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  • University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy School
  • Athens
General Info

What graduating class are you in?

2018

Are you pursuing any joint degrees (MD/PhD, MD/MPH, etc.)?

No

Are you considered in-state or out-of-state for tuition purposes?

in-state

What was your MCAT score?

528

What was your undergrad GPA?

3.72

What was your undergrad science GPA?

3.4

What was the zip code of your residence in high school?

30035

What is your race/ethnic background?

African American

Overall, how would you rate this medical program?

9 out of 10

What do you like most about this school?

"Amazing dean and staff that make sure we have everything we need to succeed" Report Response

What do you like least about this school?

"Little emphasis on non-traditional routes of pharmacy" Report Response

What is the reputation of the school in the medical community?

10 out of 10

What is the reputation of the research that goes on at this school?

10 out of 10

Please provide any other general comments on your school

No Response

Cost/Financial Aid

Are fees/tuition expensive?

9 out of 10

How is the cost of living (rent, food, bills, etc.)?

10 out of 10

Are many institutional scholarships/grants available?

10 out of 10

Is institutional aid need-based or merit-based?

Both

Curriculum

How is the curriculum structured?

Traditional

How many courses are taken at a given time?

5

How long are you typically in class per day?

4-5 hours

How frequently do pre-clinical medical school activities have mandatory attendance?

"Very frequently" Report Response

Are courses recorded for medical students?

Video recording

Are courses recorded for medical students?

Powerpoint slides provided only

How many days per week is anatomy lab?

3

How many students per cadaver?

5-6

How long (in months) do you have anatomy?

12 months

Is the curriculum lecture-centric or small-group centric?

3 out of 10

Are standardized patients used?

yes

How much patient interaction is there in the pre-clinical years?

7 out of 10

Are syllabi provided for the student?

yes

What books are necessary?

"Yes" Report Response

What books are unnecessary?

"All of them" Report Response

Is the curriculum designed to promote a specialty? If so, which specialty?

"No" Report Response

Faculty/Grades

Are faculty members very open to students during office hours?

10 out of 10

Are faculty members very available to students via email/message board?

9 out of 10

How is the instructional faculty during pre-clinical years?

"Very strict. A bit sadistic" Report Response

How is the instructional faculty during clinical years?

"World class, actually wants you to learn" Report Response

Are there many opportunities to shadow/work with clinical faculty?

7 out of 10

Are the faculty willing to mentor students in regards to career guidance?

10 out of 10

What is the grading scale used during pre-clinical years?

"+/- system" Report Response

What is the grading scale used during clinical years?

"+/- system" Report Response

Clinical Rotations

How are clinical rotations scheduled? What are the required rotations?

No Response

Are the desired rotation sites easy to obtain?

7 out of 10

Is desired rotation order easy to obtain?

7 out of 10

Are the elective rotations easy to obtain?

10 out of 10

Is there substantial hands-on experience for medical students?

7 out of 10

Are the rotation sites conveniently accessible for medical students?

5 out of 10

What responsibility do med students have on the wards?

No Response

What is the status/condition of the affiliated hospital(s)?

No Response

How far are the clinical sites from the main campus?

4 out of 10

What is the typical patient population medical students work with?

No Response

Location & Housing
No Response
Social Environment
No Response
Post Graduation
No Response

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