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okay so im in high school thinking about career choices and i have narrowed down to my top 2 interests which are medicine and engineering
becoming a doctor is a long haul as it will require 8 years of schooling plus 4 years of residency and only then will you start to make big bucks while paying off that hugeee loan. you will have to work long hours and study like no other. then there are chances of not passing the USMLEs or passing with low grade meaning you cant get a good residency or a residency anwhere in the states. but then again there are pros, once you dedicate those 8-10 years of your life, you will make big bucks, help people along the way ( i think that if i should do something with my life it should be worth it and helping ppl will be worth it) , and live a comfortable life.
then comes engineering. it requires only 4-5 years of schooling in which GPA is not as big as pre-med. there are many many opportunities for you. you get to travel, life becomes pretty interesting not having to keep your nose in the books all the time, and you can live pretty comfortably and have time to do many other things that doctors will not be able to and you also think out of the box more often. You also have time to start side businesses. then there are cons which is not making the big bucks right at the start. you have to work your way up, and then there are limited jobs which pay good. you are always in the risk of being fired since you have a boss and your life doesnt exactly devote to a good cause such as helping other pepople.
so i am interested in both
what is your opinion on this?