UC Davis Pre-Health Conference


We will be attending the Pre-Health Conference Saturday, October 8, 2016, on the UC Davis campus. This is always a great event with 3,000+ students and over 70 pharmacy schools attending. If you’re planning to attend, please stop by our table and say hi!

Registration and more information about the event can be found here: http://prehealthconference.ucdavis.edu/index.html



Health Professions Week

Are you interested in learning more about careers in health professions, including pharmacy? Read more below to learn about Health Professions Week!


Register now for the first annual Health Professions Week! HPW is an exciting, free, week-long event for students interested in learning more about careers in the health professions. If you are thinking about pursuing a career in healthcare, this is a great way to get exposure to 19 different health professions and hear directly from practitioners in these roles.

Over five days in September, through a series of online and in-person activities, HPW will offer you the opportunity to:

  •  Explore 19 diverse and rewarding health professions during two virtual fairs and an online treasure hunt;
  • Interview a variety of health professionals to learn about what their life is like in their chosen profession;
  • Engage with educators and health professionals near you at alocal community or campus event.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @healthprofweek
Learn more at ExploreHealthCareers.org/HPW
Register at CareerEco.com/events/HPW 

PCAT prep course

Are you preparing to take the PCAT this summer or fall? One of our student organizations, Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA), will be offering a PCAT prep course at the Chapel Hill and Asheville campuses this summer.

From SNPhA:
“We will provide detailed instruction in Biology, Chemistry, Math, and English. We will also be covering test-taking strategies, administering pre- and post-exams, and hosting a mock MMI session to simulate the pharmacy school interview process.”

For more information or to register, please visit their website: https://pharmacy.unc.edu/events/the-pcat-preparatory-review/

Upcoming events

March is the start of a busy few months for us – we have a number of recruitment events coming up both at the School and in the local area. If we’re visiting your school, we hope that you will be able to join us!

March 21, 5:30pm: Asheville Open House – Sign up Here
March 22, 6:00pm: Duke Pre Pharmacy Union

North Carolina Health Expo Week

March 28, 4:00-7:00pm: East Carolina University
March 29, 1:00-4:00pm: UNC – Chapel Hill
March 29, 6:00-8:00pm: Duke University
March 30, 11:00am-2:00pm: North Carolina State University
March 30, 12:00-4:00pm: Campbell University
March 30, 6:00-8:00pm: UNC – Greensboro
March 31, 6:00-8:00pm: Appalachian State
April 1, 11:00am-1:00pm: UNC – Charlotte

April 7, 12:00-3:00pm: UVA Graduate Health Professions Fair
April 8, 2:00pm: Pharmacy Friday, Chapel Hill – Sign up Here
April 11, 5:30pm: Chapel Hill Open House – Sign up Here
April 14, TBD: East Carolina University Pre Pharmacy Club
April 16, 12:00-4:00pm: Clemson University Pharmacy School Fair
May 27, 2:00pm: Pharmacy Friday, Chapel Hill – Sign up Here

Connect with us in October

We’ve got a lot of recruitment events coming up this month, and we hope to see you at some of them!

We’re hosting an Open House in Asheville on Monday, October 12 at 5:30pm. The following day, we’re hosting an Open House in Chapel Hill on Tuesday, October 13 at 5:30pm. You’ll learn about the admissions process, hear from a faculty member about the pharmacy profession, and meet with current students who will discuss our PharmD program. It’s a great opportunity to visit the school and learn more about pharmacy!

We will also be participating in the AACP Virtual Fair and Chat. It’s free for you to join and chat with us. We’ll have admissions folks and current students there to answer your questions from 10am-4pm  EST both October 21 and 22. Log on and say hi!

If you can’t make an Open House, we also offer Pharmacy Fridays, which are shorter sessions with an admissions representative and current students. Learn more about admissions, our program, and take a tour of the school. We have Pharmacy Fridays coming up in October and November in Asheville and Chapel Hill.

Sign up for any of our events here.

Visit Us

Have you had a chance to visit the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy? We offer numerous programs throughout the year for prospective students to visit our school, learn about the admissions process, and meet with current students and staff. If you’re trying to get a jump start on visiting schools, or would like to take a vacation to Chapel Hill or Asheville (And, let’s be honest, who wouldn’t!? Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina!), check out our upcoming events and sign up. We’d love to meet you!