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  1. H

    What are my odds?

    Hi all! I recently graduated from the University of Florida with my undergraduate in Health Behavior and my Masters in Management. I am currently working as a full-time Healthcare Consultant and realized about 6 months in that I really wanted to go be a veterinarian. I was pre-vet for 2 years...
  2. Rhi96

    PennVet vs. RVC (London)

    Hello! I am a California resident who is currently trying to decide between the University of Pennsylvania and the RVC in London. Sadly, I didn’t get into any of the schools on my personal “Top 5” list, but I am trying to remain optimistic and still feel very grateful for the acceptances I do...
  3. H

    Mississippi State vs Illinois

    Hi everyone! I have been accepted into Mississippi State and Illinois CVM. Could any current or former students please give insight on what they liked/disliked, or just their overall experiences at these schools? The whole process has been very impersonal due to COVID, so I am having a hard time...
  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. T_Huene

    Application Check

    So I’m looking for fair and straight criticism on the main points of what will become my application hopefully in the coming couple years. I graduated high school with just below a 3.0 and then continued onto the Honors College of Lewis and Clark Community College in Southern Illinois for an...
  6. D

    Surgery residency, alt specialties

    Hi all, I’m a 4th year student applying for internships. Im interested in surgery, neurology, and comp med/lab animal. I keep being drawn to surgery as a specialty as it would offer the most opportunity (and I enjoy surgery) - I would be able to do neurologic surgeries in addition to other...
  7. LeahKesley

    Volunteering/job shadowing during a pandemic

    Hi, I’m really curious to see if there are pre-vets out there who have tried volunteering during this pandemic. Not very few vets were available for shadowing in my area, and I want to start as soon as possible. Are there any virtual shadowing options?
  8. hopeful_vet2025

    Tennessee c/o 2025

    Anyone applying to Tennessee this cycle (2020) for matriculation next year (2021) and graduation in 4 (2025)
  9. L

    WAMC: Applying next year for class of 2026!

    Hi everyone! I am starting my junior year in undergrad and I will be applying to vet school next fall for the class of 2026! Below are my stats and some info about me, please feel free to offer any advice or suggestions that you think would make my application stronger! I just finished Organic...
  10. serendipity14

    applicant for class of 2025

    Hi everyone! I was hoping for some advice on my status for this application cycle. Please give me any advice/recommendations you have. Also, feel free to comment where you're standing right now if you're applying this cycle as well. Good luck to everyone!! 21 y/o Hispanic female from NY...
  11. hopeful_vet2025

    2024

    Gonna go ahead and make this for the upcoming cycle! Good luck everyone!
  12. 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...
  13. saltshaker007

    New Computer for Vet School?

    Hey guys, I will be attending vet school in the fall, and I was wondering if anyone had any input or suggestions on types of computers to buy? During the information session at the University of Illinois, the tech guy said we should DEFINITELY buy a brand new computer for vet school (so it...
  14. doctor-who

    Successful Applicants c/o 2024

    Congratulations to those who have heard happy news already! Please post your stats to help other applicants as the acceptances roll in. The format from years before is posted below. Age, Gender, State/Country of Residence, Traditional/Non-traditional applicant, # of times you've applied...
  15. E

    New VIRMP internship opportunity: MSPCA-Angell at Essex (Community Practice)

    Deadline approaching: December 9, 2019 at 9:00 pm EST MSPCA-Angell is pleased to announce a new community practice/small animal medicine and surgery internship position for its Angell at Essex location in Danvers, MA starting in June 2020. Angell at Essex is a new teaching clinic located at...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. O

    internships/residencies in Quebec

    Hello! I'm currently a DVM student at OVC but planning to move to Quebec after graduation. I was wondering if anyone out there has any information about internships/residencies in Quebec, specifically Montreal. There are very few listed on VIRMP, but I've seen some on hospital pages like...
  19. F

    Vet students and graduates, what was your undergraduate degree?

