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    • Counseling sounds like a really good idea. "Starting medical school single" sounds so simple...but not if you throw in the upheaval of a divorce and being a single parent to 3 young children! I think it would be pretty hard to focus in that situation. Of course it would also be hard to focus if the fighting continues. :( It is good that you are trying to resolve this situation before starting school. I believe you could even defer for a year if you need more time. I hope everything works...
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    • I am not a career changer, but I just want to say that you don't have to be aggressive to be a doctor! There is room for all personality types in medicine. Cost and timing are real issues, as medical education and training are way longer and more expensive than training to become a mid-level provider. Everybody has to decide for themselves if the costs and benefits are worth it to them. It sounds like getting a complete education is important to you, so maybe the additional costs in time and...
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