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Old 04-19-2011
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Hi, i have heard from others that taking step 3 before residency can hurt me or decrease my chances. For example, some programs wont give you an interview or residency spot because they want their residents to take the step 3 while in residency. I guess to boost their overall resident passing rate or something. Have you heard heard anything like this? thanks
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Default No such thing

I've never heard of such a residency program.

Most program directors will love you if you pass Step 3 before starting residency because this means you won't be asking them for a leave and you won't be bothering them with it during residency.

Also have a look here
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