Pharmacy Scholarships Top Tips

Pharmacy scholarships are in demand. As the large baby boomer population ages, pharmacy continues to be a growing field. The competition is high for both pharmacy program openings and scholarship resources.

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  1. Be a wise consumer. Know that the largest source of free college money is at the schools themselves.
  2. Pharmacy is a competitive entrance major at many schools. This means that just because you received an offer of admission from the college, you may still have to prove yourself to get into the pharmacy program. Due to the rigors of the program students often change majors. Accordingly, be sure you choose your college wisely and have a back-up major at the same school. This avoids costly transfers.
  3. Identify objective college selection criteria beyond pharmacy. This will help you identify a much wider circle of schools to choose from.
  4. Don't waste time chasing private scholarships that don't offer at least $1,000 in awards and more specific evaluation criteria. You need to have a reasonable confidene you will get a return on your time invested in applying.

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