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Default Very Old Graduate with a Gap

Hello all Seniors and juniors. Hope all are doing well. I am very new to this forum,although I visited the forum almost everyday throughout one year,reading various posts.

I am a Doctor from India. I have passed my Post graduate in Internal Medicine [M.D] from India and have also graduated from India [M.B.B.S]

I have been planning to prepare for the USMLEs.But I have some problems. My Year of graduation is 2002 and I have a gap of 2 years when I had to sit and study to clear the Post Graduate Entrance examination of India.Well, during that period my Father also passed away untimely from Bronchogenic carcinoma

Anyone coming from India will surely realize how difficult the Indian examination is with all the reservation for different caste categories.

I am really willing to take my best shot at USMLE at least once. But I heard being an old graduate is really a disadvantage.

I will really appreciate your opinion on whether it will be worthwhile for a very old graduate like me, to even think of USMLE.

Thanks in Advance.
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