What classes should you take in high school if you want to become a plastic surgeon?
Since a plastic surgeon is a doctor, it would be best to take academically rigorous classes - 4 years of English, 4 years of science, etc. Good luck! Know you chemistry, calculous, and biology. I'm in college right now and those are the most challenging courses that usually weed people out when they wan't to persue medical school. If you don't do well in these classes when you first get into college, it's easy to get discouraged. GO FOR IT!
High school classes do not count towards becoming a surgeon. What makes high school important is that you are setting the foundation for getting into a good college for your freshman year. You need to take the college prep classes, keep a good GPA, do some community service, and become involved in your high school in some way. The colleges looks at these factors when students apply. Do well in college and you can apply…
In high school you don't take classes to help you become a brain surgeon, but you do need to have a good GPA, good test scores, college prep or AP classes. Some universities also require community service and school activities. Set your goal, take plenty of science classes, learn how to do research papers, and study hard.
To be a plastic surgeon, a proper medical school degree from an accredited medical school such as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree, a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree, or a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS/MBChB) degree is required. After that, a residency in surgery and training in plastic surgery must be completed and a board certification examination must be successfully passed.
You cannot go directly from high school to vet school, and you cannot become a veterinarian straight out of high school. However, you can take some classes that will help you eventually become a veterinarian. Mostly you should focus on taking the most difficult math and science courses that you can handle - biology, chemistry, physics, algebra II, pre-calculus and calculus.
A plastic surgeon must go through medical school and internship just like any other doctor. Then, the intern must go through a surgical residency, working under the supervision of another surgeon. After the residency, there are fellowship options that allow the resident to hone their surgical skills more specifically in the area of plastic surgery. After a few years of that, they can work for a hospital, although most join a private practice that specializes…