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I am an IMG and graduated Dec 2008 and finished my internship year on match 2010.
Finished Step 2 CK may 2013 with 233. studying for step 1 and cs and planning to take them this year.
this means i wont be able to apply for a match until Sept 2014.

My question is am i too old (i mean would this lower my chances in getting a residency)?

I was delayed due to my military service. also i am doing a master degree in OB/GYN which is the residency program i am targeting is my score and age ok for it?

thanks alot for your help.
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Hi
I am an IMG and graduated Dec 2008 and finished my internship year on match 2010.
Finished Step 2 CK may 2013 with 233. studying for step 1 and cs and planning to take them this year.
this means i wont be able to apply for a match until Sept 2014.

My question is am i too old (i mean would this lower my chances in getting a residency)?

I was delayed due to my military service. also i am doing a master degree in OB/GYN which is the residency program i am targeting is my score and age ok for it?

thanks alot for your help.
You are not too old , u are 5 Y from Graduation, i suggest get your exams done and apply ASAP.
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What if he is 5 year after graduation? How will it affect his chances?
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What if he is 5 year after graduation? How will it affect his chances?
Just dont pick those programs that have 5 y cutoff.
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