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Old 02-13-2011
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hello everyone there is one question thats my parents keeps on askign me answer to which iam not sure on my own actually iam the one who decided in my family first time to go to another country for my future studies i have no frnds or family memeber in usa but i want to sit for usmle and secure a residency for me i just want to ask everyone do we really need someone in usa to secure a good residency or just scoring good marks try for extenship on my own then applying will all need to secure my residency actually in my 3rd yr of MBBS only idk why but i just had made up my mind to go to usa for residency in psychiatry as i want to gain knowledge and all those imp things related to this branch that i kn no other place can help me to gain so i decided myself to go on this journey but this question really bug me isnt it enough to score good marks and little clinical experience to apply and get a residency do we really need somone there to help us out
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Leaving home is never easy Your plans of going to the USA to do your residency imply a lot of things some of those things might be a problem sometimes, like all the money you spend taking the exams and sometimes preparing for them (books, programs, courses, etc). You'll make a commitment with yourself to give your best for a determined amount of time, you'll basically endure your life to long hours of reading, struggling and suffering to then face the examination and only hope for the best. It's hard! but you know what, it's just a matter of organizing yourself... is this what you want? are you willing to make sacrifices? then please go for it because this is your time to fight for the things you want and you dont want to spend the rest of your life wondering "if you should've done it". Prepare yourself, study hard, study with passion, it might be hard but what matters is how good you do in the exam and how much you really want this, the rest of the story can only be written by you. Make sure you know what you're signing up on whatever you decide... leaving or staying home. Good luck! -Nobody said it'll be easy but it'll be freaking worth it
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