I would encourage you to talk to people in the field you are interested in and maybe do an internship or shadow program. Hands-on experience, like working in a lab at K-State, will let you know if you would enjoy research as a career.
K-State graduation year: 2008
Degree: BS in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Other degrees: PhD in Bioengineering (KU), Postdoc in Surgery (KUMC)
Currently enrolled: Likarda, LLC
Position: Product Innovation Scientist