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Being Accepted into Vet School

Being Accepted into Vet School It is official: I have been accepted to the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine! I am so overwhelmingly excited to be a part of the class of 2022. Come this May, I will be graduating with a degree in biomedical sciences and then in August I will start vet school. I am excited to be graduating, but at the same time, I am not all that focused on it. For a lot of people, graduation is the end of it, but for me, I graduate and then move on to more schooling. I think that on graduation day I will be really excited because all of my friends and family will be here celebrating. Up until then, though, vet school is really what is on my mind. I was so happy when I found out I had been accepted, but then I had the realization of, “wow, I really have to do this now.” It has not even started yet and my mind is filled with so many different questions. I constantly think about what it is going to be like and if I am going to be able to handl... (Read More)

Only 730 days to go….

Only 730 days to go…. I woke up Thursday morning, put on a pot of coffee, and grabbed Shorty (our miniature Australian Shepherd) and his leash and headed for the door.  The sun hadn't even started to come up yet as we walked around the apartment complex as Shorty hunted for squirrels and a place to do his business.  I was contemplating the day ahead as I was shaking the sleep cobwebs from my head.  I was up and out at this extra early hour because I needed to do some more last minute studying for my last final of my MBA curriculum, investments.  Also on the docket for the day was the DVM Graduation ceremony that afternoon.  Since  the graduating class were only a year ahead of me for the first half of vet school (that is until I left vet school for my 1 year MBA program), I had several good friends and knew practically everyone in the Class of 2012.  Suddenly, I realized that I "only" had 2 years until graduation, 730 days.  Wow,... (Read More)