    I am considering completing a bachelors of science in health science, however I am not sure if this degree would be beneficial for me. What are your thoughts and what degree did you achieve? Thank you!
  20. 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...
  21. D

    California State Board Exam

    Hello all. I have looked everywhere for a concise study guide for the California state board exam. Does anyone have resources that they can share or point me in the right direction? I recently took the NAVLE but I've heard the material is much more specific to California.
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. Nagpur_vet

    Anyone preparing for Australian National Veterinary Exam?

    Hello all! If anybody is preparing for Australian NVE, plz get in touch here. Thanks a lot.
  25. M

    University of Tennessee c/o 2023 Applicants

    I haven't seen a thread yet for UTK 2023 applicants. I applied OOS! Who else applied this year?
  26. 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...
  27. 1

    ECFVG good idea?

    Thinking about studying abroad at a non-accredited veterinary school. Smart move? How hard and extensive is the exam? Is it expensive? Worth it or shouldI just study in the US? Really looking for as much information and advice as possible. Anything helps!
  28. TaylorPsyD

    Army What is the likelihood of a military couple being stationed together?

    My fiancée is in Veterinary school on a HSPS scholarship and will (obviously) be joining the army upon graduation. I, on the other hand, am a recent Psy.D graduate. I was wondering, if I were to also join the army, what would our chances of colocation be? Would the potential of staying together...
  29. Jgar96

    Preferred Timing Device for HR

    Hey guys, I'm starting vet school this fall and I'm looking into buying an Apple Watch to use mainly as a timing device while monitoring HR (and will probably be able to replace my phone during clinicals from what I understand). I've noticed a few vets and techs using them throughout my pre-vet...
  30. MutterButter

    Should I pursue a residency?

    I am an incoming 3rd year vet student with an overwhelming love for Veterinary Nutrition. I just came back from a conference that got me even more fired up about nutrition, and I would love to make it my career. I am tempted to pursue a residency to get boarded in nutrition.... BUT- The problem...
  31. 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
  32. G

    Veterinary Medicine versus Human Medicine

    Hi, i am a student who studies in Singapore and am interested to find out what are people's opinions of Veterinary Medicine versus Human Medicine. I've always wanted to be a doctor since I knew what it was as a child, it has always been at the back of my head. It is like a subconscious thing...
  33. RELephant

    SeaVet Clinical Training

    Has anyone done SeaVet at UF before and care to share their experiences? Is it similar to AquaVet and Marvet?
  34. Dogtorflower

    Rutgers University successful CVM applicants 2022

    Hey all, not sure how well this post will do, but thought I'd try! Rutgers senior here. Thought it would be interesting to see out of those from Rutgers University that applied to veterinary school this past cycle, how many have been admitted, waitlisted, denied, etc. and to what schools. Im...
  35. S

    Looking for suggestions

    Hello! First time poster! I graduated in 2013 with a BS in science (biology major, chem and equine studies minor). Good grades (honestly can't recall GPA stats, will have to contact my college to look at my transcripts again). I had planned to get the ball rolling much earlier, but as is life...
  36. Elfanara

    What to do during the year before trying again?

    So I am still on the wait list for UF, but I like to know and hash out all possibilities. For people who have been though this before and didn't get in their first time, what did you do during the year off? I was thinking about working as a Vet Tech, but I don't know if I can because I didn't...
  37. M

    Deciding on a school

    Hello all, I am fortunate enough to have a few schools as options for the next four years. I am a Massachusetts resident with a strong interest in small animal medicine and research. The four schools in which I am considering are Tufts, Upenn, THE Ohio State, and UFlorida. Each school has its...
  38. A

    NAVLE prep - VetPrep & Zuku Standard vs Premium

    Hey everyone, I am in the class of 2019, and it's the last day of the winter sale for Zuku Review (where you buy 6 months and get subscribed through December). VetPrep's similar winter sale ends March 1. There are a lot of posts asking about Zuku vs VetPrep, and which will help you do better...
  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. Camccamm

    CVM c/o 2022 Army Vet Hopefuls?

    Anyone planning on being an Army vet?