I Am Going to Become a Doctor

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 459 People

    Losing My Belief...

    All of my life I have been the 'clever one'. I'm an only child, the only one who can make my parents proud, I want to make them proud, I have the chance right here and now to decide what I get to do for the rest of my life. I'm 16. I'm too young. I'm not ready. All of my life I...
    PurplePhantom95 PurplePhantom95
    4 Responses Apr 9, 2011

    The Right Thing

    There's no other profession that is more demanding and mentally exhausting; yet helping other's just feels to click a switchthe right or wrong switch that tells me what I need to do is helping our brothers and sisters, not because of religious reasons; but because we have to take...
    Abethe1 Abethe1
    Feb 3, 2011

    Finally became one in 2014,

    It was a Long but fulfilling journey.
    jollie90 jollie90
    22-25, F
    Feb 20, 2015

    I Fear To Go Wrong

    I'm doing my graduation (MBBS) here in India. One and a half more year and I will be having a degree of doctor. But the thing is I'm personally not feeling like a doctor. I'm doing graduation from a private institute and being a private hospital and on outskirts of city, we didn...
    nimishmaheshwari nimishmaheshwari
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 24, 2013

    I'm currently in my final year,

    4 months away from being a doctor, so yeah almost a doctor. I have planned on doing my Masters in Surgery, from the UK. I was just wondering if anyone could explain to me how I can apply for universities in the UK? Do I first have to appear for PLAB exam? Thanks in advance
    queen2015 queen2015
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 18


    After bouncing around in college for a couple years and taking about a gazillion and eight classes, I finally rested on becoming a physician. Get to break into Organic Chemistry next semester (.....gun, anyone?), but I digress, it will all be worth it in the end.  What...
    Boxer22 Boxer22
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2010

    I Am Not Good Enough To Be A Doctor.

    I have wanted to be a doctor for as long as I can remember, but now I feel like I'm just not good enough. I'm in my senior year of high school and I wanted to go to FSU with my sister and cousin but the financial burden would have weighed heavily on my mother since my scores...
    violared violared
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2013


    If I would of, I would have been one heck of a good doctor.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Dec 4, 2011

    Markus`S Doctor

    so markus gets hurt a lot. recently he was playing with scissors and his mom yelled at him, he jolted and dropped the scissors. now he was a hole in his foot. he gets hurt almost everyday. i worry and i told him when we travel that he wouldn't need to worry about finding a doctor...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 25, 2013

    Going to Harvard next year to study

    biochemistry in pursuit of my MD in emergency medicine. :)
    thefuturedoctor1 thefuturedoctor1
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Jan 5, 2015

    Importance Of Keeping Quiet

    I am a med student in India. There is this stigma on diseases like cancer , where people believe that once they have it, it is time to say goodbye. So I was taking a case of thyroid, I did every examination in the book and everything as they say, was within physiological limits...
    thedreamerme thedreamerme
    Oct 27, 2012

    This is my dream . . .

    I want to be able to help people. I don't care so much about the money, as long as I can live and help others. I'm also incredibly curious about how the body works.
    Raptorpsychologist Raptorpsychologist
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 17, 2014

    Living the Dream?

    I'm new, Hello everyone! I hope to receive a great number of responses as I hope to change my career and ultimately my life to a long standing dream. Maybe I'm being foolish however, throw caution to the wind and I'll throw it out there anyway. Since I can remember people and...
    DreamsGoLive DreamsGoLive
    1 Response Jun 12, 2009

    the reason i picked this profession simple

    reason to help others specially the ones who cant afford the fees free of charge helping them this is my reason
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 30, 2015

    I need guidance in the medical field.

    I passed my biology classes with flying colors and straight A's for the entire year. I also volunteered at the hospital for two weeks and I got to help nurses and got to interact with the different patients in various departments of the hospital. I'm very interested in the...
    internallybroken internallybroken
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2015

    mind control the body.

    gene should also follow the mind. there are many disease we don't know the reason just say genetic problem. know or unknow is about consciousness. how could pathology know the reason if pathology don't consider about consciousness?
    veganmeditates veganmeditates
    41-45, M
    Dec 18, 2015

    The Lucky Ones

    I used to be one of them. A barely mid twenty something making more money than I could figure what to do with at that age. And then I went to med school. And I hate to admit it, but somewhere in the back of my mind it's there.. too shy to come out,  though it does, to...
    dreamweaver127 dreamweaver127
    31-35, F
    15 Responses Feb 16, 2010

    I Want To Become A Doctor (i Think)

    Im nearly coming to the end of my high school years and my plan all along has been to go to medical school and become a pediatrician, but now im starting to have huge doubts. Im big into sport and im worried during the long time im working to becoming a doctor will i have to drop...
    sportyfreak sportyfreak
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2010

    Simple Me,simple Story

    My story begins from my childhood when i was used 2 say that i will give you injections(in respective of becoming a doctor).... But things change along with time..i found out in my 10th standard that i have keen interest in maths as well as biology..but as i'm lazy abt cramming i...
    angelwithdarkness angelwithdarkness
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2011

    My Career

    I've always wanted to become a doctor. The idea of helping people and being handy in survival situations would be great.
    w33n33s w33n33s
    26-30, M
    Nov 18, 2013

    Rambling Introduction

    First off, I'd like to recognize that the time here is 3:00 A.M. Nothing unusual whatsoever these days. I'm up most of the night, and sleep most of the day. I do in fact differentiate between your typical bum though. I have the common sense to be thankful (as much as I can be...
    BiggerFasterStronger BiggerFasterStronger
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 12, 2011

    I'm Too Stupid.

