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Question which step's score is the most necessary to find residency in USA ?

i want to start preparation for usmle step1 . i study in medical university (not usa). but before i start to study by kaplan , i would like to learn some moments about residency . which step's score will be the most necessary to find residency ? i heard that finding the residency is very difficult in usa . so i must take exams with high score at first attemp . thanks
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All scores are important..but hey usually use step 1 as the cut off for interview..Ill send U a private mesage
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People will tell you all sorts of numbers(mostly wrong)
The only true estimate is in the below link, study it well.

http://www.ecfmg.org/resources/NRMP-...uates-2014.pdf
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Thanks for that input..it really helped
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I want to ask here something..can any body tell me...I AM A 3RD YEAR MBBS STUDENT IN PAKISTAN..I WANT TO PRACTICE IN AMERICA..MY FATHER'S BROTHER(MY UNCLE) IS A DOCTOR IN AMERICA ..VERY WELL KNOWN AND PRACTICING FROM ABOUT 20 YEARS...WHAT I WANT TO ASK IS THAT CAN I TAKE ANY BENEFIT OF HIM??LIKE CAN HE SPONSER ME OR CALL ME THERE FOR WORKING IN HIS HOSPITAL SO THAT I COULD GET PLACE IN AMERICA EARLY THAN THAT OF MY FRIENDS??OR I JUST HAVE TO FOLLOW THE ENTIRE PATH AS MY FRIENDS WHO DO NOT HAVE ANY RELATIVE IN AMERICA???PLZ TELL THE RIGHT SOLUTION
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I want to ask here something..can any body tell me...I AM A 3RD YEAR MBBS STUDENT IN PAKISTAN..I WANT TO PRACTICE IN AMERICA..MY FATHER'S BROTHER(MY UNCLE) IS A DOCTOR IN AMERICA ..VERY WELL KNOWN AND PRACTICING FROM ABOUT 20 YEARS...WHAT I WANT TO ASK IS THAT CAN I TAKE ANY BENEFIT OF HIM??LIKE CAN HE SPONSER ME OR CALL ME THERE FOR WORKING IN HIS HOSPITAL SO THAT I COULD GET PLACE IN AMERICA EARLY THAN THAT OF MY FRIENDS??OR I JUST HAVE TO FOLLOW THE ENTIRE PATH AS MY FRIENDS WHO DO NOT HAVE ANY RELATIVE IN AMERICA???PLZ TELL THE RIGHT SOLUTION


Well, to practice in USA no short cuts here both citizens and IMGs must take the usmle. Of course knowing somebody there like u said will help with recommendations etc. but nothing like cutting corners to get into the system.
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Thank you so much??and please tell me that should i go for electives in america?will they help me in future??and if yes then how will they help me??
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Thank you so much??and please tell me that should i go for electives in america?will they help me in future??and if yes then how will they help me??
Sure!
go for it.
It would help u in getting letters of recommendation and to know the USA health system which is a requirement for some programmes
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