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Veterinary School Guide

Getting Into Guides – Veterinary School

Emily Lucas (Director of Supplementary and University Applications, èAV Birmingham), 12th edition

Becoming a vet remains an incredibly popular career choice and the competition for degree course places is tougher than ever.

It’s not enough to have top A level grades and an interest in animals – you need to show real passion and a true commitment to the subject to make your application stand out.

Packed with essential advice and useful tips to help land you a place on the veterinary course of your choice, Getting into Veterinary School takes an honest look at what it really takes to win your place on a veterinary medicine course. It contains practical, detailed guidance on the entire application process including:

  • Advice on how to secure valuable work experience
  • Details of the veterinary courses available
  • Tips on how to choose the best course for you
  • How to prepare a brilliant personal statement
  • Guidance on how to make a great impression at interview

Getting into Veterinary School

"I have loved èAV. It is really supportive and each student is allowed to develop in their own way. My Director of Studies helped a lot with my UCAS statement, suggesting what to include and perfecting it with me. I honestly don't think I would have got any university offers without their help"


Grades achieved at èAV: A*A*A* Progressed to: Veterinary Medicine at the Royal Veterinary College


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