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  1. FutureVet1995!

    American Vet feelings of having a BVM/BVMS over DVM

    Hello, So I am having mixed feelings about graduating from a vet school that's degree would not make my official title Doctor aka DVM/VMD. I'm an American who's applied to both US and UK/Irish vet schools. I plan to work in the states once I'm licensed. And I just can't help but...
  2. Eprada

    Working as a Kennel Tech

    Hi everyone! I’m new to the forum but I just wanted to know of you guys’ experience. I recently started a job as a kennel technician, and I have been feeling very under-appreciated and overworked. My shift goes like this: I have to take out approx. 27 dogs to potty, clean each kennel (with...
  3. Histologylover

    Applying With No Animal Experience

    Hello! I am currently a senior looking to apply to vet school in hopes of becoming a vet pathologist afterwards. I think my stats are pretty good other than having no animal experience. I have a 3.8 cGPA, 4.0 sGPA, and 4.0 GPA over the last 3 semesters. I am taking the GRE soon and my practice...
  4. S

    Successful Applicants Stats - Class of 2023

    Starting it off a bit early, but I know some are starting to hear back so I hope this is okay. Congrats to those who have been accepted, waitlisted, and invited to interview! Please follow previous years formats: Successful Applicants Stats - Class of 2022
  5. I

    What shows leadership?

    I know that being an officer in a club or being an RA shows leadership but do personal things such as reporting and testifying against a crime count?
  6. M

    Veterinary Medicine to Medicine?

    Hi, I am a second year vet student in the UK. I have wanted to be a vet for as long as I can remember and never thought about anything else, but recently I’ve been not as enthusiastic about it. I don’t know why. I’ve also been thinking about human medicine too, which is something I wish I had...
  7. OVC2023

    Australian Schools (Sydney, Melbourne) 2020 applicants

    Hey guys! I know it's a bit early but I've begun my applications to Melbourne and Sydney so I was wondering if anyone else is going through the same process/looking to begin sometime soon! I thought this might be a good place to discuss things if we need to!
  8. jjmanutd24

    Fear of Practicing?

    Just a bit of backstory first: I`m a Veterinarian from India, I graduated in 2016 and moved to the states soon after. Recently I completed my ECFVG and NAVLE and am in the process of getting my State License. The problem : I`m scared to start practicing at a hospital. For the past 2 years Ive...
  9. sodasteve

    Should I go to Ross? or should I pursue a different path

    Hey so I was hoping I could get some advice on my current situation. I am 25 years old, and I recently got accepted into the pre vet program at Ross. I have always wanted to be a vet but unfortunately I never put in the effort when I was in college to get a high enough GPA to get accepted into a...
  10. V

    Resources for keeping up medical knowledge while not practicing?

    Hello all! I am a recent vet grad from the US and have started a PhD program, so I am not currently practicing medicine. I am looking for resources to allow me to keep up my medical knowledge and maybe get a little bit of practice in. I went through the interactive cases on dvm360, which I...
  11. noellebell

    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...
  12. PenguinPal506

    Application process? v confused

    hiiii i’m new to being prevet and i was wondering how the application process was? I want to apply for the next cycle. if i applied in may 2019, what year would i start to attend vet school? and when would i take the GRE? i know this must be a silly question but i’d appreciate any help i can...
  13. X

    Dealing with the process

    Okay, I've decided to enlist in the military. I have already taken my asvab, but as you know today is labor day and all the military recruiting offices are closed. I've decided to join the military ( which branch Air force or Army?) . I'll be 24. Before I ask any questions I have about 30...
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    international vet schools

    Hi, I am an international student, in college in the US at the moment. I would like to keep my options open as to where I would like to work after completing my degree in vet med (US or Europe). Is there an advantage to choosing an international vet school (eg Glasgow)? Or does a degree from a...
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    How many vet exp. hours do you work a year, in pre-vet

    just on average.
  16. Pistachio556

    Cornell c/o 2023 applicants

    Hello all! Struggling on some of the supplemental essays... Having a hard time with the significant impact and odds against me situation ones. It’s suprisingly hard to think of responses Wondering if anyone else could shed some light on what they wrote about
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    How do I get the experience for my application?

    I just don't know where to start. Can someone give me a play by play of how I get a hold of these oppurtunities.
  18. hopeful_vet2023

    Working on VMCA app...looking for advice!

    Hello! I am currently working on my first cycle application to 2 different programs and have some questions, would love some advice, just to feel like I'm submitting the best application that I can. Here is some info about me: I'm a non-traditional student (a 32 year old mother of 2) who has...
  19. Lavaniel

    Vet school interview attire - grey hair okay?

    Hey! I start my VMCAS applications next summer, so I have a bit to start planning. However, I have suffered from Avoidant Personality Disorder and social anxiety, and one of the ways I have circumvented shying away from social situations is granny-grey hair, and its Sparks brand Silvermist to...
  20. C

    VET school worth it ?

