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Meig in Fox Lake, Illinois

Updated 23 months ago

Question for students in San Juan's Distance Learning Veterinary Tech program - 1 Reply

Hello, I'm a sophomore at a technical college in my area and I'm looking to transfer into San Juan's Distance Learning Veterinary Tech program. I...

Meig in Fox Lake, Illinois

Updated 23 months ago

Why NOT to choose this profession. - 68 Replies

Ok i understand some people may have a different experience than my own, but I have seen this happen many times. I have been a licensed vet tech...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 23 months ago

Getting ahead... - 15 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a hirable veterinary technician? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an...

KAT the Dog Lover in Long Beach, California

Updated 25 months ago

Job interview for vet assistant, non-certified VT job - 22 Replies

So, I am interviewing for a vet assistant job and was wondering what to expect. I have not worked in a vet office in any capacity although I have...

RDA student in San Ramon, California

Updated 25 months ago

What's a good Veterinary Technician/Assistant school? - 4 Replies

Hi all, I've just moved to SF area from NY. I have been working in IT in for last 8 years. I have always been an animal lover and I have always...

Christy in Manhattan, Kansas

Updated 26 months ago

Starting my own business - 2 Replies

Hi, I'm about to start my business as a self-employed technician. Unfortunately, I cannot afford to rent an office. The overhead is too high....

KAT the Dog Lover in Long Beach, California

Updated 26 months ago

Resume Advice - 1 Reply

I'm starting the program at San Juan in January, and I'm so excited! From what I've read, many people from the program have difficulty finding a...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 27 months ago

Does anyone know where I can find free Vet Tech assignments? - 2 Replies

Not course material, just assignments like "match the term to the definition" or "what do you do if this happens?", etc. Answer checklist would be...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 27 months ago

Do I need these courses for my Associates degree at San Juan? - 4 Replies

I'm going to do their distance learning vet tech program. Do I HAVE to complete these courses or are they simply recommended? General Studies...

Minh in Oakland, California

Veterinary assistant at Boston Reed College

I would love to become an RVT, but there is no local college that offer the program. Carrington College is too expensive and has many negative...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 27 months ago

Switching Veterinary Distance Schools? - 2 Replies

Hi. I am or was currently enrolled with San Juan College. I chose them because Penn Foster was rude, pushy, and untrustworthy. However, I have hit...

Dora in Shreveport, Louisiana

Updated 28 months ago

Discouraged, any vet techs out there with opinions ?? - 6 Replies

I am really stuck in the middle as of what to go to school for. My original path was to go to Vet tech school for 2 years and become a RVT. I love...

Unemployed Paralegal in Denver, Colorado

Updated 28 months ago

School recommendation and preparation questions; - 1 Reply

Interested in pursuing a career in Veterinary Technology. Currently the only school I see thats AVMA accredited in the chicago land area is Fox...

Katie in Redondo Beach, California

Updated 28 months ago

Anyone familar with the Foothill College Vet Tech Program? - 2 Replies

I am finishing up my prerequisites this year and applying to Foothill College's Veterinary Technology program. I am wondering if anyone has an idea...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 29 months ago

vet tech grade transfer - 1 Reply

I have completed my VTNE exams and my michigan exams. I want to take my Indiana exams. I was told that I would need to transfer my AAVSB VTNE scores...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 29 months ago

laws are slowly changing doctors putting a boundary between vet tech and vet assist - 73 Replies

Is it true that a vet assistant can't no longer take the exam no matter how long they been in the field. The person must attend college. Can they...

MsKitty75 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Anyone Experience This?

I've been a Tech for almost 2 years. I got my start at a smaller hospital, but left because the patient care was not so great. Some of the doctors,...

charles shutt12 in California, United States minor outlying islands

Updated 30 months ago

Differences in pay between an associates and bachelor's degree? - 4 Replies

Hi everyone, I'm going to be starting the online courses at San Juan this fall but noticed that it's only a junior college, meaning I can only get...

nina in Modesto, California

Updated 30 months ago

Getting hired - 15 Replies

I have absolutely no experience being a vet tech, but am very motivated to become one. I am seriously considering going to vet tech school. How can...

WRB in Gualala, California

Updated 30 months ago

College Graduate wanting to become vet tech - 25 Replies

I recently graduated from a four year university in sociology. I have a passion for animals and would like to become a vet tech. I am shadowing a vet...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 30 months ago

Online Veterinary Assistant program at Cal State East Bay - 1 Reply

Anyone took this program? Do you receive any externship placement?

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 30 months ago

Carrington College (Pleasant Hill campus) program - 8 Replies

Hello everybody I want to know if any of you is a Carrington College veterinary technology graduate. Is the program well prepared for national...

Morgan in Apo

Updated 31 months ago

Which Online School? - 8 Replies

So I have applied and been accepted to San Juan, Now here is my question, IF I do the online classes, will I now have to wait until spring term to...

Amanda Kaye in Los Angeles, California

Updated 31 months ago

the good, the bad, and the ugly - 1 Reply

I graduated college with an English degree . . . and now I'm looking into going to school to become a vet tech. I know it sounds random, but I...

