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Old 10-23-2013
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Question IMG after 2015. Should I try?

Hello guys,

Recently I have been very much frustrated after I heard the news or report from some blog that there wont be anymore IMG after 2015. Because the number of US grads will be more than the residency slots by 2015 or 2016. Well my whole plan was taking USMLE. I'm going to take my exams next year, but now too much worried and depressed. because Im not from a rich family. I cant spend more than 10K USD just for nothing. Then if the rumor is true, my whole family and me will have to suffer a terrible loss. so please guys, I am not here to spread the rumor. I just want to know..should I really apply or just give up. But I never planned for anything else but USMLE. please help me out.
Next year is my compulsory Internship here in Home country. So I cant apply before 2015, which means 2016 match is my target.

please help me
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Read this
No More IMGs in the Future; Is It True?
and this
NO MORE IMG Residency match! don't believe what you want to hear.

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thanks. actually I read all of them before posting and I know it sounds impossible that US will be IMG free just in one year or two. but why are there more US grads than slots when in the last couple of years the number of IMGs matched went unchanged??
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