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  • Pursuing the NBA of Science

    Samuel E. Bish, Ph.D.
    Law and Tech Management
    Changing Careers
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    I have been a fan of sports, particularly basketball, my entire life. Like any high school kid with at least marginal talent, I had dreams of playing college basketball and then professionally in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As with most goals, I worked to achieve my dreams with an almost one-track mind, like a race horse with blinders only able to see the course ahead. I strived to get the most out of my athletic talent and become the best player I could be. However, early in my high school senior year those dreams came to a "crashing" halt.  A severe car accident left me with several broken bones and a long hospital stay. My dreams of an NBA career were over. I decided entering college that my best opportunity for a career was to explore my interest in science. After a couple of semesters, I ...