Are you interested in working in healthcare but don’t want to go to medical school? In the first of her series on Alternatives to Medical School, read what Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions academic coach Valerie Jaquith has to say about careers in allied health. Read what allied health professionals do, and what formal education they need to work in their chosen fields on the College Coach Insider Blog at blog.getintocollege.com.
Guest Post By Valerie Jaquith, Senior Manager on the Academic Coaching team with Bright Horizons EdAssist
If you have started the journey toward medical school, you may have a good understanding why it is not for everyone. The path to becoming a doctor is a very long and arduous, though rewarding, one that requires a hefty investment of your time and money.
Even though you may be at the beginning stages of your path toward a lifelong dream, it is still worthwhile to consider other opportunities in the vast world of healthcare. At the very least, you may discover a new-to-you field that piques your interest and can serve as a viable backup plan!