MCAT in august.
Genome/PChem/BioChem Lab in Fall (painful...).
PChem/Inorganic Chem in Winter 2010(finish my last minor*** AND MY MAJOR!!!!).
***[ A minor in chemistry when I'm a biochemistry major, excessive. Take one of the classes in the required electives [inorganic chem] and get the chem minor.. why not? I've already been here this long might as well get as much out of it as I can.]
Fucksake.. I'm slow at this whole thing, but I'm thinking it's worth it.
I applied for the Student Health Consortium Director position job at UW. It spurred the realization that I had come full circle from two years prior. In the major I should have been striving for at the time.. With the friends I should have had (minus the ones who have moved away).. The motivation and self-esteem I should have had.. The self-control I should have had.. The selflessness I should have had.. But, the past is nothing more than a reference point, and the important part is that I am where I am now.
It hurt then to know that I was nowhere near ready for my pathway. Yet, I kept spouting about it persistently, and just would not seem to give up on it. Now I know I might not make it in on the first real shot this year, but I will not give up. There might be a good reason it's all taking this long.
If I do not get the director position, then I will most definitely petition so that I can go study abroad in South Africa for Spring Quarter. After that I'm not quite sure what I'll do besides walk in that damn graduation ceremony.
I'm thinking.. perhaps move to San Francisco? I have medical/office experience and I'll have my degree useful for the biotech industry. hopefully I can get a job there.. and I know a few people.. so, guess we'll see.
Everything is dependent on what happens with my application to medical school, and it's not practical to plan too far ahead. But, I've got a few good ideas. So, I'm going with it.