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Switching Careers? How to Make it as Stress-Free as Possible

September 5, 20149 min
Nicholas Robbins shares his story of taking a leap of faith while finding a way to maintain his family life.How do you repackage your automotive sales-and-finance skill set in order to pursue a career in medicine? Nicholas Robbins did just that after he was laid off from his job at an automotive dealership. But, with a supportive, working wife (and two children), he decided to follow his dreams and heart... all the way to a medical school scholarship at Oregon Health and Science University. Going back to school, while your wife is working two jobs and managing two kids, sounds like a lot of stress, sleepless nights and ambition. Heck, if you and your spouse can survive that, you can survive anything right? Robbins shares his story of taking a leap of faith while finding a way to maintain his family life.Robbins' story is one of a family's persistence and sacrifice, driven by a vision to serve the community, make a difference in people's lives and contribute to the improved health of under-deserved Americans.

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