Dr. Joshua Teeter-Jones M.D.

" To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail" MJ

My Self Awareness

  1. My interest in life is to be a Surgeon.
  2. I have many skills that will help me achieve this goal
  • A good academic career
  • I work well with others as a team
  • I am a great communicator
  • I have good hand eye coordination
  • I am able to handle stress
3. The values I will gain from being a doctor


  • Accomplishment
  • Prestige
  • Innovation
4. My self esteem is very large, which I feel is needed to be a doctor.


5. I have an Interpersonal learning style which gives me many skills that would help me in my career such as

  • Great social interaction skills
  • Understanding people around me ( their moods and motives)
  • I am good at giving and receiving feedback
  • Talking out problems
  • Working with large groups of people

Find a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life

The above qualities should be considered when deciding on my career because you could choose a job that isn't right for you. Then you would spend years unhappy with the job you have chosen.

My career as a Surgeon....


  • $203,634 annually
  • Job outlook is 18% faster than average
  • Health science is what cluster my job would fall under
  • I would be on call with long hours and found in surgery
  • My work environment would be in an operating room and also an office
  • The most interesting thing about my job would be saving peoples lives on a daily basis

My goals to get me to become a surgeon......


  • I plan on attending the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and then going to medical school at Duke University
  • I would love to attend the University of Arkansas because it is close to home, it is the school I have loved since I was a child. I would want to attend Duke because it is one of the top rated medical schools in the country.
  • I would earn my Doctoral degree
  • The annual tuition at the University of Arkansas is $17,504 annually. The tuition at Duke $48,065
  • The scholarships that I would want and plan to receive
  1. Academic
  2. Athletic

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