Getting a residency in the USA

Getting a residency in the USA

What specialty you will apply and score you will need to match:

Getting a match in the USA is very competitive, you have to obtain an excellent score to secure the residency spot. Program directors use the score as a tool to select candidates to call for the interview. The minimum passing score for Step1 is 194. According to NRMP Overall, U.S. allopathic seniors who matched to their preferred specialty have mean USMLE Step 1 score of 232.8 (s.d. = 17.5).

Here is what you need to know for Step1 & Step 2 score. 

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Dos and Don'ts of USMLE Step 1 Success

Dos and Don'ts of USMLE Step 1 Success

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 success on this examination requires both content competency and effective study plans for study and review. Yes, this exam is challenging, but it doesn’t have to be as painful as you think it may be. Remember that every doctor that you know has taken the exam and has survived it; most likely you will too. 

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