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Default B1/2 Step 2 CS, Can I do clerkship too?

I ve got 10 years visa for step 2 CS. While applying I mentioned that I want to stay in US about a week or so for the exam.
The question is could I also do a one month clerkship at the same time? And what should I say to the officer. Could I just tell Im coming for the exam and need some time to practice english speaking skills?
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Any thoughts? Please!
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Most of the universities require B1 visa for a clerkship. So yeah you can do clerkship on a B1/B2 visa if you are stamped B1 at port of entry. As for the reason you'd give, you just have to make it sound convincing enough or you could just plainly state that you would also be doing clerkship for a month if you have a letter of invitation.
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Get a letter of invitation from the hospital/institution/private practice where you are going to do the clerkship. Present it just in case they ask you what you are going to do in the states, which they usually do at customs. If not, just go in. You already have the b1/b2 visa.
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