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Old 08-21-2014
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Default Step 3 Query

hi guys!!

I am preparing for step 3 but ,my UW scores are 47-66% only,with avg being 54%.
Should I give my step 3 ,(have one month left) !?
I guess the most important question I want to ask is , does step 3 score help to get any advantage.
Step 1: 227
Step 2: 223
Step 2 CS second attempt
2 publications in non indexed peer reviewed journal, 3 under process.
volunteer work in native country,
4 mon observership
YOG 2013
Applying in pediatrics!!
Any help would be appreciated!!
Thanx in advance!!
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I having done with step 3 definitely helps especially if you need visa. That said it would be wise not to rush things until you are confident that you can do well on the exam! Best of luck!
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