharmaceuticals #medical-research...

#biomedical-science

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Active Nov 02 at 03:54 AM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Jayavignesh Arivalagan | Chemical Process Engineer Generally speaking, biomedical engineering is used to develop products, generally called ...

Is biochemistry a good choice to major in for a bachelor's to become a pharmacologist?

I'm thinking about pursuing a career in pharmacology, but I'm not sure what the best major would be in order to become one. #medical #pharmacy #biochemistry #pharmaceuticals #medical-research...

#pharmacology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Jaron Hightower-Mills | Higher Education Administration and International Education Specialist Katia, Biochemistry is one of the essential areas in pharmacology, so ...

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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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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andy nguyen | Unemployed as a pharmacist at not applicable With a major in pharmaceuticals, you either teach or do pharmaceutical ...

What does a pharmacologist do on a daily basis?

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

#pharmacology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Allen Graber | Community Pharmacist There is a difference between the practice of pharmacy and the ...

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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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Nayeem Ahmed | Resolution Expert at Dell A pharmacologist is a scientist who conducts research experiments and tests ...

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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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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rohit kumar | Student at indian institute of aircraft engineering Pharmacy is a professional field and area of study, while pharmacology ...

What are the academic steps required to become a pharmacologist?

I'm interested in pursuing pharmacology as a degree and am wondering what my academic path would be in this field. #medical #research #pharmacy #biomedical #pharmaceuticals #medical-research #biomedical-science...

#pharmacology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Nayeem Ahmed | Resolution Expert at Dell Pharmacists educate patients about the use of drugs and illness prevention ...

what career path do you intend to pursue after finishing study at the Pharmacy college? Community Pharmacy? Pharmaceutical industry? medical sales representative or something else,what are the reasons that stand behind your choice of Pharmacy career path?

I will be glad in knowing what my fellow Pharmacy students are planning when it comes to their future career path thus expanding my professional horizons and exchanging advice and experience. #medicine #student #pharmacy...

#pharmacology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Kais S.’s Avatar Kais S.
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ABDUL WAHAAB | General Manager at PSi3Axis Info Services (India) Pvt. ... Hi Kais, The first thing that you have to decide is ...

I do not know what I want to pursue in college. I know I want to help people, what careers can I go in?

I'm a 17 year old senior, currently I am thinking of becoming a dentist but before that I wanted to pursue pharmaceuticals. I've been hopping around from career the career, but as I am applying to colleges I need to make up my mind. Please help me. #business #medicine #nursing...

#social-work #dentistry #social-services #registered-nurses #pharmacy

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:49 PM

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Posted by Jennifer M.’s Avatar Jennifer M.
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Shelly M. Smith, LMFT | Marriage and Family Therapist Hi Jennifer, It is hard to narrow down to just one ...

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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Valerie Tapia’s Avatar andy nguyen’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar Allen Graber’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:49 PM

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Posted by Alvin E.’s Avatar Alvin E.
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Valerie Tapia | Pharmacist To address the previous comment: To be licensed pharmacist, yes you ...

What are the possible career choices for someone who might double major in computer science and pharmacology or int. business?

I am currently learning AP computer science. I am still deciding what I like at the moment, but those three things interest me the most. I am not sure what my choices will be once I attain those degrees. #computer-software #business #pharmacy #international...

#international-business

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Leon Heckman’s Avatar Eden Aygoda’s Avatar Gail OD’s Avatar Susan Zaffarano’s Avatar
Active Sep 28 at 05:33 AM

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Posted by Hailin G.’s Avatar Hailin G.
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Leon Heckman | Release Engineer at Arbella Insurance Group I have a BS degree from Syracuse University in Management Information ...

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?...

#pharmacists #retail-pharmacy #pharmacy

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Active Feb 11 at 02:46 AM

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Posted by Israt A.’s Avatar Israt A.
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Mary Marz | Hospital & Health Care Professional I cannot imagine not needing expertise on medications in the future... ...

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...

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

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Active Dec 23 '17 at 11:28 AM

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Posted by Megan G.’s Avatar Megan G.
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London Doyoung Kim | Lead pharmacist at Skilled Nursing Pharmacy Megan, it doesn't always have to be one way or the ...

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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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Hannah W.’s Avatar Hannah W.
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Huong Lieu | Pharmacist at Walgreens You can do research if you want to, you just have ...

Is the work that a pharmacy technician does different than that of an actual pharmacist?

I am asking because I would like to be a pharmacist, and I know that you have to do at least a year or two working as a pharmacy technician, under an actual pharmacist. #pharmacy...

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Active Dec 03 '17 at 06:25 AM

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Posted by Jermaine W.’s Avatar Jermaine W.
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Ekaterina Yuvasheva | Pharmacist at Walmart Well.... LONG story short, the difference lies in how much you ...

With a PharmD degree can I use that to go into pharmeuctical law?

Not sure what I want to do once I become a pharmacist but I don't want to do retail. #law #lawyer #pharmacy...

#pharmaceuticals

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Active May 07 at 11:54 PM

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Posted by Erin L.’s Avatar Erin L.
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Herman Liu | Clinical Trial Management Associate Hi Erin, If you want to practice law, you need to ...

Is technology decreasing the number of jobs in the pharmacy field?

Recent news is about a robot who found a cure to cancer it has not been confirmed as the patient died before the treatment was implemented. #medicine #medical #research #biomedical-engineering #pharmacy...

#pharmaceuticals

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Svelt Kristof, MSc, CCRA, Consultant’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:45 PM

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Posted by Erin L.’s Avatar Erin L.
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Svelt Kristof, MSc, CCRA, Consultant | CEO, Access Pharma Group (CRA School, ACR SMO, ... Robots tend to replace more and more the humans and pharmacological ...

What are some of the daily responsibilities a Pharmacist might expect?

I am looking into several different types of Engineering degrees as well as possibly going to Pharmacy school. I know a lot about Engineering through my high school course of study, but I don't know enough about Pharmaceuticals. I would like to know more information about on the job experience....

#pharmacy

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Kenneth B.’s Avatar Kenneth B.
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John Lewies J Key pharmacy technician duties 1. Prescription processing & filling It’s safe ...

What careers can come from a biochemistry degree?

I am looking to study to become some sort of pharmacologist and most colleges do not have it as a major. Biochemistry seems to be interesting and applicable to many different jobs. Looking to know more. Thanks! #biology #career-path #chemistry #pharmacy...

#biochemistry

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Allison S.’s Avatar Allison S.
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Anup Sareen | Professional Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Analytical chemist ...

What is the difference between a pharmacist and pharmacologist?

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

#pharmacists

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Allison S.’s Avatar Allison S.
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Anup Sareen | Professional PHARMACY Pharmacy is a licensed health profession in which pharmacists provide ...

What classes should i take in high school if i want to be a pharmacist?

Im still in high school but i need to know what classes to take. #education #career-choice #higher-education #pharmacy #pharmacists #high-school-classes #smart...

#highways

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Emily E.’s Avatar Emily E.
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Cecile A | Retired academic counselor Lots of math--up through calculus, chemistry, physics, biology, anatomy and physiology, ...

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