For students that have completed an undergraduate degree and did not follow a Pharmacy path, what is the best way to get on track to Pharmacy School?
Especially if they did not have the best grades in science.
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You need to look at each individual pharmacy school and see what their prerequisites are. You will also most likely have to take the PCATs. Not to be discouraging, but it is very unlikely you will get into pharmacy school if you did not have a minimum of a 3.0 in the core science courses. It is highly competitive and the program is ALL science based: Biology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Chemistry- Acid/Base & Organic, Kinetics, Math, etc. Many schools have guaranteed seat programs where those students have to meet a criteria to remain accepted. A few seats fall open each year and they are offered to the cream of the crop with academics.
I would say the best place to start is to decide which pharmacy schools you are interested in and research them! Find out what courses they require, PCAT scores they require, etc. Even though you already have an undergrad degree, I suggest going back and retaking courses that are required by the pharmacy schools you are interested in and also take courses that are required that maybe you didn't take while finishing your undergrad degree!