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    Haha never, I could never compete in the current market.
    You should never let competition stand in your way - as soon as you put yourself down, you're counting yourself out before you've even tried. We all have the ability to achieve something great, it's whether you actually work towards that that makes the difference. There's no such thing as a 'talent' that sets some people ahead of others: it's a matter of hard work and determination that sets people apart - not that one person is "made" for it, and the other person isn't.

    "Our greatest fear isn't that we are inadequate: it is that we are powerful beyond imagination."

    Plus I hate Chemistry and Maths...
    Fortunately there's none of that in medicine! But you do have to take Chemistry A level to get in, unfortunately.

    I love helping people however, you should feel very proud of yourself. I may go into Law...
    Thank you! There are lots and lots of careers that allow you to help people. :yes:
    I had no idea what I wanted to do at your stage. I hope you find that thing for you, though.
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    You should never let competition stand in your way - as soon as you put yourself down, you're counting yourself out before you've even tried. We all have the ability to achieve something great, it's whether you actually work towards that that makes the difference. There's no such thing as a 'talent' that sets some people ahead of others: it's a matter of hard work and determination that sets people apart - not that one person is "made" for it, and the other person isn't.

    "Our greatest fear isn't that we are inadequate: it is that we are powerful beyond imagination."



    Fortunately there's none of that in medicine! But you do have to take Chemistry A level to get in, unfortunately.



    Thank you! There are lots and lots of careers that allow you to help people. :yes:
    I had no idea what I wanted to do at your stage. I hope you find that thing for you, though.
    Sorry for butting in... where do you study medicine
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    Sorry for butting in... where do you study medicine
    I have a sig with all these details in it, chump.

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    (Original post by Hype en Ecosse)
    I have a sig with all these details in it, chump.

    Edinbuuurgh.
    Sorry didn't notice it
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    IT WAS YOU! :eek: It's not as if I'm not a year eleven or anything...
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    (Original post by Hype en Ecosse)
    You should never let competition stand in your way - as soon as you put yourself down, you're counting yourself out before you've even tried. We all have the ability to achieve something great, it's whether you actually work towards that that makes the difference. There's no such thing as a 'talent' that sets some people ahead of others: it's a matter of hard work and determination that sets people apart - not that one person is "made" for it, and the other person isn't.

    "Our greatest fear isn't that we are inadequate: it is that we are powerful beyond imagination."



    Fortunately there's none of that in medicine! But you do have to take Chemistry A level to get in, unfortunately.



    Thank you! There are lots and lots of careers that allow you to help people. :yes:
    I had no idea what I wanted to do at your stage. I hope you find that thing for you, though.
    Haha thank you for that! It's really made me feel a bit more optimistic for the future. When did you realise what you wanted to do? Everything just seems so out of reach right now, I guess once i have at least my grades I can ... Think ahead.


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    IT WAS YOU! :eek: It's not as if I'm not a year eleven or anything...
    ahaha im sorry i take it back :sorry:
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    (Original post by Jina)
    Haha thank you for that! It's really made me feel a bit more optimistic for the future. When did you realise what you wanted to do? Everything just seems so out of reach right now, I guess once i have at least my grades I can ... Think ahead.


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    Mad props Jina, you've averaged 102 posts per day.
    I think that's a record
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    (Original post by Jina)
    Haha thank you for that! It's really made me feel a bit more optimistic for the future. When did you realise what you wanted to do? Everything just seems so out of reach right now, I guess once i have at least my grades I can ... Think ahead.


    Posted from TSR Mobile OMG THIS NEW APP IS SO COOL. I'm DYING.

    Are you dead yet
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    did an hour's worth of revision and i feel quite proud of myself...
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    (Original post by Elm Tree)
    Mad props Jina, you've averaged 102 posts per day.
    I think that's a record
    Haha thank you, thank you. *bows*... Must be withdrawal symptoms from deleting TWO twitter accounts for my exams.
    I must lead a sad existence.


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    Are you dead yet
    Haha one more update and it'll finish me.


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    Haha one more update and it'll finish me.


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    did an hour's worth of revision and i feel quite proud of myself...
    :woo:3 and a bit done:woo:
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    (Original post by Jina)
    Omg! Everyone go update your TSR app! It's amazing!!! Seriously!


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    Haha one more update and it'll finish me.


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    I take it the app has improved by chancee?
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    Sorry didn't notice it
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    Scroll up to anyone's first post on a page: on the right of their post will be a little blue circle with an upside-down triangle. Click on it. Glory.


    (Original post by Jina)
    Haha thank you for that! It's really made me feel a bit more optimistic for the future. When did you realise what you wanted to do? Everything just seems so out of reach right now, I guess once i have at least my grades I can ... Think ahead.
    Then make sure you work for the grades: wouldn't it be tragic for your options to be limited just because you felt too lazy to study hard?

    I was at the end of 4th year (15-16), and reading around subjects. I didn't really have a clue what I wanted to do, but knew it was something sciencey since those were my favourite subjects. I considered lots and lots of different natural science subjects: and lots and lots of them appealed to me.

    I was really into House at the time, so I thought "I wonder what you need to do to be a doctor?", went away onto google: "medicine". "Okay, medicine sounds cool, too." I decided to aim for medicine since the entry requirements for medicine included sciences, and thus I knew I could study the subjects I like and still have my options open to go for my true loves of science, in case I decided medicine wasn't for me - because a I was aware that I had no real clue what medicine was like - I still don't have much of a clue.

    So, obviously I had considering medicine because I thought House's job was cool, but unfortunately his job doesn't exist in the real world, so I had to go away and learn more about it for myself...and tada, I found TSR halfway through 5th year when I started to take my future seriously. I got scared my the insane competition that was preached here, considered not even bothering, but decided to go for it anyway - did all the stuff they told me to: volunteering, work experience, etc., and still thought medicine sounded like a sweet deal afterwards. It had everything that I liked: it had lots of science to learn; it was a job focused around people who I love to interact with; it was a job based around helping people; it wasn't a job where I'd be rendered sedentary; and it was a job where I'd be stuck learning for my entire life. It combined together lots of things that I liked, so thought it was a good idea to stick with it.

    Fast forward two years and I'm in my first semester of medical school: still not sure if it's for me.
    Fast forward another half a year to now, and I'm super sure that I've made the right decision, am happy where I am, and know that I want to be a doctor, and also know that if clinical medicine isn't for me, I STILL have the option of pursuing the science that I love.


    (Original post by Jina)
    Haha thank you, thank you. *bows*... Must be withdrawal symptoms from deleting TWO twitter accounts for my exams.
    I must lead a sad existence.
    I don't think it's effective if you just replace Twitter with something else.
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    :woo:3 and a bit done:woo:
    haha good for you
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    (Original post by Hype en Ecosse)
    Scroll up to anyone's first post on a page: on the right of their post will be a little blue circle with an upside-down triangle. Click on it. Glory.
    WHAT :lolwut: i dont understand...
 
 
 
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