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Is couple match a good option for IMGs?

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Hi all,
I and wife are applying for IM and OBGYN residency in this match. we are both IMGs, and we have done our respective residencies in our home country.
I've 237 in step 1 and 243 in ck, passed CS first attempt, have 2 publications in AJEM.
wife has 227 in Step 1 and waiting for results of her step 2 ck and cs.
we want to match in the same city. I know that couple match rates are very high for AMGs but is couple match a good option for IMGs too or does it curtail your chances?
Plz help me on this one.
Thanks



  #2

I and wife are applying for IM and OBGYN residency in this match.


  #3

Its a tough one. Focus on getting the IVs first and see how it works for both of you. I think the main issue will be whether you are US Citizens or need visas, as well as your wife's CK score.


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Thanks anglearlene, So have you guys found out anything about couple match success rate for IMGs? also what cities/ programs are IMG friendly in obgyn?

@ DrOO4, Thanks so much for ur reply, we are not US citizens, we need J1 visa. but don't you have to fill the choice before hand that whether you are applying for couple match or not, I mean prior to the IVs.
Suppose my wife gets 95 or above in CK what are our chances?
Thanks so much for the help smiling face


  #5

Somebody plz respond, I really need some help shocked





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