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First Generation College Student

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Thanks today to Traci Newcomb, a pharmacy student at Eshelman School of Pharmacy for our student guest post! Traci is the first in her family to go to college, let alone pursue doctorate levels studies towards becoming a pharmacist. She felt there were some unique insights, struggles and value that first generation college students bring to the table as pharmacists and pharmacists in training.

Do you have a story you’d like to share or something you’d like to say to pharmacists and or students? If so, shoot an email to PharmsConnect at GMAIL.com with your pitch idea. We love to host unique voices and conversation.

Now here is Traci’s post!

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A Student’s Journey towards Becoming an Industry Pharmacist

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Today we host Viraj Barot, a student at University of North Carolina, Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Viraj writes about how they came to discover their interest in the pharmaceutical industry and what parts a pharmacist might have to play in the pharmaceutical industry. Viraj also discusses how they have worked to target their career trajectory, even as a student.

Thanks for the write up Viraj! Do you have a story you’d like to share or something you’d like to say to pharmacists and or students? If so, shoot an email to PharmsConnect at GMAIL.com with your pitch idea. We love to host unique voices and conversation.

Pickup Viraj’s write up below!

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