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On Becoming a Doctor 3 post

On Becoming a Doctor by Tania Heller, is an informational book about, things you need to do to become a doctor or enter in a medical field. The book has three sections. The first section is the  Prologue, the next is Interviews with Specialists, and the last section is Review and Resources. In section three Review and Resources there were a lot of commonly asked questions that were answered by Doctors and Professionals and a Step by step process on How to Apply for Medical School. One questions that really interested me was “In order to be accepted into medical school, do you have to major in one of the sciences?” The answer to that question was “No, not necessarily to major in The Sciences, although students do so.” I thought this was interesting because if you decide to change your mind you will not need to worry about changing your major. Another interesting question was “I am interested in a medical career, but I don't visualize myself working directly with patients. What optio…

On Becoming a Doctor 2 Post

On Becoming a Doctor by Tania Heller, is an informational book about, things you need to do to become a doctor or enter in a medical field. The book has three sections. The first section is the  Prologue, the next is Interviews with Specialists, and the last section is Review and Resources. In Section two Interviews with Specialist, was the most interesting section from the whole entire book. The section had interviews from the different kinds of specialties you can do if you want to pursue a doctor career. I found the Interviews with the Neonatologist, Geneticist, Dermatologist, Psychiatrist and the Pediatrician the most interesting ones. I never knew that a physician who specializes in the care for newborns is called a Neonatologist. This Interview really connected to me because I enjoy working and playing with babies and it made me think back to when my brother was a baby. I also learned that a person who specializes in the field of genetics is called a Geneticist. This perked my in…

On Becoming a Doctor 1 post

On Becoming a Doctor by Tania Heller, is an informational book about, things you need to do to become a doctor or enter in a medical field. The book has three sections. The first section is the  Prologue, the next is Interviews with Specialists, and the last section is Review and Resources. In the first few chapters of section one I learned that many people are inspired to become a doctor is family members in the doctor field or wanting to make a difference in people's lives and helping them get better. I found this interesting because my mom is in the medical field and she works in a lab so maybe that is what interested me into learning more about becoming a doctor I also learned that in order to enter a medical school you will need to have a Bachelor's Degree, one hundred two hours of course credits, and take a test called MCAT (Medical College Admission Test.) Later on in the book I found out that medical school can cost around $40,000 per year. In the last chapter of the se…