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Time limit to take all USMLE exams??

Discussion in 'Spouses and Partners' started by le epicure, Apr 12, 2004.

  1. le epicure

    le epicure New Member

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    Hi everybody,
    I am new to this website and find it very informative. My wife is a foreign medical graduate who is looking to enter into the residency program in June 2005. I am curious to know if there is a particular date by which my wIfe should have taken her USMLE step1 & 2 CK and CS in order to be eligible to apply for residency programmes in 2005. I have heard that both of the above exams should be taken by October in order to qualify but I really dont know about the vearcity of such opinions. I would greatly appreciate it if anyone c could provide me with info regarding the above.
    Regards,
     
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  3. addicted2hope

    addicted2hope Member
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    The earlier the better. There is no deadline. To achieve the best results in the application process, she should have completed all exams before September 2 which is when she can and should apply. Also Step 3 is needed if she will need a H-1B visa for residency. Good luck!
     

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