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This threads is dedicated for General Surgery 2012 Match Applicants.
Please share your news of getting interviews and/or rejections and anything related to your General Surgery Residency (Categorical or Prelim) Application this matching season 2011-2012.

It would be appreciated if you also mention your credentials in the following format
Step 1 Score (attempt number)/Step 2 CK Score (attempt number)/Step 2 CS pass (attempt number)/IMG vz AMG vz CMG/Graduation Year/USCE yes or no/Visa requirement (J1, H1B, Not needed)

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-95(1)/99(2)/CS(1)/IMG/2007/No USCE/J1
-88(2)/92(1)/CS(2)/CMG/2005/USCE, three months externship/GC
-93(1)/95(1)/CS(not yet)/AMG/2010/US student/Citizen

Glossary:
IMG= International Medical Graduate
AMG= American Medical Graduate or Student
CMG= Caribbean Medical Graduate
GC= Green Card
USCE= United States Clinical Experience
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-99(1)/99(1)/CS(1)/CMG/2011/72 weeks of USCE/J1 or H1b
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-234(1)/244(1)/CS(1)/CMG/2011/72 weeks of USCE/GC

Let's hope for the best, I should get at least 5 interviews in the North East :sorry:
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257(1),277(1),CS(yet to take this oct),IMG, no USCE ,need visa (J1 or H1B)
would someone interested in general surgery plz private msg me and talk to me about good general residency programs in USA,coz i really have no clue about that and i have to apply in the next 4,5 dayz
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hi there,
I am a Pakistani grad and have completed my 4 yrs residency in gen surgery in Pakistan. I have also Passed MRCS GLasgow. my scores are step 1:97, step 2:99 and passed CS in first attempt. I have 2 LORs from England and Scotland and two from Pakistan. I have applied to 30 programs.
What are my chances to get in?
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hi there,
i am a pak grad and have completed my 4 yrs residency in gen surgery in pak. I have also Passed MRCS GLasgow. my scores are step 1:97, step 2:99 and passed CS in first attempt. I have 2 LORs from ENgland and Scotland and two from Pakistan. I have applied to 30 programs. what are my chances to get in?
you have excellent scores and your previous residency/experience are highly appreciated HOWVER 30 programs are no thing. You need to apply to more programs at least 60-80(check the list in my website). Also apply to prelim positions just in case.
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Hi I have 212 step1,233step2,passCS2,Iam specialist in general surgery from Iraq,and I graduated since1995,my experience is in Iraq and Jordan,what's my apportunity,I apply to 65 positions in general surgery:sorry:
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219(93)/244(99)/Pass CS/IMG2009/2yearsUSCE/Permanent Resident

Applied to 141 programs.

Rejections:
Univ. of Arizona
Univ. of South Alabama
Exempla St. Joseph
Univ. of Chicago
Sinai Baltimore
Univ. of Maryland
Mich. St. Univ.
St. Louis Univ.
UNC
Univ. of Toledo
Albert Einstein
Drexel Univ.
York
Palmetto
Spartanburg
INOVA
Swedish

Interview:
None

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i have applied to 40 programs and have so far received 4 refusals and no iv call..would I get any more responses after Nov 1st?



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219(93)/244(99)/Pass CS/IMG2009/2yearsUSCE/Permanent Resident

Applied to 141 programs.

Rejections:
Univ. of Arizona
Univ. of South Alabama
Exempla St. Joseph
Univ. of Chicago
Sinai Baltimore
Univ. of Maryland
Mich. St. Univ.
St. Louis Univ.
UNC
Univ. of Toledo
Albert Einstein
Drexel Univ.
York
Palmetto
Spartanburg
INOVA
Swedish

Interview:
None




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