When should kids start looking at colleges/future?
You shouldn’t start looking at colleges at this point. You should encourage her and help her further explore this career option. For instance, you might take her to the zoo, take her with you to the Veterinarian so she can see what they do, if she doesn’t have a pet, buy her one so she can take care of it. Let her watch educational tv shows about veterinarians and animals. Buy her books on animals. Kids may come up with two dozen career options by the time they finish college. At this age, just continue to allow her to learn more about the career to see if she really wants to do it. Let her know how hard it is and how she needs really good grades to make it happen. Good luck.