Idiopathic Issues

Vet School, Would You Do It Again? Why so many are saying NO!

Posted by Cari Wise on June 15, 2016 at 8:22 AM

Would you still pick veterinary medicine as your career? Would you attend veterinarian school again? To find out, in a June poll, we asked that question. With just over 100 responses so far, the results are discouraging. 

The majority of respondents, 42%, said No, and 20% said they Didn’t Know.  Only 38% said Yes, they would do it again. 

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Topics: Career, Stress Management, Hot Topics, Vet School, Debt

National Ag Day! Why you should care, Vet Student.

Posted by Cari Wise on March 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM

If you are like me, you probably didn't know that National Ag Day even existed.  

I feel a little ashamed to admit that considering my profession probably wouldn't exist if not for animals in agriculture.  

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Topics: Career, Vet Student, Student Loans, Debt

Can we quantify the true cost of veterinary student debt?

Posted by Cari Wise on March 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Elizabeth Johnson, Ross Knippenberg, PhD, and Mike Dicks, PhD wrote an article that appeared on DVM360.com titled "Can we quantify the true cost of veterinary student debt?". The piece talks about the the burden of paying down student debt early in their careers plays a significant role in new graduates' lifestyle satisfaction.

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Topics: Student Loans, Links, Debt

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