Applying for veterinary school can seem a daunting prospect: veterinary medicine is a highly popular choice and, with only a handful of UK schools offering veterinary courses, competition for university entry is fierce.
Having top A level grades and an interest in animals is no guarantee of securing a place; showing passion and commitment to the subject is essential if you want to make your application stand out from the crowd. Now in its 11th edition, this guide offers detailed advice and up-to-date information on what you need to do to secure a place on a veterinary medicine course and prepare for your future career. Featuring first-hand case studies from current students and insider advice from admissions tutors, this guide will lead you through every step of the process, offering practical guidance on: Securing valuable work experience Writing a winning personal statementImpressing at interview Career paths open to you at the end of your course. Founded in 1973, MPW, a group of independent sixth-form colleges, has one of the highest number of university placements each year of any independent school in the UK and has developed considerable expertise in the field of applications strategy.