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I have tremendous respect for those who, after years of learning and diligence, devote much of their efforts to curing the sick, alleviating suffering and providing their medical expertise whenever needed. This is why I wish to study Medicine.
The Medicine programme allows me to develop my interests in chemistry, biology, dissections, communications and practical work. I believe that doctors not only strive to restore health to the ill, but also are the front-runners in public health care. Doctors are the front-runners who explore the patient’s illness, use their professional judgment to decide on the best solution and implement it onto the patient, while scientists, nurses and pharmacists are all part of a crucial team. It is this essence that fascinates me and distinguishes medicine from the numerous other programmes that also contribute to society. During the process of attaining the Adult Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Certificate, I felt that my interest in medicine was confirmed.
Reaching out from my school to the local and global community, I have always strived to improve the lives of other people. Recently stricken by the devastating earthquake in Haiti, I found it to be of paramount importance to make an effort to assist the three million afflicted Haitian citizens. As donating money through the Red Cross to Haiti is the most effective form of aid in this situation, I helped to coordinate immediate fund-raising for Haiti as the Head of Events in the Charity Committee by first sparking awareness and empathy in the school community by writing to parents for donations, creating a visual display in school and posting on the school website. In the short time of one week, we have raised HK$67,384 and have made everyone in school take part to support those afflicted by earthquake in Haiti. This sum may seem infinitesimal compared to the amount rich countries pledged to provide, but it is a significant feat for a single school in Hong Kong to...