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PharmD, North Carolina USA, Christian

April 1, 2017

I was determined from an early age to try to ‘make a difference’ rather than just ‘make a living’ being fortunate in having parents who regarded service to others not as an option but a necessity in life. I excelled in chemistry at school and developed a genuine love of the subject. I am also an out…

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PharmD Degree, Underserved in Africa, Ethiopian

April 6, 2016


I first became a pharmacist in my native Ethiopia where I would have remained until this day if I had not won the diversity lottery and been given the opportunity to move to America, where I am making solid and constant progress at the advancement of my career in pharmacy. I feel fortunate to have…

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PharmD Pharmacy, Indian Applicant

November 5, 2015

I thrived in the demanding atmosphere of military school which I attended from the age of 11. The school instilled an uncompromising work ethic in me that has served me well and continues to do so. I excelled in all subjects but I particularly loved Chemistry and I wanted to combine this with a way …

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PharmD Degree, Chinese Immigrant

November 3, 2015

I came to the USA at age eleven, in 1997; now, I am 26 and completing my BS Degree in Chemistry, a Chinese-American heart that is dedicated to healing as my life’s work. Finding the missing link between pain and healing is my daily quest. I want to someday open my own pharmaceutical chain in China, …

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PharmD Degree, Community Service, Indian

September 3, 2015

By the time that I entered high school, I was excelling at what interested me most, both biology and chemistry. My fascination with these areas led me to the logical choice of working with medicine as a pharmacy professional. A licensed pharmacist with extensive experience in my native India, I am n…

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PharmD, Public Education, Vietnam

September 3, 2015

I am a fiercely independent, highly responsible Vietnamese woman who wants very much to dedicate her life to pharmacy. I have a deep and abiding sense of dignity for myself and others and I am convinced that this will serve me well as a pharmacy professional at the service of her community. Despite …

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PharmD, Korea, Veterans, Agent Orange

March 30, 2012

From the time I was in high school, I was certain my future was in medicine. Excelling in the sciences, I found myself increasingly attracted to and at ease with math, chemistry and biology, and even in my spare time, would pore over biology textbooks, ever broadening my base of understanding of our…

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PharmD Pharmacy, Medicine Shoppe, Vietnam

March 29, 2012

Coming to America from Vietnam with my family in the 1990s was a choice born of seeking a better life for ourselves. Compared to Vietnam, the opportunities for betterment were phenomenal, and as a recent graduate from high school, I was truly unsure of where my future lay. Following in the footsteps…

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PharmD Pharmacy, African-American

March 28, 2012

A black man born and raised in America's deep-south, I am keenly aware of the value of advanced education in overcoming the stagnation which engulfs so many of my people. I try and straddle the moral fence of helping others only insofar as this does not limit my own ability to grow, lead, and prospe…

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PharmD, Cameroon, French & English

March 28, 2012

My interest in Pharmacy began around the time my daughter's teeth started to develop. I was concerned when my baby's first teeth were dark. My dentist told me that medication I had taken during pregnancy had caused this condition. I promised myself that I would learn more about medications, and thei…

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PharmD Doctorate, Pharmacy, Asian

February 29, 2012

As a young Armenian-Iranian woman, I was taught that my grandparents were very special. I adored them, especially my grandmother, and when she became ill, I tried my best to nurse her back to health. I was fascinated about the difference that medicines made in her health; therefore, at the age of si…

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PharmD Pharmacy, Indian-American

February 29, 2012

I have long been especially close to my father, a pediatrician, and I grew up observing him healing children. Always having been mesmerized by the power of medicine, especially its psychological power, social impact, and ability to save lives; at 27, I feel that I am now at the optimal point in life…

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PharmD, Nuclear Pharmacy, Haitian

February 29, 2012

I am a Haitian woman with a New England upbringing. I have diverse interests in the arts, culture, and society, but science has always been my passion, especially chemistry, as I have always had an eye towards medicine and curing diseases. I have been fascinated by medicine ever since I was a little…

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PharmD Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Care

February 29, 2012

I have selected pharmacy as my career because for as long as I can remember I have been fascinated by medicine. A sensitive young woman who grew up in Vietnam until the age of 12, I come from a perspective of Third World consciousness that is rather grim as compared to the practice of medicine and t…

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