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Do electives by breaking Internship ( no steps, only toefl) 2
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Old 02-05-2016
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Default Are electives mandatory...

Hello everyone! I am about to start my internship & have taken TOEFL exam.
Are electives mandatory or can we make it up with obsevership and externship
(which is very diffficult to get for a IMG graduate).
I have heard about many starting usmle prep after graduation.
It is very difficult to get an elective without step 1 score.
Are electives worth doing by breaking our Internship...

Thank you.

Last edited by Chaitra M; 02-05-2016 at 02:23 AM.
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