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As a pre-vet I have...

Discussion in 'Pre-Veterinary' started by cyrille104, May 1, 2007.

As a pre-vet I have...

  1. Been thrown out of a bar for drunken stupidity

    29 vote(s)
    18.6%
  2. Puked from drinking too much

    126 vote(s)
    80.8%
  3. Smoked pot/weed/MJ

    84 vote(s)
    53.8%
  4. Used heroin

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  5. Used LSD/acid

    17 vote(s)
    10.9%
  6. Used Ecstasy

    19 vote(s)
    12.2%
  7. Used cocaine

    14 vote(s)
    9.0%
  8. Used crack

    4 vote(s)
    2.6%
  9. Freebased in Whitney's bathroom

    6 vote(s)
    3.8%
  10. Was convicted of a drug-related crime

    3 vote(s)
    1.9%
  11. Was convicted of DUI

    3 vote(s)
    1.9%
  12. Drove while drunk - got away with it

    62 vote(s)
    39.7%
  13. Was featured on "To Catch a Predator"

    1 vote(s)
    0.6%
  14. Cheated on exams - got away with it

    35 vote(s)
    22.4%
  15. Cheated on exams - got caught

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  16. Had the clap/chlamydia/gonorrhea

    4 vote(s)
    2.6%
  17. Exceeded 100 mph

    71 vote(s)
    45.5%
  18. Hired a prostitute

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  19. Hired an underage prostitute

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  20. Spent time in a Thai prison for one or more of the above

    4 vote(s)
    2.6%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. cyrille104

    cyrille104 2+ Year Member

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    Jul 14, 2006
    Saw this on the pre-med forum and had to transfer it over, it's too funny. The poll is ANONYMOUS so have a blast.

    I changed a few things just because I'm interested, but credit for this poll goes to the pre-med forum!
     
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  3. clawsbeatskin

    clawsbeatskin 2+ Year Member

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    Feb 26, 2007
    LMAO!!! :laugh: P.S. Who's Whitney, by the way??
     
  4. cyrille104

    cyrille104 2+ Year Member

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    Jul 14, 2006
    OMG Whitney Houston! Her bathroom is a hot mess:
    [​IMG]
     
  5. AuburnPreVet

    AuburnPreVet AU CVM Class of 2011 5+ Year Member

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    Nov 10, 2004
    Podunk
    It seems you left off a choice or two, that the pre-allo folks had.... for example, "Hired an underage prositute of the same sex." :laugh:

    <-- clearly a VERY booring person since very few of these apply... :sleep:
     
  6. clawsbeatskin

    clawsbeatskin 2+ Year Member

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    Feb 26, 2007

    :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

    hot mess indeed! (wearing a black visor and neon green shirt) KISS MY ASS!!

    Talk Soup, anyone?
     
  7. bakaduin

    bakaduin UF CVM Class of 2012 2+ Year Member

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    Jan 9, 2007
    I haven't applied to Vet school yet (Im finishing my junior year now so will be this time) so Im not sure how much this will affect my chances but I was arrested my freshman year of college. I was one of those guys in high school who did good in his classes and had my set of friends but wasn't overly involved in anything. When I got to UF I decided Id change things and get really active. I joined a fraternity and as part of our pledge process 5 of us had to go over to FSU (our big rival) and complete a scavenger hunt. One of the things on the hunt involved peeing on their football fields 50 yard line and taking a picture. I knew it was a bad idea but I wanted in the fraternity so I stood lookout while the other 4 went in to do it. We all got caught, got arrested for disorderly conduct and what not. It sucked, I should never have gone against my better judgement but I did. Since then I've been working to make up for it with my other stats because I know its not going to look good on my application even though I got it expunged.
     
  8. philomycus

    philomycus The Tree Rat 7+ Year Member

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    Aug 21, 2006
    In an oak tree...
    LOL
     
  9. cyrille104

    cyrille104 2+ Year Member

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    Jul 14, 2006
    Yeah, in light of recent threads I didn't think it would make a difference if it were the same sex (they seem to be implying on the pre-allo board that it's more scandalous if it's the same sex)
     
  10. cyrille104

    cyrille104 2+ Year Member

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    Jul 14, 2006
    Haha, I think you'll be ok...peeing on a football field? Just explain what you learned from the experience, it probably won't make much of a difference, especially if it was freshman year. It's not like you got arrested for armed robbery.
     
  11. VelcroSky

    VelcroSky U of MN Class of 2012 5+ Year Member

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    Feb 12, 2006
    Twin Cities, MN
    Okay, 'fess up! Who was freebasing in Whitney's bathroom? :cool:
     
  12. texlaevis

    texlaevis 2+ Year Member

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    Jan 7, 2007
    Weslaco, TX
    woah, that drunk driving bit is scary. especially because i would assume that it's a lower proportion of vet students than the general population.
     
