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I Want to Be a Doctor

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    rubixcoffin rubixcoffin 22-25, M Mar 11, 2015

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    I'm 14, I really want to be a doctor

    because I enjoy human biology, and I just love to be around people. I'm a straight A* student, and my parents want me to go to oxford uni 😣... I don't know if I can make it!
    Sciencelover Sciencelover 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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    My Ultimate Dream

    I have been wanting to become a doctor ever since I was seven years of age , and at the age of sixteen I've decided that I want to become a Cardiovascular surgeon . And now in my third year of Medical School and the science of Medicine still fascinates me a lot ! It is such an...
    MagicalDawn MagicalDawn 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    I'm 16, a junior in high school.

    Being a doctor is my goal and dream in life. My interest started recently after taking some biology classes and being a total biology nerd. I want to get into a medical internship program for my senior year, but I feel like I might not get in. It's a competitive program, but it...
    gogirl08 gogirl08 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    Working To Enter Med School...

    I am a 22 year old Biopsychology student trying to get into medical school. I come from a working class family, and will be the first person in my family to have a university degree. I am a great (if not excellent) student, a regular volunteer, and I am driven. I have work...
    zee799 zee799 22-25, F Dec 24, 2012

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    As Long As I Can Remember...

    I have known for a very long time that I want to be a doctor someday.  In 7th grade(even back into earlier childhood) I just knew it was for me.  All through high school it was confirmed.  I had applied for a program with a tech school that was helping people with...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 9, 2008

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    Surgical doctor, maybe a psychologist.

    Both are great. But there's always that fear that while I'm studying either of those, I may end up shifting into a simpler course. I'm the type to give up easily, and I never stand a chance with difficult subjects. I'm hoping that would change.
    arcticxcx arcticxcx 16-17, F May 9, 2015

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    My Dream, Dr.moore

    As I was growing up I changed my dream job millions of times.  The one that has stuck to me for two years is the job of being a Cardiothoracic Surgeon.  I am fascinated with the human heart and all of its inner workings.  I got the opportunity to watch a heart...
    patti456 patti456 18-21 2 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    The Pathologist Is Here

    Studying to be a lab tech makes me want to go further into the medical profession.  I want to be a pathologist.  I have talked to several people about this and gotten positive responses:  my psychiatrist, my microbiology teacher, our former clinical coordinator...
    Sncats Sncats 26-30, T 1 Response Aug 14, 2009

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    I really want to become a forensic pathologist

    when I am older. It intrigues me a ton! Since I still don't know if I will actually be able to handle cutting open a dead body (thankfully I haven't seen a dead person yet in real life) my backup plan is to work in the labs that study the dead body's cells and such.
    Iamstillstanding Iamstillstanding 13-15, F 1 Response May 14, 2014

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    I Want To Be A Psychiatrist...

    Schooling always comes easily to me. I skipped two grades, and I am top valedictorian of my highschool. My dreams ever since I was young was to be a doctor even back in elementary school when all my other friends were more concerned about being princesses. I want a job that...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29, 2011

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    Dr. Stephen Covey............7 Habbits Of Highly Effective People

    Habit 1: (Be Proactive) Take initiative in life by realizing that your decisions (and how they align with life's principles) are the primary determining factor for effectiveness in your life. Take responsibility for your choices and the consequences that follow. Habit 2: (Begin...
    be1myfriend be1myfriend 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 26, 2012

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    Striving To Become A Doctor

    I am an incoming 4th year junior intern medical student this second semester and i am still having my doubts and fear if i can cope up with my peers because i was the only person who will enter the program delayed because i flunked one subject which is otorhinolaryngology and i...
    tmfalconitin tmfalconitin 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 26, 2009

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    Up to now I have focused on environmental

    science. I have read deeply about ecological theory and have had several applied experience doing ecological research. The science is fascinating, but I have never been satisfied with the applications. Last year I started looking into the control of disease transmitting...
    Chimpanzee3 Chimpanzee3 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10, 2015

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    I'm currently at high school

    and I hope that I can get into medical school even if it's soo difficult in my country... In interest in becoming a Psychiatrist btw.
    IRootI IRootI 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2015

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    When I Was A Teen I Dreamed Of Being A Doctor

    I was enjoying my science and biology subjects and actually understanding it...so what went so dreadful wrong? I didn't take biology at TPC tafe because I thought I was not clever enough to do it...I always seen those senior subjects like chemistry and maths and biology and...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Dec 11, 2011

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    From High School To Medical School

    My life goal is to become a surgeon and have the capacity to save and improve lives. I often feel doubtful of myself as I recognize it is a long road to becoming a doctor and my mother discourages me every single day.
    Gracie3 Gracie3 16-17 Nov 19, 2012

