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    Anyone want to share advice on writing pharmacy personal statements or share theirs? I wasn't going to apply for pharmacy in the first place however my UKCAT score was low so I don't know how to start off writing a personal statement for pharmacy.
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    Check out the advice for writing medicine PSs (subject guidance in my signature below). It's the same type of PS for pharmacy
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    (Original post by 2016KK)
    Anyone want to share advice on writing pharmacy personal statements or share theirs? I wasn't going to apply for pharmacy in the first place however my UKCAT score was low so I don't know how to start off writing a personal statement for pharmacy.
    I'm in the same situation as you, so are you going to apply to any medical schools this year?
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    (Original post by 2016KK)
    Anyone want to share advice on writing pharmacy personal statements or share theirs? I wasn't going to apply for pharmacy in the first place however my UKCAT score was low so I don't know how to start off writing a personal statement for pharmacy.
    Hey, I was in the same position as you a few years ago, I completely get what you mean....I found it tough to show my (non existent) enthusiasm for pharmacy in a ps hahah
    You can pm me with your email address and i can send you mine if I can find it, if you like?


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    (Original post by beansontoast92)
    Hey, I was in the same position as you a few years ago, I completely get what you mean....I found it tough to show my (non existent) enthusiasm for pharmacy in a ps hahah
    You can pm me with your email address and i can send you mine if I can find it, if you like?


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    Can you email your personal statement to me too please, I have a medicine personal statement done but my UKCAT score was low, so now I need to write a pharmacy personal statement. I have no work experience relating to pharmacy either.
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    (Original post by rahavi9)
    Can you email your personal statement to me too please, I have a medicine personal statement done but my UKCAT score was low, so now I need to write a pharmacy personal statement. I have no work experience relating to pharmacy either.
    Yh definitely! Pm me with your email address
    Dw as far as I'm aware, having pharmacy related work experience isn't necessary but obs it is recommended so you have a bit more to talk about in interviews and your ps etc.
    Have you tried to organise one recently? Even if it's for a day or the weekend, something is better than nothing at all

    Ahh noo! What was your ukcat score if you don't mind me asking? If you are gonna apply, apply to your strengths for the med schools, and you never know, they may have lower cut offs.


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    (Original post by beansontoast92)
    Yh definitely! Pm me with your email address
    Dw as far as I'm aware, having pharmacy related work experience isn't necessary but obs it is recommended so you have a bit more to talk about in interviews and your ps etc.
    Have you tried to organise one recently? Even if it's for a day or the weekend, something is better than nothing at all

    Ahh noo! What was your ukcat score if you don't mind me asking? If you are gonna apply, apply to your strengths for the med schools, and you never know, they may have lower cut offs.


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    I sent you a message yesterday. I am not sure if you received it or not. I got 600 in my UKCAT. If you haven't seen my message can you pm me and I'll send you my email address.
    Thank you
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    (Original post by rahavi9)
    I sent you a message yesterday. I am not sure if you received it or not. I got 600 in my UKCAT. If you haven't seen my message can you pm me and I'll send you my email address.
    Thank you
    I'm not sure why I didn't get it, but anyways I've just sent you a pm, can send me your email address
    Let me know if you haven't got it


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    (Original post by rahavi9)
    I sent you a message yesterday. I am not sure if you received it or not. I got 600 in my UKCAT. If you haven't seen my message can you pm me and I'll send you my email address.
    Thank you
    That wasn't that low, you still could have applied! Have you gotten any offers yet for pharm?
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    (Original post by beansontoast92)
    Hey, I was in the same position as you a few years ago, I completely get what you mean....I found it tough to show my (non existent) enthusiasm for pharmacy in a ps hahah
    You can pm me with your email address and i can send you mine if I can find it, if you like?


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    Just saw this, thank you for offering
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    I know exactly which things you shouldn't do:
    Don't try and cram a lot in - instead of listing everything you have done, just focus on a couple of samples and get into the detail.
    Don't feel you have to stick to a template or formula.
    Don't forget to answer the one of main questions, 'why should we give you a place on the program / course?'.
    Also, see good personal statement sample - link
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    (Original post by 2016KK)
    That wasn't that low, you still could have applied! Have you gotten any offers yet for pharm?
    Yeah I do have offers for pharmacy, I didn't want to risk it as most people had a UKCAT score of above 650.
 
 
 
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