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4th Year Scheduling

Discussion in 'Radiology' started by leagueelbow, May 14, 2008.

  1. leagueelbow

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    Schedules were released today

    Radiology rotations: 0 (We're talking diagnostic and interventional)
    Away rotations: 0 (I've applied for one but my school isn't giving me a slot)
    Radiology LORs: 0 (I've got 2 IM LORs, a FM LOR, and a derm LOR)

    Heck, my first 3 rotations are garbage ones. As in no medicine Sub-I, no emergency medicine, nothing substantial at all to pick up another letter.

    Hmm...is this considered a deathblow for a radiology application? I've tried whining to the office registrar but so far, it's falling on deaf ears.
     
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  3. hans19

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    The death blow is a low step I score + bad grades.
     
  4. leagueelbow

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    So even with no radiology experience, radiology research, or radiology letters, I'd still have a shot with decent grades and decent board scores?

    (I'm not looking at top notch programs here. I'm looking to purely match. Preferably in a desirable location but hey, beggars can't be choosers. :p)
     
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    Its better to have some radiology experience, but if you have good numbers and a good score, and a good reason why you want to do radiology you won't have problems. If you showed up to the radiology party fashionably late, at least do 1 radiology elective before you interview... you don't have to do one by the time you apply but surely you can find some rads experience SOMEWHERE before december...
     

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