There are no assigned seats in lecture halls in vet school, but Lord help you if you sit in someone else’s spot. Every day, all day, we sit in ‘our’ seats, next to the same people; all hell breaks loose when we were asked to change rooms with the second years this IP. We have … More My Spot
This post is going to be a little short, because I should get back to studying. Some people think that vet students have no fun (if you’ve ever stayed up until all hours with a sick foal, you’d know how wrong you are!), and that all we do is study. This is partially perpetuated by … More Staying Sane
I have explained why I chose veterinary medicine, so I suppose it’s only fair to explain how. For most of my classmates, including myself, the desire to become a veterinarian began long before I knew how to spell the word ‘veterinarian’. We volunteered at shelters or barns, showed our dog/horse/cat/calf/rabbit/goose at the county fair, and … More What do we do in school?
A question that just about every student veterinarian is asked is, “Why are you going to vet school?”, and is sometimes followed by the unintentionally irritating question of, “Why didn’t you just go to med school?” Although the answers to these questions are different for each one of us, there are a few overarching themes … More Rationalizing Vet School