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The Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology

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HORRIBLE! Go ANYWHERE but here!Undecided
HORRIBLE! Go ANYWHERE but here!This school is the biggest rip off. The dean is a total creep and the school is on some kind of probation and may not be accredited anymore. We hardly did any hands on and they make it sound way better than it really is. Anyone with a pulse is admitted, teachers don't care if you learn anything and just pass students no matter what. Pima is much more affordable and at least the education is consistent. People will straight up laugh at you if you tell them you went to CAVT. The positive review must have been left by the staff because there is no way an actual student said that. Everyone hates it here. I wish I had known about other options, even driving to Denver to go to Bel-Rea would have been better than this place. I wish someone had warned me to go somewhere else, what a nightmare
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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I absolutely love this school! There have beenQuite BrightAnimal Studies
I absolutely love this school! There have been a few staff changes recently, but I enjoy all the faculty. Our new teachers are very knowledgeable and it is so fun to learn from them. If you don't understand something they will take the time to help you.

All of the teachers want their students to be successful. They have office hours during the week and some even come in on the weekends to offer extra time to work on anything you want to improve on. They are so dedicated to their job.

The other students at school are also super helpful. If you need a tutor or extra help learning a hands on skill, other students are willING to help.

Everyone here works as a team and it's wonderful to see.
The classes get more challenging the further along you go in the program, but that is expected in any program. Study groups are a fantastic idea. I am so happy that I picked CAVT.

2nd Year Female -- Class 2016
Education Quality: A+, Campus Aesthetics: B
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This is the worse school I have everAverageAnimal Studies
This is the worse school I have ever attended, as past reviews have said, unless you are a suck up, forget about even getting ANY experience. In my class we had a first quarter student who hadn't even taken basic animal anatomy placing an ET tube for DCP. I was a fourth quarter student who had not even done that yet but because the teacher liked this student, she got to place one.

I am a relatively good student when it comes to grades and have never failed a class before but unless you kiss ass you don't get experience and if you are a hands on learner, good luck with your exams.

One of the head teachers there just talked about herself the WHOLE CLASS! She talked about how great she was, and how many cat spays she's done (keep in mind she is only a vet tech) and she would talk about how her husband (the boarded surgeon at the school) was incompetent and he didn't know as much as she does. She even said that her and her family don't do Christmas at their house, they give a goat or farm animal to families in need, instead of give presents and that anyone who gives Christmas presents is just selfish!

There are students there who have not even graduated yet, and are teaching things like anesthesia!
They had a teacher fired because he was sleeping with one of the students and for some reason they had the student who he was sleeping with start teaching some of the classes! (She the black haired girl in the video on their website if you want to go watch)

They fire any good teachers and replace them with teachers who offer no help and don't mind breaking laws and ethical codes. They really just take all of your money and don't give you anything in return!

1st Year Female -- Class 2012
Surrounding City: A, Education Quality: F
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