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lusbastyQuola290163



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PostPosted : Mon Oct 18, 2010    Post subject:

family med. residency

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hello, i got a 76 in step 1 3rd attempt, a 90 in step 2 ck 3rd attempt and a pass in cs first attempt. I graduated from med. school from India 3 years ago. what are my chances of getting into family med.? pediatrics? thankyou.
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I would ask you to volunteer for a observer position in the nearby University. That should raise the profile.
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thankyou for your reply. i've been trying to get a subinternship and observership but it seems impossible. i'll keep at it. thanks once again.
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good luck. it is harder to get externship, but that really helps! Also, volunteer for research projects - many professors do like to exploit free talent.
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