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Learning DO's and DON'T's in Vet School

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on January 16, 2019 at 8:30 AM
 
For many students, learning in vet school is a very different experience than learning in college. The sheer volume and complexity of the information makes learning more difficult. 
 
However, thankfully, there are a number of strategies discussed in the well-known, research based book on learning and memory:   Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning  that can be very helpful so we will cover them below. (1) 
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Topics: Studying, Vet School, Vet Student

Priority-Setting for Veterinary Students

Posted by Cathy Barnette on January 9, 2019 at 8:30 AM

“Vet school is like drinking from a firehose.”I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase before... and it’s true, in so many ways!

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Topics: Studying, Vet Student, Vet School

Memory: How it works and 5 ways to improve it!

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on January 2, 2019 at 8:30 AM

How memory works is complex, but while it may be tough to understand, it may be tougher not to! It’s important to have an understanding of memory because it is crucial - it is the basis of so many applications, including studying and learning. By having an understanding of the main concepts in memory, you can work to improve yours.

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Topics: Studying, Vet School, Vet Student, Stress Management

What happened to HGE?

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on December 26, 2018 at 4:12 PM
 
Hemorrhagic gastroenteritis has been renamed...it is now called Acute Hemorrhagic Diarrhea Syndrome (AHDS). 
 
AHDS is a more specific term, as HGE could refer to a number of conditions that cause inflammation and bleeding of the gastrointestinal tract. Other conditions that may lead to HGE  include but are not limited to: infectious causes, dietary indiscretion and pancreatitis among others. 
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