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DVM Admissions

We are as committed to our students as we are to the future of veterinary medicine. Applicants who are admitted for admission to our DVM program are considered the most capable of excelling as veterinary medical students and possess the greatest potential to successfully serve the needs of the school, community, and profession. By applying to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, you are not only taking the first step to becoming a successful practicing veterinarian; you are affirming your commitment to healing animals, helping humans, and transforming global health.

Summer 2021 Student Panel Series

We are pleased to announce our upcoming Summer Student Panel Series!

These remote sessions will provide you with the opportunity to meet and interact with current veterinary students at the Cummings School at Tufts University.

There's no need to register in advance--just login in at the start of a session and enjoy!

Expectations vs. Reality
Hear from current students about surprises, challenges, and adaptations during veterinary school.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
7:30 pm EDT
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The Tufts Curriculum
We'll take a year-by-year look at the schedules, content, and opportunities in the DVM program at Cummings School.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
7:30 pm EDT
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The Application Process
An open Q&A session with our Associate Director of Admissions during which topics of timelines, application review, GPAs, essays, letters of evaluation, and interviews are all in play.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
7:30 pm EDT
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Non-Traditional Paths to Vet School: Planning and Preparing For Your Career
A panel for the non-traditional majors, career-changers, and older applicants--learn how you may not be as non-traditional as you think.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
7:30 pm EDT
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Meet Our Faculty
An opportunity to hear from faculty members who are part of the community at Cummings School.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 (tentative)
7:30 pm EDT
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Open Q&A
Come armed with your questions about veterinary school and Tufts! Topics may include: life in Grafton, MA, work opportunities, student wellness, clubs, dual degrees, selectives... make this session your own.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
7:30 pm EDT
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Login details for upcoming sessions will be forthcoming. Please note that these sessions will be recorded and available for later viewing.

Summer 2020 Student Panel Series

My Path to Veterinary School
Hear current students' stories about their diverse paths to get to where they are today.
Listen to recording here

Being Non-White in a White Profession
Hear a candid conversation about barriers and opportunities for students of color.
Listen to recording here

What to Expect in First Year
Students talk about navigating the curriculum, making new friends, and joining clubs.
Listen to recording here

Getting Involved in Research
Students discuss meeting mentors and developing projects.
Listen to recording here

Why I Chose Tufts
Students share their personal stories.
Listen to recording here

Open Q&A
Come armed with your questions about veterinary school and Tufts!
Listen to recording here

Application Deadline: September 15th