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Second Year

Second Year About this time last year, rumors began circulating that the second year of veterinary school is much better than the first year.  These rumors became a "light at the end of the tunnel" as I kept reminding myself that next year I would not have to spend my weekends covered in formaldehyde at the Anatomy Lab, and I might be able to survive on just one cup of coffee a day (my average last year was probably close to five cups).  When the class schedules were released this summer, the rumors seemed to be true- class did not start until 9 am and there were days when I would be done at noon!  Do not get me wrong, I honestly enjoyed first year, but it was hard.  I had to adjust to being in class up to eight hours a day and studying every night.  The volume of material is much more extensive than in undergrad and time management is critical.  My classmates and I worked our tails off as we slowly began to wrap our heads around... (Read More)