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Old 11-11-2012
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Unhappy Why is everything so difficult now?

i just found out that theyre changing step 2 cs passing standards at the end of this year
my exam is on the 10th of january
ifeel unlucky for doing ck and cs after all these changes
anyone else feel the same
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Remember that the change in standard does not only affect the IMG, it affect anybody taking the exam including the AMGs.

So I don't think that a subtle agenda of filtering out IMGs.

What will really decide if IMGs have a chance in US is the availability of residency training positions in a surplus to the number of graduating AMGs. So far there is still big window for IMGs to jump in, if that's going to change in the future, we still waiting to see.

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Sabio i still think amgs are at an advantage when it comes to these exams
they are better prepared regardless of difficulty
so passig rate will still be higher in amgs
and will just get lower in imgs
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think about it guys...it is very hard to get into med school in the US
so really these amgs do deserve their spots......
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think about it guys...it is very hard to get into med school in the US
so really these amgs do deserve their spots......
Well then by your logic, USMLE's are really difficult for IMG's so they deserve residency positions. And yet we see many IMG's go unmatched every year. Tough luck?
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