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Old 12-21-2011
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Listening Old IMG failed CS? How bad is it?

Very old IMG, with US PhD degree and long research journey.

Step1 233/99
step2CK 237/99
Failed CS for the first time. (Get the result today )

Applied for some programs this year and the failed CS result is sending to those programs. DAMN it. Never failed any exam in my entire life. This is the first and critical one.

I give up this year. But the question is, how bad is it for my application next year? , should I quit the fight to be a doctor and go to do research ?
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Old 12-23-2011
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Hi, your double 99 scores will cover your CS attempt.
To avoid failure again make sure you follow the AMG protocol (posted for free on my blog), let me know if you didn't find it. Also amke sure you do observerships in different states and get enough US LORs to make your application rocks.
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Old 12-27-2011
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Default Don't give up!

I'm an "old" IMG, too. You have pretty good step 1 and 2 CK scores. Me too. I just started preparing CS now which I'll have in a month.
Anyway, I have read stories all over the web about IMGs (old or not), residency, and so on. I'm just ignoring all of those. You can have good or bad experiences all over the world. If you really want to do this, go on! Only time will tell us the answer and we're working hard!!
Good luck!
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