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University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
PharmD Program Open House Events 2015
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Sat. March 7th, 2015; 10am
Fall 2015 TBD
Registration will open for the Saturday, March 7th, 2015 Open House in January, 2015.
Program Description: The PharmD Program Open House will provide students with the opportunity to learn about the pharmacy profession, career opportunities, and the Doctor of Pharmacy Program at the University of Kentucky!
The UK College of Pharmacy Open Houses in the fall are ideal for high school (freshmen through seniors), college, non-traditional, or second career students considering a career in pharmacy. The PharmD Program Open House provides students with the opportunity to learn about the pharmacy profession, career opportunities, and the Doctor of Pharmacy Program at the University of Kentucky. Due to space limitations, students are ideally limited to 2 guests.
Check-in will begin at 9:30am in the Biological Pharmaceutical Complex (BPC - NEW College of Pharmacy building) with the event beginning promptly at 10am. The presentation portions of the event will end by 1pm with optional tours/workshops following. The tentative schedule is below:
10:00am- Welcome Remarks/Future of Pharmacy/Prepharmacy Admission Requirements
11:30am- Light Refreshments/ Break
11:50am- PharmD Curriculum/ Student panel discussion
12:55pm- Conclusion / Start of Optional Activities (please see below)
March 2015 PharmD Open House Optional Activities
Optional: 45 minute Application Strengthening Workshop*
Optional: 30 minute abbreviated campus tour**
Optional: 20 minute tour of College of Pharmacy Building
*Application Strengthening Workshop: Students who have not yet attended a “Prepare & Strengthen Your Application” workshop and would like to learn even more about the PharmD application process, PCAT preparation, the UK Supplemental Application, essays, letters of reference, and interviews, may wish to attend. Upcoming cycle applicants would benefit most. Seats are limited.
**The abbreviated campus tour points out the Med. Center Campus, the William T. Young Library, and several other buildings of importance. Please note: a comprehensive campus tour, including a visit to a residence hall, is available through the UK Visitor Center on Friday afternoon. Separate registration is required. Contact (859) 257-3595 to reserve seats; mention the UKCOP Open House since a small number of seats have been held for this purpose.
Registration for the March event will become available in January!
Directions, accommodations, and parking information are available.
Please Note: You are welcome to attend the Open House event that best suits your schedule. The information covered in the fall and spring events will be largely the same. We attempt to separate high school and college students primarily because their questions and concerns may vary considerably.
All students should join the listserv to receive prepharmacy updates and to be notified of information on future PharmD events. Open Houses are typically held in the fall and spring semesters.
If you have any questions, please contact the prepharmacy advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UK Multicultural Health Careers Open House
April 25, 2015
This event is sponsored by the Health Center Student Diversity Office and will provide information on all six health colleges available at UK. Refer to the Health Center Student Diversity and Enrichment Services page for more information.
Students should join the listserv to receive prepharmacy updates as well as to be notified of information on future Open Houses.