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Old 11-15-2011
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Question Prelim this year and categorical next year

I am a bit confused here:

If you applied this year to programs that require an IM preliminary year, AND applied to the preliminary year..what if you are only matched in the prelim this year? Can you apply next year to a full IM program? Does the previous year then count as part of the program or not?
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Old 11-18-2011
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Yes your prelim medicine year can count as pgy1 cat in many programs, so if you found an available pgy2 opening in your program or in aamc-findaresident you may continue.
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