Brainstorming by the kitchen table

Brainstorming by the kitchen table

I’m currently sat by my kitchen table thinking, that instead of planning the upcoming week, I should just go ahead and plan the entire semester. Some would say I’m getting ahead of myself, but truth be told, I’m having a bit of a content drought, and I thought this might be interesting to some of you.

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The Metrics of Anatomy and Physiology

The Metrics of Anatomy and Physiology

I thought I’d do a revised edition of one of my most popular blog posts of last year, namely “The Metrics of Vet School”. Almost a year later, I felt there was a need for an updated, more accurate version. So today, I’m going to take you through an average day of studying Anatomy and Physiology in vet school, and how many hours I spend on an ideal day. It’s worth noting that not all days are like this, and today the stars aligned just perfectly for me to have a bit of extra time to read.

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All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

In the 1972 semi-autobiographical novelization of 1930s rural Yorkshire, “All Creatures Great and Small”, we meet a young James Herriot at the very start of his career. In the book...

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How to write essays and assignments

How to write essays and assignments

Here’s a Sunday quick tip in the «Back to School»-series. Today we’re tackling the inevitable writing assignments that we all face while in Uni. I was asked about a week ago by a dear friend...

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Field Trip!

Field Trip!

Just a quick catch-up post today, as the upcoming exam is less than a week away (oh Lord.) Therefore I thought I’d do yet another “my day in photos”-blog post! The day started with a field trip to the Norwegian University of Life Sciences...

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The Vet to Be Book Club

The Vet to Be Book Club

Announcing the Vettobe.com book club! This is a project I’ve wanted to do for a while, and as you can see listed below, I have curated a list of animal themed books. The list includes everything from comedy to memoirs, and even animal science and psychology...

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Nutrition done quick and Fresher’s revisited

Nutrition done quick and Fresher’s revisited

New school year, new subject! Two weeks ago, we started the Animal Nutrition block, and already we’re only two weeks away from the exam. Needless to say, things are moving fast, and with all the responsibilities of being a buddy to the new freshmen...

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Applying the Feynman Technique

Applying the Feynman Technique

Since we’re meeting the new students for the first time tomorrow I’ve started reminiscing about our first few lectures in vet school. I remember our biochemistry teacher joking about the valley of despair...

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Accountability update

Accountability update

While I’m waiting for my lasagne to cook, I thought I’d update you on how yesterday’s accountability tricks have worked out for my day off. Today got off to a slow start, with a morning walk that lasted about an hour and a half. After that, I texted my best friend my daily schedule, which read:

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4 ways to keep yourself accountable while studying

4 ways to keep yourself accountable while studying

Since we have tomorrow off for Pentecost I’m contemplating what will be the best way to spend my time tomorrow. A thing I’ve found useful for actually sticking to the study schedules you make for one-off holidays like these are accountability tools.

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