Barron's How to Prepare for the PCAT: Pharmacy College Admission Test

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Barron's Educational Series, 2006 - Study Aids - 458 pages
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This updated edition reflects all recent changes to the PCAT and presents two full-length practice tests with all questions answered and explained. Comprehensive test preparation with additional practice questions and answers cover all test topics: college-level biology, inorganic and organic chemistry, quantitative ability, reading comprehension, verbal ability, and writing. The author also provides an overview of pharmacy training and an up-to-date directory of pharmacy colleges with their admission requirements summarized.
 

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Contents

PharmCASPharmacy College
5
Pharmacy Graduate Degrees
33
A Career in Pharmacy
44
When Is the PCAT Offered?
50
Verbal Ability
57
Verbal Ability Answer Key
68
Biology Review
77
Biology Practice Questions
83
Quantitative Ability Answer
209
Reading
225
Reading Comprehension Answer
248
The PCAT Essay
263
Practice PCAT 1 Answer
269
Practice
359
Chemistry
370
Biology
378

Biology Answer Key
104
Inorganic
117
Chemistry Answer Sheet
123
Chemistry Practice Questions
125
Chemistry Answer Key 148
148
Quantitative Ability
181
Quantitative Ability Practice
187
Reading Comprehension
387
Quantitative Ability
400
Critical Thinking Essay
408
Explanatory Answers for Reading
441
Weights Measures
457
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Marie A. Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, FCCP, Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, Augusta, Georgia

Barbara G. Wells, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, BCPP, Professor and Dean, University of Mississippi College of Pharmacy

Terry L. Schwinghammer, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, BCPS, Chair and Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, West Virginia Univeristy Health Sciences Center, Morgantown, West Virginia

Patrick M. Malone, PharmD, FASHP, Assistant Dean of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, College of Health Science Professions, University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio

Jill M. Kolesar, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin School Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin

John C. Rotschafer, PharmD, FCCP, Professor and Chair, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Joseph T. DiPiro, PharmD, FCCP, Executive Dean and Professor, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

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