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  1. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    i have graduated in 2011 april and i want to go for 2016 match ..that means i will apply in 2015 sept...so what would be my years since graduation 4 or 5 ? If it is 5 then am i eligible for the 5 year cut off....please reply..thanks
  2. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hello, I completed MBBS in 1996. Worked till 2003 in India and then move to US. Stayed home for years. Recently, when I searched for information, it appeared, I do not stand a chance of getting into residency. I have no connections. Do I still have a chance? Thanks
  3. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    hello everybody, I want to ask is it possible to start USMLE while ur 34 :confused:, or it will be difficult :rolleyes:, and it will be nice having enuthiastic step1 study partner in Cairo, thank u all
  4. General Topics Forum
    I am a medical graduate from south east Asia from a reputed institute. I graduated in late 2012... n now have started to prepare USMLE step 1. Will i be called a old graduate if i could apply for 2016 residencies? How are my chances of getting match if i score 250+ in both steps n pass CS at...
  5. IMG Residency Match Forum
    I have recently moved to USA. I am an old graduate but done with all the steps and ecfmg certified with permanent status (green card ) willing to go any where in (remote areas ) etc. any suggestion. I am doing observership in Houston nowadays
  6. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hi, I want your opinion. I am 2007 graduate. Step 1 score 246. CK score 258. Still preparing for CS. no visa.....can u guys tell me my chances in getting residency in ped or IM. how can i improve my chances? ..thank u all
  7. IMG/FMG Forum
    Hi there, I'm new in this forum. I'm a 36 year old medical graduate from Germany. I graduated in the end of 2007 and worked there for 1,5 years in general surgery. When my first child was born in I stayed at home and my family moved to the US in 2010. I'm a permanent resident now and our second...
  8. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi everyone, I'm a 50 year old Dutch general and trauma surgeon, who recently met the love of my life, who is working as an internist in the US. She doesn't want to work in Europe or learn Dutch and thinks I can work as a surgeon in the US. But the requirements to get your license there are...
  9. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi! everyone is my first time in this forum, I m IMG and I finish my medical school 13 years ago and I was working as RN but I don't feel totally happy for that reason I want to take my step 1 somebody has any advice how I need to start my preparation. thanks
  10. IMG/FMG Forum
    :confused: I am IMG; 1985, I passed all USMLE Steps within 7 years: 1 Step 186 - first attempt, 2 Step CK 185 - first attempt, 2 CS - third attempt, 3 Step - second attempt. Last Step I passed in August 2013. Do I have any chance to find a residency? I had a huge clinical experience in my...
  11. USMLE Step 1 Study Partners
    I am an Old IMG So I am inviting all old imgs to get togeter and crack usmle 2014 I am planing to give in April, I think there should be good tuning between SPs and we should become good friend of each other then only we will enjoy discusing things like use to happen in our college days thanks...
  12. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hello. I hope everyone's doing great. I think this section of the forum is the best place to look for old international medical graduates who have gotten through step 1 and 2's. I was wanting advice on preparing for step 2's. I was hoping to find someone who has passed either or both of the step...
  13. General Topics Forum
    I will graduate when I'm over 40. Just want to know how many IMG's actually managed to get residencies when over 40. How much does age play in when applying for residency? Thanks
  14. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hi guys. I am an IMG. Quite old graduate. Scores - step 1 - 227, step 2 - 213, CS second attempt, preparing for step 3 and hope for better result, one observership and one externship in private doctor's offices for a month each, need visa, no publication, no study, no research experience. Still...
  15. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Dear friends of the forum, I have a few question regarding my graduation year :confused::confused: ... I appeared for my final exams on July 2009 and completed my 1 year internship program in 2010...My certificate states that I appeared for the exam on July 2009, but it was issued on Oct...
  16. IMG/FMG Forum
    Can some one kindly post list of hospitals who offer residency in internal medicine or family medicine please to old IMG grads ( more then 10 years old)??
  17. IMG Residency Match Forum
    how much does it hurt your chances to get a residency if you apply to the programs 3 years post graduation ? need advise. please help.
  18. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi I am an IMG,Year of graduation 2009 march, I want to give USMLE and get into 2015 residency match programme...what are my chances..??:o,..Because I am an old graduate..one more thing I wanted to ask is which is better for an IMG, observership or hands on externship, to get into...
  19. IMG Residency Match Forum
    hi, i am an old img who has applied for match this year.. are there other people with a similar application profile as mine..we can share our experiences..
  20. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hello All, I am a very old IMG (>15 years after graduation). Hmmmm....I am old but I am determined to step in and try. Its been years and I have no idea where to start. A lot has happened and I completely lost touch with medicine. I am ready to start but confused if I need to go back to text...
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