The five-day Pre-Pharmacy Enrichment Program (PrEP) is designed for prospective students interested in a career in pharmacy. Participants will explore the pharmacy profession through interactive classes and activities that will provide an introduction to pharmacy practice. Students will be introduced to the many career opportunities available in the field of pharmacy and exposed to ways pharmacists can impact patients’ lives beyond the traditional dispensing role.

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2024 Dates

  • Session #1 (in-person): July 8 – 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (times subject to change)
  • Session #2 (online): July 15 – 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (times subject to change)
  • Students participating in the in-person program sessions are financially responsible for their transportation, housing, and food throughout the program.

 

Application Procedures and Requirements

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    Application Deadline

    • June 14

    Priority Deadline

    • May 15

    Application Requirements 

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • Personal statement instructions: Please provide a brief statement (maximum 500 words, 12-point font, 1 inch margins) describing yourself and explaining why you want to participate in this program.
    • Resume
    • Transcripts
      • Undergraduate students or those who have already graduated are required to submit unofficial transcripts for all institutions attended. High school students are required to submit unofficial high school transcripts.
    • Letter of Recommendation (optional)
      • Contact information for one recommender is optional during the application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program (such as an instructor, advisor, mentor, etc). More than one recommender can be submitted but is not required. 
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and staff who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application

  • The program is appropriate for motivated undergraduate students or high school seniors interested in applying to pharmacy school in the future. Eligible applicants include:

    • Undergraduate college students (enrolled in community college* or four-year institutions)
    • Students who have completed their undergraduate degree but have not yet been admitted to a PharmD program
    • High school seniors

    *15 seats in each session are reserved specifically for community college students. Please contact jlacey@kgi.edu to inquire about how KGI can help support you in your transition from community college to KGI’s Doctor of Pharmacy program.

  • There is a $20 application fee.

    Participants in Session #2 will need their own computer/device with an internet connection and webcam.

    If you are in need of an application fee waiver, please contact admissions@kgi.edu.

"I would like to encourage anyone in the future to apply to PrEP because it was amazing! There were passionate people and mentors who showcased all their knowledge. It was exciting and fun, and really informative. "
Sahira Aguilar
PrEP Student
Summer '20