Blog Posts Archive - Loop Abroad
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Behind-the-scenes advice for your journey to become a vet

Studying Large Animal Veterinary Medicine

March 24, 2020

What is large animal veterinary medicine? There are many ‘large animals’ that come to mind, but in veterinary medicine, this term refers to livestock: horses, cows, goats, sheep, and pigs.

Semester Abroad in South Africa

March 17, 2020

It’s not every day that someone has a chance to study in South Africa, but even more rare is the chance to spend a semester abroad in South Africa while taking courses specifically chosen for students interested in veterinary medicine and conservation work.

The GRE and Vet School

March 10, 2020

Regardless, your GRE score is taken into consideration as part of the admissions process, and, therefore, achieving high GRE scores for vet school applications can be a valuable asset for your candidacy.

How much does vet school cost?

March 3, 2020

Education costs in the United States are constantly rising, and veterinary school tuition is no different. With the average debt accrued throughout vet school being three times higher than the annual new-grad salary, it’s no wonder that so many students take cost into consideration when choosing which schools to apply to. 

How Do I Write a Good VMCAS Essay?

February 25, 2020

Tackling the VMCAS application is something almost every potential veterinary student dreads. For many, the worst part about the whole application process is trying to write a good VMCAS essay. How do you make yourself stand out from other applicants and make yourself a top candidate?

How to Apply to Vet School (from Someone Who’s Done It)

February 11, 2020

You may have decided you want to be a veterinarian, but you still don’t know how to apply to vet school, how much time you need to commit to the application process, or what interviews will be like.

How do I get ready for my first trip abroad?

February 4, 2020

So, you have finally booked your first trip abroad, but how do you prepare for it? What should you pack? What should you expect? Here are some top tips to get you started.

What is One Health?

January 29, 2020

Few people actually know what “One Health” means or why schools are starting to make it such a core piece of their curricula. So, what is One Health and, maybe more importantly, why do we need it?

"This was a great learning experience! We were able to spend a lot of time with the vets and they were constantly answering questions and sharing their knowledge. Strongly recommend this trip!"

Andrea G., Thailand College Veterinary Service 2016

Wright State University, Dayton, OH