• Deciding Pre-Pharm,  PharmD,  Pre-Pharm

    Surviving My First Week As a Pharmacy Technician

    Pharmacy Technician Tip Double check your state Board of Pharmacy requirements before applying to pharmacy technician positions. Most positions require certification which includes national certification AND state certification.    This last week, I had the great pleasure of using my pharmacy technician license (CPhT) for the first time! This was very exciting because I had no previous employment experience in a pharmacy setting. I shadowed community and clinical pharmacists before, but this was a chance to witness how prescriptions were processed, manifested, and delivered to the patient. Because of my master’s program and my incoming status as a pharmacy student, I was luckily hired by a long-term care pharmacy. Our…

  • Deciding Pre-Pharm,  PharmD

    A Burnout’s Guide to Pharmacy School Applications

    Ryback is a current P1 earning his PharmD at the University of Texas at Tyler Ben and Maytee Fisch of Pharmacy. He is a dear friend of mine and will make a brilliant pharmacist. I am thrilled to share his experience in preparing for PharmD applications! This is dedicated to all current and future PharmD applicants who are on the fence about continuing their pursuit of becoming a pharmacist due to burnout. I applied to the Fisch College of Pharmacy via the Early Decision track in the Fall 2018 semester; however, just a couple of months back in March 2018, I was burned out and ready to pursue other passions…