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Old 03-15-2010
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Warning! 2010 Match: Unmatched Applicants Thread

Today the NRMP Match Results was released. Congratulations to all those who made it. But, we also know that there are thousands of applicants who did not make it this year.

This thread is for those unmatched applicants.

Post your experience here; what were your USMLE scores, year of graduation, specialties applied for, number of programs applied for, did USCE or not, your visa status, how many interviews you got, and any other relevant information.

This should help all of us understand the parameters that inflicted a match failure.

So let's get started
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Step1 score 88
Step2 score 94
Graduation year 2001
Applied for IM, FM 250 programs
Did 6 months observership
Need Visa sponsorship
Got 3 interviews
Did not match
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Step 1 89
Step 2 88
CS second attempt
Graduation year 2005
9 months research
Green card holder
Applied for FM only, over 200 programs
Got 9 interviews

Did not match

I feel this is the end of the world
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I got 99 in step 2, 97 in step 1, 84 in step 3, passed CS first attempt, did 2 years research (lab research).
Am 1999 grad.
I have green card
Applied to IM >200 programs, got three IVs this year
No match
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Step 1 92
Step 2 98
CS first attempt
Graduation year 1999
9 months worked as medical assistant
Green card holder
Applied for FM IM and Psychiatry , over 400 programs
Got 5 interviews

Was not matched
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Step 1 88
Step 2 84
CS first attempt
Graduation year 1997
No USCE
Need Visa
Applied for FM IM and Psychiatry , over 450 programs
Got 0 interviews!
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