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Dear Doctors

I am an IMG refugee doctor currently in the US, i applied for asylum and waiting for a decision, currently doing the USMLEs

I need some advices for a successful match what can i do in the mean time as i am not working in the medical field and i am waiting for the match?

can i do electives (i have already graduated)?

can i get recommendation letters if i got observship?

thank you
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Dear Doctors

I am an IMG refugee doctor currently in the US, i applied for asylum and waiting for a decision, currently doing the USMLEs

I need some advices for a successful match what can i do in the mean time as i am not working in the medical field and i am waiting for the match?

can i do electives (i have already graduated)?

can i get recommendation letters if i got observship?

thank you
you can't do electives but you can do observerships and gets LOR
good luck
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