  13. VelcroSky

    VelcroSky U of MN Class of 2012 5+ Year Member

    369
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    Feb 12, 2006
    Twin Cities, MN
    If you had it expunged off of your record then why would you report it on your application?
     
  14. bakaduin

    bakaduin UF CVM Class of 2012 2+ Year Member

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    Jan 9, 2007
    Because unfortunately getting arrested apparently causes you university to take interest which then gives you community service and a seminar on "Making ethical decisions" =P. I believe the application asks if you've ever been disciplined by your university so I have to put that.
     
  15. cyrille104

    cyrille104 2+ Year Member

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    Jul 14, 2006
    I was thinking that, too. I've freebased in Whitney's bathroom but still haven't driven drunk.
     
  16. bakaduin

    bakaduin UF CVM Class of 2012 2+ Year Member

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    Jan 9, 2007
    A lot of college students drive drunk. In fact at UF when we won the basketball National championship a drunk kid went out to celebrate, hit and killed a police officer. Its unfortunate but sometimes people do dumb things in college as I can attest to. (Though ive never driven drunk).
     
  17. AuburnPreVet

    AuburnPreVet AU CVM Class of 2011 5+ Year Member

    295
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    Nov 10, 2004
    Podunk
    Makes sense.
    :thumbup:
     
  18. Wisco

    Wisco 7+ Year Member

    63
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    Dec 9, 2006
    I am suprised with the amount of people that smoke weed, some of the people that have posted there 3.9 gpa's, I couldnt imagine.
     
  19. bakaduin

    bakaduin UF CVM Class of 2012 2+ Year Member

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    Jan 9, 2007
    In Highschool, which wasnt so long ago, my class Valedictorian was one of the biggest pot smokers in the school. He was also one of the top debaters in the country, very respectful and proper and in no way would you know he smoked unless you were friends with him. He went on to Harvard so just goes to show you smokers come in all shapes and brain sizes!
     
  20. bakaduin

    bakaduin UF CVM Class of 2012 2+ Year Member

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    Jan 9, 2007
    Edit: sorry double post
     
  21. QTkitty

    QTkitty CSU PVM class of 2011 2+ Year Member

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    Jan 24, 2007
    CO
    How can you tell who answered the poll? I'd like to know who spent time in the Thai prison :laugh: !!
     
  22. ri23

    ri23 OSU CVM Class of 2011 7+ Year Member

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    Nov 28, 2006
    You can't, its an anonymous poll, unless they post it ;)
     
  23. wivet2011

    wivet2011 2+ Year Member

    368
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    Mar 9, 2007
    Love that show! :love:
     
  24. cyrille104

    cyrille104 2+ Year Member

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    Jul 14, 2006
    This would be a mess if it weren't anonymous...besides, no one would answer.
     
  25. cyrille104

    cyrille104 2+ Year Member

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    Jul 14, 2006
    Lots of people smoke weed...I'm not a big smoker myself, but a lot of people I know (including smart people) went through a phase where they smoked a LOT.

    I thought pretty much everyone tried pot at least once...no?
     
  26. VelcroSky

    VelcroSky U of MN Class of 2012 5+ Year Member

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    Feb 12, 2006
    Twin Cities, MN
    Yeah, but I didn't inhale.
    :p
     
  27. jnt179

    jnt179 2+ Year Member

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    Mar 28, 2007
    I can honestly say that I have never smoked weed. It was one of those things that I never had a desire to do. Now...drinking was another story:) I don't remember much about my first semester of college.
     
  28. cyrille104

    cyrille104 2+ Year Member

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    Jul 14, 2006
    I don't really see smoking pot as any worse than underage drinking. It's just one of those illegal things that everyone sneaks around anyway, and neither of them directly harm anyone. Unless done in excess...in which case the alcohol is worse for you, haha.
     
  29. Wisco

    Wisco 7+ Year Member

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    Dec 9, 2006
    I guess your correct, but its crazy that as much people that puked from drinking have smoked pot, it is an illegal drug and if caught with it there are far harsher punishments then with a beer.
     
  30. PdxYOSHI

    PdxYOSHI Oregon State 2011 2+ Year Member

    80
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    Jan 20, 2007
    Oregon


    Well, there are harsher punishments in some states. But others just have a medical ailment and you can have a medical card. I guess that could be an additional reason to apply to west coast vet schools (Ha, ha). And I have to say that I've known alot more mean drunks than mean pot heads.:laugh:
     
  31. wildfocus

    wildfocus DVM/PhD student 5+ Year Member

    575
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    Nov 14, 2006
    Rocky Mountain High
    totally concur :)

    i'm from seattle, came of age in the grunge era, and spend a lot of time backpacking. not hard to guess that the healing herb would be my choice over the porceline shrine any day.
     
