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I could not do elective which is better than observership but does that mean my application ll be affected heavily despite having above average scores??
How much percentage of IMG who got elective every year ROUGHLY ?
I have thoughts that not having elective won't get me anywhere bcz I see ppl with elective everywhere
expertise people advices ??
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I could not do elective which is better than observership but does that mean my application ll be affected heavily despite having above average scores??
How much percentage of IMG who got elective every year ROUGHLY ?
I have thoughts that not having elective won't get me anywhere bcz I see ppl with elective everywhere
expertise people advices ??
It's not that not having electives won't get you anywhere. Though electives are pretty important they are not the only factor in the residency application right.
Have a look at this data from 2013 match
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