Pinkertinkle

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How should I phrase things?

As a doctor, I will
or
As a doctor, I would

??
 

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Pinkertinkle said:
How should I phrase things?

As a doctor, I will
or
As a doctor, I would

??

That depends on what you're talking about, the sentence before it, the sentence after, and the tense structure of your statement.
 

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Pinkertinkle said:
How should I phrase things?

As a doctor, I will
or
As a doctor, I would

??
I would use the latter choice. The reason is, if you say "I will", that assumes you will definitely be a doctor or will be accepted. It may sound a bit arrogant. If you say "I would", that means if you were given the chance to be a doctor, then you would do the following.

I think the correct word is "would" simply because you haven't been accepted yet. If you were accepted, you would use the word "will".
 
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