A Struggling Student
Jason L. Eriksen
jerikse at news.luc.edu
Thu Nov 17 16:22:28 EST 1994
Brian A. Hollander (afn08460 at FREENET.UFL.EDU) wrote:
: On 17 Nov 1994, jeffrey myron jr thompson wrote:
: Jazz great Louie Armstrong said when asked to explain Jazz, "Lady, if ya
: gotta ask, you can't be told." I think this applies here.
*Sigh*. Nope, sorry. You got the quotation wrong, who is was attributed to wrong, and you didn't answer the fellow's question.
Concerning Neurosurgery: I can't tell you the salary, as the varies a lot
depending on where you go, but you make a very good living. Of course, you
get to work *many, many* hours, so go into because you like it, not for the
money. At Loyola, total schooling is probably around 12 years. That includes
4 years college, 4 years medical, and additional residency time of 4 years or
so (which includes getting an MS in addition to an MD). Again, that is a ball
park figure; what my neurosurgery resident friends tell me.
It's a very hard program, and selective to boot.
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