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Old 06-13-2012
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I am a prefinal year student and have step 1 scores with me..Toefl will be giving on august 2012..will be graduate by 2014 march..want to apply for electives during the year 2013 but the problem is that most programmes i am contacting are replying that 2012-2013 elective is full and they will no longer accept application..well when i visit their chart and proforma the slots are given from june 2012-may2013..does that mean i can apply for 2013 after may 2013 slot or when they say its full its full for the whole academic year 2013???does the elective season in USA starts at june and ends in march??:sorry::sorry::sorry:
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Most colleges have these block dates during only which they will accept students for electives for eg: take LSUHSC, Shreveport,the 2012-2013 block date begin from July2,2012 and ends on may 17,2013. if you want an elective in Jan/Feb/march of 2013 the ideal time to apply at-least 6 months prior ie June, July and august,2012 respectively.
so to say, there is a season to apply for the elective, but electives are offered throughout the year. hope this helps!

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