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5 Reasons To Avoid A Career As A Vet Tech

For many, becoming a vet tech is an easy decision, leading them to enter a profession with excellent career stability and advancement prospects. However, like all career decisions, becoming a vet tech is not a choice that should be made lightly, especially given its educational and licensing requirements. In many cases, those who rush into […]

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Pain-Free Essay Completion Tips

Writing an essay can be a serious trial for many students. Unlike multiple choice or short answer questions, an essay requires far more effort on the part of the student and is often held to a higher standard than other types of work. Unlike multiple choice or short answer questions, an essay requires far more […]

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7 Absolute Best Reasons To Be A Vet Tech

Why should an individual seek to become a vet tech? This is the first question anyone interested in this field should ask. Becoming a veterinary technician is a decision that will have life-long consequences as it is a career that requires a substantial amount of training. However there are many reasons why becoming a veterinary technician […]

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Short-Term Memory Exercises To Work Your Brain And Help You Study

We’ve all had problems with forgetting something that we just saw or heard. Putting down the car keys for a moment and then spending the rest of the day looking for them is a good example of short-term memory loss. Not only is it inconvenient, but it can be terribly stressful, especially if the memory […]

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How to Take Notes from Textbook Effectively

Making Textbook Notes Work for You Taking effective notes is one of the most important skills a student can master. However, many students do not realize that taking notes from the instructor’s lectures is only one part of taking effective class notes. Another skill, and one that is far less common, is learning how to […]

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Tips for Creating An Effective Veterinary Technician Resume

Have you recently finished your veterinary technician training and are now ready to begin your search for employment? While vet techs are in high demand today, veterinarians prefer to hire those applicants who possess the skills and knowledge necessary for the job. As such, before you begin your job search, you will want to create […]

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Unsure About Being a Vet Tech? Volunteer or Seek an Entry-Level Position First

Have you been thinking about becoming a veterinary technician but are unsure if the career will suit you? If so, why not consider trying out a related volunteer or entry-level position first? There are several of these positions, and some of the most popular ones are described here. Veterinary Assistants Although many people use the […]

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Popular Veterinary Technician Scholarships and Grants

Do you want to become a veterinary technician but need help with the financing? In today’s economy, it is quite common for students to need help with the costs that are associated with training programs. Fortunately, there are many scholarships and grants available for veterinary technician students, and some of the best are described below. […]

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The Ins and Outs of Protecting Your Online Information Before a Job Interview

In today’s world, most job seekers have been active on social media and the Internet. Whether it is an active Facebook account, online discussion group or comments to various online newspapers and focus groups, a modern job seeker is likely to have at least some online presence that can be easily reviewed by his or […]

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Useful Tips for Veterinary Technician Students

For you to be a veterinary technician, you must have a deep compassion for animals. However, this is not all that is required to be successful in the profession. If you truly want to excel in your career, you will need to go above and beyond to obtain the knowledge, skills and hands-on experiences necessary […]

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The Vet Tech Credentials That Pay Off

In today’s highly competitive field of veterinary technology, it is of the utmost importance for people to prove their worth to potential employers. One of the best ways of accomplishing this is by pursuing various advanced credentials, also known as specialty credentials. There are currently many of these types of certifications available today; however, we […]

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Best Tips for Asking for a Pay Raise

Do you want a bigger salary, but it is looking like it is not going to happen unless you ask for it? Perhaps the most common reason people do not get the raises they want is because they simply do not ask for one. Why is it that employees do not ask for salary increases? […]

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Tips for Negotiating Salary During an Interview

It happened! You landed that job interview that you wanted so much! While you are pretty sure that the company wants to hire you, you want to make sure that you are able to get the salary you need. But just how do you do this without appearing rude? It is actually quite simple when […]

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Careers in Transition: Moving From A Career In Nursing To A Vet Tech

Many registered nurses (RNs) find themselves developing an interest in entering another field at some point during their professional career. While nursing is a well-compensated and respected field, it is also one that suffers from a high degree of job-related stress. For this reason, many nurses find themselves suffering burnout in the course of their […]

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Top Vet Tech Internships Today

Completing an internship is an essential part of any veterinary technology program. Internships provide veterinary technician students with the skills and experience they need to obtain employment in an animal hospital, clinic or other facility that provides veterinary care to animals. If you are looking for a facility to fulfill your internship requirements, why not […]

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