1. Hannah Nelson

    Club/event fundraising

    Hello! I'm looking for ideas on club fundraising to help pay for our Gala next year. Common ones that clubs at our school do already include clothing sales (lots of them) and some other swag- glasses and water bottles, stethoscope charms/cases, and stickers. Any new/unique ideas out there?
  2. J

    Pros and cons of UF LSU Arizona and (just for fun) Cornell

    Hey all! So I haven’t even applied yet but I just want to hear more about schools. I’m applying to UF LSU Arizona and for ****s and giggles I’m applying to Cornell (though I 100% will never get in) I just want to hear from people the pros and cons of each school if you go to or went to any of them.
  3. Vetob

    Veterinarian dreaming to go to US/canadian med school

    Hi, I am currently a final year vet student from south Asia. In the next 3 years, I will get a license to practice in North America (DVM) after passing a lot of difficult exams. However, I do not want to pursue vet med as it is not my passion and I studied it due to family pressure. I want to go...
  4. vsanc085

    WAMC c/o 2026 * need reply before 29th!

    Hi everyone! I am a first time, florida resident, traditional applicant. I have applied to Washington, Florida, Colorado, Illinois, and Cornell. My GPA is 3.33 but was calculated as a 3.2 on VMCAS. I have two repeated classes and two classes I dropped. There is a significant increase in my...
  5. 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...
  6. G

    Australian Veterinary Students for Mental Health

    Hey guys, I'm a third year vet student at Adelaide. A few of us have started a peer support group in conjunction with the Australian Veterinary Association. If any of you attend an Australian vet school you're more than welcome to join, here's the link: Facebook Groups Our goal is to...
  7. hopeful_vet2026

    Tennessee c/o 2026 hopefuls

    Welcome to the UTCVM applicant page for class of 2026! Good luck to everyone!!
  8. E

    WAMC lower gpa

    I’m a traditional 1st time applicant (21 years old) I will be graduating in December 2021 (a semester early) with my undergrad in Biomedical Science: Medical and Veterinary Science. My goal is to be a race track veterinarian or equine focused with sports medicine. I plan on applying to...
  9. ashcave

    HPSP for Veterinary Students

    Hello all! Is there anyone on here that has done the military HPSP to pay for vet school, or know anything about this scholarship? Is it just the Army that offers this or is it Air Force as well? And can anyone speak to the number of years of service this requires after graduation and how many...
  10. ashcave

    Incoming Veterinary Scholarships

    Hello all! Does anyone know of any vet school scholarships open to incoming students? Or any websites that could have this information? I am seeing lots of scholarships for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years but not many for first years or incoming students.
  11. 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...
  12. 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
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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
  18. 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?
  19. 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...
  20. 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!
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. V

    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...
  28. A

    How many vet exp. hours do you work a year, in pre-vet

    just on average.
  29. 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
  30. A

    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.
  31. hopeful_vet2026

    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...
  32. 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...
  33. C

    VET school worth it ?

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


    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...
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  36. 1

    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...
  37. 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!?
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. F

    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...