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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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Shadowing Many Biomedical Science majors, including myself, aspire to attend graduate school. Some students want to become doctors, nurses, physical therapists, dentists, or veterinarians (like I do!). Many grad schools require a minimum number of hours shadowing in your field of interest, although to stand out as an applicant many students far exceed the minimum. As a veterinary school hopeful, for me that meant spending time over winter break shadowing at the Kendall County Equine Clinic in Boerne, TX with Dr. Travis Nichols. I have spent time shadowing in clinics since my junior year in high school. My parents strongly encouraged me to explore the field of veterinary medicine to make sure this was what I truly wanted to do. I love being at the clinic because I never know what will walk through the door - every day is different and is an opportunity to learn something new. I have been so fortunate to shadow with Dr. Nichols - he has an easygoing person... (Read More)