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Pre-Pharmacy / Pre-Dental Schools

chriskoreanchrischriskoreanchris Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
Hello, I was wondering if someone could tell me a list of good pre-pharmacy and pre-dental schools..
still deciding whether i want to be a pharmacist or a dentist..

my GPA is 4.0 (non-AP)
but my ACT score isnt that great.. (trying to improve)
and I haven't done SAT subject tests yet..

my EC is okay and in addition, i'm not an american citizen (does that affect anything?).

thanks!
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Replies to: Pre-Pharmacy / Pre-Dental Schools

  • pierre0913pierre0913 Registered User Posts: 7,652 Senior Member
    UNC-Chapel Hill
    Minnesota - Twin Cities
    Texas - Austin
    Ohio State
    Kentucky
    Michigan - Ann Arbor
    Washington
    Purdue
    Arizona
    Florida
    Illinois - Chicago
    Maryland - Baltimore County
    Wisconsin - Madison

    These are the top pharmacy programs according to US News
  • chriskoreanchrischriskoreanchris Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    thank you~~~~
  • jotajota218jotajota218 Registered User Posts: 353 Member
    Also check out Marquette.
  • chris2k5chris2k5 Registered User Posts: 896 Member
    What's your ACT score? I can pin-point you to a school better that way. I am pre-dental so I basically know every school out there with a pre-dental program.
  • chriskoreanchrischriskoreanchris Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    uhmm
    its currently high 20s
    but im hoping to bring it upto 30-32 if not better.
  • maryia777maryia777 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Hi chris.
    you say you know about all pre-dental schools. waht would you recommend if I am in the state of VA? and why? could you provide more links or info where I can find more info? thanks
  • star_sstar_s Registered User Posts: 460 Member
    Maryland - Baltimore County

    It's actually just Maryland - Baltimore. There's a huge difference between UMBC (UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland) and UMB (UMB). UMB is just professional schools, so it isn't possible to do pre-pharmacy or pre-dentistry there.
  • ljbwljbw Registered User Posts: 48 Junior Member
    If you're interested in a smaller school, you may want to look at Ursinus College near Philadelphia. My grandfather (who was a dentist) went there way, way back in the day. It's less selective than most top LACs but has a 90% acceptance rate to med school - I'm sure its dental/pharmacy rates are similar. There's also a lot of pharmaceutical research going on in that area.
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