Posted by How to use it from IP 188.8.131.52 on August 12, 2010 at 10:09:04:
You can see for free for how many programs you qualify for 2011 match for Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery and Pathology.
Go to img-interactive site click on advance search link 2011 Match – IMG Requirement Residency Program Search.
You can change the credentials and the settings as many times as you want.
1). How to enter your credentials:
Select the year you graduated or you'll graduate.
Select the USMLE score if you passed the exam (75>). If you did not take yet a USMLE step leave the Score blank.
You have to pass at least one of the USMLE Step 1 or Step 2 CK.
If you failed a USMLE Step leave the Score blank and set the number of attempts.
If you need visa check H1-b and/or J-1
Enter the number of months of US clinical experience. If you do not have US Experience like Observer ship, Research or Hands-On just leave it blank.
2). Select / Use Section:
If you check IMG friendly programs only the list will contain only the IMG Friendly programs that accept and have IMGs in their programs.
Use the average USMLE score => Some programs will accept the average for their score requirements
3). Ignore Section:
This will allow you to see for how many qualify if the list is not filtered on US Experience, Number Of Attempts, Step 2 CS results and Year Of Graduation. You can do any combination of this.
4). Remove section
By checking to remove All University Programs. This is useful for applicants with low scores. Many university programs do not have a score requirement but are very competitive.
5). Close to qualify section;
Many residency program will look at the whole application. Some requirement are preferred so it is probable to accept someone who is close to qualify especially if you are strong in other parts of the application.
You can check to: Add 2 points to each USMLE Scores and/or Add 2 years to your graduation and/or Add 3 months to your US Clinical Experience
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