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PCAT Test Prep


The Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) score is a critical element in the application portfolio of prospective pharmacy students.  Due to its formidability, it is often considered to be a "weed out" tool, where success requires commitment and excellent test preparation, the latter of which is our speciality and the former a quality found in most pre-pharmacy students.


This exam consists of several basic areas: Chemistry, Biology, Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension and a Writing section.


Before taking the exam, college students should complete:


  • Introduction to Biological Science I and II with Labs;
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry I and II with Labs;
  • Calculus I;
  • Organic Chemistry does not have to be completed before taking the exam, but students should at least be enrolled in Organic I.


Students may retake the PCAT five times. Each score may be looked at separately. If students do retake the exam, it is advised that students increase their score for each retake. Most colleges do not drop the lowest score or average scores. PCAT scores more than two years old may not be considered when making admissions decisions.


In order to be competitive, Jamie recommends students have PCAT scores greater than the 75th percentile for both the composite score and each sub-score.  Although the PCAT is a standardized exam, scores are viewed as an indicator of retention and are not used solely as a final parameter for acceptance or non-acceptance to pharmacy school.


We have dissected the exam to discover the toughest sections and how to conquer them. We provide test prep that helps students identify their weaknesses while maintaining their strengths. This helps to provide the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to do well on the exam. 



Options for PCAT Test Prep: Courses & Private Appointments





Jamie's PCAT Cram Course is 20 hours of class time.


Cost is $999 plus tax.

Textbooks are not included in the course fee.

Class size is limited to 8 students.





Private Appointments:


Students have the option to do personalized PCAT prep by private appointments in a one-on-one basis.


PCAT Test Hourly Rate:


  •  Hourly Rate:   $ 95.00



Pharmacy School Application Assistance


You have completed your prerequisites for pharmacy school, built your resume by getting involved in your community, and taken your PCAT .  Now you are at the crucial application process where your goal is to tell the admissions committee why they should invite you for an interview.  


We know how tedious this process can be so we are here to guide you through the admissions process to increase your chances of getting into the pharmacy school of your choice.


Assistance is available for:


  • Personal statement completion or review
  • Activities write up or review
  • Course input
  • Letters of recommendation request
  • Interview preparation
  • General guidelines



  • Hourly:   $ 95.00




Test names are the trademarks of their respective owners, who are not affiliated with Jamie Dickenson, LLC.  PCAT is a registered trademark of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), which is not affiliated with Jamie Dickenson, LLC.


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