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Fully up-to-date and packed with useful tips and helpful insights,this publication provides a comprehensive overview of the admission process forthe national and international veterinary schools that are members of theAssociation of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). As the official guideto getting into vet school, it provides hundreds of pages of must-haveinformation, essential to achieving your goal of becoming a veterinarian. The heart of this publication is a directory of member schools,providing the following information for each school: a summary of applicationprocedures; requirements for application and residency; prerequisites foradmission; deadlines for each component of the application process; a descriptionof campus and campus life; and the costs of tuition and fees. Full-page spreadsprovide a complete profile of the different campuses and clearly lay out allthe details you need to select the school that matches your needs best. Additional information includes an overview of the VeterinaryMedical College Application Service (VMCAS), information about theaccreditation of veterinary schools and professional licensure as aveterinarian, a helpful timeline for aspiring vets from high school onward, andfirsthand accounts from current students and practitioners about what it's liketo train as a vet. This publication provides concise, current, and the best comparativeinformation for students interested in preparing for a career in veterinarymedicine, as well as their advisors and counselors. It is the essential guideto becoming a DVM. As Executive Director of AAVMC, Dr. Andrew McCabe writes: "Theseare exciting times for veterinary medicine, a profession that bridges animal,human, and ecosystem health. We understand that getting started and makingsense of all the choices and requirements can be challenging, but you've cometo the right place by accessing this publication, which provides the essentialinformation you need to begin your journey."