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  • 5 Types of Exercise to Try After Knee Su...

    August 18th, 2014

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Undergraduate Path

College Kids

If you realize early on in your educational career that you are interested in practicing medicine taking the un-dergraduate path to becoming a doctor in Australia is straightforward. You need to be willing to work hard to get in a great program, and stay on task so you graduate with grades good enough to get you into the next stage of medical training.

Postgraduate Plans


You have one degree behind you at this point, and the hard work is just beginning. Postgraduate paths to be-coming a doctor are often clearer that undergraduate. Key things to do at this point are to keep your grades up, study for the entrance test, and develop a work ethic that will be needed to get you through the next eight to ten years of education and life experience.

Choosing Your Passion


Your specialty should be your passion. When the time comes to stare narrowing down your specialty you will already know what you love to do, and what you do not enjoy, when it comes to practicing medicine. Spe-cialty training takes a little time but it is worth the effort, and at this point in your education you are also be-ginning your career. This means more respect, and being able to start making a difference each day.