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Sarina Selleck, ’17: Self-Styled and Community Outreach

The Selectives program at Tufts is great at providing flexibility and support in pursuing student-driven ideas and interests. I chose a self-styled selective, under the mentorship of Dr. McCobb, in order to expand our current community outreach programs to include a site providing veterinary care to homeless pet owners. It was very rewarding to be Read More

Anya Price, ’16: Small Animal Surgery and Lab Animal Medicine

As a veterinary student straight out of undergrad with limited clinical experience, the Selectives program gave me easy exposure to the hospital and research in a low-pressure setting. I took a selective in small animal surgery, where I was able to get acquainted with the OR, familiarize myself with surgical procedures, and learn the general Read More

Caroline McKinney ’16

Hometown: Naperville, IL Education: Vanderbilt University, B.A. in Medicine, Health, and Society (interdisciplinary major) and Minor in French Tufts fits me and my veterinary aspirations perfectly. At Tufts, I am able to explore the clinical skills that save animals’ lives while also developing my background in public health theory – establishing habits and relationships that Read More

Meera Sriram ’16

Cummings School was a natural progression from my past experiences. I graduated from Northwestern University with a double bachelor’s in Biological Sciences and Political Science in 2012. My concentration was in Developmental and Evolutionary Biology, which has given me a great foundation for comparative medicine. Throughout college, I interned at a local wildlife clinic, volunteered Read More

Tess Gannaway ’16

Hometown: Providence, RI Education: B.A in Biology, Barnard College I fell in love with Tufts the very first time I stepped onto campus. On paper Tufts was a perfect fit for me: It was close to my family, had a stellar International Medicine program, and offered a dedication to the burgeoning field of One Health. In the Read More

Stephanie Kozol ’15

Cummings School offers a wide array of elective and selective opportunities that are unique compared to other schools.  Programs are available here to provide hands-on experience in areas of specific interest to individual students. I also really appreciated the fact that Cummings School does not “track” their students. It’s important for students to at least Read More

Emily Dae Andersen ’17

Hometown: Bethel, CT Education: University of Vermont, BS in Animal Science I was drawn to Cummings School for its strong programs in such areas as international and wildlife medicine, and other, perhaps less traditional, areas of veterinary medicine. Also, I’m a true New Englander and certainly more a country than a city person, so the Read More

Audrey Koid ’17

Hometown: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Bachelors of Arts, major in Biology, minor in Music Franklin & Marshall College The biggest draw of Tufts is definitely its people. Everyone I met during my interview, as well as during school, has been amazing. Rather than the cutthroat, competitive environment that I had experienced at other school interviews, there’s Read More