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How to Prepare for the PCAT Pharmacy College Admission Test

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ISBN-10: 0764117130

ISBN-13: 9780764117138

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Marie A. Chisholm, Kenneth M. Duke, Monica McCarthy Ali, Jeanne Prine, Flynn W. Warren

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This new edition has been expanded to include two full-length PCAT practice tests, with both answers and explanations. Review chapters and additional practice questions cover the three main PCAT test subjects: college-level biology, inorganic and organic chemistry, and quantitative ability. Other helpful and informative features include an overview of the pharmacy training process, a directory of pharmacy colleges in the United States, and a summary of their admission requirements.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing
Publication date: 7/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496

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Introductionp. v
Planning for a Career in Pharmacyp. 1
Important Considerations in Planning
Your Pharmacy Educationp. 1
Pre-Pharmacy Curriculumsp. 3
Doctoral of Pharmacy Degree Curriculumsp. 4
PharmCAS--Pharmacy College Application Servicep. 5
U.S. Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy Admission Requirementsp. 6
Pharmacy Professional Degrees: Baccalaureate in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy Degreesp. 7
Professional Degrees Offered by U.S. Colleges and Schools of Pharmacyp. 8
Directory of U.S. Colleges and Schools of Pharmacyp. 10
Pharmacy Graduate Degrees Offered by U.S. Colleges and Schools of Pharmacyp. 30
Postgraduate Training: Residencies and Fellowshipsp. 31
Admission Committeesp. 33
The Interview Processp. 35
A Career in Pharmacyp. 41
The PCATp. 45
What Is the PCAT?p. 45
PCAT Contentsp. 45
The Examp. 46
PCAT Scoringp. 46
When Is the PCAT Offered?p. 47
PCAT Feep. 47
PCAT Informationp. 47
When Should You Take the PCAT?p. 47
Strategies to Increase Your Score on the PCATp. 49
PCAT Scoringp. 49
PCAT Strategiesp. 50
Twenty Prescriptions to Increase Your Score on the PCATp. 51
Verbal Ability Review and Practicep. 53
Tips for the Verbal Ability Sectionp. 53
Verbal Ability Answer Sheetp. 55
Verbal Ability Practice Questionsp. 57
Verbal Ability Answer Keyp. 67
Verbal Ability Explanatory Answersp. 68
Biology Review and Practicep. 77
Tips for the Biology Sectionp. 77
Biology Review Outlinep. 77
Biology Answer Sheetp. 81
Biology Practice Questionsp. 83
Biology Answer Keyp. 104
Biology Explanatory Answersp. 105
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