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IMG Residency Match Forum International Medical Graduates (IMGs) discussing the residency matching process.


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hey guys,

I am an old img trying to apply maybe next season,
2009/21x(2nd attempt)/cs pass/ck pending/citizen..
I havent really had any clinical exposure since i graduated....
had to take time off...for kid.
Now i am planning to go ahead and do 1yr of externships and research work..will that help me get into a program next season.
Looking forward to some advice..
Is ther still hope for me..
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any advice guys..atleast on how i can get myself in the competition!!
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any advice guys..atleast on how i can get myself in the competition!!
Be positive, try to get some usce, that's Very important. Also try to get ECFMG Certification and Step 3 prior applying next season. Don't listen to anyone telling you that you can't make it. I f you really want, you can do it!
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Thanx cubandoc...i have never learned to give up...i am willing to work harder ....i know its hard but nothing is impossible...
Def planning to strengthen my cv and take step 3 as u suggested
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I think you'll really need to do well on step 2CK to offset the attempt in your step 1. If you do that you should have a fair chance provided you apply broadly.
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I think you'll really need to do well on step 2CK to offset the attempt in your step 1. If you do that you should have a fair chance provided you apply broadly.
Really value ur advice volkmann and aiming for the same!!
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