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Question is 2 weeks elective worth it?

hi, i have a question, is 2 weeks of elective in a hospital worth doing it?
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Yes. It's better than nothing.

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but isn't it waste of time and money doing 2 week elective?

Also, what if I do observership for a month rather than this 2 week elective? is that better?
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but isn't it waste of time and money doing 2 week elective?

Also, what if I do observership for a month rather than this 2 week elective? is that better?
Electives are valued much higher than observerships, so 2 weeks electives is certainly better than observership.

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