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Dermatologists, like all physicians, have completed a great deal
of education. You should realize that after high school your
education will continue on through college, medical school, and a
residency in your specialty. In high school you can start preparing
for both college and your medical studies by taking science classes
such as biology, chemistry, physics, and anatomy. Mathematics
classes, such as algebra and geometry, will give you experience in
working with numbers and formulas, both important skills for this
career. Make sure your high school education is well rounded and
college preparatory by taking English and history classes as well
as a foreign language. Also, psychology classes and other social
science classes may give you a background in understanding
people-an important skill for any doctor. Take this time to develop
your study habits and determine how well you like the course of
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