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Tips for Entry

While still in in high school, regularly dedicate time to drawing, painting, and learning about illustration.

Talk to professional illustrators in your community or in nearby areas to learn more about the work and business of illustration.

Familiarize yourself with the history of illustration and how illustration is used commercially. Visit museums and study the illustrations in advertisements, books, and online.

Participate in the Association of Medical Illustrators' mentor program to develop your professional skills and make industry contacts.

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