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There are many ways you can prepare for medical school and a career in pediatrics. Participation in science clubs, for example, will allow for in-depth explorations of some areas of science. Volunteer work at hospitals or other health care institutions will allow you to see many aspects of medical care. Such volunteer work can also provide a taste of what a physician's career entails, and help you decide if you are suited for it. You can also ask your science teacher or counselor to arrange an information interview with a pediatrician to see if this career is a good fit for you.

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