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I am currently preparing for step 3. I've got good scores in all steps. I've done 2 months of hands on USCE including one month at Harvard and I am going to do one more month of externship with a private practitioner.
Do I need to look for observerships after this.

I mean will they really add to my CV?
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Besides obtaining extensive Hands on Clinical Experience here in the United States, another way to really add to your Curriculum Vitae would be to become involved in your community, or to become a member of a medical organization. If you donít mind me asking, what is the purpose of you taking Step 3 at the moment? Is this due to a change of Visa status?

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I mean will they really add to my CV?
The problem is that if you don't do that observership what are you going to do? If you are going to sit at home then definitely doing that observership is better
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Hi,

I am currently preparing for step 3. I've got good scores in all steps. I've done 2 months of hands on USCE including one month at Harvard and I am going to do one more month of externship with a private practitioner.
Do I need to look for observerships after this.

I mean will they really add to my CV?
How did you do an externship with Harvard, I thought they only provide electives for students
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do not underestimate the observership. however, the externships hold alot more importance to USCE
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definitely yes
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Do as many months as you can.
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