Never in my life had I thought I want to be a doctor. Yet, lately, I've been hearing this little voice nagging in the back of my mind that I should do otherwise. As I am closer to getting into pharmacy, I keep wondering what if I change my course now? Most of the prerequisites for pharmacy are very similar to those required pre-med students so I'm actually not that far behind should I change now. However, what if I don't get in? What if that little voice is a lie? What if... things don't turn out right? So here are my stats: 3.87 GPA, 80% pcat, and 1 year of pharmacy experience. I know it's not perfect but it's competitive for most pharmacy schools. But, to most pre-med applicants, it's not even close to being competitive. I have yet to take the MCAT and if I follow this course, I would be hold back one year. Everyone around me has been so discouraging. As a woman, my family and friends think that it would be impossible for me to maintain a good marriage life having this kind of career. So many things to think things through. I"m so confused right now. Does anyone know why you want to be a doctor? This is especially for non-traditional students. AT what point in your life do you say to yourself.. "I want to be a doctor" and actually have the courage to go for it? Were you afraid of the financial and time commitments? And for those who are in medical school right now? Was it the right thing? Would you do otherwise?