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Old 10-13-2011
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Question applied as a student what should i do to extend Eligibility Period as a graduate

please someone help me!!!
I applied for step 1 as a student on June 2011 and got my scheduling permit for sep-oct-nov 2011. I graduated at the end June and I wanted to extend my eligibility period. I applied for extension and payed $65. They did not want me to fill a new form 186 even i am a graduate now and my form was a student form! It said that i have a valid form 186 till 2016! do they see i am a graduate or think that i am still a student?? Do i have to send any other forms?? Do my school has to verify anything??? I am confused
I really do appreciate any replies!
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It really does not matter whether u applied as a student and have taken the exam as a graduate.iIt happens a lot of time with many people. so when u will verify ur degree with ECFMG they will know when u graduated and ur form 186 will remain valid, no need to worry about it.
Focus on ur prep and go take ur exam.
I have personally verified with ecfmg
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