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If I want to become a pharmacist, what classes should I take?

I really want to get a headstart to becoming a pharmacist, I am really good in science and chemistry, and I have an excellent memory, but I am lacking one thing, math. I understand how to do math but I am slow at solving problems. If I am slow at solving math problems will that stop my path to becoming a pharmacist? The job is very demanding and high-paying which is why I want it :D BTW I am a freshman in high school and I wanna get a head-start to pursuing my goal. So what classes should I take?

Asked By: Gogo S - 8/19/2007
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For high school, take lots of math and lots of science, especially any and all biology and chemistry. If possible take AP course in biology and chemistry. Being slow at math won't necessarily mean you won't be able to be a pharmacist but it will make it harder. You will probably need to take a couple of years of... More
Answered By: alynnemgb - 8/21/2007
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You'll need calculus, altho that can wait until college if necessary... More
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Answered By: Linkin - 8/19/2007
 
In New Zealand you need to take Level 3 Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths and English to gain University Entrance.
Answered By: celebstar - 8/19/2007
 
Each pharmacy school has its own prerequisites. At the University of Minnesota, for example, you need a year of general chemistry, organic chemistry, half year of calc, a year of writing, microeconomics, speech, a year of physics, biology and a few others... More
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Answered By: biggishhenn - 8/19/2007
 
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