prevet advice

  1. ch3yruh

    WAMC c/o 2027

    Hi!! Long time lurker but this is my first time posting on here. This will be my 3rd cycle applying,1st cycle applied in 2019 and 2nd cycle applied 2021. Graduated undergrad with Animal Biology major and currently in an Laboratory Animal Science Masters (graduating spring 2022). Also, California...
  2. L

    WAMC: Class of 2026 Hopeful!!

    South Carolina resident, 20 years old, 1st time traditional applicant Schools I plan to apply to: UGA (contract seat opportunity), Auburn, UPenn, Mississippi State (contract seat opportunity), Florida, Colorado State, Lincoln Memorial, LSU (?), Missouri, Tufts (?) Cumulative GPA: 3.75 Science...
  3. hlcav28

    Traditional App.: C- in Transcript

    Hi all! I'm hoping to apply to vet school this summer. As I was looking back on my transcript I noticed I received a C- last fall in Orgo 2 I don't know why it didn't register it was this low until now, all this time I remembered it being a C+/B-. In past semesters (prior to the C-) I've...
  4. L

    WAMC: Class of 2026!

    Hi all! I am currently finishing up my first semester of my junior year and I am applying to vet school during this upcoming cycle (opens in January) I was wondering if anybody could look over my info/stats and offer opinions/advice! Thanks in advance! 20 year old South Carolina resident...
  5. M

    Pathology, undergraduate research?

    Hi all, How important is undergraduate research if I’m interested in pathology? I’m already a senior, and I’m feeling a little discouraged. I only contributed to some research but am not on the way to publishing anything on my own or being a second author. Thank you!
  6. 1

    WAMC C/O 2025 - NC Resident

    Hello everyone! I had posted this forum back in may when I was putting my application together, however I thought I would post some updated stats now that my applications are submitted in hopes that you all would have some input on my chances! I am a pre-vet student at a small liberal arts...
  7. snowtzu821

    WAMC (Oregon, Washington, UofA, CSU, Ohio)

    Hello! I’ve posted in here before, but recently I’ve had to rethink the schools I’m applying to. I’m a Nevada resident, and I’m applying OOS to all these schools because it was just announced Nevada is not supporting the WICHE PSEP program this year. :( I still want to apply to Washington...
  8. BigCats

    VMCAS Questions and Rants c/o 2025

    Happy "VMCAS is open four months early" day, y'all :) Post your VMCAS questions and rants here for the 2020-2021 cycle! Good luck to everyone who's still waiting to hear back from schools and good luck to everyone applying this new cycle! VMCAS Customer Service (Help with the application)...
  9. Rhetrick19

    WAMC: K-State hopeful

    Hi! I’m applying to vet school this cycle and feeling really anxious about it. This is my first time and I’m wanting some advice on my application. Right now I’m applying to Iowa (IS), kansas, colorado, and Illinois. I really love Kansas and am hoping for some insight particularly on my chances...
  10. V


    Hey :) I never thought I would make one of these posts but the whole COVID situation has given me a lot more time to think (stress) about my chances of getting into vet school and really wondering if it is possible? I'm from BC so applying to WCVM, I just graduated with a bachelor of science...
  11. 1

    WAMC? Highly Motivated Pre-Vet Student!

    Hello everyone! I am a pre-vet student at a small liberal arts college in Virginia. I am finishing off my junior year now, and will be completing a BS in biology as well as a minor in animal science and chemistry in spring of 2021. I have taken between 16-18 credit hours every semester, and...
  12. A

    My B in orgo chem dropped to D ever since we went online for covid 19. How do I recover?

    My science gpa was already bad, not horrible, but recoverable. 2.7 Bs in Bio a C in Chem 1 and a B in chem 2. I had a B in orgo in the beginning of the semester, but once we went online, it became really hard for me to focus and learn at home. Anyway the material hasn't all stuck since we...
  13. L

    Undergrad Sophomore Looking for Advice!

    Hi everyone! I am finishing up my sophomore year of undergrad and I wanted to post here to see if anybody could give me any advice/let me know if I am on the right track! Thank you in advance for all of your help! Cum GPA: 3.71 (after 1st semester sophomore year, may drop to a 3.67 after this...
  14. DVMGoals77

    Schools and UNE Online Courses

    Hi! I know there is a giant UNE thread discussing the online courses available through the University of New England, but I didn't have any luck finding information about which schools accept these courses and which ones don't. I know it's best to email every school, but wondered if anyone had...
  15. G

    Taking Pre-reqs and chances of getting in

    Hi, so I’m graduating from UF with a B.A. I didn’t know I wanted to apply to vet school and didn’t take it seriously until now. So I’m planning to finish all my science pre-reqs at a local college. It’s going to take me around a year and a half. But I plan to volunteer at a vet clinic. My Gpa as...
  16. K

    Attending Grad School Before Vet...Should I Re-Take C+ Pre-Reqs?

