vet school

  1. O

    Do I have to memorize drug doses for NAVLE?

    Basically, as the title states, I’m wondering if I have to have drug doses memorized in order to take the NAVLE. I’m only a 1st year student so I know I have a long way to go until that test, but I’m currently taking pharmacology, and I make flashcards that I intend to continue studying...
  2. J

    Can anyone relate?

    Right now I am having such a difficult time focusing and I’m struggling to find the motivation. I fail exams, I procrastinate and I don’t put enough effort into my studies even tho I want to go to vet school so badly. I’m burnt out already and I’m graduating in the fall 2022, next semester. I...
  3. justafluff

    MMI prep coaching?

    Does anyone have experience with coaching for MMI interviews for vet school specifically? I have found some information online and am currently reading Desai's MMI strategy book, but it focuses on medical school interviews, not vet school... I wonder how the scenarios might be different, so I...
  4. 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...
  5. missy8409

    School Ranking

    Hello! I am currently debating between attending Oregon State University and Colorado State University for vet school. I love both schools, but CSU is much more expensive for out of state students than OSU (almost a 10-12,000$ difference a year). I also would love to live in Oregon and have...
  6. S

    Digital Note Taking

    Hey guys! I hate typing notes and have always been a handwriting person, even through my whole undergrad. I'm firmly a PC/Android person, so ipads are out. I've been seriously considering a Mobiscribe or Remarkable 2, but I was wondering if anyone has experiences with a paper tablet like those...
  7. aen07

    Materials for First Year of Vet School

    Hi! Wondering if people had any suggestions for things to buy for 1st year vet med. I know the list will vary a bit between schools, but any suggestions or things that you found useful would be helpful! Thanks
  8. S

    having a pet in vet school?

    To any current vet students - do you have a pet at school? if so, is it manageable with classes and do you have enough time to spend walking a dog? do vet students often end up with animals from the teaching hospital? I hope to be accepted into the class of 2025 and am wondering if I should take...
  9. 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...
  10. Rhetrick19

    WAMC: Applying this cycle

    Hi all :). I just finished up my application and I’m looking for some feedback before I submit it. In early July I ruptured a tendon in my ankle and am currently awaiting surgery. I was put in a boot and on crutches, so I had to cut down my work schedule along with shadowing. I put this in my...
  11. 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...
  12. melsinge

    Missouri VS Illinois - Last minute OOS waitlist acceptance!

    Hello! I have found myself in a sticky situation. I was OOS accepted to Illinois right after my interview and was waitlisted at Missouri. I just was pulled off the OOS waitlist at Missouri due to a last minute drop out. Here’s where it gets sticky for me. Missouri is roughly $80,000 cheaper for...
  13. 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...
  14. C

    WAMC??? 1st time Applicant! Excited yet nervous!

    Hey guys! This is my first time posting! I just submitted application and I'm super anxious to hear back! Thanks for reading and any comments. 19 y/o female, Florida resident Applying to: UF, University of Sydney, University of Melbourne, Colorado State, Ross, Cornell, LMU, Mississippi...
  15. 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...
  16. bodog16

    Animal Nutrition Online Courses

    Animal Nutrition is a prerequisite course for one of the schools I am applying to (NCSU), but is not offered at my university. I found a few different courses online but I'm not sure which one to take. Did anyone take an online animal nutrition course through another university? looking for...
  17. 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. -...
  18. 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...
  19. D

    Is it worth it to join an honor society?

    Hey all! I'm new to this, so I'm sorry if I'm posting in the wrong place! I am a second semester freshman pre-vet major. Recently I've been getting a lot of emails about "honor societies" which I imagine a lot of them are scams. However, I did have one mail me a packet of information. It...
  20. S

    Military Spouse/LDR during Vet School

    Ive recently been accepted to my IS veterinary school, 3000 miles away from where my husband and I are currently living due to military orders. He will have to remain here until summer 2020 and then be stationed elsewhere (although likely still distant from the school). He is incredibly...
  21. 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...
  22. L

    Vet School Supplemental Applications

    Howdy! Which schools don't require a supplemental application for vet school?
  23. 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...
  24. E

    Can you delay enrollment to vet school? (@Ross)

    SO. I applied to 10 schools this round and the applications did not go well. I did get an interview at my IS, but I didn't get in. As of right now I have 8 rejections, one alternate, and one acceptance from Ross. I am so excited to be accepted into vet school, but I was really hoping for a...
  25. 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...
  26. Armyhealth

    Class of 2024 Veterinary Scholarship

    If you are applying to vet school next cycle and interested in the Army's scholarship come and say hi and ask any questions!
  27. doctor-who

    Waitlist c/o 2023

    Starting this off as a continuation of last year's thread so we can post where we're waitlisted, what number rank we are, and what schools we have yet to hear from. And to update each other when people start getting pulled off the waitlist! I'm an alternate at Western (no number rank) and...
  28. C

    Scholarships for Class of 2023 Admits

    Hi! Sorry if this has been answered elsewhere, but I searched old forum posts and really could not find what I was looking for. I have been accepted to a couple schools and I'm still waiting to hear back from a few, but I want to be proactive and start thinking about finances now. Almost all of...
  29. 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...
  30. csequine

    What's Your Plan B?

    Hi everyone! So with the 2019 application cycle behind us... Those of us with iffy stats probably are formulating a "plan b" if we get that rejection letter in February. What is everyone's plan if they don't get in this cycle? This was my first time applying and I am preparing myself (I know...
  31. PlumPoppy

    Feeling defeated already?!

    So, I recently (as in last semester), decided that I wanted to give pre-vet a second shot. I was originally pre-med, then pre-vet, then gave up both and just decided to graduate as quickly as possible because of the circumstances at the time (I was working 3 jobs to help my family, and suffering...
  32. 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]
  33. Pistachio556

    Penn Vet supplemental

    Hi all, Officially applied... now just need to do the Supplemental form. Has anyone done this already? Just curious as to what they ask on it, want to make sure I’m prepared since you can’t save/edit/re-open once you start it. Curious as to what they ask on it
  34. emlady09

    LMU Class of 2023 Applicants

    Figured I'd start this...who else is looking to apply here?!
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    How many vet exp. hours do you work a year, in pre-vet

    just on average.
  36. S

    Having dogs during vet school- doable??

    Hey everyone. Is owning a dog or two while being in vet school doable? Those who have done it, can you talk about the experience? I show/train/compete in dog competitions with my one dog and plan on adding another in a year, before I hopefully go to vet school in a couple years.
  37. 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...
  38. 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
  39. C

    Thinking about dropping out after 2 years...

    Hi fellow DVMs and future DVMs, I recently finished my 2nd year of veterinary school. I am not failing, in fact I'm doing quite well. I don't currently have any debt either but I will if I continue. I am seriously considering leaving and have been for the past year or so (started having doubts...
  40. maria1313

    UK c/o 2023 hopefuls

    I wanted to start a thread for 2023 applicants applying to any of the UK vet schools in order to ask questions and get specific information. I'm applying to UCD, RVC, Glasgow and Edinburgh and would love to see where everyone else is applying along with getting more information about the schools!