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How did you get to where you are today Zoologists?

College wise,did you do well in school,side jobs as a kid, Im planning on going into wildlife biology,zoology and vetinary science majors and seeing what happens next. Im not very prepared but Im trying! ??????????????????????????????????????????? Im a freshman in hs. I get high 80s in science but I struggle with it at times(tests and quizes I get 70s)

Asked By: Be your soul. - 3/8/2008
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I would urge you to stay as broad as possible - by this, I mean avoid narrowing your interests too soon. In fact, I usually suggest that students in high school or elementary school interested in science stop saying they want to be a zoologist (or paleontologist, or herpetologist, or molecular biologist, or geochemist... More
Answered By: chris b - 3/8/2008
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Take all the science courses (biology,chemistry,physics) and math courses possible in high school, especially AP, if you have not already graduated. These classes will give you an idea of how suited you are to the tough coursework required. Many young people imagine that since they like animals they will do well in... More
Answered By: ScSpec - 3/8/2008
 
Thank you for asking this question. I'm a freshman too, and I'm thinkin about zoology/biology too. Again, thanks
Answered By: dereknewland92 - 3/8/2008
 
It's incrediby hard to get into the field since so many people want to, but if you're willing to do a few years of hard, boring work at a vet's, zoo, whatever, on hardly any pay, as well as having a degree you'll be able to. Do work very hard in sciences though, it'll pay off later.
Answered By: ILoveFrerard - 3/8/2008
 
While still in high school I started working at the zoo. Once in college, I got a job working at a pet hospital and worked my way up to veterinary technician. Also, while in college I started a zoo-keeper training program at another zoo and worked there for a while. While in school I took an ornithology class and... More
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Answered By: birdgirl - 3/8/2008
 
Got a degree in Zoology, volunteered as a zoo keeper 1 day a week, got a full time job as zoo keeper. I would recommend education and voluntary work
Answered By: Serry's mum - 3/8/2008
 
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