    Hi everyone, I need advice on whether or not I should be re-taking pre-req classes to raise that gpa, even if I am going to have an advanced degree (MS Biology) before applying to vet school. I received my B.S. in Biology last December. I have a few C+s, one B- : Organic Chemistry 1 & 2...
  17. T

    Chances getting into vet school

    Hello I'm wondering if anyone can give me advice on my application. My overall GPA is 2.65, I failed intro to chem and chem 1 in the past and just passed Organic chemistry 1(1st try) and in the process of taking organic chem 2 now (aiming for an A or B). I Know my GPA is horrible and will be the...
  18. M

    How will having taken a leave of absence from college affect my vet school application?

    Hello! I am strongly considering taking a leave of absence from my college for the spring semester. It is probably important for me to mention that I am a commuting student who has always worked while in school. So here is why: 1. If I get accepted to any of the schools where I have interviews...
  19. StephieC20

    Junior Undergrad Seeking Advice and WAMC for applying next cycle!

    Hello all! I wanted to share my experiences and stats and hear from you all about how you think my standing is for applying next cycle and what I could do to improve my chances! Thank you in advance to those who reply! My cumulative gpa is at 3.94, I’m not sure on where my last 45 credits gpa...
  20. L

    Internships during Undergrad

    Hey everyone! I just finished my first year of undergrad and I didn't have a job or internship during the school year because I wanted to give myself a year to focus on academics. Now that the year is over I have an internship at a local small animal hospital where I intern for 18 hours a week...
  21. A

    Where do I go from a bad semester?

    Hi, I'm a Sophomore. This semester I started off taking Calc 1, Chem 1, and Bio 2 with labs. I ended up withdrawing from Calc. Over half the class failed the first exam and it was just a mess. I thought could manage through Chem 1 without hs / intro to Chem. This was a big mistake, and I'm going...
  22. L

    Advice for a freshman in undergrad?

    Hi everyone! I’m finishing up the second semester of my freshman year of undergraduate as a pre-veterinary major and it seems like it has flown by! Although I have gotten good grades and gotten involved in many extracurriculars this year, I am often left wondering if I am doing enough to stand...
  23. vetstudentgirlfriend

    How to Be a Supportive SO?

    I'm new to this site, but my SO is a pre-veterinary student. He is currently waiting to hear back from his vet school of choice and the stress/strain it is putting on our relationship is crazy sometimes. We have the same major (animal sci) and I have a science/animal background because of it, so...
  24. D

    Knocked while I'm already down (RANT/ pre-vet help?)

    I started off freshman year great. I'm a biology major. I had a 3.7 gpa first semester. Second semester rolls around, i'm in 100% science classes and a psych class, and I end up with straight C's and a cumulative gpa of 2.7. I'm SO disappointed in myself even though I did work really hard; but I...
  25. Fz94

    Question regarding postbacc/prevet masters program/poor chances of getting into vetschool

    I am a graduate from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor's degree in Biology, and I am currently applying for Vet Schools for the 2019 application cycle. I am planning to apply to 13 vet schools in total. My question is regarding how Vet Schools actually look at the GPA you would earn form a...
  26. Jari97

    Just Beginning Biological Sciences 08/2018

    Hello everyone! Amazing to see a place full of people like me. I have some questions that others who have possibly gone through this could help me with. UC v. CSU I have just started at a CC in California. There is an ADT- Associate Degree for Transfer/ AS-T- Associate's in Science for...
  27. jtom

    What are my chances?

    Hey guys I was wondering if you could give me any advice on how to improve my application for this cycle. I am a non traditional student and had to take a few pre-reqs to be considered last year. I applied last year and got interviewed and waitlisted at tennessee and also waitlisted at UF...
  28. M

    Advice for Pre-vet

    Hi, I am starting college in the summer on a pre-vet track with a Bio major. I just recently decided to go to vet school after my undergrad and i am very nervous about it. I have researched all pre reqs and requirements for vet but I feel like I am not completely aware of what i have to do. I...
  29. P

    After interview follow up

    I had in interview 3 weeks ago with St. Georges University (Grenada) Vetmed. I know it says on the website that you usually hear back in 2 weeks but that they will keep in touch. I'm wondering if i don't hear anything in another week should I try to follow up? or is that not a good idea..? I...
  30. S

    VMCAS c/o 2022

    Any questions/concerns/ranting about VMCAS **for the class of 2022. I obviously need to work on rereading what I wrote before I hit enter.
  31. M

    Denying one school in hopes of another?

    I have a school that I dream of going to. It is less than two hours from my hometown so I will be close to my family. It does however have higher requirements than other schools I plan to apply to. If I get accepted to the other schools but not my dream school, is it crazy to wait until the next...
  32. RedLauren

    First post & first time applying - Do I have a chance?

  33. sglazer

    Whats My Next Step?

    So my question is (given all the info below), whats my next move? What should I work on next besides my GRE, more experience, better grades, more diversity, what? I would really appreciate some input. Here it goes: Major: BS in Animal Biology with a concentration in Integrative Animal...
  34. sjforte

    First Year of college Not going too well

    so I'm half way through my second semester in college and the first semester my gpa was a 1.7. I got a C in biology so I am retaking it this current semester. ( the first semester I did have mono for finals time). The first tests of my semester didn't go to well, but I am kicking my ass non stop...