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What types of skills do you need to become a doctor?

Becoming a Physician: I often think that one needs two things to get through medical school: an ability to take tests and persistence. This career is very rewarding, but it comes with significant sacrifices; it is not an easy path. But, it is definitely one worth examining. ...Read more

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What do I need to become a doctor of osteopathy?

Prerequisites: Prerequisites for being accepted at an osteopathic school in the us are the same as allopathic (M.D.) schools. They include a 4-year degree (bs or ba, plus any pre-requisites the school may require, and the mcat entrance test. Common pre-requisites include: chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, physics, humanities courses, and at least some biology courses. ...Read more

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How hard is it to become a doctor?

Well: You have to study very hard, go to college, then medical school 4 years then internship and residency which can be anywhere from 3-7 years more. You have to take lots and lots of tests and always study very hard.If you specialize it can be even longer than that. ...Read more

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Is it difficult to become a doctor?

Is it difficult to become a doctor?

Yes: It requires dedication and sacrifice. It requires academic excellence to qualify for medical school and years of postgraduate training. The cost of a medical education can be considerable. Was it worth it for me? Every second of it. ...Read more

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I'm in high school, what classes should I be taking if i want to become a doctor?

I'm in high school, what classes should I be taking if i want to become a doctor?

As many AP classes: As possible! especially in biology ; chemistry. Physics ; calc are helpful also. Be well rounded! continue art or music if you excel! volunteer at a hospital, join your medical explorers group. Business would be helpful if you might want to own your own practice someday! get involved in community service! write everything that you do, or are awarded from the beginning of freshman year. ...Read more

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What does it take to become a doctor?

The Same: The same that it takes for any other profession. 1) Hard worker 2) Really loving what you do, if you don't love it.. It is not worth the hassle ...Read more

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What made you want to become a doctor?

What made you want to become a doctor?

Why..: I am fascinated by anatomy and physiology and I wanted to be involved in something that really gave my life meaning. ...Read more

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Can u still become a doctor with a ged?

Can u still become a doctor with a ged?

Must get bachelor's: To have a decent chance to go to medical school, a person needs to get a 4-year college bachelor's degree first (and get good grades too). ...Read more

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