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  1. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Will graduate from top 3 Carib school in 2016 Step 1: 223 Red flags: Failed Biochem first term and got A the following term, medical LOA after 5th term, and need visa (I'm Canadian) ...will be applying for 2016 match I am starting clinicals Jan. I know that is a LOT of red flags..but I'm...
  2. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Just finished basic sciences @ Ross University and just received step 1 result of 229. Not entirely too happy with it as my practices were a little higher closer to my step date. Obviously this is premature as I still have 2 years of US clinical rotations as well as the Step 2's to take. I'm...
  3. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hey guys, I have been a silent reader for the past couple of months so I wanted to say tank you to all of you for all of your advice. In addition I was hoping someone can help me out. I am graduate from a Caribbean medical school (YOG 2008). I was hoping to match in Illinois being that I have...
  4. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Hello guys!!!! I just want you to know that I passed step 1 on my first attempt with score of 191. I am happy and at the same time I wished that I score more than 200. I am planning to take ck in 6-8 months. I already register for it and tomorrow (Tuesday) I shall get my ck books by mail. I...
  5. USMLE Links & Free Ads
    Hey, I know on this forum everyone is picky and most people think anything below a 250 is almost a fail, well i didn't get a 250 but hopefully if it helps im posting about my usmle step 1 experience on the forum and letting everyone know how it was to study. I am a Caribbean student and im...
  6. General Topics Forum
    I graduated from a Caribbean medical school. If I got EMT certified and worked as an EMT, would that look good until residency?
  7. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hey everyone, I have been getting mixed responses about this, so I am hoping someone can clear this up for me. As a Caribbean med school student who did all core clinical rotations in the US and electives in US and Canada, should I list each experience with location of the rotation under the...
  8. IMG Residency Match Forum
    I am a Canadian student in 4th year at a Caribbean med school. just in time to apply for residencies. Step 1 score: 207 Step 2 CS: failed ( I have no idea how I failed this BS exam. I failed on communications BS part. my English prof and clinical knowledge was at the top scores). Step 2 Ck...
  9. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Hey Guys, I found out that I failed my cs and am very shocked and disappointed. I guess I didn't prepare for it as much as I should have. Im trying to pick myself and move on from this since I still want to apply for match 2014. I am applying to FM only. I have decent LOR's and a good rapport...
  10. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hey Guys, I found out that I failed my cs and am very shocked and disappointed. I guess I didn't prepare for it as much as I should have. Im trying to pick myself and move on from this since I still want to apply for match 2014. I am applying to FM only. I have decent LOR's and a good rapport...
  11. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hello all, I came across a lot of interesting stuff regarding which states do not allow residency to St. Matthew's, Spartan and Windsor Graduates. California has put St. Matthew's and Spartan (schools I know of) in their disapproved list of Medical schools. Many states follow the California...
  12. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Sorry for the delay in posting. But I wanted it to be a very good post where it's used as a guidance for others. About myself: - I am a 4 yr Carib medical student, currently finishing up clinical rotations. I completed my 2 yrs of basic sciences in the caribs. Prep time: - When I got my...
  13. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Ross University student...doing my clerkships in the USA now. I got a 222 on step 1 and predicting a 230 on step 2 based on assessments...i wanna apply broadly - 100+ programs. how are my chances for neuro/IM/FM/Gen Surg? Please advice!! thanks a lot ppl
  14. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I'm a Carribean med student starting 2nd year so I haven't even started to prepare for step 1 yet, but I have another question that I'm hoping someone can answer. My school's web site shows graphs of students who have been accepted to various residency programs based on their step 1 scores and...
  15. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I've been studying for Step 1 since September of last year. Finished kaplan, half of DIT, pathoma, UW, and kaplan qbank. only studying this much because i want to break atleast a 250 on the exam. Took all the offline and recent nbme's which are available for purchase. highest was 230 on nbme 11...
  16. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi there, i would really appreciate if anyone can help me out here. So overwhelmed. I'm a caribbean medical student, I've taken a year off after 2nd year to study for step 1 before starting clinical rotations. I got a 210/153 on nbme 12 in December and managed to bring it up to a 440/207 on...
  17. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    hi am in a bit of tough situation...am an img from carribean and i finished basic sciences in jan 2011. due to personal probs i had to work for almost 2 years i started preping seriously a couple of months ago and will prolly take my exam in sept...so neway my question is wht r my chances for...
  18. USMLE Step 2 CK Study Partners
    Location Carribean Exam date October 2013 Gender Preference Male or Female Ethnicity / Nationality No particular racial preference Type of study Online - Emails - Skype - Messengers How to Contact Please reply to this thread Comments -
  19. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I am a carribean grad. I sat down in september to focus on step 1. Initially I was hoping to take my exam on dec 21. I got my scheduling permit today and I saw that my eligibility to take exam is till jan 31- 2013. I am lost. One extra month means I can do another Q bank like kaplan ( which I...
  20. IMG Visa Issues
    Hi guys, I am studying in the Caribbean and will be going for an interview for a US visa to do clinical rotations there. My step 1 exams is next month in Brazil. I want to know if mentioning my step 1 plan during interview would be an advantage. Thanks for input and advice.
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