College of Pharmacy

College of Pharmacy Admission Essays Evaluation

Students entering the College of Pharmacy write responses to Writing Center-developed prompts for the College’s admissions essays, designed to evaluate writing ability and critical thinking skills. Writing Center professionals evaluate the admissions essays, providing separate writing and critical thinking scores.

Incoming Pharmacy Students Writing Enhancement Seminar

Select students who are identified for tutorial assistance during the admissions process are given a week-long seminar including intensive instruction in the kinds of writing they will need to accomplish throughout their academic career. Working with a Writing Center staff member specialized in working with non-native speakers of English, students practice the key skills of revising and editing information-rich prose. Follow-up writing support during the semester includes group writing studios led by Writing Center staff members.