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Should I become a Radiologic Technologist or Medical Assistant?

Although Radiologic Technologists make more than MA's, I want to become a MA because it is much quicker to finish and I am almost 27 years old now and I am still living at home with my parents and I so desperately want to get out on my own. Can anyone offer me some advice on what I should do?

Asked By: Lisa - 5/5/2008
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Go with the rad tech; it is a much better career oriented job; with areas you can expand into. With the MA, there is a very good possibility you will not find a job, the pay is low, and you may not be able to advance anywhere.
Answered By: Diane A - 5/5/2008
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Take advantage of staying at your parents and go for the technologist training...some pain now, will pay off down the road...you will regret not taking the better paying job later. Good luck.
Answered By: xmyst1963x - 5/5/2008
 
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