hello everybody. i am a medical graduate with aspiratoins 2 join NS residency in 2007. i found this forum very useful. i wil b very happy if someone could post answers 2 my queries. can anyone provide a list of programs that constantly have been IMG friendl n another list of programs that never ve taken any IMG? is it possible 2 upgrade to H1B visa even if the program offers only a J1? how many programs should i appply inorder 2 get a handful of interviews if i ve a good step 1 score? can physical appearance become a negative point in interviews? is observership a useful US clinical experience 2 show in interviews? thank you.