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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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My Best Friend’s Wedding!

My Best Friend’s Wedding! Vet school is definitely a precarious place for relationships.  The thirty to forty hours per week spent in class followed by the hours of studying required once you finally get home in the evenings puts a huge strain on all your relationships. Besides the students, the individuals most greatly affected are definitely their husbands and wives. When you enter vet school with a husband, wife, or significant other they are almost enrolling with you. Their dedication to support, to encourage, and to understand the requirement of time and money required for completion of the program is essential to maintaining the relationship through the four years until graduation. When I began the program, my then boyfriend and I had been dating for 3 years. He knew from the beginning of our relationship that vet school was going to be part of the deal. Even with that understanding, we definitely had some bumps in the road in figuring out how to balance b... (Read More)