What careers are available to someone with a degree in chemistry?
I am currently a junior in highschool. I hope to one day enter medical school and become a doctor. I know however that a small percentage of those who apply to medical school actually get accepted. Therefore i would like to have a back up plan incase i dont get in. What can someone do in life with a degree in chemistry? Cana nybody be more specific? A list of possibilities maybe.
Asked By: Alex - 2/21/2009
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You could be a chemist! Haha sorry, couldn't resist. If you're trying for medical school, you might want to undergrad in Medical Technology, and become a Medical Technologist. You'll have an advantage over all those Bio kids because you'll already know the bacteria and viruses, how the lab tests work, and there is a... More
Answered By: at630 - 2/21/2009
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Answered By: Lucky Patel - 2/21/2009
Medical researchers are not all doctors; many are chemists. Almost all large companies have chemists on staff...distilleries, food, paint mfrs, rubber mfrs, pharmaceutical companies...any company that sells a canned or bottled product. You can teach chemistry. Watch CSI and see the tests criminology labs do. I know... More
Answered By: Lana E - 2/21/2009
Actually, it's like that with most universities, a lot of people don't get accepted, you're right though a lot of people want to study medicine so, yes there are over subscribed. But if you want it bad enough and work hard you will be excepted. To go into medicine you need good grades but you also need experience by... More
Answered By: star to be - 2/21/2009
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