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RE: Have the number for 4 months, finished 1 semester in college as freshman, GPA 3.70 posted 01/14/2008
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If my doctor ever lectures me on LACP, I reserve the right to remind him that
the Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

7th grade bio FTW!

With a few exceptions, secrecy is deeply incompatible with democracy and with
science.
	--Carl Sagan

> From: smorris@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: darklordrouter@xxxxxxxxx; johncurtis1541@xxxxxxxxx
> CC: ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: Have the number for 4 months, finished 1 semester in   college
as freshman, GPA 3.70
> Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2008 11:46:46 -0500
>
> On the flip side though, if one has to ask about a career change, perhaps
> they are not motivated by the underlying patient care idea, in which case
> the engineering role would be a better long-term choice.
>
> While I would be entertained about having a technical conversation with my
> doctor, I think it would also concern me.  :)
>
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> darth router
> Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2008 7:03 AM
> To: John Curtis Gibson
> Cc: ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Have the number for 4 months, finished 1 semester in college
as
> freshman, GPA 3.70
>
> DUDE are you KIDDING!!
>
> Focus on the doctor gig. I doubt there are a lot of CCIEs that break 500k,
> and there are a shitload of doctors that do, and those are freaking
> internists, not neuro surgeons, or heart surgeons. I had a spine procedure
> done, my doc charges 30k per procedure. That's a good hours work :) Then
> again, depending if we elect a democrat, doctors might not be making as
much
> money in the coming years :) It's coming time in the USA to start
regulating
> the racket.
>
> Bottom line, do what you like, but if your looking for money and prestige,
> be a doc. It's hard to find a good network engineer, but even harder to
find
> a good doc. Good docs get rich.
>
> DR
>
> On 1/10/08, John Curtis Gibson <johncurtis1541@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Biology major, 5 classes 11 credits in one semester. I can be on my
> > way to become a MD. But I need more money for that. Now I work half
> > time making a quarter of what CCIE is worth. It is winter vacation
> > now. I went to see a recruiting agent today in Boston. They were
> > confused about my situation. I managed to tell them I want to work for
> > a hospital's IT/networking, because that will look good in my medical
> > school application. Now I am home and I can't decide which way I want
> > to go - becoming a doctor or a network engineer. My title right now is
> > software engineer, but I am more like a network engineer. 2 months before
> I got the number, my girlfriend dumped me.
> > I used my girl friend's last name when I applied for the green card.
> > So, her last name became my legal last name. She couldn't stand the
> > stress when all I talked about was CCIE lab for more than 2 years
> > spending lots of money and still couldn't tell her how certain I was
> > about passing the exam. Now, I am 33, and I am a college freshman. I
> > got straight A's in science classes. I just went to school to withdraw
> > from the university. It is a top 200 school (in the US) but given my
> > grade I could transfer to top a 100 school.
> >
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