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Old 11-04-2012
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hi all, i really need a good advice from you guys

my step 1 is 203
my step 2 ck 215
step 2 cs pass
i pass in the 1st attempt for all my steps
but to be honest i dont feel happy with these scores at all
i was trying to do my best for the past 2 years but i dont know what is the problem
i am an IMG with green card graduate in 2009 with 2 us LOR and some volunteer experience in community health fair i did not apply for this year bcoz i was late
i need you guys to tell me if i have any chance in internal medicine residency or i have to move forward and look for different career
i need some advice from people know about these sitution
and i really appreciate your help guys
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Old 11-05-2012
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No one can tell you whether u have a chance or not. there are people with higher scores not getting matched, and also there are people with lower scores who got matched.
Alot of other factors also play a role such as USCE, and showing your level of interest in the field you're applying for.
Do as much USCE as you can in a hospital setting such as an externship to increase your chances. keep options open for family medicine as well.
get experience in both fields, that will greatly increase your chances for either one.
200/210/pass/citizen/2monthUSCE/YOG 2010/matched 2013 Internal medicine
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