MY CAREER

A NEUROSURGEON

Overveiw

  1. Job Name: Neurosurgeon

  2. Job description: Neurosurgeons perform surgery on the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves to remove tumors, relieve chronic pain and treat wounds, vascular disorders and diseases

  3. Annual salary: $400,000-$666,000

  4. Education Requirements: It will take four years for the bachelor's degree and four years of medical school. There will also be an additional three or more years to complete the internship and residency requirements.

  5. Date to day tasks: The day might start out with a surgery at 5:30 and then may go onto business matters. Later, it might be a checkup or a diagnose, Mostly a repeat or sometimes more urgent or laid back.

  6. Job Outlook (what states have the most jobs; is this career field growing or declining; other words what are your chances of getting a job): increasing 11% every year. They are available mostly in the U.S. My chances are very high.

  7. Other benefits/compensation: A large salary, being a hero, and the challenges.

Harvard

Yearly cost- $62,250- $68,050

Financial Aid- Loans- yes

Scholarships- yes

Work study- yes

Exemptions- no

Admissions- application- yes

Application fee- $75

SAT score- reading-700/800

math-710/800

writing- 710/800

High school GPA- 4.0

AP courses- Doesn't have to

essay- yes

Yale

Yearly cost- $63,250

Financial Aid- Loans- yes

Scholarships- yes

Work study- yes

Exemptions- no

Admissions- application- yes

Application fee- $80

SAT score- reading-700/800

math-710/790

writing- 710/800

High school GPA- 4.0

AP courses- Doesn't have to

essay- yes

Oxford

Yearly cost- about 20,000

Financial Aid- Loans- yes

Scholarships- yes

Work study- yes

Exemptions- yes

Admissions- application- yes

Application fee- $95

SAT score- reading-700/800

math-700/800

High school GPA- 3.0

AP courses- Doesn't have to

essay- yes