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Old 06-23-2011
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Question What happens if we don't take the exam

i want to know what happens if we dont take the step1 exam even after extending the eligibility period. My eligibility period expires on 30th june which has already been extended for 3 months. I just am not ready with the prep. Will the ECFMG show my score as a fail or as "did not attempt" and will this not attempted score be sent to program directors while applying for a match? if i want to take the exam in future.. lets say dec 2011. can i apply again by paying the step1 fees again??.
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as u have exhausted Ur eligibility of dates also..u need to reapply for the exam..u can re apply after 2 weeks from Ur last date of eligibility..send in a new online (only needed, no need to post it again as u might have already sent that the previous time ) form 186 with new fees..this will not ne considered as an attempt..make sure to reapply in the correct slot next time.
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there was also this way my senior showed a swine flu quarantine certificate and got his eligibilty period extended.check out the website........there may be a loop hole like this u can explot.though its not proper to fool authorities mind u.but one of my seniors did it successfully.so try it...and if not new fees ...wat else.
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Default Help me pls at the earliest

Hello, any one around know how to go abt re-applying after extended eligibility period expires. Thanks. What I need to reapply? The online part, the 'postal mail from school' part of application, what exactly??

Pls help me at the earliest. Also what should I do to cancel my test date on 29th Feb as I am not ready to take my exam on that date which is also the last date of my extended eligibility period. Should I cancel it or jut not show up for it to not be shown as an attempt in my records? Also would it charge me now to cancel it?? PLS PLS help me at the earliest.
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