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Default Help:7 Year period to get ECFMG certified

Hi friends,
I am having some querry and I guess some kind soul will help me out on this.
I am an old IMG. I cleared usmle step 2 CK in april 2007 after 2 failed attempts.I had no idea what I was preparing for and not enough resources to take the exam at that time but I just gave it anyway. After that I did not try anymore for step 1 or step 2 cs.
I have read that after 7 years the exam score is no longer valid and you have to retake the exam to get ECFMG certified.
So it means after 7 years I can start from level 0 and get a better score and have a better opportunity to get a residency??
Does my previous 3 attempts count when I apply for match in future?

I hope if anybody can shed some light on this.

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