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How can I pursue a career in pharm while also having fun in college?

I want to go into the medical field of pharmacy --whether that's PharmD or pharmacology, I don't know yet, I know that I'm in that vicinity-- and get a good job where I can make an even better salary. But I also want to live the normal college life and not live four more years of stress-induced...

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Active Mar 31 at 21:01

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Posted by Malina D.’s Avatar Malina D.
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Constance Topolewski, PharmD, BCPS | Clinical Pharmacist at Geisinger Medical Center Hi Malina- I am not sure where you are in your ...

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...

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Dianna Slater’s Avatar
Active Sep 01 '17 at 19:35

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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 ...

How can I lower the cost of Pharmacy school?

I saw that Pharmacy school can be very expensive. How can I help pay some of the cost so I don't end up with an enormous amount of debt....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Posted by Devrick W.’s Avatar Devrick W.
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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani | Pharmacist In Charge at Benzer Pharmacy Hello, Devrick There are several ways to lower the cost of ...

I want to be a pharmacologist. Would I need to be a pharmacist first?

Pharmacology and pharmacy obviously go hand-in-hand, but to become a pharmacologist, do I need a regular pharmaceutical degree before I can be accepted into the Pharm D. programs? #pharmacy...

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Devangkumar Desai’s Avatar Abdul Vaajid Rehmani’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:17

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Posted by Emon L.’s Avatar Emon L.
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Devangkumar Desai | Staff Pharmacist at Rx Relief No, you don't need to be a pharmacist in the first ...

As a pharmacist, is dealing with the public a tedious part of your job? Will being a pharmacist put me in any danger because of the people who want their medicine?

My father has insisted that I should look into pharmacy. I'm willing to give it a shot. I worked in a pharmacy for one summer, and I realize my experience could be different from others who have also worked in a pharmacy. There was once a gunman in my pharmacy, and it really terrified me. I was...

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Bruno E. Perri, RPh, FASCP, BCGP’s Avatar Sheila Arrington, RPh, PMP’s Avatar
Active Sep 20 '17 at 15:58

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Posted by Julia J.’s Avatar Julia J.
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Bruno E. Perri, RPh, FASCP, BCGP | Independent Certified Geriatric Consultant Pharmacist I can certainly understand your concern. In my career, I have ...

How should I get my first internship if I want to become a pharmacist in the USA? I have the Bachelor degree in pharmacy in Spain.

My goal after I finish the internship is to become an employee because I would like to work in a hospital as a pharmacist....

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Dianna Slater’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Feb 27 at 08:07

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Posted by Sandra N.’s Avatar Sandra N.
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Dianna Slater | Clinical Pharmacist If you are a pharmacist in your home country, you'll have ...

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...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Posted by Devrick W.’s Avatar Devrick W.
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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani | Pharmacist In Charge at Benzer Pharmacy Hello, Devrick Personally I did 2 years of coursework, got associate ...

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....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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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 ...

Is it possible to get into a pharmacy school after a rough start in college ?

I've struggled with depression and kinda dented my gpa. I was wondering if it was possible to get into a pharmacy school if I retook classes and did well in them and also scored well on the Pcat...

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Dianna Slater’s Avatar Caroline Velasquez’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:32

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Posted by Hannah P.’s Avatar Hannah P.
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Dianna Slater | Clinical Pharmacist Hello Future Pharmacists! :) Of course! And depending on the PharmD ...

I want to go out of state for pharmacy school but I'm wondering if it's really worth the extra cost. Should I just stay in state ?

I want to know if it's worth the money...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:32

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Posted by Hannah P.’s Avatar Hannah P.
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Mary Marz | Hospital & Health Care Professional This may depend to some extent on how well thought of ...

How many years/ how much education does it take to become a pharmacist?

how many years will it take for me to become a pharmacist and how much does an education like that cost?...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:19

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Posted by sierra S.’s Avatar sierra S.
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Mike Dodia | Pharmacist of Technological Proportions, PharmD, RPh Hi Sierra- Glad to hear about your interest in becoming a ...

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...

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Sana V’s Avatar London Doyoung Kim’s Avatar Lynn Anyaele’s Avatar
Active May 30 at 13:13

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Posted by Abigail  G.’s Avatar Abigail G.
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Sana V | Student Intern, Pharmacy Student, Pharmacy Technician Firstly, working at a pharmacy will give you a general idea ...

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...

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Dianna Slater’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:33

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Posted by Jazmyne J.’s Avatar Jazmyne J.
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Dianna Slater | Clinical Pharmacist Focus on doing well on your core classes and the pre-requisite ...

What is the best software to learn if I want to find a job in the pharmaceutical industry?

I am trying to find an entry level job and want to upgrade my skills at home learning software but I am not sure which one to spend time on learning. In other words, what is the software skill that pharmaceutical companies require the most often but have the shortest supply of? #software...

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Gina Kim’s Avatar Gina Kim’s Avatar Theresa Cargioli Espy’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:01

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Posted by Flora C.’s Avatar Flora C.
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Gina Kim | Product Manager at Castlight Health Unless you are looking to go into software development, most companies ...

Does Pharmacy pay well?

Do you make good money out of graduating from Pharmacy school? #university...

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Gabriel Fig’s Avatar Sheila Arrington, RPh, PMP’s Avatar Janna Afanasjeva, PharmD, BCPS’s Avatar
Active Sep 22 '17 at 18:52

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Posted by Amira Z.’s Avatar Amira Z.
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Gabriel Fig | Experienced Higher Educational Professional & Certified Appreciative Advisor Hi Amira, Thanks for the question. According to the Bureau of ...

