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Discussion in 'Clinical Rotations' started by mrsdawes, Jun 28, 2002.

  1. mrsdawes

    mrsdawes Junior Member

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    If i am a graduate of one of the medical schools in the state but i am not permanent citizen, will the state guarantee a residency for me in the state?
     
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  3. Annette

    Annette gainfully employed Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    No. If you are a graduate of a US medical school, you are very likely to get a residency. However, you might have some trouble with getting a visa.
     
  4. Winged Scapula

    Winged Scapula Cougariffic! Staff Member Administrator Physician Faculty Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 15+ Year Member

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    There are NO guarantees and any school that tells you otherwise is lying. As a graduate of a US school you may very well have little trouble getting a residency, but I alone know at least 3 people who are US citizens, US grads who had trouble matching.
     
  5. flpostbac

    flpostbac Member 10+ Year Member

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    Hi Kimberly,

    I have followed a few of your posts in this forum and have found them to be quite helpful...so thank you. Also, congrats on such a respectable residency. I would like to know how you made it. What do you feel were the qualities that helped you most in succeeding in medical school and beyond? Lastly, what med school did you attend?

    Thanks for any help,

    soon to be medical student
     

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