Hasn't everyone at some time in their life wanted to be a vet? Veterinary school is highly competitive, even more than medical school: there are simply too many applicants and not enough seats available. But if this is your dream, it can be a reality. Study hard, get straight A's and take every opportunity to work with animals and strengthen your skills. Veterinary schools have some differences from other types of medical schools:
For veterinary school the GRE, rather than the MCAT, is the accepted standardized test for admission. The course prerequisites for most veterinary schools are similar to those for medical school. The following courses offered at Gordon would be recommended for students wishing to pursue this career*:
*For complete course descriptions, please see the Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics course listings.
For further information, please contact Gordon's premed advisor, Dr. Craig M. Story.