Career Pathway Evaluation Program for Pharmacy
What pharmacy specialty would best suit you? Take this survey by the American Pharmacists Association to see a list of specialties that would cater best with your strengths and preferences in your future career.
Supplemental Essay Questions
Supplemental essay questions for a handful of pharmacy schools. Get a head start on your applications, or get a preview of what questions are asked.
California Pharmacy School Requirements*
Pharm school prerequisites with UC Davis course names and numbers, number of Letters of Rec, and application deadlines
*created by the Pre-Pharmacy Club at UC Davis. Let us know if there are any discrepancies.
UC Davis Transcript Subject Codes
Skip out on ordering an official transcript from the registrar. Here are all the transcript subject code conversions when filling out courses on PharmCAS.
Directory of Pharmacy Schools
Information about each school's deadlines, program, prerequisites, letters of rec, interviews, and statistics.
Youtube - InfoPharmacy
Videos from a University of Washington Pharmacy School graduate who provides tips and advice on how to get into pharmacy school
Pharmacy School Rankings
Based on the 2012 rankings by U.S. World News & World Report
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Helpful information regarding pharmacy schools
Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT)
Out-of-state Pharmacy school test. But do note that not all out-of-state schools require the PCAT
PCAT Test Preparation
This site has a nice free review for the PCAT test. The chemistry and math video tutorials are pretty helpful. (NOTE: This site provides unofficial test preparation and is in no way affiliated or endorsed by Pearson.)
Articles about Pharmacy
adelicacy - A recently accepted UCSF pharmacy student shares her tips on pharmacy school application, personal statement writing, getting letters of rec, and preparing for interviews
Pharmacy Technician Programs - Interested in becoming a pharmacy technician? Check out this link for more information! Pharmacy Technician schools in California can be found on page 10
The Redheaded Pharmacist - A retail pharmacist shares about her experiences and thoughts on pharmacy issues that affect current and future practice
UCSF Pharm Admissions - Joel Gonzales, the admissions director for UCSF School of Pharmacy, shares helpful hints for prospective pharmacy students and advice on the application process
Get Pharmacy Experience
Get a Pharmacy Technician License (details under "Meeting Minutes")
Internship and Career Center
Sign up to do pharmacy internships through the Internship and Career Center. Internship placements are given each quarter. Save the dates on your calenders! Pass times are given out randomly. Some placements may require a TB clearance prior interning. Please check with the ICC link above for more information.
To keep up to date with available internships, jobs, and volunteering positions by the Internship and Career Center, sign up for the ListServe e-mailing list by clicking here.
Aggie Job Link
Find on and off-campus jobs and internships that may relate to the field of pharmacy. Many lab-positions are available via Aggie Job Link, which can strengthen pharmacy applications by showing lab experience. Aggie Job Link also allows you to find pharmacies, including those found in Woodland or Sacramento, so you may acquire some pharmacy experience if not made possible through the Internship and Career Center.