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Hi, everyone,
After working so hard I did apply to 180 programs,
my credentials are
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cs oct 10 result
1 month obser...got lor from this..
yr 2011 graduate
just got 1 iv..
i mean i applied without cs score..
what else to do now..
why no ivs...
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applying with incomplete profile
lack of enough usce
only 1 us lor
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They look at more than just your scores. My scores are worse than yours and I have more IV with much less programs applied to even though I don't have my CS yet. I have many LORs from US docs and I did all my rotations in the states. You need those US rotations and letters. A lot of places have a minimum of 3 letters.
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They look at more than just your scores. My scores are worse than yours and I have more IV with much less programs applied to even though I don't have my CS yet. I have many LORs from US docs and I did all my rotations in the states. You need those US rotations and letters. A lot of places have a minimum of 3 letters.
SGU or ROSS, because these two schools are dominating thr IV invites.
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I'm not from either of those schools. I disagree that either one is "dominating". They just have more med students out there.
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I got 2 lor from this rotation as I was posted under 2 docs...
i think you are right lack of usce is main problem here now guys tell me what is best way to handle it.
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Get USCE's. Lol.
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it is very difficult to get usce....
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Get USCE's. Lol.
I tried it so hard, research,obser etc...and in end after so many struggle found just 1 month thing...if you have no contacts in USA....There is no way you can get usce
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I tried it so hard, research,obser etc...and in end after so many struggle found just 1 month thing...if you have no contacts in USA....There is no way you can get usce
im exactly in same situation as you....so please i would say concentrate on one interview u ve... thats wt im doing ...may be thats how its planned for us...best of luck!
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I tried it so hard, research,obser etc...and in end after so many struggle found just 1 month thing...if you have no contacts in USA....There is no way you can get usce
Is it possible to try getting admission to a non-US medical school and they can give you rotations in the US? Only thing is, you might have to pay a lot.
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i have similar credentials.My Ck result was late.Did not get a single IV.At least u got 1!!
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