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    I have applied for medicine for 2018 entry. Still unsure about what to study. Likely to take a gap year. Need some advice please on how to decide - still struggling to make a choice even after weighing up careers/study/interests.

    Did a gap year help anyone here make their final decision or were they still unsure after that?
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    (Original post by aytuiq)
    I have applied for medicine for 2018 entry. Still unsure about what to study. Likely to take a gap year. Need some advice please on how to decide - still struggling to make a choice even after weighing up careers/study/interests.

    Did a gap year help anyone here make their final decision or were they still unsure after that?
    If you're unsure about medicine then it isn't for you unfortunately. It's the sort of thing that if you want to do it you will know. Otherwise it's a waste of time, money, several years of your life and a space at medical school.
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    I am in a similar position except I have always wanted to study a biology-based degree. The only problem is everyone tells me to do medicine because of my grades and they think I will end up with a better job.
    The problem is my heart isn't in it, I have never wanted to be a Doctor or study biology on a clinical level.
    My advice would be if you are not 100% committed to medicine do not do it!
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    (Original post by aytuiq)
    I have applied for medicine for 2018 entry. Still unsure about what to study. Likely to take a gap year. Need some advice please on how to decide - still struggling to make a choice even after weighing up careers/study/interests.

    Did a gap year help anyone here make their final decision or were they still unsure after that?
    I dont understand how this is an issue for you really. If you want to be a doctor do medicine, if you don't then dont do medicine.
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    (Original post by alleycat393)
    If you're unsure about medicine then it isn't for you unfortunately. It's the sort of thing that if you want to do it you will know. Otherwise it's a waste of time, money, several years of your life and a space at medical school.
    I don't agree with this.
 
 
 
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