Midwestern University CVM c/o 2024
- Oct 27, 2019
- Veterinary Student
Hello! I am currently a second year vet student at Midwestern and, although I'm keeping an open mind, I think I want to pursue a radiology specialty. I know that it might be too early to think about this but I wanted to ask for some advice from those in an internship/residency/boarded. I've asked around to a few new interns (but not one specifically radiology-related) and one radiologist, and I've heard that, for internships in general, grades aren't the most important thing and it's better to be a well-rounded person (i.e. participating in research, being an officer in clubs). I just wanted some advice to see if I am heading on the right path. Trying to pursue good grades during my first year burned me out badly and I decided to try having a better work-life balance this year and not worry as much about my grades. I'm still going to be trying to keep decent GPA (like B's in my classes and A's if I can) and I'm hoping "C's get degrees" in some of my classes won't ruin my chances of getting an internship. I do plan to do more research once internships pop up later on this year (just to get more information) but I wanted to ask ahead of time for the sake of my mental health and well-being. Thank you ^-^!