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Hillsborough Community College Pharmacy School Forum 2017

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Hillsborough Community College

Brandon Campus Student Services Building

10414 E. Columbus Dr.

Tampa, FL 33619

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Pharmacy School Forum Program will include:

Presentations from the following Colleges of Pharmacy:

  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)
  • Larkin University (NEW School in Miami)
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton (LECOM)
  • Nova Southeastern University (NSU)
  • Mercer University in Georgia
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University(PBA)
  • South University in Georgia
  • University of Florida (UF)
  • University of South Florida (USF)

Lunch with College of Pharmacy Student Panel

Workshop from Kaplan Test Prep: Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) 101

All Forum participants will receive a Kaplan PCAT Study Guide & Course Discount

Participants will also be entered into a drawing for Raffle Prizes

  • Register by 10/19 to be eligible for Raffles
  • Registration includes light breakfast, lunch and conference materials
  • Cost: FREE (Requires a $20 refundable deposit to secure your registration and be eligible for lunch & raffles)

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What is the Pharmacy School Forum?
The Pharmacy School Forum is a special event hosted annually by HCC AMSA PHC where students have the opportunity to meet with various pharmacy schools from Florida and surrounding states.

This event includes:

  • Presentations from representatives from various Pharmacy schools providing information about their program and admission process.
  • A student panel comprised of pharmacy students from the various schools of pharmacy in which participants can ask questions about the pharmacy students' personal journey and about their pharmacy school.
  • A tabling fair where you can ask pharmacy school representatives questions one-on-one.
  • Lunch
  • Kaplan Test Prep Workshop: Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT)--Overview & Sample Test Questions
  • Kaplan Test Prep including a free PCAT Study Guide and Course Discount
  • RAFFLES: Also included is a raffle to win a variety of prizes

What is the Cost for the Event?

The Forum is FREE for students but a $20 deposit is required to secure your registration for the event. Deposits MUST be recieved by Thursday 10/19/2017 to be eligible for lunch & raffles.

This deposit will be refunded on the day of the event. The Forum includes a light breakfast, lunch, all the information and materials received throughout the day, and a goody bag. All Forum participants will receive a Kaplan PCAT Study Guide and Kaplan course discount. Also included is a raffle ticket that automatically enters you to win a variety of prizes. Deposits can be sent to the address below.

Hillsborough Community College Attn: Elizabeth McCullough

10414 E. Columbus Drive

Tampa, FL 33619

Make checks payable to Hillsborough Community College. Checks will be returned to you on the day of the event. If you do not attend the event, then you forfeit your deposit. As a future health professional, it is important that you exhibit professional behavior; we appreciate you attending the conference if you register. If you prefer to pay your deposit in cash, you can send through HCC Interoffice Mail to Prof. Elizabeth McCullough at the HCC Brandon Campus, drop off in Academic Affairs Office (BADM 217) or give to Prof. McCullough in person.

For Pre-Health Advisors and Faculty: The Forum is FREE and includes a light breakfast, lunch, all the information and materials received throughout the day, and a goody bag.

I am a student from a university outside of the Tampa Bay Area. Where can I find lodging close to HCC Brandon Campus?

Holiday Inn Express

La Quinta Inn

Embassy Suites

Red Roof Inn

Do I have to be a HCC student or AMSA PHC member to attend? Can I bring someone with me who is not a student?
The HCC AMSA PHC Pharmacy School Forum is open to everyone! You also do not need to be a pre-pharmacy student or on the pre-pharmacy path, nor do you need to be a student at HCC. We welcome high school students to attend to get a jump start on preparing themselves to be a competitive candidate for applying to pharmacy school. There is a lot of interesting and beneficial information contained in this event, and we welcome anyone to come experience it!

What should I wear the day of the forum?
This is a professional event and thus we strongly encourage and request that all guests dress in business attire. Please do not wear shorts, jeans, or flip-flops.

What is the agenda of the day?

A tentative program is posted below. As the Forum draws nearer the schedule will be finalized.

Tentative Program:

8:00-9:00 am: Registration/Light Breakfast/Optional Tabling for Schools

9:00-9:15 am: Welcome

9:15-11:45 am: Pharmacy School Presentations (5 schools; 30 minute presentations)

11:45am-12:45pm: Lunch with Pharmacy Student Panel

12:45-1:45 pm: Pharmacy School Representatives at Tables

1:45-3:15 pm: Pharmacy School Presentations (3 schools; 30 minute presentations)

3:15-3:30 pm: Break

3:30-4:30 pm: Kaplan Workshop—PCAT 101 (tentative)

4:30 pm: Closing Remarks/Raffle

Location of Event:

Hillsborough Community College Brandon Campus Student Services Building 10414 E. Columbus Dr. Tampa, FL 33619

The campus is located on an 82-acre site off Falkenburg Road, between SR 60 and Hwy 574. Primarily serving the central portion of Hillsborough County and the developing corporate-industrial corridor along Interstates 75 and 4, the contemporary campus was designed to meet the needs of the community far into the future. Enter the HCC Brandon Campus via the main entrance with the electronic sign (Nancy Watkins Drive). The first building on the right is the Student Services Building where the Forum will be located. Parking is FREE.

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Additional Questions?

Please contact the Officers of the HCC AMSA PHC Eboard:

hccamsa@gmail.com

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