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Hey guys,

I took the test on the 25th of August (in China), and I have yet to receive my score. It's past the usual 3-4 week waiting period. So I'm just wondering whether I should start making some calls??

P.S. I'm still a med student.

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You have to wait

As per ECFMG rules, no applicant should contact them until he/she does not receive the score report within six weeks. As it has only been 4 weeks since your exam, you should further wait for a couple of weeks.

The condition of being a student or graduate does not have any effect on score reporting and/or the time needed to its availability.
 

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I've read those threads, but I'm still clueless as to why it is delayed. Some people are saying that the results are withheld until ur credentials are certified, but I'm still a med student and I DON'T have any credentials to send in!
But then again, no one probably knows why the results are delayed except for the people @ ecfmg.

So I'm going to give it a few more weeks and if nothing shows up in my mailbox, let the calling begin!

Thanks everyone!
 

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It's all speculations at this point since there isn't an official statement from ecfmg stating that you need to have your credentials verified before releasing the scores.
 

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Aarrgh I want my score!! darn it!! It's the 5th wednesday tomorrow and I hope I get it!!!

By the way, don't mind me guys, I'm just here to rant. lol. Peace!
 

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Just out of curiosity, what time does ECFMG release the scores usually? I hate to go through the process of getting worked up every Wednesday but only to be disappointed. HATE IT!
 

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Just an update on my situation. I just got off the phone with ecfmg staff and the rep said that a certification of identification form was sent to my school to confirm that I was still a student when I took step 1 and they are waiting for my school to send it back to them so they can release my score, hence the delay. I hope this would shed some light for anyone who's in the same/similar situation.

Another thing which got me thinking. So the ecfmg knows about my score but it's just not on OASIS, and I've read about the OASIS trick a while back, which got me thinking: since my exam should have been scored (just not released on OASIS), yet when I tried to re-apply for step 1, it let me. So does that mean I failed step 1!?!? Anyone who knows anything about it pls help me out! thanks!!

Sorry guys I guess I'm freaking out. lol.
 

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NVM guys, heard OASIS trick doesn't work anymore, but I'm still pretty anxious about it. Any feedback is welcomed guys!

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As you say - the OASIS trick doesn't work any more :) Just try to relax -though its easier for me to say than for you to do... It'll be okay. Try not to think of Wednesdays as anything special and maybe plan something else for that day so you can keep your mind occupied.

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Yeah thanks for the comforting words guys, so the ecfmg needs to make sure that you're still a student both when you submit your application AND at the time of your exam. Therefore they send a verification form to my school to confirm my enrollment as a student at the time of my exam and they need to receive verification from my school so they can release my score. I hope that clears it up!
So now I've got to contact my school to see if they know anything about it.
Anyway thanks guys for all your support!! Will take it easy!!
 

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waiting for my results too

Yeah thanks for the comforting words guys, so the ecfmg needs to make sure that you're still a student both when you submit your application AND at the time of your exam. Therefore they send a verification form to my school to confirm my enrollment as a student at the time of my exam and they need to receive verification from my school so they can release my score. I hope that clears it up!
So now I've got to contact my school to see if they know anything about it.
Anyway thanks guys for all your support!! Will take it easy!!
hey jerry, i m too a student in china , i gave my test 22 oct 2010 and i m waiting for my results .. pls tell wen did u got ur resuts back and did ur scholl relpied anything regarding the delay ?if same thing happens to me when should i call ecfmg.. when do think i should wait until? thanks
 

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hey jerry, i m too a student in china , i gave my test 22 oct 2010 and i m waiting for my results .. pls tell wen did u got ur resuts back and did ur scholl relpied anything regarding the delay ?if same thing happens to me when should i call ecfmg.. when do think i should wait until? thanks
Hey,

Test date: Aug 25th
'Actual' score report date: Oct 27th (supposed to be Sept 15)

So as you can see, my score got delayed by about 4 to 5 weeks.

In my case my eligibility period was JUN-AUG, so the ECFMG sent a letter to my school asking for verification of my student status on June 1st. However my school never sent the letter back. Hence the delay. I think you should wait for the usual 3-4 weeks after your test (that's the usual waiting time for most step 1 scores) and if you don't get it by then, I'd contact the school first (or the person at your school who is in charge of processing the ECFMG stuff) to see if the letter has been sent out.

Good luck!!

jerry
 

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same thing happened to me !!!

hey jerry.. the same thing happened to me i called ecfmg yesterday andthey told me my student verification has not been send from my school . . then i went to office and ..damn the letter was there and not replied yet.. i felt soo bad for my school. but yet i did the whole dean sign up thing and they r going to send the letter tomorrow !! thanks a lot jerry for ur post . you helped me a lot !..now i am waiting till they get the letter and give me my score !! .. thanks
 
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