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


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Old 04-06-2013
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Hi, what do you think of the chance of matching in a good IM program

YOG 2011
Step 1 252
Step 2 256
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Graduated 1st in class of 437
Summa cum laude
No USCE
LORs from own country

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Old 04-08-2013
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guys can you reply, i don't know if i really need to do USCE since im having a hard time looking for observerships
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Your bottlenecks would be lack of USCE and lack of U.S. LoRs. Your scores are fantastic for IM. I'm pretty sure you'll get a number of interviews with that profile but with some USCE (and LoRs) you can end up at a great program.
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Wow!! Great scores... No USCE is a big red flag I think.. U will need strong LoRs from us doctors to have chance in this match
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