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Where to Begin

Choosing to become a health professional is a big decision that requires a lot of commitment and many years of training. On this page, we’ll share how to discover whether a health field is right for you and make yourself a strong candidate.

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So you’re interested in pursuing a career in health. Here are your next steps:


Take the leap: What it’s like to take a gap year before med school

Emily Brown graduated from MIT in June 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering and Biology. She spent the year after graduation doing clinical work in a private dermatology practice in Boston and started medical school in the …

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