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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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Alex is a third year veterinary student who plans to become mixed animal practitioner with a focus on animal behavior. She is a graduate of the CVM's Biomedical Sciences undergraduate program. She has a miniature poodle named Harley who served as Aggieland Humane Society's Junior Bark Leader. They also have started competing in American Kennel Club (AKC) agility.

"I knew I wanted to become a veterinarian when I visited my mother's family ranches as a young girl," Alex said. "Being around all of those animals made me happy, and I knew being able to care for them would provide a fulfilling career for me."

Alex's school survival tip? "Break assignments up into manageable tasks. When an assignment seems too overwhelming, it becomes too difficult to start and it becomes very easy to procrastinate. Once the assignment is broken up, develop a timeline so that you stay on track."