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Setting Goals

Setting Goals Howdy! My name is Tess and I am so happy to be a veterinary student! Life is good. My ultimate life goal has always been to become a veterinarian. I wrote "class of 2013" in highlighter above my desk to keep me motivated. I cannot express to you how excited I was the day I received my acceptance letter. However, once I started vet school I fell into a goal slump. Other than obviously to graduate from vet school, I didn't have any real goals set. Huge mistake! I can't stress how important it is to always have a goal in your life. It needs to be something that is challenging but realistic. Once you set this new goal, hold yourself accountable by telling your friends and family about it. I know for a fact many people thought I was crazy when I told them I wanted to go to vet school. All I heard was, "Oh, isn't that harder than med school?" and "what's your backup plan?" However, having a goal and a "plan of attack" helped me to make it happen. If you... (Read More)