For those of you who don't remember your Latin roots, here are some common medical prefixes and postfixes. Designed for doctors/nurses in training, but since many of us have to make our own medical decisions, it could be useful for anyone. (scheduled via
The article gives a variety of tips on how to reach the goal of being a doctor. It talkes about the importance of school grades and the choice of classes before a student even graduated. In addition it talkes about how low or high expectations should be, whether or not people should have a plan B when they wish to get into the medical field. It also talkes about the four year long college education which is required.