  32. thesonofdarwin

    thesonofdarwin UPenn 2012 2+ Year Member

    139
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    Sep 17, 2006
    Pennsylvania
    Evidently I'm a boring, boring person! Only could vote for one, and it wasn't even a scandalous one.

    Guess I need to make this last summer a blast. Use this poll as a to do list? :D
     
  33. wivet2011

    wivet2011 2+ Year Member

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    Mar 9, 2007
    :laugh: Couldn't vote for any, so go ahead, call me boring too! Given the options on the poll though, I'm perfectly happy with being boring!!
     
  34. philomycus

    philomycus The Tree Rat 7+ Year Member

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    Aug 21, 2006
    In an oak tree...
    Me too. I have never :barf: due to drinking alcohol, not once. I know where my limit is. Plus, I'm scared if I did, I'd have that taste adversion and never drink again. That would suck!! :D
     
  35. thesonofdarwin

    thesonofdarwin UPenn 2012 2+ Year Member

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    Sep 17, 2006
    Pennsylvania
    Erm yeah - that's me. Got very, very, very sick on my 21st. Many months later and I get sick at the mere smell of any type of alcohol. Oh well, not a big deal to me anyway. 2nd on my list of food that now makes me ill.
     
  36. Max Power

    Max Power 2+ Year Member

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    Feb 23, 2007
    Oh my god I just laughed out loud in the library when I saw that

    talk soup classic

    you forgot the Britney "huh?" first lol
     
  37. seaturtlegirl

    seaturtlegirl 2+ Year Member

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    Dec 15, 2006
    MN DVM c/o 2011!!
    I LOVE this!!! And, for those of you who feel bad that you weren't able to check any boxes, I feel bad for checking as many as I did!! :laugh:
     
  38. laurafinn

    laurafinn 10+ Year Member

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    Dec 30, 2004
    Oakland-ish
    God, does no one drop acid in college anymore? I feel so old.
     
  39. k9 <3er

    k9 <3er UC Davis SVM c/o 2011 2+ Year Member

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    Aug 8, 2006
    So Cal
    Yikes! I checked too many... :p
     
  40. ckgilabert

    ckgilabert CSU PVM c/o 2014!!!! 2+ Year Member

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    Mar 19, 2007
    Fort Collins, Co
    i didnt check anything either. but i knew i was boring. i dont even drink! lol.

    i have a friend who was convicted of a felony and do you think that he wouldnt get into veterinary school? since getting out of jail he's done a great job at school (4.0) and really wants to be a vet. anyway, thanks if you reply! :)
     
  41. wivet2011

    wivet2011 2+ Year Member

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    Mar 9, 2007
    That makes two of us!! Yay for 100% sober people :laugh:
     
  42. Angelo84

    Angelo84 Tufts Class of 2011 10+ Year Member

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    Jan 25, 2007
    That makes two of us!! Yay for 100% sober people :laugh:

    Make it three. We need another check box for none of the above in the poll!
     
  43. PdxYOSHI

    PdxYOSHI Oregon State 2011 2+ Year Member

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    Jan 20, 2007
    Oregon
    And Yay for people who deal with stress in inappropriate ways and for people who celebrate in inappropriate ways!! I blame my addictive personality parents for all of my debauchery and drinking. Ah hell, I can't blame them for all of it because I actually enjoyed a few too many of my drunken escapades. I just like to think of it as stories that I can share with my future children to prove to them that I'm not too out of it.
     
  44. thereservoirdog

    thereservoirdog 7+ Year Member

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    Jan 21, 2007
    California
    Is anyone else really suprised by all the drunk drivers?
     
  45. RemyRipper315

    RemyRipper315 UPenn Class of 2011 2+ Year Member

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    Dec 16, 2006

    i guess i'm the 4th!!! :) i don't drink either
     
  46. Bill59

    Bill59 Member 10+ Year Member

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    Jan 4, 2006
    I'm not. And I'm not surprised about marijuana. The only one that bothered me some was the 20% that had cheated on an exam.
     
  47. wildfocus

    wildfocus DVM/PhD student 5+ Year Member

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    Nov 14, 2006
    Rocky Mountain High
    and what about 'shrooms. is that out of fashion now too?
     
  48. VelcroSky

    VelcroSky U of MN Class of 2012 5+ Year Member

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    Feb 12, 2006
    Twin Cities, MN
    Agreed.
     
  49. Capella

    Capella OK-State 2011 2+ Year Member

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    Nov 29, 2006
    Oklahoma
    The drunk driving bothered me most, and that we have such a lax attitude towards it.
     
  50. InfiniVet

    InfiniVet 5+ Year Member

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    Oct 17, 2006
    College Station, Texas
    5th sober person!
    Yay for being boring :)
     
  51. thereservoirdog

    thereservoirdog 7+ Year Member

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    Jan 21, 2007
    California
    so people cheating on an exam bothers you more than people drunk driving...
     

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