My name is Katy Browne and I’m originally from New Jersey. I moved to Raleigh to go to North Carolina State University and I am now a member of the Mizzou CVM Class of 2023.
I got the majority of my veterinary hours at a family owned, local, mixed animal practice in NJ where I worked for two and a half years and made really close connections with the veterinarians there. I mostly worked with small animals, but also rode along on farm calls. I moved to Raleigh in 2016 for school and worked at the clinic over the summers and on breaks. I graduated NCSU in Spring of 2019 with a major in Animal Sciences and a concentration in Veterinary Biosciences. I graduated a year early because I entered NCSU with a lot of credits from my high school’s Dual Enrollment program. Since I obtained many small animal veterinary hours in NJ on summer and winter breaks, I focused my semesters on maintaining a competitive GPA and diversifying my experiences.
I worked as a VetPAC Intern during my sophomore year at NCSU and was the High School Outreach Coordinator. During this time, I also joined Turtle Rescue Team and Feed the Pack Food Pantry. I worked as an undergraduate research assistant in an epidemiology laboratory at NCSU’s vet school from January of 2018 until August of 2019. I also attended the ANS 495: Wildlife Management and Conservation in South Africa study abroad program in Limpopo, South Africa during the summer of 2018. In the fall of 2018, I was a teaching assistant for Dr. Trivedi’s ANS 205 course.
My experiences helped me decide that I do not want to work with large animals or in a research facility. I hope to work in the emergency medicine field after vet school, focusing on small and exotic animals.
Mixed animal clinic (NJ)
Wild game mobile practice (South Africa)
Turtle Rescue Team
Animal Shelter Volunteer
Summa Cum Laude
Greenwich Angels Scholarship Recipient
Feed the Pack Volunteer of the Month
ASAS Undergraduate Achievement Award
Guest Speaker at Pre-Vet First Year Orientation
Invited to join Phi Sigma Theta & Golden Key International Honour Society
Feed the Pack volunteer and ambassador
ANS 205 Teaching Assistant
Grocery store employee
Intramural Sports (dodgeball, ultimate frisbee)
Premier Boxing course
NCVC Attendant 2017
Miracle League volunteer
Lacrosse Team Captain