How does the LOR help IMGs get residency in the US via USMLE?

My answer to How does the LOR help IMGs get residency in the US via USMLE? Answer by Sia Kumar: The system in USA is slightly different than in India. As in India , you clear an entrance exam- get a score and rank, based on these get a PG seat according to your preference and availability of seat. In USA, however its like applying … Continue reading How does the LOR help IMGs get residency in the US via USMLE?

Can an International medical student give USMLE exam considering the administering organization is called ‘Education Commission for foreign medical graduates’?

My Answer For simplicity purpose, you can consider ECFMG to be equivalent what MCI is to Indian medical graduates. To get a registration from MCI, you need to be enrolled in MCI recognized medical college and then clear medical degree to apply for MCI/State medical license registration. Similarly, ECFMG provides certification when you complete first 2 USMLE steps-1, 2 CK & 2 CS plus verification … Continue reading Can an International medical student give USMLE exam considering the administering organization is called ‘Education Commission for foreign medical graduates’?

Which city should I choose to appear from for USMLE step 2 CS exam?

My answer to Which city should I choose to appear from for USMLE step 2 CS exam?   USMLE Step 2 CS can to be taken in USA at 5 centers- Houston, Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles. There are no centers in NY or Detroit. Please understand the 5 centers are decided to cover entire country-North,South,East & West based on the location of the student. … Continue reading Which city should I choose to appear from for USMLE step 2 CS exam?

Should I leave my dream for USMLE because of its cost & long duration of process?

My answer to Should I leave my dream for USMLE because of its cost & long duration of process? I like this question, something that resonates with most IMGs ! It’s said..’ Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings’ If you have a dream go for it, find everything about it, find your real reason for going to US than staying back. Hint: … Continue reading Should I leave my dream for USMLE because of its cost & long duration of process?

USMLE Guidance for a beginner : Book

Dear all readers, I have written short e-book : USMLE guidance for beginners  on Amazon. This book is first book of USMLE guidance e-book series for every stage of USMLE journey. Objective of this is to simplify the steps in USMLE in accordance to stage the aspirant is in and not overburden with information.   The book is available on Amazon Topic written about in the book is: Simplifying jargons used in … Continue reading USMLE Guidance for a beginner : Book