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Old 07-22-2015
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Unhappy Significant drop from step 1 to step 2

Hi guys
I'm so disappointed in myself as I write this. I dropped by 10 points from 234 on Step 1 to 224 on Step 2. I am wondering if those of you who have applied last year or applying this year have any idea of how this significant drop will influence my likelihood of obtaining a residency in the primary care field (FM or IM)? I am an IMG and I do require a J1 visa. I have no research experience. YOG=2015
Any comments are appreciated.
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