Originally Posted by MidoUSMLE
I got 249/322 in step 1, the exam was taken on May 24, 2011. And i am about to take CK and i am planning for another 99, i will get some observership in US, i'm a general surgery resident at my home country "Egypt" university, but have to serve in army for a year. How long does the observership last?!! i finished my internship on last Feb 28.
It looks like you are not applying this year.
Next year, your chances will be high if you get super LoRs from US surgeons.
I can just guess that your chances of getting into GS next year will be around 60-70%