What is medical field like?
I know the educational part of medicine is very challenging, but is being accepted to a hospital hard? How is the life of the hospital? I would just like to know the ins and outs of being a doctor.
The most important thing to do to start is to find out if you have the personality traits that are common with people in the medical field and see which area of the medical field might be most suitable for you. Then you can gain much by talking to people in the medical field in your areas of interest to learn more from them personally.
Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits relate to people involved in various career opportunities is very important in your decision making process. During my many years in Human Resources and College Recruiting, I ran across too many students who had skipped this very important step and ended up in a job situation which for which they were not well suited. Selecting a career area is like buying a pair of shoes. First you have to be properly fitted for the correct size, and then you need to try on and walk in the various shoe options to determine which is fits the best and is most comfortable for you to wear. Following are some important steps which I developed during my career which have been helpful to many .
Ken recommends the following next steps: