Advice for Aspiring Doctor Still in 8th Grade

Question: I am in eighth grade. I know this seems a little early, but I want to graduate in eleventh grade so I can go to a good college and then go to medical school. What should I start to do now?

Bravo to you for looking down the road toward your future goals and on your determination to go to a good college and then to medical school. But, unless there are some extenuating circumstances that I'll explain in a minute, “The Dean" is going to encourage you to spend four years in high school rather than rushing off to college after eleventh grade. Why?

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