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  1. Pre-Pharmacy SocietySupplemental App. Future Time and Place To Contact Us: prepharm.cpp@gmail.com Pre-Pharmacy Society Website Pre-Pharmacy Society Facebook

  2. California Northstate College of Pharmacy • Costs: $75

  3. Loma Linda • Supplemental App is by email invite only. In other words, you need to submit pharmcas first. You will have 30 days from invite to finish and submit supplemental application. • Costs: $75

  4. Loma Linda Conti. • For Fall 2011-12 applicants, • What distinctive aspects of LLU School of Pharmacy are significant to you? • How was your interest in Pharmacy as a career developed? • Do you fellowship regularly with a church or religious group? If Yes, • a)With which church or religious group do you most closely identify? • b) Describe your relationship with that church or religious group. • c) If a member of a church, please provide the name of your pastor (or other clergy)

  5. Loma Linda conti. • Do you currently contribute to a charitable organization (contributing financially or by volunteering) such as a church, academic institution or foundation? • If so, please describe what has motivated you to contribute. • Discuss how your spiritual experience has influenced your daily life and been integrated into your choice of Pharmacy as a career.

  6. Loma Linda conti. • Loma Linda University is a Seventh-day Adventist institution that has lifestyle expectations that include abstinence from alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs/substances in all forms. • If accepted to LLU School of Pharmacy, are you willing to abide by the lifestyle policies of Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy specifically as related to the use of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs/substances? • If you have a personal history that includes the use of alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs/substances, please explain.

  7. Loma Linda conti. • Have you even been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor? If so, please explain • Do you have any pending felony or misdemeanor charges against you? If so, please explain. • Please provide any additional information that would help the admissions committee understand your personal, academic, and work history, particularly if there are any areas of deficiency or periods of poor academic performance.

  8. University of the Pacific • You will be asked for resume following their format • Cost: $60 • For Fall 2011 -12 applicants, essay questions were: • Have you ever been in a situation where you felt you needed to modify or change your behavior? How did you know and what did you do? How have you been able to take lessons learned from that situation and apply them to another? (500 - 700 words) • Please explain briefly why you wish to attend the University of the Pacific. Please also include an explanation of any extenuating circumstances (if any) you would like us to take into consideration.(no minimum or maximum limit)

  9. University of Southern California • Two part Supp. App.: a general graduate app. and specific app. , requires resume • Costs: $85 • Need resume, Essays( three topics given, you choose two to write) • For Fall 2011-12 applicants, essay questions were • What have you done to prepare for admission and a career in pharmacy? (Re-applicants should focus on specific things -activities, additional educational studies, etc. - which strengthen the file from the previous application.) ( 2000 characters max) • If you believe that your college transcripts or your resume does not adequately portray your past performance or your future promise as a pharmacist, please feel free to explain the reasons for the disparity; for example, employment, extracurricular activities, personal characteristics or illness. (3000 characters max) • .What unique, personal qualities and/or life experiences will you bring to your pharmacy career? (3000 characters max)

  10. Touro University (CA) • Cost: $50 • Write several sentences for the following: • For Fall 2011 applicants, • Explain why you have chosen to apply to our college of pharmacy • What do you feel is the most difficult challenge pharmacists will face in the coming years? What would you do to overcome this challenge? • A max of a page with 12 size font for the following: • The Admissions and Standards Committee reviews applications from many applicants with strong academic backgrounds and experiences. In the space below, and without considering skills and accomplishments, please describe those personal characteristics you feel make you stand out as an individual.

  11. University of San Diego • Cost: $60 • For Fall 2011-12 applicants • Essay: • Describe how you have explored the profession of Pharmacy, and UCSD in particular, to determine this is the career path for you. (500 max words)

  12. University of San Diego Conti. • For the following max ~200 words: • Describe any organizations or activities at school in which you have participated, and highlight any achievements for which you were recognized or leadership positions. • Describe any community service related activities for which you have volunteered, and highlight any accomplishments. • Describe hobbies, recreational interests or other personally rewarding activities in which you participate, and elaborate on their importance to you. • Sharing intellectual interest is an important aspect of professional life. Describe a book, class, or activity that you find intellectually exciting and specify your reasons. • Other Information (optional):You may use the space below to tell us anything else you would like us to know about you.

