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USMLE Step 2 CK Average Scores by Specialty

The NRMP released updated results on the 2014 Main Residency Match®. To make it easier for you, we’ve created a table showing the Average Step 2 CK Scores by Specialty for the 2014 Match, summarized some of the findings and provided general tips for the Match. Continue reading


ECFMG Eligibility to Apply for Residency Training through the NRMP

ECFMG Eligibility to Apply for Residency Training through the NRMP

To become eligible for the match through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), which pairs candidates with residency programs in U.S., International Medical Graduates must receive certification from the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) to be eligible to apply for residency training in America. Below is a summary of the licensing and educational requirements of ECFMG certification.
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Should an ECFMG take Step 2 before applying for residency?

Q &A: Should an ECFMG take Step 2 before applying for residency?

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I am a recent IMG who is planning on giving Step 1 around the first week of July. I have completed my CS exam so far and passed. I plan to give my Step 2 CK immediately after completing Step 1 hopefully by the end of AUG. My question is: Is it beneficial to apply for the Match with a pending Step 2 CK score or wait until I am fully ECFMG certified? Do you have a study schedule for Step 2 CK, one that can be completed within 2 months? Thanks for your help.
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