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Old 04-10-2013
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I'm a female medical graduate from Delhi, India. I am planning to prepare for USMLE now. Since I did not study for them throughout my MBBS, I know I have to put in a lot of hardwork.

I want to study well for step 1, and need to give it my full time. However I am worried that if I sit home and study for it for the next 6 months, it will reflect in my CV as a "GAP".

I graduated in 2012 from MBBS and since then have had no clinical work experience though I was always involved in something or the other (research project, english training etc)

Please help me pick : should i study fulltime for 6 months to crack step 1 and have a gap in my CV?
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Old 04-13-2013
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Hey.. Why don't you rotate at a hospital for externships and study while getting the clinical experience? Some of the students im with in the hospital practice for CS cases in the library after work. Don't have any gaps. Study hard. Those #s make or break your life. No pressure wish you luck!
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Many medical students and graduates studying for the USMLEs complete part-time externship rotations to avoid "gaps."

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