Becoming A Doctor Is An Aesthetic Dream

1736 Words Sep 20th, 2015 7 Pages
I aspire to be the best person I can be, someone that I can proud of when I look back and be able to say “I overcame my obstacles”. My ultimate goal isn’t to be wealthy, or famous, or even have a family. It’s to be happy and satisfied with my life. However, I do have practical goals. For example, ever since I was in kindergarten I wanted to be a pediatrician when I grew up. At that time, I called a pediatrician a “baby doctor”, but people knew what I meant and I eventually learned the actual term. Becoming a doctor was an aesthetic dream to me. The thought of working in a pristine-looking and professional doctor’s office and giving kids and young adolescents diagnoses and prescriptions made me excited for the future. Every chance I got, I would play a game on the computer or on a game console related to anything from taking care of babies to role playing as a doctor. Those games made me want to become a pediatrician even more. I told everyone that I wanted to become a pediatrician because I was absolutely so sure that working in the medical field was something I wanted to do and only do. Nothing else appealed to me. However, the dream started to fade as I grew up. I gained new interests and started thinking differently. Now “pediatrician” is just a default answer because I’m not sure of what I want to do. I’ve taken interest in other occupations, such as an ESL teacher overseas, a therapist or psychiatrist, an attorney, and also, a stay-at-home developmental editor. I…

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