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Dorothy Young Riess, M.D.: Blog

QUOTES THAT CHANGED MY LIFE #1

Posted on February 29, 2012 with 0 comments

1961 - "You'll never make it, Sweetie!" - Pre-med advisor at Columbia University when I requested information about preparing for medical school to become a Doctor. My music transcripts, my current status as legal steno for Wall Street Law Firm, my age (all of 28!), and, Oh yes, I was Di-vorced!!!! - all worked against me. However, his response made me so angry, it gave me energy for the next 12 years of my life! 1961-63 Pre-Med at Columbia Night School; 64-69 Medical School at OU; 1970-73 Post Grad Residency training. It's a good thing I don't even remember his name! [Perhaps it was Mr. Twit.]

Columbia University at Night.