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do we need an ECFMG certificate to apply to programs? if we get ck result on 26 September should we wait for certificate or apply straightaway??
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Every program has a different policy, so it'll depend largely on where you're applying. If you can get your certificate by early October, it might be worth waiting. But if you're not expecting it until mid- to late-October, you're probably better off submitting your application and mentioning somewhere that your certificate is in process.
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