Montana State University

High School    |   Undergraduate   |   Veterinary School

I take it as a personal endorsement that I made 12 applications to universities, and was accepted (with scholarships ) at all 12.  I could have gone to the University of Washington, like my mother, or as far afield as Drexel in Pennsylvania.  In the end, I chose Montana State.

Why?  I was impressed with their focus on and accessibility to large animals.  I checked with the veterinary school in my home state, and they said they were very happy with MSU graduates.  The outstanding science faculty, coupled with the excellent agriculture division, makes for a great pre-vet combination.

GPA: 3.84

GRE scores:

Quantitative- 69%       Verbal-68%       Analytical-82%

Major: Animal Science

Work Experience:

Foothills Vet clinic, MT                                                                          09/2013-09/2015

Veterinary Assistant

  • Assistant in physical examinations
  • Customer service
  • Observed and assisted in surgery
  • Assisted in billing and delivery of medicine
  • Prepared and executed instrument sterilization.
  • Maintained integrity and cleanliness of autoclave
  • Administered vaccinations and antibiotics
  • Prepared surgical packs
  • Filed Official documents
  • Technical organization
  • Computer maintenance
  • Maintained workplace sanitation and hygiene
  • Restrained animals for medical purposes
  • X-ray assistant
  • Urinalysis
  • Tube Feeding

Uncle’s Games                                                                                       05/2014-01/2015

Sales Executive

  • Maintained stock of products through weekly orders and adjusted inventory as necessary
  • Increased cleanliness and organization in the store and storage area


Puritan Cleaning Professionals, Mt                                                       06/2015-08/2017

Assistant Supervisor

  • Daily cleaning of Bozeman Deaconess Hospital
  • Supervision over other cleaner’s quality
  • Prepared feedback and training to individuals and their needs
  • Utilize my skill as one of the most efficient cleaner to cover sections during emergencies
  • Provide and organize supplies
  • Use heavy machinery to restore flooring quality

MSU-Animal Anatomy and Physiology                                                  01/2016-04/2016

Teaching Assistant                                                                                     01/2015-05/2015

  • Weekly anatomy lessons teaching the anatomical parts of cows, goats, horses and dogs
  • Frequently engage students and entertain to increase attention and retention

Colmey Veterinary Hospital, Mt                                                              10/2015-03/2017


  • Hands on experience Preg checking cattle
  • Administering vaccines
  • Hands on experience spaying heifers
  • Bleeding cattle and horses for brucellosis testing
  • Assist with sperm testing

Clubs and Activities:

Pre Vet Club Historian                                                          Brazilian Jui Jitsu

Community Volunteer Spay and Neuter clinic                     APVMA member

Service Saturdays                                                               Dog Wash Volunteer

Dog Wash Entertainment Leader                                        Locks of Love donor

Peer Tutor- Chemistry                                                         Blood Donor

Taste From Home Winner                                                   Homecoming Co-Chair

Awards and Honors:

W.U.E Scholarship

Dean’s List – Fall 2013, Spring 2014, spring 2015, spring 2016, fall 2016

President’s List – Fall 2014, Fall 2015

Burris Scholarship Recipient (College of Ag)

Two time recipient of the Koebel Family Scholarship (College of Ag)

Jack Mashin Academic Scholarship recipient (Financial Aid)

James and Margie Robertson Memorial Scholarship recipient (College of Ag)

Big Leader Scholarship finalist

National Society for Collegiate Scholars

Alpha Zeta Agriculture Honorary Society

Sigma Alpha Pi Leadership Honorary Society