  13. University of San Francisco Conti • Cost: $60 • For Fall 11-12 applicants, Essay • Extracurricular, leadership, volunteer, community activities & work experience: • UCSF prepares students to be leaders in pharmacy. Expand upon one of the outside activities you listed in your PharmCAS application by discussing how your participation demonstrates your motivation and ability to be a leader in the pharmacy profession. • Answering this question is required. • In the PharmCAS application you listed examples of extracurricular, volunteer, and community activities as well as honors and awards, positions held, and work experiences. • This question asks that you provide evidence of leadership ability and motivation by expanding upon one of these experiences and discussing your level of involvement and the skills, knowledge, and insight you have gained from this endeavor. How will this experience prepare you to be a leader in the pharmacy profession? • We realize that the way you spend your time and the opportunities available to you can vary due to outside factors you do not control. For that reason we are interested in determining the depth of your commitment, and identifying the value you place on these experiences and accomplishments.

  14. University of San Francisco Conti • Professional acumen and cultural awareness: • Explain how your educational, employment or other extracurricular experiences have provided you an opportunity to actively address issues of diversity and/or health disparities. How will these experiences help you to succeed in our Doctor of Pharmacy program and in the pharmacy profession? • Answering this question is required. • An increasingly diverse society in America has significant implications for the future practice of pharmacy. At UCSF, addressing issues of diversity and health disparities are values we hold close. In this question you are asked to use examples from your own experiences in addressing these issues and how they will help you succeed in our program and in the profession.

  15. University of San Francisco Conti • Personal perspective: • How have your personal experiences informed your understanding of the human condition? • Answering this question is required. • For this question you should summarize what you believe you have learned about the nature of humanity and how that will impact your tenure as a student at UCSF and your future as a pharmacist.

  16. University of San Francisco Conti. • Candidate's statement: • In a class of 122 highly qualified students, which of your personal characteristics will make you stand out as an individual? In contrast to the PharmCAS application and statement, which asks you to describe your skills, accomplishments, and future goals, we ask that you discuss your personal uniqueness. • Answering this question is required. • Because the ability to write effectively will be important to you in pharmacy school and beyond, we ask that you write a second essay in addition to the Personal Statement in the PharmCAS application. • The theme of this essay is different from that of the PharmCAS Personal Statement and, therefore, the two essays should not be the same. • This Candidate's Statement should reflect who you are and what is meaningful to you. It should provide us with insight about your character and how you came to be the person you are today. You should pay particular attention to describing the unique qualities and personal characteristics that you believe separate you from the other candidates. • Like all writing segments of the application, this essay is also an opportunity to demonstrate a complex level of thought and critical thinking skills consistent with a professional, graduate-level degree program. Your discussion points should be presented in a logically cohesive manner and supported by relevant examples

  17. University of San Francisco • Other information: • Tell us anything else you would like us to know about you. If you’re a reapplicant, use this section to describe the steps you have taken to further develop your qualifications. • Answering this question is optional. • This is your opportunity to provide the admissions committee with additional information that you believe is relevant for consideration but that is not requested in any other section of the application. Alternately, you may use this space to expand upon something mentioned in another section of the application.

  18. Western University of Health Sciences • For Fall 11-12 applicants, Essay 200 words or 1200 characters less for each of the following, Cost $65 • What attracts you to a career in Pharmacy? Is there an area of practice that is of particular interest to you? • Explain what you have done to prepare yourself as a future pharmacist. • Aside from becoming a pharmacist, what other professional and personal goals do you have? How do you plan to achieve them? • Identify one social problem in the U.S. that is of concern to you. What do you believe are some possible solutions? • Name an individual whom you admire greatly. Why? • What are your strongest and weakest personal characteristics? How have these strengths) and weakness(s) helped or hindered you in the achievement of your goals?

  19. Western University of Health Sciences Conti. • Describe your participation in extra-curricular activities (campus and/or community) - that you feel may enhance your application. Include all offices and other leadership positions held. If you have not participated, indicate why. • Describe some of your non-academic interests (e.g., recreational or athletic activities, hobbies, club participation etc.) • Have you had any academic difficulties that may appear on your transcripts that you would like to explain? • Please use this space to make any additional personal comments that you think will strengthen your application.