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1. job security(never get laid off)
2. usefulness of the career(you can always give people advice)
3. helping sick people
4. money

are these good reasons? i guess 2 and 3 are kinda the same
 
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MoCookiess

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1. Being a doctor is a zillion times better than a regular desk job -- interesting diseases, interesting patients, interesting peers
2. Sense of accomplishment when helping people
3. I wont have to worry about money
4. Easy access to drugs (just kidding)
 

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So I can get paid highly for doing thorough pelvic exams.
 

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The same four reasons everyone else gets into it for:

1. Chicks
2. Money
3. Power
4. Chicks
 

Drakensoul

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Because there's nothing else I feel passionate enough about to devote the rest of my life to..

You'd think having an OB/GYN as a dad would shy me away from it, seeing the absolutely horrendous life-style and all.. I think it made me even more interested..

They still tell me not to go into OB every day.. I think that makes me want to do it even more :hardy: :smuggrin:
 

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Aaaaarg, I hate that question. Almost every frickin interviewer asked me that. I just do, okay? I should have pulled the old shrink trick and turned the question around back at them...

Be sure to get your BS in line before interviews. Cause it WILL come up.
 
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