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Flavia Vaduva

Flavia Vaduva is a general practice Veterinarian and product manager for VetPrep. She has a passion for veterinary medicine, education and business management. She really enjoys interacting with veterinary students and veterinary professionals. She spends her free time riding horses and traveling to explore new places!

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Veterinary Student Tips for the “Peri-Interview” Journey

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on May 14, 2018 at 1:46 PM

As a veterinary student, you may not feel confident about the job search process- read more below for advice on how to prepare for the job hunt!

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Topics: Jobs, Interviews

How to Prepare for the Dark Side of the Internet (for veterinary students)

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on April 30, 2018 at 9:51 AM

I would like to believe my veterinary education was progressive in a lot of ways. We had classes in communication, business and professional development in addition to the traditional courses. Topics that the generations of veterinarians in front of me likely did not learn about were discussed in different ways.

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Topics: Vet Practice, Internet Haters, Comments

9 TED talks recommended for veterinary students

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on April 13, 2018 at 11:06 PM

TED Talks is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.

Here are 9 talks I think would be very beneficial for Veterinary Students who may be just starting their journey as a 1st year all the way to the recent graduate. Take a look at these 9 gems and then read my takeaways through a veterinary lens as someone who has taken the journey through veterinary school and now is a professional.

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Topics: Stress Management, Motivation

Givers vs. Takers: What this means for vet school and for your career

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on March 25, 2018 at 3:56 PM

I once overheard a group of veterinary students discussing how their class was very competitive and that they didn’t really share materials with each other.

This discussion made me wonder about their reciprocity style and their potential for success in our field. Would they work well with others in clinics? What about in their first job or internship or residency?

How would this mindset affect their careers long term?

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Topics: Vet School

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