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When you are becoming a OB GYN in college then is it hard? What goals do you need to set ahead of time?

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I am olivia and I am 13! I babysit toddlers and babies! I have younger cousins and I am in love with babies and I would like to spend my life taking care of them. I am also willing to devote my life to my work as an OB GYN in the future.

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Stephanie’s Answer

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In college, you can major in any field and still attend medical school to become an OB/GYN. After medical school, you then complete a residency in OB/GYN to train and practice medicine.


Pick the major that is most interesting to you. You do not need to be a science major. Philosophy majors have the highest medical school acceptance rate in the country: https://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/medical-school-admissions-doctor/2015/08/12/shine-on-medical-school-applications-without-a-premed-major


You just need to take the medical school prerequisites (https://www.kaptest.com/study/mcat/the-prerequisites-of-medical-school/) and be involved in your community, in clinic, and in volunteering.


Learn about the medical path by reading books about pre-med preparation for medical school: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=pre-med

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