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Question US Research or Home country Experience

Just a quick questions I was asked by a friend today who is going to apply for match 2013.

If he won't be matched to his desired residency, would it be better to work as a research postdoc in the US or work as a medical doctor in the desired specialty in his homecountry before applying to the next possible match date.
What's better for your cv and improves your chances?
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Any US experience is better than any non-US experience when it comes to chances of getting matched.

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Any US experience is better than any non-US experience when it comes to chances of getting matched.

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I have a question about the research thing, reply is so much appreciated.
so what is the research idea? and how to look for one or participate in one?

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I have a question about the research thing, reply is so much appreciated.
so what is the research idea? and how to look for one or participate in one?

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The issue of research has been discussed in many threads before, click on the Research tag link at the bottom of this thread to read prior discussions and experiences.

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