Personal Essay: Why I Want To Become A Doctor

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The tiny humans, who advocates for them when they are ill? Who stands up for them when no adult is around to speak for them? A pediatric surgeons job is not only to treat their patient's illness but to advocate for the children who are too small to stand up for themselves. The way to make the world a better place is to begin with yourself. A method in which I will contribute to society and make an impact by becoming a pediatric surgeon.

Why do I want to become a physician? I grew up around doctors, my grandmother is a well know obgyn in the Dominican Republic and my grandfather is a anesthesiologist. Since I was a little girl I have been surrounded by the world of medicine. Since as long as I can remember I have always said that I wanted to
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I am certain I can make it as a pediatric surgeon because of my skills, dedication, and ambition. I am good at solving problems and I am not afraid to make changes in my life in order to accomplish what I want. I have an immense desire to succeed through hard work and perseverance. I am always eager to learn something new about the human body. The human body is something extraordinary, its captivating how the human body works and what it's made of. I'm always looking up diseases and when I hear my grandmother talking about her cases I always ask her when I don't understand something. In my senior year I took anatomy and I was one of the best students in the class. With only 20 years old I already know how to take blood pressure, how to give shots, how to put in IVs, and I have even seen surgeries. I am a student that knows what I want because I have had the chance to shadow a doctor and learn some practical skills. The fact that I have been able to do these things has made me love medicine more and I am sure of my decision of becoming a
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