Pharmacist

By: Raegan McIntyre 3rd Hour

"Giving you Medication is our Education"

Facts About Being a Pharmacist

  • Earn $82,520 per year
  • Training usually lasts six years after high school
  • Often wear gloves, masks, or other safety gear
  • Order, prepare, and dispense prescription drugs
  • Work with patients and medical staff
  • May work evenings, ninth, weekends, and holidays
  • Often work in drug stores, hospitals, and grocery stores
  • You need to get a degree in Pre-Pharmacy
  • Need to pass a state exam in order to succeed in the career
  • You will find good opportunities for this job in Wisconsin and nationally

Pros and Cons of a Pharmacist

Pros- good things about becoming a Pharmacist

1. Earn $82,520 per year, make a lot of money

2. Get to see different people, make more freinds

3. It isn't as stressful as most medical jobs, so you get to relax more



Cons- bad things about becoming a Pharmacist

1. Work long hours, less time with family

2. Do the same thing all day, you will get bored

3. Standing on your feet all, so your feet are going to hurt

What I Need to do in High School and College to Succeed in this Career

High School Take:

-Anatomy and Physiology

-Chemistry

-Foreign Language

-Statistics and Probability


College:

-Bachelors degree

-Masters degree

-Doctorate degree

-Major in Pre-Pharmacy

-Pass an exam and get your license

Colleges I can Attend to Earn a Degree in this Career

University of California, San Diego


https://ucsd.edu

9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093



Pros-

1. Warm weather compared to Green Bay

2. Volleyball because I enjoy the sport

3. Basketball because I have played it since I was 4 years old


Cons-

1. It's 32 hours away from Green Bay, it's a long drive

2. The average GPA is 3.94, I have to work extra hard in school

3. Room and Board is $12,254, that's a lot of money

Ohio Northern University

http://www.onu.edu

525 S Main St, Ada, OH 45810



Pros-

1. A lot of on campus jobs, so I can make money without going anywhere

2. Basketball, I really love the sport

3. Soccer, it's my favorite sport


Cons-

1. It's 7 hours away, long drive to Green Bay

2. Tuition is $28,250, very expensive

3. Room and Board is $10,890, expensive compared to other colleges

Michigan Technological University

http://www.mtu.edu

1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton MI, 49931




Pros-

1. Basketball, because I love the sport

2. 24 hour emergency phone and alarms, in case I am in trouble it great to have

3. Health clinic near by, in case I am sick


Cons-

1. It's 3 hours away, long drive to Green Bay

2. Tuition is $29,220, it is expensive

3. Books cost $1,200, that's a lot for just books

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