MATCHED! Second time applicant


Second time applicant.

Step 1 244

Step 2 CK 256

Step 2 CS Pass

Step 3 220

2 months USCE

YOG 2018

4 months research at the time of application. No publications

3 US LORs 1 LOR from home country.

1st cycle: Applied without Step 3 and research. 2 US LORs and 2 home country LORs. Received 5 interviews and went unmatched.

2nd cycle: Took step 3 after applying and updated programs with my score in October.

Received 16 interviews. One pre-match offer which I declined.

Matched into IM at my top choice program!

I’ll be happy to answer any questions in the comments below.