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  1. M

    Need Step 2 CS partner Austin, Texas

    hi, I am looking for someone to practice with for step 2 CS; it can be someone who has already taken or not taken CS yet.I will be in Austin from August 4th and my test date is August 15th in Houston. Please respond if interested.
  2. C

    Need Elective Scheduling Advice!!

    Hi everyone! I'm an IMG (from one of the top 5 Caribbean schools) about to finish my 3rd year in August. I won't be applying for the match this year as I want to be able to apply with a complete application (I wouldn't have my CK scores in and I probably wouldn't have even taken CS by the time...
  3. F

    MS3 Shift to Ortho - No mentors no research

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  4. Asklepian

    Interview Tips for MS4s

    Hey guys! If you're in the midst of the application cycle for this year, it's a very exciting time for you! I thought I'd go ahead and throw down some unsolicited advice that might be of help. Your time during the interview season is precious (and so is your money). Some tips: Geographical...
  5. Asklepian

    Interview Scheduling Tips for MS4s

    Hey guys! If you're in the midst of the application cycle for this year, it's a very exciting time for you! I thought I'd go ahead and throw down some unsolicited advice that might be of help. I know that med schools are generally recommending more applications and more interviews as psych has...
  6. GrandBuckeyeOH91

    MD & DO Diagnostic Radiology Applicants!

    Just wanted to say what's up to those applying DR this cycle! Since ERAS app has already went out, just wanted to see what kind of programs everyone is applying to and their plan of attack for interviews! Cheers!
  7. F

    Please help! Research at away institutions during MS4?

    TL;DR: Deciding to do a dedicated year of research at MSKCC halfway into my MS4 would be a huge life-changing decision involving geographic relocation and postponing my graduation from med school. It's a decision I would be totally happy with however, if only I knew more about whether or not its...
  8. YellowTurtle

    How much should a language barrier play into residency choice?

    Hi all. Current MS4 here, plan on applying to general surgery. Currently working on my list of programs to apply to. I go to a school in the south where one of our main hospitals has a patient population where ~85% of the patients speak Spanish (not even an exaggeration). Being that I am not a...
  9. T

    Another(!) MS4 program list

    Hey guys, sorry to add to the deluge of MS4 threads, but as ERAS is closing in, I'd like your input about my list of programs. Specifically, I could use help in stratifying these into Reach/Probable/Safety. I'd also like your completely subjective opinions about these programs. My info: Ms4 at...
  10. H

    MS4: Is anesthesia for me?

    Hello everyone, I know there's been previous similar threads but considering recent changes in anesthesia, I was hoping for some more 'recent' advice. Apologies for this being long: I am an MS4 who's been involved with the anesthesia dept. since a wee lad. I ran the interest group, done...
  11. P

    Gap year after 4th year medical school

    I am an MS4 (c/o 2016), and here are the facts I delayed taking my Step 1 after my sophmore year, which subsequently led to me not being able to start 3rd year until November ( my schools rules) I completed 3rd year in November 2015, and was not allowed to participate in the 2015- 2016 match...