vet school application

  1. Shiloh47

    Online Labs/ online degree question

    Hello! I wanted to see if anyone had any experience with schools that would/wouldn't accept online coursework and labs? Long story short I took two years in person at Penn State while pursuing a liberal arts degree, but withdrew from college for 3 years since I wasn't sure what I was really...
  2. X

    Which animal work experience should I choose?

    I am in high school, planning to apply to UK vet schools and am currently trying to get as much experience as possible. I've recently found 2 potential work experiences and both of them seem quite appealing, so I'm having trouble choosing between them. (Both non-clinical animal experiences, as...
  3. osfguey

    Some advice on school supplemental essays?

    I am getting started on my applications and just wanting to see if anyone would be able to give me some advice. Like what kind of stories would be good and what would be bad? For example, if they want me to describe a situation about something, but did not specify vet or non-vet related, which...
  4. crichard

    Reapplying- Personal Statement

    So I am currently waitlisted, but trying to prepare myself for re-applying this cycle. With that being said, I worked very hard on my personal statement last cycle. Would it be frowned upon to use it again? I plan to write new responses to all of the individual essays of course, but wasn't sure...
  5. battie

    VMCAS Questions and Rants c/o 2028

    The cycle has opened for the class of 2028 and below is the obligatory unsolicited advice post that is necessary every year. These points are based on the most common questions that seem to roll around every year. 1. Consider yourself rejected until you receive an acceptance. As such, do not...
  6. Rose1323


  7. C

    Mississippi State CVM c/o 2027

    Hey y’all! First time OOS applicant to MSU. Didn’t see a thread started yet so I thought I would make one! Good luck everyone!
  8. asdf_0987!

    2W on Transcripts?

    I would like to ask will W on transcripts affect my chances of getting in? I am planning to W a biochem course because I am not doing well and I do not wish to drop my GPA for this. This is not a major requirement or upper division requirement. I already took 2 Biochem courses prior and...
  9. asdf_0987!

    WAMC C/O 2027

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  10. the-cat-whisperer

    South Carolina Pre-Vet Students!

    We are few and far between, but calling pre-vet students from SC! Being from a state without a vet school, what is your plan for your vet school application? How have you met other pre-vets, and what school do you currently go to? Let’s talk!
  11. Poogie2772

    WCVM c/o 2026

    I noticed there wasn't a WCVM thread this year, so I went ahead and made one! Let me know if there is one already :) I'm applying for the first time this year and would love to chat with others also applying, or people who have already gotten in. Does anyone know if point-form is ok for the...
  12. S

    Vet Experience

    Hello everyone, my name is Sarah! I am a junior in college about to apply to veterinary school and I am so excited, but I have a question regarding experience for vet school. I have volunteered at this animal shelter since 2018 and decided I wanted a job in the vet department. Once I talked to...
  13. Nicole525nld

    UGA: University of Georgia CVM Class of 2026 Applicants

    Creating this thread for the upcoming UGA CVM application cycle! This will be my third time applying to the program! UGA is my dream school. Has anyone that has been rejected by UGA reached out to talk to Parker about what you need in order to strengthen your application? I have obviously done...
  14. E

    Help, current vet school applicant and nervous about applying!

    Hi Everyone!! I'm a current applicant and starting to second guess applying this year. My GPA is around 3.4 overall, but hoping to be closer to a 3.5 after this semester. My last 45 credit hour GPA will be 3.8. I have over 1,000 hours of equine veterinary experience from a summer internship, a...
  15. carlyrsmith

    Looking for advice from second time applicants for vet school!

    Hi everyone! I was looking for advice from anyone who has applied for vet school more than one time. I'm a nontraditional student who has been in the field since 2008 (I'm 28), and I have a BA in theatre (2017) and my RVT license. I have a truckload of experience but a science GPA of 3.2, a...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. J

    Retake the GRE?

    Hi everyone! This is my first time posting. I recently took the At Home GRE and my (unofficial) scores were not as high as I was hoping. A 293 overall :/ As far as writing goes, I think that section went okay. Many schools I'm looking at applying to no longer require the GRE or waived it due...
  19. F

    Junior in undergrad: WAMC for next year?

    I'm currently a junior but am concerned about how my chances look of getting into vet school in the future. I would like to mention that I went to community college for two years before transferring, if that affects anything. I am pretty seriously considering going into both large and small...
  20. Futuredogtorwoof


    Hi guys! Super nervous in this awkward waiting situation. Wondering which schools have sent out interview invites so far? I copied from c/o 2020 because I am too lazy to change it. If someone wants to edit out Schools that do not interview you can, but this is the comprehensive list from that...
  21. 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...
  22. dogtor27

    Low GRE. What Are My Chances?

