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Looking Forward To The Symposium

Looking Forward To The Symposium In veterinary school, there are many opportunities to participate in skills labs, attend conferences and lectures, and get involved in the field prior to graduating. Rather than have the mindset that all of my time should be spent studying, I believe I can supplement my classroom education with out-of-school events and should take advantage of opportunities available. I recently registered for the Student American Veterinary Medical Association Symposium that will be held at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  I have never attended a veterinary conference before, and after looking at the schedule I couldn't be more excited.  The lectures are scheduled from 8 AM until 5 PM each day, with a break at noon for participants to eat lunch and meet with exhibitors.  Lectures are presented over a variety of topics including large and small animal medicine, exotics, surgery, neurology, business... (Read More)