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What do you have to do to become a veterinarian?

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Active Jul 13 '18 at 07:38 PM

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Becoming A Doctor

What is primarily required in order for you to become a doctor...

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Active Jul 13 '18 at 07:33 PM

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Is it possible to become a doctor and still be home with your family?

My dream is to become an important doctor. I'm just worried that i'd be workong too much that i wouldn't be able to see my husband and kids much. I just don't want to be that type of parent that's always working and never has time for their kids. #doctor #medical-field #medicine...

#doctors

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Active Jul 24 '18 at 03:59 AM

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I don't know what to minor in, what can I minor in?

I'm planning to major in biology, although I don't know what to minor in. I love medicine, especially like helping people, I want to become a doctor of some sort but I don't know what kind of doctor. #pre-med #biology...

#doctor

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Active Jul 30 '18 at 04:37 PM

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Karen Ruggles | Assistant Professor of Digital Art at DeSales University Search your college's website for the Undergraduate Course Catalog (or just ...

Will I know when my major/career is the perfect fit for me?

Ever since I was little, I wanted to go into the medical field. I have enjoyed job shadows, but what if medicine isn't the right fit for me even though I have wanted it all my life? #doctor #medical-field #medicine #medschool...

#healthcare

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Active Aug 11 '18 at 01:49 AM

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Michelle Marotta | Certified Life Coach Hi, Kaitlyn K. - You will be most comfortable taking it ...

Will being an Emergency Medical Technician scar me for life?

I am currently enrolled in an EMT certification course offered at my school, and, though I am very very excited about it, I am also quite terrified at the possible situations I might encounter on a call. Do EMTs frequently feel burned out and emotionally drained? Also, is it possible for an EMT...

#physician #emergencymedicaltechnician #emergency #doctor #emt #ambulance

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Active Aug 18 '18 at 02:35 AM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Isabel,The answer is: Only if you let it. Please research "how ...

Is it worth the time and money to become a Medical Doctor?

I was very set on going to medical school and becoming a doctor this time last year; however, the doctors I have asked have said that they would pursue Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant instead if they were to choose their career over again. What do y'all think? Thanks! #doctor #nurse...

#medical-school #physician-assistant #nurse-practitioner #doctorate-degree #pre-med

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Active Oct 08 '18 at 03:21 AM

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Ann Gianoglio Burk, MBA | Student/Customer Care Manager | Operations Handywoman | People ... Hi Isabel,That's a really tough question that really only you can ...

How can I decide on what category of biology I want to major in?

I'm Iris and I have always loved all things science and biology. Since my early childhood days, I have wanted to be a doctor or surgeon. However, as I've grown my ideas of what I want to be have changed and now I no longer have as clear of an idea of what I would like to do. I was hoping I...

#majors #biology #doctor #science #university #pre-med #healthcare #surgeon

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Active Jul 11 '18 at 02:36 PM

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Sherene Bembridge | Finance Manager Hi Iris,What a beautiful name, my aunt's name is Iris as ...

Would it be better to work as a medical scribe or job shadow doctors?

I do not really have any experience with the medical field, and I really want more exposure because I think that I am interested in becoming a doctor. What way would you suggest to be the best way to introduce myself to and get more involved with this field? Is it difficult to be a scribe if...

#medical #hospitals #shadowing #doctor

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Active Jul 06 '18 at 06:32 PM

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Kelly Laporte | Network Technician I volunteered at my local hospital.  Did not do much work ...

Majors as pre-med?

So I'm going to be a freshman in college this upcoming year, and I am majoring in dietetics. I am really interested in health and medicine especially when it is food related. I love the idea of being a dietitian, but I don't think that it will be challenging enough for me to be happy. I...

#medicine #science #doctor #health #nutrition

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Active Jul 11 '18 at 12:47 PM

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Laura Macedo del Razo | Sr Manager C ontracts If this is really what you are passionate about then go ...

What should I know for an internship?

I asked a similar question about what should I know for shadowing, and, well, this is very similar. Do I need to have extensive knowledge of the field that I internship for, or should I treat it as a learning experience where I go in with familiarity of the field, but still have many questions?...

#medicine #field #opnion #internships #doctor

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Active Jul 03 '18 at 05:35 PM

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What should I know for shadowing?

I'm a rising senior, and I've always been confused about this. I would love to be a doctor (I'm debating on the type) and would like to shadow my local doctors to see which would be a better "fit" for me, but I don't want to show up naive or seem unintelligent. I don't want the doctor to quiz...

#shadowing #doctor #hospital #pediatrician #learning #medicine

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Active Jul 24 '18 at 04:20 AM

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Aly M. | MD First of all, congrats on your desire to shadow! It is ...

What exactly is it a general surgeon operates on?

Do general surgeons operate on only the abdominal area, or do they also get to do surgeries relating to the brain, or the heart, or the lungs? #career #doctor #general-surgeron #surgeon...

#medicine

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Active Oct 08 '18 at 06:26 PM

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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Hello Adam: Allow me to recommend you to the Occupational Outlook ...

Is cardiology a good field to become a surgeon in?

I am a rising junior in college and I know its really early to be thinking about this. I am positive I want to become a surgeon and have chosen three fields that sound interesting to me: Cardiothoracic surgeon, General surgeon, or Trauma Surgeon, in that order. #surgeon #general-surgery...

