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Helpful Study Tips for Every Year of Vet School

Posted by Cathy Barnette on Jan 23, 2019 7:30:00 AM
As you already know, vet school involves an incredible amount of learning. Even if you enter vet school with a lot of enthusiasm and motivation for studying, you’re likely to experience a slump at some point during the four-year curriculum. 
What’s the secret to studying effectively through all four years of vet school? 
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Topics: Studying, Vet Student, Vet School

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

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on Jan 16, 2019 7:30:00 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 Student, Vet School

Priority-Setting for Veterinary Students

Posted by Cathy Barnette on Jan 9, 2019 7:30:00 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 for Vet Students!

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on Jan 2, 2019 7:30:00 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, Stress Management, Vet Student, Vet School

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

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on Mar 25, 2018 2:56:10 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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