Tuesday, April 15, 2008


Back in December, right after graduation, I took an exam that would officially label me as a "Medical Technologist". I did not pass the exam, and I was so upset with myself. I had a job, and I knew that I had to pass that exam to be able to work at that job for an extended period.

Luckily for me, the hospital at which I am employed allows their new hires a six-month grace period in which to pass their exam. So I got some new study books, recommended by some techs, and began to study again. I gave myself three months to prepare, and studied an average of one hour per day.

I took the exam again this morning, and when I hit the "submit" button, I was shaking and feeling nauseated. I totally did not expect to see "Your score for this examination is PASS." It's not an easy exam, and I was still sure I wasn't going to pass.

So now, I am truly a certified Medical Technologist. But...I feel more certifiable than certified.

Anthony update and pictures coming soon!


Lacey said...

Congrats honey! I'm so happy for you.

Andree' said...

Do you now put MT behind your name? You deserve everything you have achieved Laurie - it takes hard work, drive and ambition and you made it. You have reaped the rewards of your labor. Congratulations sweetie