    I'm Fifteen, and I AM going to be an Oncologist, that is definitely what I want in life. (Got hooked on Casualty and House, MD. Love Wilson. And yeah, I know that being a real doc will be nothing like it.) I'm Home Educated - well, not really. I'm Auto-didactic and sometimes...
    RemusStone RemusStone
    13-15, M
    1 Response Sep 23, 2010

    I Am Scared

    In a few months I will finally be a doctor. And I am terrified. I feel like I tricked my way through college, and often wonder how someone like me will be allowed to be an actual real life doctor. I am freakin terrified.
    JosieJoe JosieJoe
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jun 2, 2012

    Probably a Psychologist, Thoug...

    Probably a psychologist, though.
    sondosia sondosia
    18-21, F
    Jan 10, 2007

    someday I will be a Doctor the good kind very

    good better then any other in the world
    AddictedToSerenity AddictedToSerenity
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 1, 2015

    I Am A Doctor

    There's no frickin groups on "I went to medical school" or " I am out of medical school" so I joined here. I mean, honestly, what am I paying you people for? I didn't attend six years of evil medical school for nothing people. Throw me a frickin' bone here!Well, I have to go. #2...
    Idealizer Idealizer
    18-21, F
    Oct 16, 2013

    There is nothing more they I have ever wanted

    than to become a doctor . A gynecologist to be exact . I knew from 5th grade and on that being a doctor, was what I was going to do with my life . I can't imagine myself doing anything else . I daydream about my white coat . Walking around in my high heels and my dress with a...
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2014

    Any One From India

    Hello friends... Is there anyone from India? Anyone speaking Hindi language?
    nimishmaheshwari nimishmaheshwari
    22-25, M
    Aug 24, 2013

    Preparing For Usmle 1

    I am already a doctor in my country.. just passed the board exam but I didnt continue residency training. i want to be a doctor in us. Right now, Im preparing for step 1... exam is tough.. I hope I make it..
    prettyangelMD prettyangelMD
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 1, 2012

    Doctor's Role In Society

    It still perplexes me. What do I want to acheive as a doctor (once I become one that is)? Anyone can spew out the crap about saving lives and helping people etc etc. Why are doctors so respected in society? Should they be more respected than the teacher, engineer, dinner lady or...
    indianjuggler indianjuggler
    1 Response Jan 1, 2009

    A Long Road Ahead

    I have just applied to school for pre-med.  I want to get another degree.  This time in biology.  I already have a BA in international studies.  I can't wait to get started to become a doctor!  It will take forever, but I think it is something I must...
    Sncats Sncats
    26-30, T
    1 Response Sep 14, 2009

    A Dream...

    I've wanted to be a doctor since the age of 5. I would always ask for those doctor play sets for Christmas and from then on it became a goal. I thought about being an ER doctor but that's alot to handle so I might become a DO. Either way I'm going to become a doctor.
    Val3ntine Val3ntine
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 31, 2010
    tessagj14 tessagj14
    18-21, F
    Jun 6, 2015

    A Doctor?

    I am going to be a doctor! But not your typical type of doctor. Screw humans, I am going to be an animal docor! That's right, a veterinarian. They are considered doctors believe it or not. I have always loved animals and I want to cure their illnesses and make sure they stay...
    cowchick14 cowchick14
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2011

    I Thought I Was Born For This

    Just before starting medical school two horrible things happened to my family. First I lost a member of my family. Cancer won. He had the best doctor you could imagine. A real man. One who held his hand, knew his work, had time to talk to us, his family. Soon after another...
    Ann11191 Ann11191
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2011

    I will strive for it no matter what.

    Hopefully I'll be successful with this goal. :) I really dreamed so bad for me to become one. And this year is my first step. To become a doctor means everything to me because in that way, I'll be able to help people, especially my family and relatives. It would be an amazing...
    Amandra Amandra
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 2, 2014

    Angry And Confused

    When applying for medical school at age 19, no one in the family sat down with me to give me advice. When I did't get in and decided to do a different degree with the aim of trying graduate medicine after, no one told me of the other options or gave me any advice. Now everyone...
    princessflo princessflo
    26-30, F
    Aug 8, 2012

    Here I Sit, Supposed to Be Doing Homework

    Here I sit, supposed to be doing homework. My final essay is due in two days for the semester, I've been up all night studying, and I've got work in two hours. What I just explained is a nearly typical day in this life of college and work, however, I do it all with a smile. I...
    Gitfiddle2000 Gitfiddle2000
    2 Responses Dec 11, 2008

    Already accepted to Harvard,

    yay! I want to major in human anatomy and become an emergency physician.
    atchetson2 atchetson2
    16-17, M
    Dec 22, 2014

    I Can Handle the Work (maybe)

    I come from a family with traditional "hard work & an education gets you everywhere" values, so I've always been pushed to get good grades and not let anything else distract me. (That's part of the reason why I'm not fond of relationships -- it's been bred in me...
    AntOnTheMirror AntOnTheMirror
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 20, 2007

    I am attending college in two weeks

    and majoring in anthropology in hopes of getting to know my professors very well and potentially doing a research project in order to stand out a bit to med schools... Is this a good strategy? There are currently only 6 freshmen in my major as well- 2 biological anthropology...
    cocojean cocojean
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2015

    I Know I Have A Long Way To Go, But I Found My Calling. :)

    Another 4 years of study, discipline, determination, hard work... This is just my start! After a long months of soul searching, I've finally discern the pattern of my dots. Now, I am ready to commit myself to this. I guess I'm no longer  restricted to the signs and symptoms, but...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 21, 2013

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