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Note: This essay appears unedited for instructional purposes. Essays edited by experienced medical editors are dramatically improved. Some pre-medical students have known that they would become doctors ever since they picked up their first toy stethoscope. Others have had a singular catalytic event that changed their career goals forever.
Originally published December 21, I knew night skies in which meteors left smoky trails across sugary spreads of stars. All life evolved to the steady rhythm of bright days and dark nights.
Have you ever had an event or experience that has changed your life? Well, mine was nine years ago, when my little sister Daphne was born. This special event changed my life changed drastically. When my parents sat me down and explained to me that I was having a baby sister, I began to feel a little disappointed that I was not going to be the only child anymore.