Miss Maryam Opeyemi Raji might not be the best graduating student, but shes probably the youngest medical doctor University of Lagos has produced in the last two decades. Born on May 1993, Maryam gained admission to study Medicine at the prestigious university at 15, by 21 shes now a doctor.
What is the youngest possible age to be a doctor?
Generally most people graduate college at age 22 and medical school at 26. Then after three years of internship and residency, many physicians begin their career at age 29. However, the training for some specialties can last until the physicians early to mid 30s.
Is 23 too old to become a doctor?
Is it too late to become a doctor? Its absolutely possible to succeed as an older medical student—even if that means becoming a doctor at 30 or older—with a supportive partner and other loved ones.
How do you become a doctor in 6 years?
How to Become a Doctor in Six YearsObtain an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Consider going abroad if attending a U.S. six-year program is not an option. Prepare for and take the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) if you plan to take the traditional route.More items