Summer Panel Series

Summer 2022 Summer Panel Series

We are pleased to announce the return of our Summer Panel Series! These remote sessions will provide you with the opportunity to meet and interact with current veterinary students, admissions staff, and alumni of 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!

Being Queer in Vet Med: Vet School at Tufts as a Member of the LGBTQ+ Community
An open dialog with members of the LGBTQ+ student community at Cummings School. Hear them describe their experiences in veterinary medicine and their time at Tufts and in central Massachusetts.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
8:00 pm EDT
Listen to "Being Queer in Vet Med: Vet School at Tufts as a Member of the LGBTQ+ Community"

Selectives in the Tufts Curriculum
What are Selectives? Listen to our students describe how they discover and pursue their various areas of interest outside of the core curriculum.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
8:00 pm EDT
Listen to "Selectives in the Tufts Curriculum" 

Application Basics
Beyond your stats and experience hours, how can you use the application itself to stand out? An open Q&A session with our admissions team.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
8:00 pm EDT
Listen to "Application Basics"

Where Are They Now?
After earning a DVM, what comes next? Are recent alums doing what they envisioned while a student? We'll catch up with some of our graduates to highlight the paths available with a veterinary degree.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
8:00 pm EDT
Listen to "Where Are They Now"

Wellness
Mental and physical wellness are essential to success. Our panel of students and trained professionals will offer a look into challenges facing veterinary students and veterinarians and offer insights into strategies and resources available.
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
8:00 pm EDT
Listen to "Wellness"

Open Q&A
Come armed with your questions about veterinary school and Tufts! Topics may include work opportunities, student wellness, clubs, dual degrees, curriculum, life in Grafton, MA, choosing Tufts. Make this session your own.
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
8:00 pm EDT
Join zoom session for "Open Q&A"

Summer 2021 Student Panel Series

Expectations vs. Reality
Hear from current students about surprises, challenges, and adaptations during veterinary school.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
7:30 pm EDT
Listen to Expectations vs. Reality

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
Listen to The Tufts Curriculum

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
Listen to The Application Process

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
Listen to Non-Traditional Paths to Vet School: Planning and Preparing For Your Career

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
Listen to Meet Our Faculty

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
Listen to Open Q&A

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 My Path to Veterinary School

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

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

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

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

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