Veterinary School

Veterinary School Application Timeline for 2024-2025 (for applicants starting veterinary school in fall 2025)

As you prepare to apply to veterinary school, it’s important to become familiar with the application process and timeline to ensure you submit high-quality application materials on time. To start, you need to know some basic information about how the veterinary school application process works. There are two centralized application services for U.S. veterinary schools. …

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Tips on Writing an Effective Personal Statement: Have I got the M.E.A.L. Ticket for You?

You have spent years completing challenging courses prerequisites, volunteering countless hours, and gaining experiences in your desired field of study. Yet, the only thing between you and submitting your admissions application is THE personal statement. Regardless of your health profession of choice, medicine, dentistry, PA, OT, PT, nursing, or veterinary medicine, every health profession’s admissions …

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Five Secrets to an Authentic Interview

You put together a fantastic application packet. You spent countless hours studying for the MCAT and achieved a superb score. Your work and experiences demonstrate your dedication to community service, volunteerism, and compassion for caring for others. You toiled months on the personal statement, with multiple revisions, until it was perfect. Finally, the packet was …

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Letters of Recommendation for Medical, Dental or Veterinary School Applications

Strong letters of recommendation can be a significant asset to an application, yet this is an aspect of the admissions process that too frequently gets treated as an afterthought by applicants who are in the midst of writing the personal statement and taking practice tests. In order to put together a set of letters that …

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Open File versus Closed File Interviews: What’s the Difference?

One of the most significant differences between types of interviews is whether they are open or closed file. In an open file interview, the interviewer has access to your application materials. Prior to the interview, he or she will already be familiar with your GPA, test scores, extracurricular and work activities and personal statement. By …

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VMCAS Application: Getting Started on the Personal Statement

The deadline for the VMCAS application is October 1; however, you should plan to submit your application as soon as possible. When applicants delay in submitting the VMCAS application, it is typically because they are stuck on the personal statement. So, how do tackle a 5000 character essay intended to convince the committee that they …

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