    Hello, this is my VERY first time posting on here so I am not so sure how this works haha. The schools i’m applying to are: Tuskegee, LSU, Ohio, Virginia/Maryland, Kansas, and Missouri I have a GPA of 3.8, but my GRE score is a 293 I obviously already submitted my application. but i was just...
  23. scs589

    What are my chances?

    Hey guys! Just looking for honest opinions on chances. Alabama resident, Mississippi state grad Applying to MSUCVM AND AUCVM Cum. GPA: 4.0 Science gpa: 4.0 Degrees: Will have a BS in Animal and Dairy science with a minor in chemistry (Still have physics left) Have held a full time job...
  24. GizmoDartboardScene

    Evaluators/LOR: have i goofed up?

    I am in a bit of a tricky situation and would like some advice. I already have 3 evaluators who I recently found out will write me excellent evaluations. However, I asked 2 additional evaluators just in case as back-up. Unfortunately, these 2 additional evaluators... I am not sure what kind of...
  25. Lupin21

    VMCAS Questions and Rants c/o 2024

    Guess I'll go ahead and get this thread going a few days early. Please post all your VMCAS questions and rants here for ease of finding information for the 2019 application cycle. Good luck all!! For questions redirected to VMCAS: VMCAS Customer Service (Help with the application)...
  26. L

    Gap Year Advice???

    Hi, everybody! I’m currently an College Senior that will graduate next May and I am nearing a decision that I won’t be able to apply for Vet school this cycle due to a low Cumulative GPA and Veterinary Experience so I’m looking for advice that if anyone took a gap year after undergraduate. -...
  27. L

    Cycle for Fall 2020. What are my chances??

    I want anyone to give me their honest opinions, here are my statistics as of 5/13/19 below. Cum GPA: 3.19 Last 45 GPA: 3.02 (w/o summer classes) and 2.88 (w/ summer classes) GRE: Not taken yet. Veterinary Hours 35 Hours Shadowing 17 Hours for Pre-Vet Conference Employment Sales Associate (Dec...
  28. L

    Freshman year of undergraduate and stressed about grades

    Hi everyone! I'm currently a second semester freshman majoring in pre-veterinary sciences and have a few questions about undergraduate grades. First semester was great and I made a 3.75 GPA, I was a member of pre-vet club and was very optimistic about going to vet school. I've always had very...
  29. I

    Taking Animal Physiology online

    I am an undergrad student who doesn't need to take animal physiology to graduate. However its a required course for some vet schools. Does anyone know if you can be enrolled at two universities (one of them online). I'm not sure if I need this course to transfer to my current school to...
  30. S

    Would switching jobs affect my vet school application?

    Hi, new member to the forum. A little background about me: I have been working as a vet tech for about 2 years in a small private clinic with long term goals of being a vet (I applied last year and didn't get in, so pre reqs are all done, just have to retake the gre in the future). Wanted to...
  31. 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...
  32. Em Exotic VM

    Didn't get accepted, now what?

    I'm a senior at Ohio State University and applied to Vet School this summer. I applied to Ohio State, Iowa State, UW, University of Pennsylvania, and U of Illinois. I'm not feeling too confident about getting accepted anywhere because my grades aren't the best (I lost my dad my first year of...
  33. Lupin21

    VMCAS Questions and Rants c/o 2023

    Please post all your VMCAS questions and rants here for ease of finding information for the 2018 application cycle. Good luck all!! ETA For questions redirected to VMCAS: VMCAS Customer Service (Help with the application): 617-612-2884 or [email protected]
  34. M

    The right path for me

    Hi All, I have a slightly unique situation. I currently hold my B.S. in Finance and have my MBA as well, however after working for a major veterinary company and having pets of my own, I have decided to become a veterinarian. I know starting from scratch won't be easy, but I'm prepared to do...
  35. HelloSunshine96

    WCVM/UCVM c/o 2023

    I know it's super early but I thought I'd start a thread for this upcoming application season because I'm just so excited! T-3ish months until applications start!!:p
  36. 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...
  37. W

    Final 45 GPA calculation

    Hi everyone, I am a non-traditional vet school applicant. Does VMCAS use the most recent 45 credits in ANY program (e.g., a Masters program), or is it the final 45 of undergrad? I just finished an MPH and the GPA situation is much prettier than undergrad... *laughs nervously*