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Studying: An evolution of hunching over tables

I’ve been type A for as long as I remember. I became used to juggling many assignments in relatively little time ever since I attended a college-prep high school and middle school. After coming to Berkeley I discovered the beauty … Continue reading

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Caffeine Addiction: A blessing and a curse

This semester I have come to realize that coffee is better than oxygen. Well, maybe not but it is extremely close. Do they make caffeinated oxygen? A combination of things have all lead to the addition of iced lattes to … Continue reading

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Part IV: Personal Statement

Words. Lots of words. ABOUT MYSELF. Actually my worst nightmare. I’ve never been a fan of writing about myself be it cover letters, personal statements or in class assignments (blogging is different since sarcasm is commonplace). I jumped into writing … Continue reading

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Part III: GRE test taking

I took it twice. It was a blast (<–THIS IS A LIE). The photo below is after taking it the second time: the first socialization in months aka cocktails with my favorite parents. The first time I took it after … Continue reading

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Part II: Extracurriculars and School

The most important part of undergraduate preparation for vet school, in my opinion, is making sure your classes and social life are in the right balance. Too much or too little of one can dramatically decrease the quality of the … Continue reading

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The Pre-Vet Checklist: Part I: Experience

As a student who established goals of attending vet school early, I quickly became aware of the seemingly endless number of requirements to gain admission. These include the need for hundreds to thousands of intern/volunteer/work hours, research experience, flawless grades … Continue reading

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