    I appreciate all the feedback and input, Thank you. My question has been answered.
  21. B

    UNAM

    Hello I just made an account and am new to this but i really want to find more information on the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) College of Veterinary Medicine. I am currently in my third year of undergrad. Considering attending one of the two vet schools in california or the...
  22. A

    Vet Tech THEN Vet School?

    Hello! I will be graduating with my B.S. in Biology this coming Spring, unfortunately, I was not accepted into any Vet school's this cycle. I've contemplated a few paths I could take that I believe will increase my profile as an applicant, and going to Vet Tech school is one of those option...
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    What kind of mistakes have you made on placement? HELP!!

    So I'm in 4th year and I've completed 13 weeks of Clinical Placement so far. Today, I injected a cat with 10x the correct dose of Meloxicam...and I am really struggling. The cat is ok at the moment (being flushed with fluids, and it's a stray cat, not one with an owner), but I am beating myself...
  24. H

    Auburn Cvm c/o 2022

    Let's get a thread started! This is for individuals accepted into Auburn vet school for the class of 2022 and will be going in the fall! Who else is excited to start their veterinary career!?
  25. 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...
  26. Inocencia

    Application Improvement

    Hi everyone! I did not get in to any U.S. vet schools this year. I already graduated with my bachelors (3.0 GPA), with 2000 hours of experience in 2 fields (shelter and wildlife), and a 304 best GRE score. I want to improve my application for next year. I am looking to sign up for GRE online...
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    How long did it take for you to complete your prerequisites for vet school?

    I’m 21 and recently decided I want to pursue a career as a veterinarian. At this point, I can’t see myself doing anything else. However, I’m trying to complete my prerequisites for vet school in 2 years. I currently live at home, and at this point the only way I can move out is once I get into...
  28. F

    CPE surgery 2018

    Hi, does anyone know a vet in the US who helps with surgery practice for CPE? If yes, please share the contact details. Thank you and good luck! :)
  29. clinicalscience808

    Tuition Contemplation

    Hey guys! I have the amazing issue this year of being accepted into several schools. Im OOS/WICHE for all of them but I don't have full confidence that I'll get a WICHE sponsorship or spot in each school since there's just so few of them. Looking at the OOS tuitions, I am definitely...
  30. LoveForAllThingsFurry

    Cummings School of Vet Med Schedule

    Hey guys! I'm going to be applying for vet school this year and Tufts is my dream school! I was just wondering what your course schedule is like (for all years!) and a description of each course, what they allow you to do, etc... Just want to know what I'm getting myself into :) thanks!
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    cornell vs tufts vet school

    So i have been fortunate enough to have been accepted to Cornell (IS) and Penn and 5 other veterinary schools that i would not consider over Cornell or penn. I have an interview at Tufts next week and would have to take off two days of work to go to the interview. Is it worth it to go to the...
  32. P

    Can You still be a vet if you are squeamish??

    So I really love animals and I want to be a vet, but I'm really squeamish, like I had to leave the room during a heart dissection in class. Do you guys think that is something I can get over?? If so how?? Any advice is much appreciated!!! (BTW I'm currently in sophomore year of high school)
  33. lohy121

    Thinking about Vet Med

    Hello everyone. I am very new to the whole veterinary scene. I am a freshman in college and have recently started considering becoming a vet. I have always been interested in medicine and I love animals so I feel like it would be a very good job for me. I just have a few questions about it. What...
  34. R

    LSU SVM Quality of Program

    Hi, I am strongly considering LSU SVM for veterinary school if I am lucky enough to get in! I was just curious how they're program is as far as getting hands on experience, doing surgeries, etc. I have heard mixed reviews about the clinical years and how students don't even tough an animal...
  35. M

    Recent Graduate thinking about becoming a Vet

    I graduated last December with a BS in Integrative Studies (Journalism, Hospitality, Sociology) from UNT. I really didn't know what I wanted to do so I spent 4 years being lost. The only pre-reqs I have is bio 1 & 2. When I graduated high school I went to TAMU to pursue this career but things...
  36. TopGun86

    University of Illinois-CVM - Application C/O 2022

    Hey y'all, Who else is applying to UI-CVM this cycle?
  37. F

    Vet Tech or Veterinarian?

    I keep going back and forth on whether I want to become a veterinarian or veterinary technician. I love/hate both for different reasons. I love veterinarian because I love that I get to have a sick or injured animal, make a plan and be able to fix them. Plus I can live comfortably. I hate how...
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    Help from DVM or DVM's to be... need advice PLEASE

    I graduated high school in California and went on to working with animals, I began as a vet assistant and moved on to becoming a vet tech with no school only from experience and referrals. I have hours of volunteer work at shelters and clinics that I kept track of. Overall my experience working...
  39. F

    Vet students, what are your monthly living expenses?

    This includes rent, utilities, food, etc.
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    Do grades matter during application year?

    I have already sent in my applications for veterinary school, but I am still taking pre-requisites (Biochemistry, Genetics now and Physiology and Microbiology in the spring). I know I shouldn't fail them or anything, but do I need to get straight A's in these classes or do they matter less now...