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How to explain gap of 5 years after graduation I was observing for 3 years in teaching hospital I had some Serious financial issues and paid residency training slots were impossible to find in my home country so I didn't do residency in my home country now in interview how should I explain this
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How to explain gap of 5 years after graduation I was observing for 3 years in teaching hospital I had some Serious financial issues and paid residency training slots were impossible to find in my home country so I didn't do residency in my home country now in interview how should I explain this
Though it maybe a harder, many people do match with gap after graduation. I guess you just have to be honest and open about it if you choose to explain it in the personal statement or if the subject comes up during the interview. Most PDs would understand the situation.
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Many people have matched after graduating more than five years ago.
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