When to apply for USMLE? - USMLE Forums
USMLE Forums Logo
USMLE Forums         Your Reliable USMLE Online Community     Members     Posts
Home
USMLE Articles
USMLE News
USMLE Polls
USMLE Books
USMLE Apps
Go Back   USMLE Forums > IMG/FMG Forum > ECFMG Forum

ECFMG Forum Discuss issues about ECFMG application and related IMG questions.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-26-2010
USMLE Forums Scout
 
Steps History: Not yet
Posts: 23
Threads: 11
Thanked 5 Times in 3 Posts
Reputation: 15
Calendar When to apply for USMLE?

hello everyone i was just wondering how many months before i wish to take test should i apply for my step1 test i mean rt time to apply oneline and fill all papaer work
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message



  #2  
Old 02-26-2010
USMLE Forums Master
 
Steps History: 1+CK+CS+3
Posts: 3,263
Threads: 147
Thanked 4,993 Times in 1,563 Posts
Reputation: 5089
Default Apply six months before

If it's your first step (no steps you have done before) then it's advisable to apply at least six months before you intended eligibility period.

For example if you are planning to have an eligibility period in October-November-December then it's recommended you start your application in April.

Sometimes delays in the application might pop specially in regard to your medical education credentials and ECFMG-school correspondence. So you have to finish this headache as early as you can.

Note that ECFMG will not send you a scheduling permit if you apply more than six months before your intended eligibility period. So in our example above if you apply in February, they'll process your online application but they'll will not send you a scheduling permit.

Another advantage of early application is that you will get more serious and enter the exam mode once your application is ready and you "money" is paid. Many students did not study seriously before their application approved.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message



Reply

Tags
ECFMG-Registration

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the USMLE Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Medical School
Choose "---" if you don't want to tell. AMG for US & Canadian medical schools. IMG for all other medical schools.
USMLE Steps History
What steps finished! Example: 1+CK+CS+3 = Passed Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 2 CS, and Step 3.

Choose "---" if you don't want to tell.

Favorite USMLE Books
What USMLE books you really think are useful. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.
Location
Where you live. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Can I apply to surgery and IM? jassim IMG Residency Match Forum 6 01-08-2011 04:14 PM
How to apply for mccqe??? usmleguy USMLE Step 1 Forum 3 04-23-2010 10:02 PM
How to apply for the scramble?? slampale IMG Residency Match Forum 1 03-11-2010 12:44 PM
Re apply to unmatched program Govinda IMG Residency Match Forum 2 02-03-2010 03:29 PM
When i can apply for 2011 sonbaty ECFMG Forum 2 01-29-2010 07:13 AM

RSS Feed
Find Us on Facebook
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

USMLE® & other trade marks belong to their respective owners, read full disclaimer
USMLE Forums created under Creative Commons 3.0 License. (2009-2014)