Question: Is being a pharmacist hard?

With required topics such as pharmacology, pharmacotherapy, and pharmacokinetics, there can be no doubt that pharmacy school is hard. According to the American Associations of Colleges of Pharmacy it is estimated that more than 10% of people who make it into pharmacy school do not make it through to graduation day [1].

Is being a pharmacist easy?

Although the path to become a pharmacist isnt an easy one—get ready for six to eight years of school and a state-administered exam to get your PharmD—Rick Moss, a former practicing retail and hospital pharmacist, says its an incredibly rewarding career.

Is pharmacy a stressful job?

A recent study of practicing pharmacists found that more that 68% experienced job stress and role overload. A startling 15% of pharmacists are so stressed in their current job that they have considered finding a new job—a stressful process itself6—although most wish to remain in the profession.

Do you have to be smart to be a pharmacist?

You do need to be smart at some level. A few classes at pharmacy schools require critical thinking such as therapeutics. Without it, you wont be able to pass at my school. However, not saying to turn you down, but to encourage you to improve your critical thinking skill.

Is being a pharmacist a good job?

Pharmacists can earn good salaries and the hours are often very flexible. It is also a profession which carries with it a relatively high status and pharmacists are seen and respected as medical professionals. It is expected that there will be an increased demand for pharmacists in all the varied healthcare facilities.

Which major has the highest IQ?

Physics, Mathematical Sciences and Philosophy are among the majors with the highest IQs in America, according to research. University data experts at Educational Testing Service have ranked the top majors based on their IQ – Physics and Astronomy come out on top with 133.

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