Today I start my final week of veterinary school. When I look back on my experiences over the past four years, I realize that I break things out into semesters. The first semester of my first year of veterinary school looked quite different than the final semester of my fourth year. To say that I … Continue reading My Biggest Fear…
As many of you know, I accepted a job offer with Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) for next year. I have received so many questions about how to stand out as an applicant to their Early Entry Track (EET) program, so I thought I would share some tips to prepare while in veterinary school. 1) Experience … Continue reading VEG Application – 5 Tips to Stand Out
Big news... I signed a contract with Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) in Tampa, Florida! I will be participating in Early Entry Track (EET), which is their six-month training program in emergency veterinary medicine. As a first-time applicant, there were many things that I took into account when applying for a job. So, I thought I … Continue reading 5 Things to Look for in a Job as a New Grad Vet (and Why I Chose VEG)
If you have been following my journey for a while now, you know that I talk about my personal development practice A LOT. My practice has evolved over time, but a few key pillars remain that I would like to share with you. To give you some back story, I never knew that I had … Continue reading How to Start a Personal Development Practice
To be happy in spite of everything This past year has been a bit of a whirlwind. I feel like my life is lived in a series of highs and lows. Over the past few weeks, it finally feels like I am coming out of the fog. Things have been confusing, but I am happy. … Continue reading To be happy in spite of everything…
Hi Friends, I recorded ANOTHER podcast, this time with Vet Med Radio. I absolutely loved talking to Stacy, pre-veterinary student, and creator of Vet Med Radio, who is also on the alternative path to vet school. Tune in to hear my story of loss, my path to yoga, and how I decided to apply to … Continue reading My Journey to Veterinary Medicine
This post is dedicated to the many of you who are overextended reading this blog post who are either: Enrolled in professional school Applying to professional school Have already graduated from professional school OR are just an overachiever. PERIOD. I recently took an Enneagram test (you can take one here). I received a balanced score … Continue reading Overextended.
Second-year of veterinary school was a whirlwind of emotions. I ended my relationship of over four years and called off our wedding. I began another relationship that forced me to evaluate the way in which I express and receive love, and that too ended. This year, I discovered more about myself than I can even … Continue reading Halfway to DVM – What have I learned?
Hi Friends, I had the amazing opportunity to record a Podcast with One Interview, One World and the episode was released last week! In the episode, I discuss my journey to veterinary medicine and yoga. I talk in detail about experiencing an oil spill for the first time, what it takes to get into veterinary … Continue reading I recorded a PODCAST!
Many who follow me on Instagram (@traveling_dogtor), probably also follow my girl Kristi (@dogtorkristi). Kristi is a third year veterinary student at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and has become one of my closest confidants and friends over the past year. We started this blog post back in the summer, but both had our … Continue reading School and Travel: Advice from two Vet Students