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Everyone gets asked at some point what they want to be when they grow up.

This question often comes up around the time of high school graduation.

In high school I knew that I wanted to be some kind of health care professional, and I went into college planning to explore my options.

Health care was the only field I desired to go into, and I knew early into my college career that I wanted to seek a professional clinical degree when I finished my undergraduate degree. I just wasn't sure which route I wanted to go.

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