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The Student Perspectives blog is a fresh and realistic snapshot of the life of veterinary medical and biomedical science students.
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Hark the herald, it’s Christmas break!

Hark the herald, it’s Christmas break! After a week's worth of thoroughly thorough finals, I can happily exclaim that it's Christmas break! This is always a much needed vacation with all vet students because it allows us time to refocus our minds and metabolize all the caffeine we consumed during finals week. This break's to-do list (because even though it's a break, there are always things to do!) consists of setting up externships for my fourth year, catching up on sleep, working at a mixed practice back home, and spending some overdue time with my family. Even though it's only one semester away, the fact that I'm preparing for fourth year stuns me. It seems like just yesterday I was one of the first years slaving away in the anatomy lab, and now I'm finding myself strategically planning when to take my externships and vacations. My looming fourth year and my impending graduation kind of scare me because I still have so many unanswered questions. Where do I want to do my externshi... (Read More)