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Old 04-22-2014
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Greetings,
Am a 5th year medical student in Egypt where my college is 6 yeas
So by this summer I would finish my 5th year and completed rotations of:
Gynaecology&obstetrics
Pediatris
Ophthalmology
ENT
Family medicne
As for internal and surgery I had alerady finished 6 weeks rotations in each of them, and I am supposed to complete them on next year

Also I had passed my USMLE step 1
exam

So can I join an ELECTIVE in USA this summer or I need to wait untill I finish my 6th year

Thanks
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Old 04-24-2014
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I think you have to apply for your electives asap.
because they only accept the students who will or have already been in their final years. It does not matter that you are now in your 5th or 6th year, it all depends on whether you would be the final year medical student during your electives in the US.

Since most of them ask you to apply at least 6 months before your electives, so most of us should apply now!
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