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Old 10-10-2013
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Question When to start getting worried

I am yet to get any interview...
my score are 236/233/pass 1st attempt
I would like to know when is the peak period for interviews??
is it already over??
were my scores that bad that no program considered me??

pls help...am freaking out
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Hey, you have decent scores so you'll start seeing IVs soon. From what I hear, people with average scores (like myself in 220s), usually receive calls from mid Oct through mid November. Fingers crossed
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Default getting IV is mor ethan just about scores

I have low step 1 score but I have 1 IV so far. although i know this is nothing because 1 IV is not enough to secure a residency post. But it only shows that securing IV is not just about scores. transcript and honors also play big roles in the selection process. of course, connections. but i have no connections in the IV that I secured. i think it should be my academic credentials and transcript which helped me get the IV.

FYI. i'm an old iMG <10 yrs. done EM residency outside of US. no break in med school and in practice of medicine. currently employed.

i hope my low score in step 1 and an IV would give you hope. you're scores are great. I'm sure you'll get one soon.
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@ henrat

why do your scores keep changing forum to forum,post to post

really the web is full of trolls

guys..pls dont bother replying to this guy..i have been reading his posts on other forums..there are multiple posts with different scores and same question
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