Being idealistic is a necessary component in achieving your goals
I am a first-year medical student, and just like some of you once did, the primary reason I am becoming a physician is to really make a difference for my patients by [insert x, y or z].
“Wow, that’s really great, but we’ll see how you feel about it in a few years.”
“That’s not how it works once you’re actually out there.”
“Trust me, medicine isn’t what it used to be, get …