Veterinary Pre-Vets

VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | Aspiring Veterinarians Apply Smarter

For the Aspiring Veterinarian – Apply Smarter!

Veterinary medicine is experiencing a student debt crisis. Yes, many higher education graduates experience loan repayment hardship; however the magnitude affecting recent veterinary graduates is unique.  Every day I counsel pending and recent graduates through the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) and via VIN Foundation who report student debt balances in excess of $200,000, $300,000, $400,000, and $500,000 with incomes between …

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | Apply Smarter Q&A: Veterinary School Application Questions

Apply Smarter Q&A: Vet School Application Questions

Below we highlight a few frequently asked pre-veterinary school questions and provide detailed answers about VETERINARY SCHOOL APPLICATION:We also have frequently asked questions and detailed answers about veterinary student loans and veterinary income. “The GRE is not required at some veterinary schools because of COVID, any idea if that’s gonna be permanent or if they …

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | Apply Smarter Q&A: Veterinary School Student Loan Financial Aid

Apply Smarter Q&A: Student Loans and Financial Aid

Here are some questions and detailed answers about Student Loans and Financial Aid asked during Apply Smarter webinars. We also covered questions and answers about veterinary school application and veterinary income. “What is a “standard” amount of financial aid offered by vet schools? I know it varies a lot, but would you say it’s easy …

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | Apply Smarter Q&A: Veterinary School Veterinary Income

Apply Smarter Q&A: Veterinary Income

Here are some questions and detailed answers about Veterinary Income asked during the Apply Smarter webinars. We also covered questions and answers about veterinary school application and veterinary student loans. “I’ve heard that it is very tough to have a job while attending vet school? Is it because the program is intense?” Yes, the curriculum …

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | Veterinary School Panel Interview Tips

Veterinary School Panel Interview Tips

Amber McElhinney is a 2nd-year veterinary student at UC Davis. In an effort to help pre-veterinary students as they prep for applying to veterinary school we thought Amber’s insight into her personal pre-veterinary journey can help others. We hope you enjoy! As always, please reach out with any questions or feedback, or leave a comment …

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | Veterinary School Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) Tips

Veterinary School Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) Tips

Kamira Patel is a 3rd-year veterinary student at UC Davis. This blog post is her personal experience from interviewing for the UC Davis Veterinary School. In an effort to help pre-veterinary students as they prep for applying to veterinary school we thought Kamira’s insight into her personal pre-veterinary journey can help others. We hope you …

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | The Financials of Applying to Veterinary School – What I Wish I Had Known Amber McElhinney

The Financials of Applying to Veterinary School – What I Wish I Had Known

Amber McElhinney is a 2nd year veterinary student at UC Davis. Due to COVID many veterinary student summer plans were changed and Amber is one of many who has been helping out the VIN Foundation student debt efforts this summer. In an effort to help pre-veterinary students as they prep for applying to veterinary school …

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | You Want to be a veterinarian? Apply Smarter!

Apply Smarter Webinar in Collaboration with SDN and APVMA

VIN Foundation announces pre-veterinary school webinar in collaboration with Student Doctor Network and the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Free webinar helps hopeful pre-veterinary students apply smarter to veterinary school, improve their chances and save thousands in student debt Davis, CA: The VIN Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing tools and resources to support veterinary students and veterinarians …

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | Exciting Enhancements to Veterinary Cost of Education Map

Exciting Enhancements to Veterinary Cost of Education Map

INTERACTIVE MAP PROVIDES LONG-DESIRED TRUE-COST VIEW OF ATTENDING VETERINARY SCHOOL Developed to help pre-veterinary students make better informed decisions when applying to veterinary school, the updated Cost of Education Map collates in one place, in one tool, the information individual students would spend days compiling and analyzing. Most pre-veterinary students apply to multiple schools. Costs …

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VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Blog | Choosing the Best Veterinary School for You

Choosing the Best Veterinary School for You

Choosing the veterinary schools you apply to is an exciting, yet confusing process. Several publications generate lists of the “best” veterinary schools using various criteria. Unlike some other professions, which veterinary school you attend likely won’t impact your future earnings or career options. However, which school you attend can have a significant impact upon the …

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