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Old 06-29-2014
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hi ,
Iam an IMG step 1 score 189 ( ) , any chance to get into Internal medicine if i clear others steps ?.
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Old 06-29-2014
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well....its an extremely LOW score...but I'm sure u already know that.

Many MANY programs have at least 200 cut off. so many programs going to be unavailable to you

I think your chance is only to :
1) Get > 250 on CK
2) Pass CS 1st time
3) Have good LORs
4) PUblications
5) USCE > 3 month
6) a VERY VERY good personal statement explaining how u managed to do So bad on step 1 , but got everything else perfect ( if u will of course)
7) Personally now some one who will say good word for you

It Not impossible , but it will be EXTREMELY HARD

REsedency is hard for IMGs with eve high scores of 250s

Good luck
2015 grad , Step1-[249], Step 2CK [253], Step 2 CS [PASS(1)] , Step 3 [235], MATCHED IM 2016
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