Pediatricians are doctors who take care of children, teenagers, and babies. To become a pediatrician, you will have to have a lot of preparation; most pediatricians prepare for about 11 years.
Before you can become a pediatrician, you need to have a strong love for children and have a lot of patience. Children are more comfortable around people who care about them and show them a lot of attention. You absolutely have to be good with children for this job.
To prepare for medical school, you need to have excellent grades in both high school and college. A lot of people take classes at an online college, which is a benefit for people with tight schedules. When going to college, focus on biology and chemistry. You will also want to take some writing courses. Study very hard and get the best grades you can while you are in college so you can get into medical school.
After your 4 years of college, you will need another 4 years of medical school. There will be a lot of difficult classes you will need to take in medical school, so prepare yourself. Once you have gone through medical school, you will take an exam called the National Medical Board Exam. You will need to score high on this exam to get a good opportunity in a training program. You will also need to do an internship for one year. The hands-on training is very important in this line of work