Jessika in Los Angeles, California

Updated 32 months ago

Are Vet Tech's really that underpaid? - 3 Replies

I keep hearing that Vet Tech's underpaid. I live the in Southern California(The LA County) and I am planning on becoming a Vet Tech. But first I am...

Christy in Manhattan, Kansas

Updated 32 months ago

Let's talk benefits! - 1 Reply

Hey all. I've had a lifelong love for animals, and though I work in a research lab right now and make decent pay, I long to work at a vet...

Jeanie in Riverbank, California

Updated 32 months ago

Modesto Junior College's program - 1 Reply

Anyone know anything about it?

College student in Saint Petersburg, Florida

Code of ethics questions for an essay

what ethical issues, problems, or controversies are common in this profession?

ObrienEE in Alfred, New York

Updated 34 months ago

Job search websites? - 2 Replies

Can anyone recommend any sites besides indeed and craigslist if I want to search for a vet assistant/tech job? Thanks

cherylak1 in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania

Updated 35 months ago

Do you get sufficient practical training via Online Vet Tech Schools ? - 21 Replies

Hi Everyone, Just like a lot of other future vet tech's here I am also looking into online Vet Tech programs, which are my only option to become a...

Lynne in Corpus Christi, Texas

Provisional Accreditation

I want to start school at Vet Tech Institute and it says that its only provisional accredited with the AVMA. Will I be able to take my National...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 35 months ago

How Competitive is Colorado for Vet Techs? - 1 Reply

We're considering a move to the Fort Collins, CO area in a couple of years. I have a CVT friend who used to live in Colorado and she said that vet...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 36 months ago

Online transfer courses? - 1 Reply

I started a vet tech program in the fall and unfortunately failed my A&P lab section, now I wont be able to take it over until next year which is 8...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 38 months ago

Has anyone here done a working interview? - 11 Replies

So I went in today and did a working interview for a clinic in Indy. Has anyone on here ever done one (I am assuming at least SOME people have,...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

Online Vet Tech starting in the spring. - 1 Reply

Is it true that you can only start the vet tech program at SJC in the fall? I was looking to get a degree in that field however I am not looking...

CindyMG in Osseo, Minnesota

Corporate Culture at Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister

Hi Everyone, I am interested to know what is the Corporate at A+F. With all of the publicity that A+F has attracted, I would love to hear from you,...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

Trying to find a vet to let me shadow vet tech - 1 Reply

Has anyone had any luck tying to shadow a vet tech in a veterinary practice? I work days full time (non-veterinary related) and go to school part...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

Difference between vet technician and vet technologist? - 2 Replies

I was wondering if someone could tell me the difference between a veterinary technician and a veterinary technologist? Does one make more money than...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 39 months ago

Vet tech mommies! - 3 Replies

Id love to hear from Mommies that worked thru the pregnancy! Im 8wks along with my first and can not find any good info regarding iso and waste gas...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 40 months ago

Accreditation - 6 Replies

Recently I have been looking into finally pursuing a job as a veterinary tech..unfortunately there are not many options in southern florida as far as...

KATtheDogLover in Long Beach, California

Updated 40 months ago

Vet tech and disabilities - 1 Reply

I was wondering how difficult being a vet tech is physically. I was in a car accident almost two years ago and have some problems with my feet, but...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 41 months ago

Having a life outside of work...(are your hours too erratic?) - 1 Reply

Hi, I've been working as a stablehand for some years now and am looking for a change. I believe I would love the work of a vet tech...I have the...

Christy in Manhattan, Kansas

Updated 41 months ago

Is pay improving at all for Vet Techs? - 2 Replies

Hello. My name is Brianna, and I'm a Senior in High School. I'm thinking about going to college to be a Vet Tech. Honestly, it's the only job I can...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 42 months ago

Vet Tech then Vet? - 2 Replies

Can you start out being a vet tech and continue your education to become a vet? Or do you need to shoot for one or the other in the beginning?

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Vet Tech Schools in SE Michigan

I am considering applying to Wayne County Community College for their tech program, since it's affiliated with WSU and they have evening classes, but...

Bill O'Leary in Chatsworth, California

Updated 46 months ago

Right after high school - 17 Replies

Is there anyone there that went to vet tech school right after high school? I'm a freshmen in college and am really considering this as a career,...

KAT the Dog Lover in Long Beach, California

Updated 46 months ago

Vet Tech Career - 2 Replies

Hi All, I am thinking about switching careers from my current title as a CPA at a big 4 accounting firm...as a corporate auditor. I am so...

CindyRVT in Henderson, Texas

Updated 46 months ago

Starting out... - 9 Replies

How did you get your start doing veterinary technician work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

Jenn in Rochester, New York

Updated 47 months ago

Got Let Go from First Job- Need Advice, Please! - 2 Replies

I was let go from my first tech job about six months ago and I'm having some real trouble finding another one. I've been on about 10 interviews since...

JB in Ellicott City, Maryland

Updated 47 months ago

WHERE DO I BEGiN??? VET TECH schooling - 4 Replies

So after looking at online programs and courses I have it somewhate narrowed down to two options. There is Penn Foster and Mt SAC. I have ZERO...

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