EP003- Peer Review: Applying to Vet School from the Student POV

The Academic Veterinarian Podcast

03-02-2021 • 57 mins

Katelyn Cotnoir and Stepfanie George are both veterinary students at the University of Missouri. They share their experiences and insights on applying to vet school and discuss GRE preparation, animal-related experiences, tips on writing the personal essay prompts and how they prepared for the vet school interview. The discussion continues to include their current vet school experience, vet school “survival tips”, and future goals.

Topics discussed in this episode

1:15- Students share their path to a career in veterinary medicine

2:45 – Preparing for vet school during your undergraduate years

6:40- Helpful undergraduate courses for vet school, beyond the required prerequisites

9:17- Student factors that influenced their vet school choice

14:12- GRE preparation

18:29 – Letters of recommendation

22:20- Animal-related experience

26:30- Writing the personal essay questions

33:17- The vet school interview experience and tips for preparing

42:23- The vet school experience and school/life balance

50:01- The MPH (Master’s in Public Health) dual degree program

54:04- Students share their future plans

Resources mentioned in this episode

AAVMC (Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges):

ETS GRE Preparation- https://www.ets.org/gre

Magoosh Test Preparation - https://magoosh.com/

The Student Doctor Network - https://www.studentdoctor.net/profession/veterinary/

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