With this Application and transcripts please submit type-written narrative (maximum of two pages) on the following topic:
Describe your academic goals and why you have chosen the Yuba College Veterinary Technology Program. Include in your essay why you feel you are a good candidate for this Program and what you plan to do in a future career as a Registered Veterinary Technician.
Here are some questions you should consider when writing your essay:
Does your essay demonstrate that you have an understanding of, and a desire to perform, the job tasks of the licensed RVT?
Will your essay convince the review committee that you have a broad and balanced perspective on contemporary veterinary technology, including economic, societal and workforce issues?
If you have a specific interest in one species or facet of veterinary technology does your essay demonstrate that you are flexible enough to be willing to explore other areas of interest?
Did you provide a brief overview of the experiences that lead to your desire to become a veterinary technician? Did you articulate an interest in, and aptitude for, science as well as an understanding and respect for animals?
Have you shown that you are interested in promoting human health as well as animal health? At its core, the veterinary profession is about the health and well-being of both animals and people.
Have you described your ability to work effectively with people from different backgrounds and with varying personalities both within and outside the profession?