At UGA, students aren’t limited to learning inside the classroom. One graduating student shares how her hands-on learning experience impacted her UGA academic experience and her life.
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary externships participant
“My externships reaffirmed my desire to go into pathology; my experiences in the hospital reaffirmed why I’m becoming a veterinarian: to help animals and the people who come with them… As a future pathologist, when I diagnose a patient’s tumor, it makes a difference to the surgeon who removes it, the oncologist who gives radiation therapy and the owner who gets more time with a happier, healthy pet.”
What’s next: Residency and Ph.D. at Colorado State University
Read Alexandria’s entire story at commencement.uga.edu/2015.