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Old 06-19-2013, 05:17 PM   #23
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Default Re: Is anybody else at a crossroads in life right now?

Consider the military. I went to college for 4 years on my parents' dollar out of high school, put up very lackluster grades and basically wasted their money. I moved out of their house, then eventually decided to join the Army on a whim, just because nothing else better was going on in my life. I was 22 at the time.

I was a medic in the Army, did a couple of overseas deployments and decided I wanted to be in medicine permanently. Discharged in 06, went back to school with an eye towards an end, fast forward to today and I'm a physician assistant now with a degree from the University of Washington.

I think the Army motivated me personally to do whatever it took to not have to enlist again. I personally wouldn't go back because I got what I needed ot of it. That being said, I think it was the best decision I ever made. It focused and motivated me.

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