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Hi!
As per my knowledge Step3 is to be done before a particular sem in your residency. My little query here is : how would taking step3 before applying help in the match?
Is it just that candidates with more steps are preferred?

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Step 3 is a double-edged weapon.

If you score high in it then it will help you in the application. If you score low in it then it might hurt your application.

Therefore, if you are not sure that you will ace the exam, then don't do it before the application, it's not a requirement.

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