Pharmacy Advising & Careers

Timeline for Pharmacy Admissions

Preparing for Pharmacy School

Pre-Pharmacy Frequently Asked Questions

Guide to Related Careers and Majors for Pre-Pharmacy Students


Gaining Experience

Pharmacy schools and future employers are looking for students with the following skills and qualities:

  • Knowledge of the pharmacy profession and the health care system
  • Experience working with people from a variety of different backgrounds
  • Communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills
  • Professionalism and maturity

Here are a few ways to develop and improve these skills and qualities:


Applying to Pharmacy School

Personal Statement Resources (presentation) (handouts)

Alternative Options for Pharmacy School Applicants

The Case for Applying Broadly to Pharmacy Schools

PharmCAS Science GPA Estimator (Excel file)