OK, I know I screwed up my essay. I know that Teresa isn’t happy with my choice of major. I know a lot of things that go against going to WGU. So, I made an appointment for Friday morning with an advisor at DMACC, the localish community college (35 minutes or so). Yes, DMACC actually costs a little more. Yes, it’s not as convenient as having as many classes that I can cram into a term. Yes, I would be giving up my #2 dream to be a teacher.
That being said, I have looked into and talked to a couple medical schools. Yup, if you are gonna dream, dream big. My head shakes, but my hands are actually pretty solid, and the head shaking is mostly when I am nervous. I have asked 3 medical schools if bipolar and head shaking would rule me out and they all said No. That it’s mostly grades and MCAT and extra curricular stuff. So, I am gonna talk to an adviser at DMACC about pre-med. Yeah, I would be the oldest guy in school to be a doctor, but its not unheard of. And the #25 in the nation med school is in Iowa City.
I have no idea where I am going with this. I sincerely want to be a doctor… Family Medicine Doctor to be exact. Wanted to be one all my life. Before teacher, before race car driver, before anything, I wanted to be a doctor.
So Friday, I talk to my adviser at DMACC and see what options there are to be had. Who knows 11 years from now, when I am 57 years old, I might be Dr. Jeffrey A Campbell.