The metrics of vet school – how many hours does a vet student have to study?

The metrics of vet school – how many hours does a vet student have to study?

Week one of the new four-week blog project! This week is all about how many hours the average vet student devotes to schoolwork per week. The first day of university, the student counselor told us that according to the school’s surveys, the average vet student at our school studied for about 42/43 hours per week. That adds up to more than six hours of schoolwork per day. If you compare that to the average 100% full-time work week, which for most Norwegians is about 37,5 hours per week, that’s more than 112%(!)

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A four-week guide to what you should know as a first-year vet student

A four-week guide to what you should know as a first-year vet student

This post is just a quick announcement for a project I have planned, namely a four-week guide to what you should know before starting vet school/as a first-year vet student. These are things that I wish I’d known, and that I’m still curious to find out. Throughout these four weeks, I’ll be collecting data on everything from how much studying is required on a day-to-day basis, conducting interviews with vets and vet students, and trying out study and time management experiments to see if I can up my productivity in just four weeks.

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