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Pursue Your Dreams

“We all dream a lot - some are lucky, some are not. But if you think it, want it, dream it, then it’s real. You are what you feel.” - Tim Rice

The Rest of My Life When I was younger my mother always told me I would be excellent at being a doctor. My father always told me I would be superior at being a software engineer, like he is. I always told myself I wanted to be an astronaut and travel to the moon like Neil Armstrong had once done. Things change and people change; I completely changed my mind when I started thinking about college and my future. I felt confused and stressed when thinking of which career to pursue. Environmental science and biochemistry is what I had in mind. In
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It was really messy with papers all over his desk. I could tell he didn’t have any time to clean up because he’s most likely busy all the time. There were pictures of people hung on the walls and I’m guessing they are of his patients. I think Dr. Kumar was well suited to his environment. Despite his messy room, he seemed like a really nice guy. He had manners, a good attitude, and a fine tone when I interviewed him. He answered my questions the very best he could and he gave me a lot to write about. After asking Dr. Kumar what the best part of the job is, he said energetically, “Helping patients” (Kumar Personal Interview). He definitely enjoys what he does and says to “Pursue your dreams.” Dr. Kumar answered all my questions with a smile on his face. I think he was being really genuine in all of his responses. After asking Dr. Kumar what advice he would give to a person who loves his job, he said thoughtfully, “A person who loves their job? He doesn’t need any advice.” He says I need to be determined, focused, and hardworking if I choose to pursue this career. Hard working, because the most stressful part of Dr. Kumar’s job is the long hours. I feel if I were to pursue this career, long hours would be an obstacle in my path. I know for a fact that being a cardiologist is really tough but just how tough is it? Dr. Kumar went through eleven additional years of training to get to where he is today. He went five years into medical

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