Volunteers Needed for UC Davis 12th Annual Pre-Health Conference

As a follow up to this post announcing the 12th Annual Pre-Health Conference at UC Davis and my participation as a speaker, I wanted to pass on to you that there is a need for volunteers to help with the conference! As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to help out manage speakers, set Read More …

First Job Offer for New Vet Grads – Take It Or Leave It

It’s been over six months since I graduated from vet school and though I’ve been working ever since I received my license, some of my classmates have not worked a single day since graduating. It’s not that they’re not trying. It’s just that the market is so saturated — there are too few jobs and Read More …

Personal Statement & Resume Editing Services Now Available!

I cannot tell you how ften I have been asked to proofread personal statements and had to turn people down. Now that’s no longer the case! I am offering editing services for personal statements and resumes (or other application materials — explanation section included!). You can get more information here: http://www.lifeinvetschool.com/coaching/ Have you gotten as Read More …

Q&A: How To Make My Application Stand Out

Hi Sharon, I was wondering if you could give me a few tips on how to increase my chances of getting accepted into vet schools in the US, specifically UC Davis, which , on top of being where you studied (or still study?) is also my first choice. ┬áDo you happen to know Professors on Read More …

How to Ask for Letters of Recommendation for Vet School

So you want to go to vet school and become a veterinarian? One, well, really at least three of the things you need as a part of your application to veterinary school are letters of recommendation. These are really important and do not let anyone tell you otherwise. I’ve spoken to the members of the Read More …

Keeping Track of ALL Experiences

You may think it superfluous, but, starting right now, start keeping track of all of your veterinary experiences, honors and awards, extracurricular activities, and jobs. Why all of this (seemingly irrelevant) information for vet school, you may ask? Good question! The Veterinary Medical College Application Service, VMCAS, requires you to submit information regarding the following: Read More …