My answer to Can I take USMLE Step 1 exam in USA as a tourist? Thanks for A2A. Yes, you can take the exam in USA if you wish. There is no restriction to where you take your USMLE exam. I took my USMLE Step 2 CK in US while doing USCE. Points to remember: Ask for a B1/B2 visa at the time of visa … Continue reading Can I take USMLE Step 1 exam in USA as a tourist?
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?
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’?
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?
My answer to Can I claim loan for usmle exam? I am giving this in context to an Indian Citizen. Yes you can take a personal loan from the bank. A better approach would be taking a loan from a relative if possible as it will not cite a higher interest rate.Take this approach for your US visit for USCE/IV as getting travel personal loan … Continue reading Can I claim loan for usmle exam?
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?
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