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Old 09-09-2014
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Hi friends...i am a student from india..and finished my internship last month.
i have been studying for usmle since past 1 month and so far it has been going smooth.
But yesterday i talked to my senior who already got matched for a residency program and it really depressed me.
because he asked me the following -
Did i do electives - i said no.
Did i do any research work - I said no.
Am i currently working anywhere - No.

He told me then my CV would be rather weak and asked me to clear the steps as soon as possible and get matched...
But i feel i really need 7-8 months to prepare for step 1.
Please tell me if i take this big a gap after internship without working, would those people consider it as a bad profile?(he said u need to have a strong profile as only 50% IMGs match)

please frankly suggest me how good my chances would be of getting matched.
please tell me frankly coz i dont want to spend my time and money on something in which the chances of getting through are meagre.
PLEASE REPLY GUYS...IT WILL REALLY HELP ME.
THANKS IN ADVANCE.
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http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploa...d.PDF-File.pdf

Please dont waste lot of time worrying.
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http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploa...d.PDF-File.pdf

Please dont waste lot of time worrying.
Thanks buddy
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