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Would it look bad if I extend my start date at a big 4 by three weeks because I need to have a surgery?

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Nope. They are usually fairly flexible. Let your recruiter know and set that expectation. No one will retract an offer if you tell then you are getting a surgery done.

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Not at all

Just reach out explain the situation, you'll be fine

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