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James Chafin, Jr.

Pharmacist at Coram CVS/specialty infusion services
Smyrna, GA
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Destiny O. May 16, 2016 670 views

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...


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Jingwen S. May 18, 2016 489 views

How many years of college do I need to take for pharmacy major?

I will take the pharmacy major, so I would like to know how many years of this major takes. college healthcare pharmacy...


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Aubrey D. May 21, 2016 1779 views

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...


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Jacob C. May 25, 2016 709 views
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Brian C. May 30, 2017 690 views

What are some recommended summer activities that I can do over the summer to show my interest in the Pharmaceutical Sciences field?

As a high school student, I have always wanted to pursue in the medical field. However, I am leaning more on the chemistry aspect, rather than biology (though I want to do both). So I figured that the best option for me is pharmaceutical sciences. The problem now I am having is deciding what...

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Reilly M. May 30, 2017 587 views

How many years of schooling (after high school) are required in order to become a pharmacist?

I am a junior in high school and I am looking to become a pharmacist. I would like to learn about the requirements needed to become a pharmacist....


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Wrayzene W. Jul 18, 2017 3748 views

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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Gabriela P. Sep 01, 2017 393 views

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...

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Amber H. Sep 01, 2017 765 views

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...


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Noah P. Sep 01, 2017 693 views

Is there shadowing for pharmacists?

I understand in the medicine field, students who want to be nurses or doctors attend shadowing for actual doctors or in hospitals to learn and assist in the actual work place. I don't know if that is the case for pharmacists as well and if it is how I would go about becoming a "shadower."...

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Ruby L. May 12, 2018 621 views

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...

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Ruby L. May 14, 2018 609 views

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...

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Steven A. Aug 11, 2018 783 views

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...