Investigate opportunities for health care programs in the summer and on breaks from school.
Continue and expand your involvement with student clubs and groups and community service or volunteer programs.
Regular participation in extra-curricular activities shows commitment, and these activities will help you develop good time management and interpersonal skills.
Take a good look at yourself. Are you an excellent student? Do you thrive on patient contact? Do you like a hectic, challenging lifestyle? If not, perhaps you should reassess your goals now. If you answered "yes," then continue reading.