Life happens. It is as simple as that. We hear this adage from a young age. The first time we make a bad grade. The first time we fall down and sprain our ankle. When our grandparents die, or we go through a breakup. When we don’t make the team, or we get rejected from … Continue reading Life happens and then what?
First, it is possible to gain experience at home. Obviously, it is more financially feasible and often necessary to gain work experience at home. If you are inundated with student debt, for example, traveling may be out of the question for you. However, if you are looking for something spectacular to build up not only … Continue reading Travel to Gain Experience (And an Ode to My Trailer)
Time to throw it back... to the GRE! Although this test can be daunting, don't let it scare you. Personally, I took both the MCAT and the GRE, and I can say first hand that the MCAT involves way more studying. Don't let this fool you though - you still need to study for the … Continue reading 5 Tips to Nail the GRE
Hi readers, It is about that time of year. Students are receiving veterinary school acceptances/rejections. So what do you do if you are rejected? Let's rewind... This can be applied to ANYONE and EVERYONE. Although I write this from the angle of "veterinary student", every single person on this planet faces rejection once in their … Continue reading I got rejected… Now what?
To continue the interview from last week (click here to read if you missed it), I will jump right in! Katherine is a great friend of mine who interned with me at Zoo Atlanta and is now working full time in their birds department. Enjoy the interview! S - Shelby (Me) K - Katherine S: … Continue reading Interview with a ZOO KEEPER Part II – Conservation and Zoos
Katherine is one of my closest friends and a zoo keeper at Zoo Atlanta. We interned together there in the Program Animals Department and learned so much from each other. She graciously agreed to let me interview her for those who are interested in becoming a zoo keeper and are not really sure where to … Continue reading Interview with a ZOO KEEPER Part I – How to get into Zoo Keeping.
This is going to be a blog post unlike any other that you will ever read in regard to zoo animal medicine. I am going to sit here and tell you why you SHOULD be a zoo animal vet. Don't get me wrong. There are plenty of cons to pursuing zoo animal medicine and you … Continue reading Zoo Animal Medicine… Why You SHOULD Do It and How to Start.