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MEDICAL IMAGING THROUGH HEALTHCARE 1Medical Imaging Through HealthcareYour Name Houston Community CollegeEDUC 1300February 2, 2018
MEDICAL IMAGING THROUGH HEALTHCARE Medical Imagining Through HealthcareWhen we come to think of it, choosing a career is by far one of the most difficult decisions an adult can make. For some, that decision is chosen for them, whether it’s a business that’s being passed down or through the influence of others around them. Up until my senior yearof high school, I had no idea what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. That was until I took an anatomy class and a class called Independent Study Mentorship (ISM). In ISM, we were requiredto find a career of interest and a professional in the field who you would "shadow" once a week for the entire year. I knew I was good at math so the career I chose was accounting. For many reasons, such as finding it quite boring, I quickly realized that this wasn’t the career for me. In my anatomy class, however, I found a passion in the health industry. It was by far the most difficult class I've enrolled in however; it has also been the most exciting class I've ever taken. I remember looking forward to the class, even when studying for exams, as I would challenge myself to get above a 95. Since then, I knew I had found my passion in health. Through several hours of research, the career I am most interested in is Radiology. When I took The Clifton Strengths Assessment for Students, my top trait was a relator, which means I excel in developing relationships and I am able to make people realize how much I care about them. My other four strengths were arranger, meaning I am very organized, deliberative, meaning I anticipate obstacles and am a good decision maker, responsibility, meaning I take ownership of my actions and am committed to my values, and lastly consistency, which means I make a strong point to treat everyone equally and thrive under routine behavior (Clifton, 2019). I believe all of my traitsmake me the perfect candidate for my career choice because they confirm that I am responsible enough to work in the medical field and will be skilled at anticipating the next step. Being 2
MEDICAL IMAGING THROUGH HEALTHCARE organized is very helpful in any career path as well and will only serve to enhance my other qualities. I also believe my last trait of consistency might be the most important; treating

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