PharmCAS “Step-by-Step” APPLICATION CHECKLIST
This checklist is intended help you prepare your application, but is not intended to be
a substitute for the full application instructions.
The PharmCAS application is only one step in the pharmacy
admissions process. You must meet all requirements before
your application will be processed and reviewed.
Read ALL PharmCAS instructions carefully.
If you wish, you may print your copy of the PharmCAS
Application Instructions (PDF) or save the PDF file to your computer.
Create your PharmCAS login account immediately to obtain your
PharmCAS ID number.
Use the “PharmCAS
Transcript Request Form” to arrange
for ALL of your OFFICIAL transcripts from regionally accredited U.S. institutions to be received in the PharmCAS office by the application
deadline! If you do not submit the transcript request
form with each of your transcripts, your application file
may be delayed in processing.
Enter ALL of your regionally accredited U.S. coursework on your
application using personal copies of your transcripts.
Do not enter foreign courses.
Arrange for your PCAT, TOEFL, and TSE test scores to
be sent directly to PharmCAS, if required by your designated
pharmacy schools. PharmCAS will
match your PCAT scores to your application based on your PCAT CID. You MUST report your PCAT CID on your application. Applicants who have PCAT scores and do not report a PCAT CID must contact PharmCAS at 617–612–2050.
- Contact your references to make them aware that you will be sending them an electronic reference from PharmCAS.
- Arrange for letters of reference to be sent to PharmCAS.
- Submit the correct PharmCAS fee to the service by the pharmacy school deadline.
Credit card payments are preferred. If mailing a
money order, attach the completed PharmCAS
Payment Form. PharmCAS does not accept check or
Review your application for accuracy. You cannot edit your application once it is e-submitted.
Print or save your completed application for your personal records.
Arrange for your summer and fall 2012 transcripts to
be sent to PharmCAS as soon as they are available. Update
your coursework during the Academic
Check your email for important messages from PharmCAS. Periodically check your e-mail spam folder.
Login to your application frequently to check the status of your application.
PHARMACY SCHOOL ADMISSION CHECKLIST
Read the School
Pages for pharmacy school-specific instructions and requirements. IF REQUIRED BY THE PHARMACY SCHOOL, you must:
Submit a supplemental
application and fee directly to the pharmacy school
by the deadline.
Arrange for AP, IB, and other test scores to be sent
directly to the pharmacy school.
letters of reference to be sent to PharmCAS (or directly
to the pharmacy school, as per each pharmacy school's
transcripts to the appropriate pharmacy school or