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Find out what you should be doing for each year of high school to improve your chances of getting into the college of your choice and make the application process easier.

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Take the Necessary Assessment Tests
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Emily Chew, Ophthalmologist, Deputy Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Eye Institute (NEI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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"I think meeting role models made a big difference in my life. When you pick a direction you want your life to go in, it’s so important to get encouragement from people who are really engaged in what they’re doing. You feed off their enthusiasm and their love for it as well. I love what I do..."

Activities

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries of the eyes and related structures.

Minimum Education Required

M.D.

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