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Tips for Entry

Volunteer at a hospital or nursing home to gain a better understanding of what it's like to work in these settings.

Participate in after-school activities, especially honors societies and student-run organizations, to increase your team-building and leadership skills.

Learn another language, particularly Spanish, as doctors often treat patients whose first language is not English.

See if your careers services office can set up an informational interview with a neurologist. Prepare a list of questions in advance so that you can learn more about this profession and see if this field is a good match for your skills and interests.

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