More articles “I have always wanted to become a doctor, but I have always been a very conscientious person and I think I can make a difference,” she said.
“If I can help someone in need, I want to do that.”
The degree is one of several that the 23-year-old has been working towards.
“It’s not about having the most prestigious degree, but having a good understanding of medicine and how to help others,” Ms MacIntyre said.
“I really want to see what happens after I graduate.”
You can get a lot of money and a lot more prestige, but there’s also a lot you can’t really do.
“And I want people to realise that this is not just a career.”
When you’re a doctor and you get involved in the community, you get to see the impact people have on people’s lives.
“Being a doctor is a huge commitment and you can only do so much.”
There’s so much you can learn, and you really want people who know medicine to come forward to help.
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