It was either my freshman or sophomore year of high school that i decided i like Bio. It was then that i decided that i would become a MD. That lasted for about 3 months which was how long it took me to gather all the info on what i actually took and hot long it takes to be a MD. So i got lazy and didn't do/care much for school after that (luckily i'm fairly smart so i still did well in school even though i partied and didn't study much). So in my junior year i decided to at least have some kind of career. So off i went and started vocational school and my junior year of high school in the same year. Two years later i graduated with both deggrees (HS and EPA certified in HVAC). At first i though i was making decent $$ because of my age. A few years passed and realized i wasn't making squat! i was about 23 and had body pains all over, back, knees, neck, ect. I was like WTH!!! i'm going to die before i every grow up but, kept working the same job anyways. Moved to TX and hit rock bottom. Too hot to work in a attic here, and making only $10 hr. with all those years of experience. So i searched the web for a bit and decided to go back to school and become a RN since i enjoyed bio. Luckily i still do. It took a good while and some work to get into a RN program, 3 tries and 74credit hr later (after i finished my pre-reqs, i went ahead and got all the other courses i need to get a AS in bio since i know i'm going to get a BS in RN anyways, i'm 1 statistic class short of a AS), I will be starting a RN program this coming fall. Although i consider myself to be a smart guy, i have to say that getting into nursing school is really hard. It is soo dang competitive! My GPA has never dipped below 3.7 and it still took me 3 tries. At least i know it will be worth it. I'm 27 now, and i know for a fact that i could not last 20 years doing HVAC. RN, thats a whole different story.