What are the necessary steps to becoming a Surgeon?

I'm still looking at careers, only being 13. I've thought about being an EMT, but a surgeon is more appealing to me now. I know that this will include a tremendous amount of work, studying, and devotion, but I'm fine with that. What are the recommended courses to take in High School? After High School, what needs to happen to become a surgeon? Thanks.

Asked By: Gabriel - 1/4/2008
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Ok, you can do what I did and be ahead and be top student at your classes, and get a part-time job like as a MA like me... More
Answered By: Dr. Vargas - 1/5/2008
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Answered By: King$mity - 1/4/2008
Take challenging science courses in high school like AP biology or AP chemistry. This should prepare you for college, where you'll need to take more advanced science courses like organic chemistry and do very well. You'll also need to take the Medical College Aptitude Test (MCAT), and score well. If you get a good... More
Answered By: Freddie - 1/4/2008
okay i'm going to guide you through everything... More
Answered By: xxlalaxx - 1/4/2008
Well, as my surgical mentor told me, a good surgeon needs 3 things: a strong back, a weak mind and a good set of reliable bowels.
Answered By: Lorenzo Steed - 1/4/2008
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