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Andrea Dover

Dr. Andrea Dover is a 1999 graduate of the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her veterinary career spans a broad range of settings including ER/CC, home hospice care, industry and education. Dr. Dover is the Manager and Program Coordinator for VetPrep, the premiere online study resource for the NAVLE.

Recent Posts

You've Got This! 7 Things To Do The Day Before The NAVLE®

Posted by Andrea Dover on November 9, 2018 at 5:32 PM

There is always some anxiety the night before the NAVLE®! Here are a few tips for the day before the exam to help you get ready:

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Topics: NAVLE, VetPrep, Test Taking Tips

Imposter Syndrome - Most Veterinarians Suffer From It. Now What?

Posted by Andrea Dover on November 9, 2018 at 11:13 AM

One of the things I love most about my job is that I get to go to veterinary schools and talk to students from all walks of life.  

Part of this talk is an interactive anonymous poll that asks “Y/N: Sometimes I feel inadequate and incompetent, despite evidence that indicates I'm actually smart and successful at things I put my mind to.”  

You can probably guess that at every school an average of 98% of respondents chose Yes. (And I kinda don’t believe the other 2%--maybe their finger slipped or something).

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Topics: Imposter Syndrome

Vet Students: Time to Submit Your NAVLE® Applications

Posted by Andrea Dover on June 4, 2018 at 1:38 PM

Are you planning on taking the NAVLE® this winter?  As of today Monday June 4, 2018 , the ICVA has opened applications for the November/December test window. 

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Topics: NAVLE, NAVLE Applications

Going Back in Time: Things I'd Tell the "Former Veterinary Student Me"

Posted by Andrea Dover on December 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Earlier this week I returned to the scene of the crime…18 years ago 😱, I sat in the same classroom as a young, fresh-faced veterinary student full of hope and overwhelmed at the sheer volume of information I needed to cram into my brain. 

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Topics: Stress Management, Vet Student, Vet School

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