You’ve made your decision to become a Pharmacist! That’s great, but now comes the difficult part, choosing a school that’s right for you. You are making a decision that will affect your next 5 to 6 years so you must be sure to choose carefully and appropriately, taking [...]
Becoming a pharmacist takes six years of higher pharmacy school, which can be extremely expensive. You need to look into all the financial aid that you can get, especially in forms of scholarships for pharmacy schools that do not have to be repaid. There are many great pharmacy scholarships for pharmacist [...]
J.D. Power and Associates conducted a study ranking customer satisfaction among pharmacies across the United States. The 2011 National Pharmacy Study was based on more than 12,300 customers who filled new prescriptions or refilled a prescription during May thru June. The study used a 1,000 point scale for [...]
Pharmacy is not only a well-respected career; it can also be a very lucrative one. There is always an increasing demand for a qualified pharmacist due to pharmaceutical treatment becoming more sophisticated and more complex. As this demand for pharmacists rises so does the compensation.
Pharmacy Job Description
A Pharmacist compounds and dispenses prescribed [...]
There are many benefits in becoming a Pharmacy Technician both outwardly satisfying and inwardly gratifying. It is a career in the medical field which comes with promising financial rewards. Also, depending on the level you would like to reach, schooling for a Pharmacy Technician can range from only one to four [...]
As in most colleges or universities, one of the pre-requisites for entrance is scoring well on a specific standardized test. Schools of Pharmacy are no different. A majority of pharmacy schools in America require the Pharmacy College Admissions Test, or PCAT. The PCAT is a good predictor of those who will do well in pharmacy [...]
Pharmacy school admissions typically require extensive, time-consuming applications with answers to a litany of questions about you, your intentions, your academic record, your career, and other specifics. These applications grant your prospective interviewers – be they admissions committees or individual counselors – the opportunity to review you in your entirety as a candidate for enrollment [...]
These requirements may run from past courses, as reflected in a transcript, and high scores on standardized tests to some pharmaceutical experience in the workplace. Obviously, the more you meet these requirements, the better pharmacy school you’re likely to enter, such as UCSF.
Here is a brief summary of [...]
Pharmacy has become a staple in today’s educational pipeline for students seeking positions in the medical field. To become a pharmacist it requires a lot of schooling, internship hours, and money as the cost of school continues to increase. One of the best ways to get your foot in the door is to start a [...]
As with any admission into a graduate, postgraduate, or professional school of higher education, there comes a time for the all-important interview.
Pharmacy School Interviews
Your interviewers – whether they represent an admissions committee or the office of one counselor – will want to learn more about you: who you are; [...]