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Old 03-13-2010
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Smile Old Grad - Decided to do USMLE

Hello everybody.
First of all, I need to say I LOVED the forums so far.
Without asking, I already found answers to a lot of things on my mind.
I've been thinking about USMLE for a long time, but now I am decided to go for it.
I read ALL the threads in the Step 1 area, and liked a lot the support you guys give to each other, that was very nice to read.
I am a full time worker, so I know I will need to get organized on schedule and material. I will be asking tons of questions and will keep the forum informed about the progress...

Thanks in advance for all the info and support!
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Welcome to USMLE Forums.

We are all here to help each other.

Feel free to ask whatever comes to your mind and please help others when you have the answers.

Hope you enjoy your stay

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welcome and good luck
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Welcome on board

I hate to say this, but I have to tell you if I want to be honest with you.

Being an old grad with over 6 years since graduation is a great problem when you want to find a residency in USA.

Here's what you have to do:
  • 99 in step 1, step 2 CK, and step 3
  • CS pass first attempt
  • at least three months of US clinical experience
  • apply to IM, FM, and psychiatry
If you plan to do anything other than what I mentioned in the list above then I urge you to reconsider decision
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