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    Which Medical Colleges Best Prepare Students For USMLE

    Hello I am a PharmD student in the USA who is interested in completing his MBBS in Pakistan post graduation. I know my PharmD will be an excellent advantage for me as Medical student in Pakistan. However, due to the lack of perceived value of a PharmD in Pakistan I doubt this will help me much in admissions. My question is, will Medical Colleges value this advanced degree when comparing me to foreign applicants who only have a high school diploma? Also, what Medical Colleges best prepare foreign grads for the USMLE? I could potentially stay in Pakistan post graduation but would like to keep my options open. Also worth mentioning I have family in the Islamabad/Rawalpindi area and would prefer to live in that area.

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    yeah then most suitable for you will be shifa medical college, Islamabad and the best for usmle is Aga Khan medical college though it is in Karachi.
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    Aoa i have expected to get above 83% aggregate...in which medical college i should apply..especially lahore..
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    no MC in Pak will prepare you for USMLE. if a MC advertises "USMLE" they are BSing
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    Quote Originally Posted by kobefan234 View Post
    no MC in Pak will prepare you for USMLE. if a MC advertises "USMLE" they are BSing
    How can you make such an assumption? Do you have any thing to back up this statement?
    Aga Khan and Shifa are both known to have their syllabus oriented around the USMLE, thus their students do pretty well in them
    By no means does that mean that you are guaranteed to do well in them, you obviously have to work hard
    But your statement that ''No Medical college in Pakistan will prepare you for the USMLE'' is completely wrong.

    Please, in the future, Don't make these types of statements unless you have something to back it up. I also saw your post on the Khyber medical university. Once again how can you make such an assumption? Do you study in any of these medical colleges?
    This is my FIRST warning to you to stop making these type of statements. Not only are you misguiding people, but furthermore you are also attacking and badmouthing some big organisations such as HEC which definitely aren't ''corrupt''

    Thanks!
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    ^

    just giving my personal opinion . I am a Mbbs student in Kmc since 2015 and have experience with KMU, KMC, IBCC, HEC, EAD etc..

    feel free to delete my post if you want. ( also regarding the HEC "corrupt" comment) , if you want I will PM you the "evidence" I have.
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    Plz tell me ..which medical college is better ..shifa..CMH...FMDC
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    Quote Originally Posted by kobefan234 View Post
    ^

    just giving my personal opinion . I am a Mbbs student in Kmc since 2015 and have experience with KMU, KMC, IBCC, HEC, EAD etc..

    feel free to delete my post if you want. ( also regarding the HEC "corrupt" comment) , if you want I will PM you the "evidence" I have.
    I respect your personal opinion and I guess I understand where you are coming from regarding Khyber medical University, but to say that prestigious medical colleges such as Aga khan and Shifa are''Bsing'' about preparing you for the USMLE is a bit unfair isn't it? I mean these medical colleges are known in Pakistan and around the world to have their teaching methods based on USMLE

    Also like I said I respect your personal opinion, but that doesn't necessarily mean that its true? You could have had a bad experience, you know? I just want to make sure that people don't get misguided or anything

    Hope you understand!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ayesha anjum View Post
    Plz tell me ..which medical college is better ..shifa..CMH...FMDC
    It depends where are you are living. If in Islamabad then Shifa. In my opinion Shifa is 2nd only to Aga khan. I myself am gonna apply to Shifa this year

    But if you are living in Lahore, then CMH is regarded as an amazing medical college! I'm not too sure about FMDC, so you'll have to ask someone else
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    Is year k admsn ho gai ha..??shifa main.?merit kya h..??
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    Last year....k merit
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    yeah I've heard the same from the people who I know in medical colleges in Pakistan as there is no structured training especially for the equivlency exams but if a university has the normal syllabus and good teachers combined with a hardworking student generally means that they shouldn't have too much difficulty in passing the exams
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    When mbbs admission will start in pakistan
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