Forensic scientist are first scientists. That means that 99% of their career is spent in the laboratory analyzing evidence. Most police agencies have a dedicated crime scene team that actually goes out to the scene, documents, and collects the evidence. This team usually does not include forensic scientists! Most forensic scientists do not go out to any scene. If you do not enjoy working in a lab, or participating in the labs at school, being a forensic scientist is probably not a good career path for you.