Career goals made in school might not be your reality. Take Ivy, she expected to work at a low key practice, after leaving busy jobs that asked her to do unethical standard of care, she got her teaching degree and teaches as well as practices dentistry. Eric had always planned on a busy practice but his employers recommended a disability insurance that did not cover his bills adequately when he was diagnosed with a chronic career-ending condition. He also became a teaching professor. You always need a plan B just incase of unexpected circumstances.
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