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Old 02-21-2015
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Hi everyone,

I am a medical graduate of 2010. I recently got canadian immigration. I have gave the USMLE step 1 once but failed. Now I was wondering I should go for USMLE or MCCEE?

Also should I try for residency in Canada or the US? please guide me . .
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The reply may sound harsh but trust me what I'm saying as I'm a canadian PR card holder as well.....

The canadian system is very difficult to get in. Your only chance to get a residency interview is an MCCEE score of 370+ and an NAC OSCE score of 80+(people can argue with me but I'm telling you the truth). Also scoring high in MCCEE is requires a lot of hard work. A score of 390-400 in MCCEE is roughly equivalent to 230 in USMLE step 2 CK(this is puerly my understanding as I've seen people scoring like that in USMLE and in MCCEE). So my suggestion would be - if you go for MCCEE, Go write the USMLE as well as you will be prepaired for both. If you score low in MCCEE I would say don't even try Canadian Residency anymore. These exams are expensive(NAC OSCE fees is about 2200 canadian dollars). You can come back after doing a residency in US(I hope).

Didn't mean to discourage you, just telling you from my experience.
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Thanks alot usmledoc15, appreciate it. But I was wondering whats the way to go about getting a residency in the US if you do the USMLE?
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