5 things I wish I knew before going to vet school

1. Costs – tuition fees + placement expenses + cost of living in the UK Vet school can be quite costly. Besides tuition fees, you also have to pay for your expenses while on EMS placements and also feed yourself during term time. Multiply that by 6 (or 5, if you are on a 5Continue reading “5 things I wish I knew before going to vet school”

EMS as an international student – woes and how to get around it

EMS = placements at vet practices/ animal-establishments for 2 weeks to learn/practice skills animal handling and seeing clinical work. Before vet school, I had no idea that EMS placements would take up a lot of time and money. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love being on placements, it is one of the only timesContinue reading “EMS as an international student – woes and how to get around it”

Mind set(s) to have on the first day of EMS

It is okay to feel nervous, you are entering a new environment and meeting new people. I always found it awkward as you are not sure where to place yourself. But a wise friend once told me ‘it is only awkward if you think it is‘. Sometimes we have to tell that inner voice thatContinue reading “Mind set(s) to have on the first day of EMS”