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Old 07-06-2012
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Question Background Check Validity

Anybody please can you help me out...please..
want to apply for electives but some universities require criminal background check..when i contacted local authorities in my country they inform me that the background check can be issued once one is accepted and not when one is applying..on further pursuing, they laxed and said they can issue the check for 6 months validity after it has been issued..
my query is do one need to give record of criminal background check while applying or after one is accepted?? if one needs so during application it clearly states it should be valid for 1 year before starting of rotations..
I plan to apply almost 11 months in have the fear of outdated background check status..will that hurt??
please someone help me out here:sorry:
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Well in that case I suggest you wait for few months and then do it so that it's valid by the time you apply for the electives.

Also read here
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Thank you sabio..but that thread had no so much friutful information...okay will seek the details about this matter and post again because i am still contemplating to apply to apply 11 months early specially because in cleveland clinic i have heard its too competetive..anyways will post if i get some fruitful information from local P.S and from other sources..thanking you for your prompt reply..thats why i just love this forum..people here are soo helpful:sorry::sorry::sorry::sorry:
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