#medicine #cardiac-surgeon #surgery #doctor

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Active Jul 01 '18 at 06:29 AM

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Will becoming a doctor be worth the time and energy?

Is it worth all the money you'll have to spend, the amount of studying you'll have to do, and the fact that you'll have to hold of on things like having a family? #doctor #medicine #surgeon #medical-school...

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Active Jul 01 '18 at 06:25 AM

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How many years does a doctor go to school?

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Active Jun 28 '18 at 08:33 PM

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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer Depends on the specific type of doctor. But generally you're looking ...

What motivated you to continue on with school?

I know I have a long road ahead of me as I start this journey of one day becoming a doctor. For all those Doctors out there. Can you offer some advice on what you did to keep you motivated to stay the course and never give up on yourself even when times got hard. #doctor . #physician....

#medical #medical-school #college-degree #college #healthcare #medicine

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Active Jun 22 '18 at 10:12 PM

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Christine Gazzara | Physical Therapist, Doctor of Physical Therapy at Ensign ... I was more and more motivated as I gained experience with ...

How long to become a pediatrician?

I want to get into the field of medicine. Is pediatrics a good field to get into and if so, whats the process like to become one? How many years would it take to become a fully qualified pediatrician. What other jobs would you recommend in medicine which are shorter courses? #pediatrics...

#pediatrician #doctor

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Active Nov 06 '18 at 12:27 AM

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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Andrea:Pediatricians are doctors who manage the health of your child, ...

Challenges ahead of me as I seek my goal of being a Doctor?

What type of Road Blocks do I face as a minority female entering the Biology/Pre-Medicine fields for college? #biomedical #biology #doctor #physician #medical-field...

#medicine

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Active Dec 20 '18 at 06:58 PM

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Dimple Khona | Pediatric Hospitalist and Integrative Medicine Physician You will face the same challenges that non minority women face ...

What education is needed to become a doctor?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#medicine #medical-school #hospital-and-healthcare #doctor

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Active Jun 15 '18 at 02:00 AM

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How long will it take me to finish school to become a Psychiatrist?

How much college and training does it take to become a Psychiatrist? #psychiatrist...

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Active Jun 10 '18 at 02:59 PM

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Posted by Matthew M.’s Avatar Matthew M.

How did you prepare yourself, as a student and an individual, for the MCAT?

Being a high school junior, I have experienced scheduling studying for the ACT with regular high school life. However, how were you able to balance such an imposing and important test, the MCAT, with college life? How were you able to find time to do things for yourself and offset that with...

#physician #doctor #medical-school #graduate-school #college #mcat #medicine #family-medicine #medschool

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Active Jun 14 '18 at 07:33 PM

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Posted by Olivia W.’s Avatar Olivia W.
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Danielle Joanette-Kluck | Events Planner|Trainer|Advisor|Recruiter I haven't personally studied for the MCAT, but I worked for ...

How do you feel when a patient dies in your hands as a surgeon?

I've heard lots of stories about surgeons and their experience when it comes to operating a patient. I'm curious to know how one would feel after realising that a patient just died while still operating him/her? #medicine #surgeon #healthcare...

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Active Jun 10 '18 at 04:02 PM

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Posted by Charisa E.’s Avatar Charisa E.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Charisa,I'm not a physician, but, my doctor told me about a ...

How should you know what area of dentistry you should specialize in, if any?

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Active Aug 11 '18 at 06:02 AM

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Marci Barnes | General Dentist Usually, most specialists discover what area they enjoy most while in ...

Are working long hours worth the excellent pay doctors receive?

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Active May 30 '18 at 01:03 PM

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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Jasmine, Great question. While I am not a doctor, as ...

If I wanted to be a doctor that helps other people with Celiac disease, what type of doctor would I want to become?

Would an Allergist or Immunologist be helping anyone with autoimmune diseases? #celiac #coeliac #doctor #allergist...

#immunologist

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Active May 28 '18 at 02:50 AM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Carmen,According to the Mayo Clinic, the disease is treated by a ...

Which major is the most optimal for someone planning to go to med school?

I am considering being a PreMed major since I want to go to med school, but I know that PreMed might limit me if I were to not go to med school. What major is recommended for someone wanting to go to med school but who may need the flexibility to pursue a different career? #premed #doctor...

#medical-school #medicine #healthcare

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Active Nov 25 '18 at 04:16 AM

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Posted by Evan C.’s Avatar Evan C.
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Hwal Lee | PA-S Evan,Basically, you can major in anything and be eligible to apply ...

What can I do now that I am in college to get ahead in the medical field?

I am thinking about studying medicine. I am really interested in being a physician or an orthodontist. I would like to know of any programs online or available in person to get more knowledge of the field. I want to be sure of what I want to study before I start college. #doctor #field...

#medicine #physician #medical-field #college #orthodontist

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Active Aug 13 '18 at 04:04 PM

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Wendy Zenzen, MD | Neuroradiologist, Pediatric Interventional Radiologist, Medical Device Engineer, Independent ... Take your time. Medicine will be all encompassing at some point ...
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David Ng | Sr. Manager, Secure Software Development at PwC An Orthopedist is a medical doctor who works with bones and ...

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