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William Chau on UCSF and Pharmacy

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In this episode, we are joined by William Chau who will be attending UC San Francisco for Pharmacy school. We’ll discuss William’s journey through his undergraduate career and the steps he took to get where he is today. We’ll discuss William’s experience with changing his plans as he went through university and some advice he has for students who are having trouble finding the motivation to overcome the challenges of university.

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Things mentioned in this episode:

  • What inspired William to pursue chemistry and pharmacy
  • Planning is good to have a general direction, but don’t give up if any part of your plan doesn’t go accordingly
  • Liking what you’re doing helps with motivation
  • Developing self-discipline, resilience, and accountability
  • Consider the challenges of being a student as part of normal life
  • William’s reasons for choosing UCSF
  • Grades are important, but they aren’t all that matters to graduate schools and jobs
  • What sort of education goes into pharmaceutical studies
  • What the job market is like for pharmacists
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Your hosts: Julian Vu

Featured guest: William Chau

Music: “Please Listen Carefully” by Jahzzar is licensed under a Creative Commons License.