I know this question might have been asked alot of times but I think this is an appropriate time to ask this question as most of you guys who applied this year have gotten almost all the interviews you could have grabbed.
I ask this question as many people I believe would be in...
Almost 50% or less IMGs failed to secure residency in US....I think we should have backup plan as we all wasted too much time...
So here we will discuss all backup plans with pros and cons...
I heard that gulf countries will exempt you from national test after step 2ck..
So after USMLE which...
So my stats are as follows: pass on first attempt for Step 1 (226), Step 2 CK (224) and Step 2 CS (pass). I did all my clinical rotations in Chicago and am now completing elective 2 out of 6. I applied on October 16 as I was waiting for my CK score and applied to numerous family medicine...
I am new to this forum and am in desperate need for advice..
I am an IMG and have applied for IM residency.. But hav not received any interview as yet..
My scores are 230/227/ CS no attempt,passed step 3 and am 2010 graduate.
I have 3 US lors from observerships..
I am freaking out...
I need a full consultation with (all of) you in regard of my REAL chances to match at the 2014 season. My story is as follows (omitting no detail):
I graduated from med school in 2006, no mistakes in my school or personal record, and I would say medium to high grades. My USMLE score (I...
Hello, I am an IMG trying to do my surgery residency in the US, finished med school in December of 2009, I practiced 1 year as general practitioner in my country and then traveled to the US on December of 2010, I took the USMLE on 2011
Step 1 248 first attempt.
Step 2 CK 248 first attempt...
I am posting my interview experiences for the 2012-2013 match.
International Medical Graduate
Step 1 250 +
Step 2 CK 250 +
Step 2 CS passed on first take
1 MONTH elective in internal medicine at a well reputed hospital.
No research experience.
Did anyone find family med to be extremely competitive this year? I applied for both IM and family, with family as my backup. But surprisingly I had more interviews for IM than I did for family. Just wondering if anybody else noticed that too.
I am an old IMG, graduate of 2007.
All exams in first attempts.
Visa - Needed
USCE - 3month Externship (Community Hospital,Not residency program affiliated)
Clinical research- 6 months (University Hospital)
Publications- Expected 1 ( before I will apply)...
I graduated from med school as an IMG last summer and applied for the 2013 match. Unfortunately I did not get a residency spot and I will be spending another year in Toronto. I guess the most important thing for me to do is to keep in touch with medicine somehow for the next few months until I...
I applied for neurology, paediatrics and internal medicine last year. So I was thinking of focusing on one this time. Any suggestions?
Also m most interested in neurology. What are its chances compared to internal medicine? I see everyone going for that mostly.
I'll appreciate a...
Congratulations on being matched..yeah yeah partying hard everywhere..
Just a small consideration for all who got low scores/who went unmatched/who failed in CS..
I failed in CS too..My step 1 score was not great either..I got 224..and I matched this season. And NO I did not have any contacts...
I have step 1 score of 234 and step 2 ck (198). I had family problem while I was taking step 2ck exam and only read usmle world questions. so I got devastated. today I found out that I didn't match. If I score step 3 more than 230 which I believe I can, since I have made it on step 1, would it...
The match fever has caught up. I have been out of the threads for 3 years and see many changes in the match process. I am probably one if the oldest visiting this thread. I was a frequent visitor to the usmle forum some years ago.
I write to everyone who is struggling with their dreams to...
This is for all the people who are pulling for the SOAP.
Please dont feel alone, we are all here to support you.
GOOD LUCK. BEST WISHES.
Please tell us when the call comes in, what you going for, what you went for , creds, etc.....
hi guys m an IMG with scores of 235/225/cs passed, all first attempt with 2month USCE..YOG 2009..i din get any interviews..I wanna know whether it is required to be present physically in USA during SOAP????
how is SOAP statistics for IMG's in general.??