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Nice to meet you. I am an international medical graduate and
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I am trying to come into the US from Canada an unpaid
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hello,I am doing my surgery residency on a J-Visa. During
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Dear Sir/Madam, For the past 2 years I have been working
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hi there..I got to know about Mr.Shusterman from Kaplan where
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