College question???

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by polish101, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. polish101

    polish101 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi,
    I was just wonder since most people here are college grads if you could help. I was wondering which college was the best for animal science majors. I want to become an animal nutritionist and open my own feed store making my pwn feed


    Jeremy
     
  2. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    What state do you live in?
     
  3. polk county

    polk county Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don’t think it matters. None of the interviewers I interviewed with were interested in my college or my GPA. They were more interested in how I meshed with the company climate. It’s all about how you present yourself at the interview. As far as one college being better, again it doesn’t really matter. Colleges advertise their individual programs as being "the best". If you are really interested in the subject you will teach yourself for the rest of your life. College is just to get you started. For instance, if you major in poultry science you still don’t know squat about poultry. It’s only when you start working in real world poultry science that you begin to understand. You really don’t understand something until you have years of dynamic, interactive real world experience. College is just there to get you started. Go with the one you like!
     
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  4. polish101

    polish101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    thanks. they all seem good in there own ways. I was just wondering if one was better at animal nutrition.

    Jeremy
     
  5. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    Many state universities have fantastic Ag programs. Check your state university's programs out. It will be more enomic for you because you can get in state tuition.
     
  6. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only good one I know of is one in my state because...well...I don't know much about out-of-state colleges [​IMG]

    North Carolina State University has a lot of good ag programs and stuff. I participate in the poultry judging competition every year, which is held up there. They have a huge campus with a lot of animals/animal related things. Like the chickens, for example.
    I'm going there to be a veterinarian. They're one of the top 5 veterinary schools in the country.


    Oh I also forgot, my Ag. teacher went there [​IMG] He does the FFA and all the agriculture/animal science classes at my school.
     
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  7. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

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    I never thought it would come to this... I AM a DIE HARD Hawkeye fan... But....

    Iowa State has some GREAT animal science programs... Here's a link...

    http://www.iastate.edu/depts/



    *Go Hawkeyes!*
     
  8. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    NC State has an awesome program. It's where my vet went to school

    Clemson also has an awesome program. It's where my vet has sent his sons to school, lol.
     
  9. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, there is UC Davis in California. It's VERY well known here in these parts for agriculture and vet science and many other things in those areas.

    http://www.ucdavis.edu/index.html
     
  10. NanaKat

    NanaKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Oklahoma State University has a great ag/livestock program.
    It is a large campus, but you don't feel like a number.
    They have a great football team too. GO POKES!!
     

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