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    ME!

    well right now i am JUST about to go into 6th grade and i've wanted to be a doctor since 1st grade so HA!
    quadpod quadpod 16-17 1 Response May 12, 2008

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    Doctors and Med Students of EP,

    what did you score on the MCAT and how long did you study for it? It's been one of my goals to get accepted to Med School and was wondering how you guys did it
    Dicex Dicex 22-25, M 2 Responses May 14, 2014

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    I Want To Be Be A Doctor

    In my future i really want be a greatest doctor is my all family and mine wish because to be a doctor we can save many people life.that why i want to become a doctor i promise myself that i will study hard one day i will make my family and mine dreams come true is my promise...
    samrahbibi samrahbibi 13-15 Feb 12, 2011

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    So I want to be a surgeon

    after school/uni/whatever but I'm so petrified that even after I've gotten all the necessary grades, that the uni I want to go to wont except me. I shouldn't be worried but I am. I don't have a back up plan or anything. It's always on my mind
    ThatGirlAllAlone ThatGirlAllAlone 16-17, F 2 Responses May 8, 2015

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    Work harder everyone!

    Best of luck! and never give up the passion!!!!
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F Mar 16, 2015

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    I'm currently a pre-med student.

    Scared of the "what-ifs". What if I'm not good enough to be a doctor?
    kayseat kayseat 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2015

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    What I Am Going to Be When I Grow Up

    When I grow up, I will be a doctor. I will eventually retire from the field after saving many lives, and become a special ed teacher. I will travel the world and help people.
    breakingbenjamin67 breakingbenjamin67 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2007

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    I have wanted to be a doctor

    when I grow up for as long as I can remember. I think I am the only girl I know who looks forward to going to the doctor´s office so I can see all the equipment and get all the exams and treatments and learn about them. I think it´s fascinating and fun! I even went out and...
    JenniRoth JenniRoth 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    I want to be a pediatrician,

    OBGYN, Scientist or surgeon for kids and babies
    Makaykay99 Makaykay99 16-17, F Jan 7, 2014

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    Done

     I am going this August and accomplishing my dream. You can do it too!
    newbeginningnow newbeginningnow 22-25 Jul 26, 2009

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    I know that this may sound weird,

    and I have only told about 4 people what kind of doctor I want be an... Obgyn! Obstetrician -I am open to positive feedback and questions if asked -Teal
    tealstreak2222 tealstreak2222 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    I'm Starting Late In Life

    Right now I'm in a community college studying Medical Assisting, which I plan to work in while furthering my schooling. I'm 20 years old and will not be finished with my AAS until I am 22. Some day I want to be an Obstetrician or Pediatrician, but I haven't decided which one. I...
    tah92 tah92 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    I WILL SUCCEED. I believe in myself

    and my abilities📚📖
    TinkOG TinkOG 18-21, F Mar 25, 2014

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    Why Not

    I'm nicer and have better bed side mannors and I certainally care more than about making money. Okay if your on here and a doc I'm not necessarily attacking you but every other bobo I've ever dealt with. GGRR!!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jul 25, 2008

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    dejajed dejajed 18-21, F May 8, 2015

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    not Like a Real Doctor, Jus...

    not like a real doctor, just like a psychologist. it's still a doctor, i want to help people. i don't want to deal with blood or anything like that...
    thedreamisover thedreamisover 18-21, F Jun 27, 2008

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    I Am a Doctor and Now Retired

    My entire life I wanted to be a doctor. I started reading medical books when I was six. By age eight I had a hospital microscope. It has been a very nice way to live life. Really caring about and taking care of others in need. I owned a practice for five years that took care of...
    lov2explore lov2explore 46-50, F Oct 2, 2008

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    My Destiny

    i have always wanted to be a doctor. i love taking care of people. i love the adrenanline rush. i love everything about it. its my dream. it will be my life.
    finallyhappy finallyhappy 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2008

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    My Biggest Dream

    ever since this past summer, i have wanted to become a radiologist. it seems like a really cool job and it is my dream to become one.
    WaterGoddess WaterGoddess 13-15, F Feb 12, 2011

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    I Always Wanted To Be A Doctor.

    I'm almost sixteen years old, and in grade ten. i'm a good student, and I want to be a doctor.... I've already planned my courses and everything... I really want to help hurt and sick people. i'm trying hard, to do my best.... and hopefully I will proceed.... I really started...
    EllenlovesIan EllenlovesIan 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 24, 2013

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    That cute moment when you catch your mom secretly smiling when she hears someone calls you "doctor" :p Happy birthday mama. I love you so so sooo much xx
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