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Old 08-09-2011
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Question Will I cross the 5 year cut off by then?

i graduated in november 2008..i will apply to match in 1st september 2013...but residency will start in 2014(means that it will already above my graduation date)...please tell me will i be within 5 year graduation cutoff or out of it???programs with 5 years cutoff will filter me out ????
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At time you apply you will be 4 years 11 months, so you are within it.
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Default thanx dear..

in fact i was asking whether programs count year of graduation till the time residency starts or till the time when we apply to ERAS... because i have heard that expected residency should start within five years of graduation..please clarify it

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Hi, they count till the time of application ie september. But don't limit your application much because of these criteria as many pf these programs don't stick to them.
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