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Osteo Rads?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by surge23, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. surge23

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    hey guys,
    i'm a third year considering DO rads as a potential residency option. i was an average student my first two years, and i ended up with a rather underwhelming 604/89 (i was pretty much hoping for/expecting better since i prepared well) on COMLEX 1. i'm just wondering if i am in the ballpark of competitive applicants. given that i do well in the next two years, would i necessarily have to take Step 2 in time for residency applications or would my Step 1 score be sufficient?
    thanks for any input!
     
    #1 surge23, Aug 8, 2011
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2011
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  3. irJanus

    irJanus Falling into a burning ring of fire
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    600+ is an excellent score, don't sell yourself short. with good clinicals, ECs, and LoR, you should definitely be competitive
     
  4. Osteopathology

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    For allopathic radiology, I recommend Steps 1 & 2. Your COMLEX is fine as most programs look for anything about 600 to weed people out. :thumbup:

    Good luck!
     

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