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Is there any chance to get an elective in US before doing Step1?
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Yes. However, every inpatient and outpatient facility is different and every state in the US have different laws regarding hands-on experience for medical students. Different requirements may exist for each clinical site such as:

- visa requirements
- approval from foreign medical school
- previous hands-on experience
- ...

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