What is the best major to take if you want to go into Pharmacy?

Would Biology, Chemistry, or Biochemistry be the best to take? Or are there other majors that would be better to take? #pharmacy...

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Posted by Jillian N.’s Avatar Jillian N.

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...

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Steve Lewis’s Avatar Judy Joseph’s Avatar Debra Sham’s Avatar Huzefa Darugar’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:09

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Posted by Jung L.’s Avatar Jung L.
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Steve Lewis | Assistant Vice President, Information Security You have to get your Pharm.D.(Doctor of Pharmacy) Then you can ...

What kind of activities/experience will be most crucial on an application for pharmacy school?

I want to make sure to participate in any internship/research/club activities that will be helpful for pharmacy school. #pharmacy...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:24

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Posted by Joanne P.’s Avatar Joanne P.
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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani | Pharmacist In Charge at Benzer Pharmacy Hello, Joanne Great question! To get accepted to a pharmacy 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...

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Saira Masood’s Avatar
Active Aug 31 '17 at 16:54

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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 ...

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...

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David Friedman, RPh’s Avatar Janna Afanasjeva, PharmD, BCPS’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:31

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Posted by Jazmyne J.’s Avatar Jazmyne J.
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David Friedman, RPh | QUALITY-FOCUSED PHARMACIST MANAGER – Expertise in Long-Term Care ... Pharmacy school is very competitive and demanding. Pre-requisite classes are important ...

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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Ekaterina Yuvasheva’s Avatar Parixit Modi’s Avatar Annie Sommerman’s Avatar
Active Dec 03 '17 at 01:25

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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 ...

What are some key study tips or advice you would forward to first year pharmacy students?

The first year of pharmacy school can be a very exciting, yet scary experience. There is limited time to adjust and it can be difficult to immediately find mentors that are overflowing with tips and help. Overall, what is some general for advice for first year pharmacy students? #pharmacy...

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Active Apr 18 at 10:30

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Posted by Maya P.’s Avatar Maya P.
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Sheila Arrington, RPh, PMP | Healthcare Leader | Operations Manager | Registered Pharmacist ... Pharmacy school is exciting and demanding. My study tips are based ...

Is the outlook for pharmacy bad in the future?

I am a senior in high school. I have been looking into becoming a pharmacist, but not retail. My dad keeps telling me that I should not go into pharmacy because there isn't a high demand for it. Is this true? #pharmacy #pharmacist...

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jul 09 at 19:13

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Posted by Rayann J.’s Avatar Rayann J.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential There are many opportunities for pharmacists to practice their trade, but ...

What is the difference between a pharmacist and a pharmacist technician?

I want to know what the differences are regarding these two. Salary and work difference. #pharmacy #pharmacist...

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:44

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Posted by Arielle O.’s Avatar Arielle O.
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Saira Masood | Medical Information A pharmacist is a licensed health professional who has completed a ...

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...

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Sarah Jelley’s Avatar Abdul Vaajid Rehmani’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:33

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Posted by Tatyana S.’s Avatar Tatyana S.
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Sarah Jelley | Vice President Human Resources at BRIDGE Housing Corporation A Pharmacy degree gives you lots of options. Yes, you can ...

How easy is it to find a job as a pharmacist after college?

I am looking at different career options and wondered about finding a job as a pharmacist? #career #pharmacy...

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Holly Zzxxyzz’s Avatar London Doyoung Kim’s Avatar
Active Oct 25 '17 at 18:25

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Posted by Roanne E.’s Avatar Roanne E.
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Holly Zzxxyzz | Professional Business Support/ IT, Networking From what I understand pharmacy is not a high in demand ...

What are major obstacles pharmacists face?

I am a Jr. in Highschool and Im looking into becoming a pharmacist. #medical #pharmacy...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:03

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Posted by Jennifer A.’s Avatar Jennifer A.
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Holly Zzxxyzz | Professional Business Support/ IT, Networking I apologize," I said. "There is no excuse for making you ...

Is Organic Chemistry really a nightmare?

I'm taking Organic Chemistry next year and I'm scared that it will take many hours of studying for me to understand the concepts. Is it really as bad as everyone makes it seem? #organic-chemistry #medicine...

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Active May 30 at 13:21

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Posted by Valerie E.’s Avatar Valerie E.
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Sana V | Student Intern, Pharmacy Student, Pharmacy Technician My best advice is make a review sheet of the reactions, ...

How do you think the role of a pharmacist will change over the next 5 years?

I ask this question because I am currently a pharmacy student at Western New England University. The role of pharmacists has transformed over several years from that of a dispenser of medications to a vital health care team member that protects and promotes public health by educating and...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:30

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Posted by Alexa D.’s Avatar Alexa D.
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Janna Afanasjeva, PharmD, BCPS | Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Drug Information I do think that pharmacists will be involved more and more ...

What are the best strategies for finding and securing residency programs for after pharmacy school?

For pharmacy students interested in pursuing a residency program after pharmacy school, it can sometimes be challenging. What are some effective strategies in going about the residency search? #pharmacy #pharmacy-student...

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Devangkumar Desai’s Avatar Elizabeth Forster’s Avatar
Active Jul 23 at 18:17

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Posted by Maya P.’s Avatar Maya P.
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Devangkumar Desai | Staff Pharmacist at Rx Relief Contact ASHP ( https://accred.ashp.org/aps/pages/directory/residencyprogramsearch.aspx ) and ACCP ( https://www.accp.com/resandfel/ )There are ...
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