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how do people come doctors ?

#doctor are they easy to be are they hard to work all day

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Estelle’s Answer

Becoming a doctor takes years of hard work and dedication to school, but the effort is definitely worth it.
In the US, to apply to medical school, you need a bachelor's degree. Any 4-year university should suffice.

Pick a major that interests you so you don't mind devoting a majority of your hours to studying. You will need to get good grades in college in order to apply for medical school. At the medical school I attended, the average GPA is reported to be 3.85, so even one or two B's can hurt your chances of acceptance.

Aside from this, any major is acceptable as long as you complete the prerequisite courses.

Typical medical school prerequisites include:
Biology: Lecture – 4 semesters; Lab – 1 semester
General Chemistry: Lecture – 2 semesters; Lab – 1 semester
Organic Chemistry: Lecture – 2 semesters; Lab – 1 semester
Biochemistry: Lecture – 1 semester
General Physics: Lecture – 2 semesters; Lab – 1 semester
Math: Statistics – 1 semester
English: Rhetoric (Composition) and Literature – 2 semesters

During college study for and complete the MCAT. Devote an entire summer to studying for the MCAT and consider paying for a prep course.

Apply to medical schools during your last year of college.

Medical school takes 4 years to complete.

After medical school physicians complete a residency for additional training. These can last 3-6 years and are sometimes followed by an additional year or two of fellowship subspecialty training.
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Raegan’s Answer

Hi Haylee, Estelle's answer is very true. This is the most common and general path to going to medical school.
However, some like me were pre-med all four years and then attended graduate school. I got freaked out by everything during my senior year of undergrad. I was 21 at the time of graduation, and now I am 25. I am about to graduate from my master's program in medical science and apply to medical school. You will likely have to apply to medical school multiple times and even take the MCAT multiple times. Many applicants admitted to medical schools are very well-rounded and have a proven record of helping others and their interest in the field. Medical schools want to see that people can succeed in their curriculum and would make great doctors.
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