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For medical students, dual degrees gain popularity
San Francisco Chronicle

A lot of students aspire to be doctors or run businesses. Nico Grundmann refuses to choose. The Stanford medical student’s plan to become a pediatrician shifted while he was in Africa, where he set up health clinics and studied ways to deliver HIV treatments at a low cost. He became inspired by the possibility of working overseas full time and decided one degree was not enough. Two years after he enrolled in Stanford University’s School of Medicine, he also started working toward a master’s in business administration.