Execrate [Shared Experience]

I think that there’s a lot more vet students than we know that feel like this. Commiserate, support, encourage. I can’t do this. This was a stupid fucking idea. I barely had good enough grades to get into this stupid school, I only got called off the waitlist because someone else didn’t have enough money…

The Results are In: Veterinary Student Time Management Survey

First, I would like to say a big thank you to all who filled out the survey and helped make this blog post possible. Here goes nothing…THANK YOU!!! Your participation shows you care. We had 78 respondents from four countries. The schools represented include: University of Wisconsin-Madison: 31 Virginia-Maryland: 30 University of Minnesota: 5 Auburn…

Priorities

Finals are upon us, and that means that I have reached the most unhealthy and slovenly point of my year. My Jawbone complains at me because I don’t actually move around – I sit and study all day. I eat exclusively frozen or boxed food (delicious, but I don’t think I’ve seen a vegetable since…

Strategies for Subsisting [Guest Author]

Thanks very much to our guest writer this week, who is offering their strategies on how to cope with stress in a very stressed out world. With exams coming up, the time to practice some of these is right now.  I’m so glad VMCVM and this profession is finally starting to recognize the prevalence of mental…