Updates: I started a newsletter!

Hi friends, sorry it’s been way too long since I’ve updated this blog! Some quick updates: I’ve started a free newsletter that you can sign up to here – it’s basically a place where I can share some vetty insights, some practical self-growth ideas and where I’ll probably be updating you about life as aContinue reading “Updates: I started a newsletter!”

How to write a Veterinary Medicine personal statement (UCAS D100)

Hey friends, in this post I share the tips I used to help write my veterinary medicine personal statement which got me interviews and offers from the University of Cambridge, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow and also UCL (for biomedical sciences). For my application, I did my A-levels in Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics and applied via theContinue reading “How to write a Veterinary Medicine personal statement (UCAS D100)”

Veterinary placement during a pandemic (2020)

Hey friends, hope you’re well! Apologies that I haven’t been updating here lately, if you are craving for more vet school updates do check out my youtube channel where I share some vet school application tips and bits of my vet school life 😊 Hope you enjoy this ‘mini-series’ I put together documenting my EMSContinue reading “Veterinary placement during a pandemic (2020)”

W4: Equine Ambulatory rotation

Happy 2021 folks! Apologies for the long hiatus, no excuses (ok maybe I was a bit busy balancing vet work while attending the Part Time YouTuber Academy course by Ali Abdaal (link to his course here) , so I have been more consistent with posting vet school content on YouTube! Video attached at the bottomContinue reading “W4: Equine Ambulatory rotation”

W3: Anaesthesia rotation

Most people have told me that anaesthesia was a relatively chilled week, but somehow I felt like it was pretty exhausting, maybe it was because I was churning out some content for the Cambridge Vet School’s Instagram page everyday for a week as well (@camvetschool by the way, if you wanted to check it out!)Continue reading “W3: Anaesthesia rotation”

W2: Neurology rotation

Yikes! Another week has gone by and we have completed our Neurology rotation… (no more neurology until we face our final year exams – not sure how I feel about that) This week felt slightly more manageable than Medicine week, maybe it is because we have familiarized ourselves with the routine of reading up historyContinue reading “W2: Neurology rotation”

W1: Small Animal Medicine rotation

Thought I’d do a quick summary review of my first ever rotation week! To serve as an educational/ sentimental purpose for the future when I look back and see how far we’ve come. I cannot believe it is the end of the week already! (well, not quite, as I still have to go in tomorrowContinue reading “W1: Small Animal Medicine rotation”

Vet student chats: Hsiao Qien, 3rd year at Glasgow Vet Uni

Hi all, today’s post is a short and sweet interview with a veterinary student at University of Glasgow. I hope this can provide some useful insights to future applicants! Q: Hi there, thank you for agreeing to be interviewed, could you please introduce yourself? 😊 A: Hey, my name is Hsiao Qien, but everyone callsContinue reading “Vet student chats: Hsiao Qien, 3rd year at Glasgow Vet Uni”

Is studying veterinary medicine right for me?

A common question I get asked by people that I meet for the first time, when they know I am a vet student, other than ‘are you vegan?‘ is “awww, that is so cute, have you always wanted to be a vet? You know, I wanted to be a vet when I was little too….”Continue reading “Is studying veterinary medicine right for me?”